Associate/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence for Space-Enabled Technologies, Durham University

We are looking for applicants in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Edge Computing, Digital Twins, Human Computer Interaction, User Modelling, Robotics or Resilient Computing with potentials/achievements in informing space applications.

The post hoder will enjoy 1) a permanent (equivalent to US tenured) position at a top 100 university, 2) significantly reduced teaching, 3) a fully-funded PhD, 4) travel budget, 5) chance for a 2-year fully-funded Post-Doc.

Durham University Responsible Space Innovation Centre
Durham University Strategy Research Fund

Durham University Strategy Research Fund
Funding Source: Durham University, UK
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Value: £2.76 million
2023 - 2028

About the Project

  • As a Co-Founder, founded a new multi-disciplinary space research centre.
  • Partnered with the European Space Agency and supported by the Satellite Applications Catapult to found a new European Space Agency lab at Durham.
  • As Computer Science Leader, oversaw the recruitment of one Associate Professor, one Post-doctoral Research Fellow and one fully-funded PhD for the Computer Science department, corresponding to £460k of income.
  • Connected the Computer Science Department with the Department of Physics, Business, Law and School of Government and International Affairs to attract space research and grant opportunities.
  • Identified business synergies with industrial partners such as NVIDIA, Thales, and Lockheed Martin.
  • To train skilled workers for the space industry, led the curriculum design of a new course MSc in Scientific Computing and Data Analysis - Space Science and Engineering.








      Last updated on 17 February 2024
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