Job ID: 200352

INESC TEC | 2 Research Grant (BI) in Robotics (AE2022-0378)


  • Nov. 28, 2022
  • INESC TEC | 2 Research Grant (BI) in Robotics (AE2022-0378)
  • CRAS
  • Dec. 20, 2022
  • Available Immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

INESC TEC is now accepting grant applications to award 2 Research Grant (BI) within the scope of the project
REV@CONSTRUCTION (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046123) co-funded by the ERDF - European Regional Development Fund, through the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalisation - COMPETE 2020 Programme.

Type of grant: Research Grant (BI)
General scientific area: ENGINEERING
Scientific subarea: Computer engineering
Grant duration: 5 months 15 days, starting on 2023-01-16.
Scientific advisor: Nuno Miguel Abreu
Workplace: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal
Maintenance stipend: € 875,98 ou 1144,64, according to the table of monthly maintenance stipend for FCT grants
(, paid via bank transfer. Grant holders may be awarded potential supplements, according to a quarterly evaluation process (Articles 19, 21 and 22 of the Regulations for Grants ofINESC TEC and Annex II), up to a maximum limit of 50% of the monthly maintenance stipend. INESC TEC supports costs with registration, enrolment or tuition fees, during the grant duration, under the terms established in the internal document: "Payment of Tuition fees to grant holders". The grant holder will benefit from health insurance, supported by INESC TEC.

- Study of semantic segmentation techniques for point clouds; - Expand knowledge of the state of the art in the scientific area of 3D modeling of digital models; - Test of point cloud processing algorithms for 3D reconstruction of structures; - Develop research capacity through the application of selected methods; - Exercise critical thinking in evaluating the research process and the results obtained.

- Elaboration and testing of point cloud processing methods to perform semantic segmentation; - Implementation of computational learning techniques; - Field data collection; - Validation of results; - Writing of the Scholarship report(s).

Admission requirements:
Graduation degree or Master`s in electrical engineering, mechanics, information technology or related area. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master's degree and only candidates with a Bachelor's degree will be hired if no Master's degree apply, or in case they apply, that the latter are not from the intended training area and/or do not have the experience referred to above. The awarding of the fellowship is dependent on the applicants' enrolment in study cycle or non-award courses of
Higher Education Institutions.

Preference factors:
Basic programming knowledge; Professional experience.

Minimum requirements:
Programming experience in C/C++ or Python

Application period: From 2022-11-23 to 2022-12-20
Submission of applications: the application will be formalised by submitting the form available in the Work Wit Us section of INESC TEC website.

The hiring process shall comply with the current legislation regarding the Research Grant Holder Statute, approved by Law n.º 40/2004 of August 18, in its current wording, as well as by the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC and for FCT Grants Regulation in force. For more information, please check the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC and relevant annexes at

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