Researcher in distributed cooperation relying on wireless communication technologies (M/F)

Posted on the 20th April 2022

Location Rennes (35), France

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Job reference WCS-PERM-042022

Contract Permanent, from May 1st, 2022

Context and description

As a MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Group’s subsidiary, one of the world’s leading names in the manufacture and sales of electric and electronic products and systems, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC R&D CENTRE EUROPE includes a division “Communication & Information Systems” (CIS) specialized in communications and distributed cooperation/control solutions for professional- and consumer-oriented applications.

This division, located in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine department, Brittany region, France) is involved in research studies on wireless communications applied to factory automation, vehicular systems, robotics applied to smart building and e-health. In this context, the research team is involved in standardization work, one-step-ahead innovation in collaboration with Japanese laboratories, and research collaborations with academic partners in Europe and France. This division is looking for a Researcher with expertise in distributed cooperation, with a main target on the integration of wireless communications and automatic control. The researcher will have the following activities:

. Research innovative solutions, algorithms, protocols for distributed cooperation systems involving automatic control and wireless communication technologies;

. Participate in Mitsubishi Electric research activities, including patent filing;

. Participate in the dissemination of research results through publication of papers, collaboration with academic or industrial partners in collaborative research projects, trainee or PhD student supervising;

. Participate to proof of concept platforms in order to demonstrate effectiveness of the proposed solutions to technical and business stakeholders.

Required education and experience

The ideal applicant has

. a PhD degree in automatic control;

. At least 3 years of experience (including the PhD experience) in research, within public or private R&D laboratories;

. High expertise in automatic control: Non-linear systems, controllers’ and observers’ design, stability and controllability analysis, stochastic control, model predictive control (MPC), intelligent control, adaptive control, multi-agent systems (MAS);

. Expertise in wireless communications: Communication models for physical layer, multiple access protocols, quality of service management, 5G standards;

. Know-how on Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Bayesian inference;

. Applied knowledge of Python/C++/Matlab programming languages;

. Research experience marked by publications in high rank conferences and journals,and patents.

Personal profile

. Open-mindedness, capacity to work in a multicultural and international environment;

. Ability to work across multiple tasks methodically and efficiently and meet committed schedules;

. Motivated to work in a dynamic industrial research environment and adapt to reordering of priorities;

. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: Ability of sharing information with team players (must show evidences of team-working), of presenting the technical achievements in a comprehensive and appealing fashion, of adapting the content to the audience;

. Fluent English;

. Availability for business trips abroad (Japan, Europe, USA…).


Magali Branchereau (Human Resource Manager)

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