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Wenbin Wan
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of New Mexico
Interests: Controls \(\cup\) Machine Learning \(\cap\) CPS
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I am always looking for exceptional researchers to join my group.

Positions in the areas of autonomous systems, controls and machine learning for

  • postdoc researchers,
  • graduate students,
  • underduate students, and
  • visiting/exchange scholars and students.

Informal inquiries are welcome to Wenbin Wan ( Please include

  • CV/resume, and
  • a short write-up on statement of interests.

No official deadline.

Admitted Graduate Students

If you are considering a collaboration or seeking a master's or doctoral thesis advisor, please feel free to email me at

Postdoctoral Researchers

I am currently seeking several postdoctoral researchers to contribute to our ongoing research in the field of resilient estimation, learninig-based control, and verification of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). The positions are available for immediate commencement.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Education: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • Experience: Applicants must possess expertise in one or more of the following fields: Control Theory, Machine Learning, Optimization, and Robotics. A proven publication record in these or related areas will be highly regarded.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application to including the following:

  • a current CV/resume,
  • a short write-up on statement of interests,
  • 1-2 representative publications, and
  • contact information for 1-3 references.

The successful candidate will initially be contracted for a period of one year, with the potential for extension based on performance.

We look forward to your applications and are excited to expand our team with skilled and dedicated researchers.

Prospective Ph.D. Students

I am looking for highly motivated, self-driven Ph.D. students with RA scholarship.

For general application information, please refer to the University's graduate program admission guidelines available at here. If you are interested in working with me, please mention my name as a potential advisor in the Statement of Intent (or Letter of Intent).

For inquiries, please send an email to with the following:

  • a current CV/resume,
  • a short write-up on statement of interests,
  • unofficial transcripts from both undergraduate and higher education, and
  • 1-2 representative samples of your work. This could include publications, thesis, research projects, or repositories.
Undergrad Students

I welcome inquiries from any students with a passion for research, especially those who can commit time consistently to their research endeavors. Proficiency in engineering and coding skills will be considered as a bonus. Please free feel to send an email to with the following:

  • CV/resume,
  • a short write-up on statement of interests, and
  • your plan after graduation (optional).