Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering undertakes innovative research dedicated to developing, producing, characterising and manipulating materials. Our goal is to enhance fundamental understanding, forming the basis for better performance, a longer life cycle and preserved functionality, while at the same time improving the sustainable use of resources. Critical Materials is an important connecting thread between our research areas. 

Current vacancies at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering

PhD Position Awareness and tool creation in ancient humans and future robots

PhD Position (Self)-Aware Robots for tool creation

The METATOOL project is a groundbreaking international and multidisciplinary project that aims at developing a novel computational model of cognition based on predictive processing (metacognition) and validating its utility in real robots in the context of conditional sequential tasks (tool use) and tool creation.


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Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3mE)

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