Mixed-Reality Haptic Rendering Algorithms and Software Researcher

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Facebook Reality Labs, FRL, is devoted to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At FRL, our goal is to explore, innovate, and design novel interfaces and hardware subsystems for augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality experiences.We are looking for a skilled and motivated Mixed-Reality Haptic Rendering Algorithms and Software Researcher to join our team, whose mission is to work with a broad range of multidisciplinary research to advance the state of the art for audio/haptic rendering focusing on wearable interaction devices. We are specifically looking for a candidate with excellent programming skills, expertise in designing real-time simulations, and breadth in areas related to software haptic rending.More broadly, the chosen candidate will work with a diverse and highly interdisciplinary team of researchers, designers, and engineers, and will have access to cutting edge technology, resources, and testing facilities.
  • Frame, scope, plan, and execute haptic/audio rendering algorithms and software focusing on wearable interaction devices for AR/VR
  • Work with researchers, designers, engineers, and other roles, to enable AR/VR interaction demos to test critical hypotheses
  • Connect and drive collaborations with academic/industry labs to advance research in relevant areas

  • PhD degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or other field related to haptic rendering
  • 10 years experience with haptic rendering algorithms, real-time simulations, graphics, and optimization
  • 10 years experience in software development and experience working in C , Python, MATLAB, and other relevant software
  • 10 years experience designing algorithms and software for haptic displays spanning novel research to commercially available, and impedance type to admittance type
  • Track record of achieving results, including first-authored conference/journal publications or public presentations