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Research Assistant in AI/Machine Learning for Digital Twin modelling

Faculty of Science & Technology

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £32,407 to £37,165 per annum
Grade:  Grade 6
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 11 months
Hours per Week:  35.5
Date Posted:  Friday 18 September 2020
Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 October 2020
Reference:  SCT282
Job Details:    Job Description    

The London Digital Twin Research Centre (LDTRC) at Faculty of Science and Technology, Middlesex University (UK) is recruiting a research assistant position to contribute to research applications, co-ordination of research projects funded by the UKIERI-DST and Newton Fund programmes, through providing research and project support to senior researchers to enable the delivery of the intended results, to the benefit of the LDTRC, the University and the wider community. 

The researcher is expected to work with a team at LDTRC and collaborate with several other teams from the UK (Siemens and Festo), India (Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City), Belgium (KU Leuven), France (Schlumberger) and Vietnam (UTC). The main role is the development and implementation of a digital counterpart (a Digital Twin model) using AI/machine learning algorithms and tools to replicate its functionalities, data, communications, feedback, emergency and safety aspects for different applications in Industry 4.0 smart factory, 5G networks and structural health monitoring. The developed digital twins will not only offer a digitised replication of functionalities but will also enable development towards self-correcting smart process of controlling/monitoring facilities.

Further information, please contact Professor Huan Nguyen (, +44773446064)

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