Open Positions in Tokyo: Formal Methods, Learning and Cyber-Physical Systems

For our research project (ERATO MMSD, Metamathematics for
Systems Design) we are looking for senior researchers and postdocs
(10+ positions in total and some are still open), together with
research assistants (PhD students) and internship students.
The project runs until March 2022.

This broad project aims to extend the realm of formal methods from
software to cyber-physical systems (CPS), with particular emphases on
logical/categorical metatheories and industrial application esp. in
automotive industry.

In order to deal with the complexity of real-world cyber-physical systems,
we need to rely on empirical, learning-based and data-driven measures for
quality assurance (such as search-based testing). At the same
time, we are finding logical and automata-theoretic methods---the bedrock
of formal verification and synthesis--playing pivotal roles also in those
empirical quality assurance measures. This way, our
project offers an exciting scientific environment that mixes formal methods,
software engineering and machine learning. We also collaborate closely with, an automated driving project at Waterloo,

The following are prerequisites for application.

- Your background in one of the following fields: formal methods,
programming languages, control theory, control engineering, software
science, software engineering, machine learning, numerical optimization,
user interface, mathematical logic or category theory
- Your willingness to dive into the heterogeneous (and thus exciting!)
scientific environment as described in the above

For more about the project, including our recent activities and output,
please visit

About the open positions, the page
has more information (esp. how to apply/inquire).

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