Open Positions

Lab Manager / Engineer

The EPFL Laboratory of Intelligent Systems is looking for a Lab Manager / Engineer who will be responsible for maintenance of prototyping and experimental facilities, purchasing and controlling of equipment, and technical development and support of embedded systems. The position can be extended up to 80% for support of software infrastructure and research projects, depending on qualifications. For full details and application:

Postdoctoral fellowship in Aerial Swarms

The EPFL Laboratory of Intelligent Systems invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in swarms of aerial robots. Topics of interest include sensor-based swarming, biologically inspired swarming, human-swarm interaction.

The laboratory has supercomputing facilities, a motion-tracking hall with an embedded wind tunnel, and dedicated mechanical and electronic workshops. Previous experience in machine learning, biologically inspired control, robot swarms, and/or drones is an advantage.

Recent related publications:

F. Schilling, F. Schiano and D. Floreano (2021) “Vision-Based Drone Flocking in Outdoor Environments,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 6(2), 2954-2961,

Soria, E., Schiano, F. & Floreano, D. (2021) Predictive control of aerial swarms in cluttered environments. Nature Machine Intelligence.

Applicants should send an email to [email protected] with a CV, names and contacts of two references, and a full publication list. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. The position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Laboratory of Intelligent Systems is member of the Swiss National Center of Competence in Robotics.