MS and PhD Research Position Incheon University Korea

pen Research Assistantship (MS-PhD or PhD) at Incheon National University, South Korea
MS-PhD/PhD research assistant positions (tuition waiver and monthly stipend) are available to work in Haptic Engineering Research Lab ( at Incheon National University (INU), Incheon, South Korea.
We are particularly interested in candidates in the following research topics:

    • Deep learning based tactile sensing and feedback for robotic arms
      o Deep learning or machine learning experience, and strong programming skills
    • Haptic augmented skin imaging for diagnosis (Biomedical applications)
      o Computer vision & image processing, computer graphics (deformable 3D rendering), virtual reality with HMD and C++, Matlab programming skills
    • Real-time haptic feedback for mobile touchscreens (User interface)
      o Microprocessor and Android programming skills, and circuit theories
    • Brain Computer Interface with haptic sensing and feedback (Brain signal based control)
      o Brain Computer Interface, EEG sensing and signal processing, robot controls, and strong programming (java or C++) skills


The graduate research assistantship includes a monthly stipend and full tuition waiver only if a candidate meets the following requirements.
Degree requirement: BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
Skill requirements: strong C/C++ programming skills, digital signal/image processing, knowledge in mathematics and physics, machine learning (plus), embedded programming with microcontrollers, robot control (plus), 3D deformable rendering (super plus), computer vision (plus), virtual reality (plus), journal paper writing in English (super plus),
English requirement: iBT 88 or IELTS 6.5 (NO EXCEPTION)
GPA requirement: 3.5/4.5

Interested students should send curriculum vitae, along with English exam scores (minimum requirement: iBT 88 or IELTS 6.5), official transcript, desired research topic (choose one of topics above), publications and contact information for two references, via email to: no later than Oct 20th, 2017 for The Spring semester 2018 that begins, Monday, Feb 26, 2018. Accepted students will be provided with a stipend and full scholarship to cover the tuition fee.

Note: Please include the words “HERL-MS-PhD or PhD Applicant – Spring 2018″ in the “Subject” line of your email. Your desired program (MS, MS-PhD (Direct PhD) or PhD) should be informed clearly in the email. Please do not send your application if you don’t meet any of the requirements above since no assistantship and scholarship will be provided.

Incheon National University ( is a brand new national university, Incheon, South Korea, that is growing fast towards a prestigious research school. Our campus is located at Song-Do international town (

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