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Robotics, Control, and Intelligent Systems, Ph.D.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The program focuses on innovative methodologies to synthesize, analyze, and control cyber-physical systems of increasing complexity finding application in a variety of domains, including health, built and natural environment, mobility, energy, pedagogy, human-machine interaction, and manufacturing.

Students gain in-depth knowledge and competences in their specific research area as well as a solid background in system-oriented science and engineering.

You look to...
  • share, develop and realize innovative ideas in Robotics, working with a team of world-class experts
  • share and develop ideas for production methodology that respect environmental and energy resources by interacting with fully experienced shop floor engineers
  • share, develop and construct innovative medical instruments to enhance patient comfort.

... we then have common dreams, ambitions and concerns.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    12 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The main research topics include:

  • Industrial and medical robotics, micro- and nanorobotics,
  • Micro-engineering, micromachines and precision instrumentation,
  • Integrated sensors and actuators,
  • Dynamic and mechatronic systems,
  • Autonomous, evolving and adaptive systems,
  • Identification, control and optimization of complex dynamic systems,
  • Software development methods,
  • Manufacturing and assembly processes,
  • Process monitoring, quality control and smart manufacturing systems,
  • Modeling, simulation and optimization methods,
  • Logistics and operations management,
  • Engineering information systems,
  • Distributed engineering and collaborative design.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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General Requirements

You will be asked to upload a pdf version of the following documents:

  • Official transcripts of diplomas and grades from all academic institutions of higher education you list in your application (after and not including high-school)
  • Certified translations of diplomas and grades into English if not originally in French, German, Italian or English
  • Statement of objectives
  • A copy of your passport or official identity document showing your name in full.

Tuition Fee

  • For students with a Master degree of a foreign university, CHF 150.00
  • For students with a Master degree of a Swiss university, CHF 50.00

Living costs for Lausanne

  • 1609 - 1980 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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