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(last update 03/12/2008)

December 2008

Postdoctoral Position in Control of Sensor Networks
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University
Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC)
The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Duke University is now considering applications for a Postdoctoral position in the area of optimal control of sensor networks. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas: optimal control, computational geometry; ocean sensor networks; approximate dynamic programming; and intelligent systems. Prior experience with probabilistic graphs and/or stochastic optimization would also be an advantage.

The LISC is part of the Pratt School of Engineering, which is undergoing an unprecedented expansion in both human and physical resources, offering unique research and employment opportunities. The Mechanical Engineering Department at Duke University was recently ranked #8 among ME departments in the U.S. by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Duke is located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle, a vibrant and exciting area offering many cultural and natural recreational activities. This position offers the opportunity to tackle fundamental research problems and to gain experience in all areas of academic life.

U.S. Citizenship is required. To apply, please send a PDF of your CV, including contact information for three referees, to For more information, visit




February 2007



tenure-track faculty position in dynamics, systems and controls

December  2006  

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Norris E. and Laura A. Mitchell Endowed

           Professorship in Aerospace Engineering



Faculty Positions in

           Aerospace and Ocean Engineering




April 2006  


The Luce Foundation has created funding for a female faculty position in EE at the University of Maryland. This is a broad search for candidates in all aspects of EE and some aspects of CS. 

Please advise your eligible PhD students who are about to graduate or who have graduated recently of this opportunity. More information is available through 

         Martin Peckerar

         Dept. of Electrical Engineering

1359 AV Williams Bldg.

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742 

 Phone: (301) 405-7187      email:

The Xerox Wilson Center for Research and Technology in Webster, NY, is currently seeking candidates for permanent hire.  As an employer committed to the principles of workforce diversity, Xerox invites applications from women and minority engineers.  Please disseminate the attached job description to those potentially interested.  <<Xerox-Control-Engineer-Position-Apr06.ppt>>


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