Internship Openings

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  • EC1001: Millimeter-Wave Communications

    • MERL is looking for a highly motivated senior PhD student to work on our mmWave communications project. The ideal candidate is expected to collaborate with MERL researchers to develop novel signal processing algorithms for mmWave communications, test their performance, and write paper and patent application. A solid background in communications, sparse signal recovery and mmWave channel modeling is required. Strong programming skills in Matlab are essential. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Milutin Pajovic
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  • EC1064: GPS GNSS Signal Processing

    • The Electronics and Communications Group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our internship program and conduct research in the area of GPS/GNSS signal processing. The ideal candidate should have solid background in GNSS signal measurement, data analysis, and receiver algorithms. In addition, knowledge of radio wave disturbance and experience in the areas of nonlinear estimation, optimization, interference analysis, and performance analysis of GNSS systems would be an asset. Experience with Raspberry Pi, Matlab, and C/C++ is required. Ph.D. students in engineering or related fields are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: K.J. Kim
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  • EC999: radiative heat transfer

    • MERL is looking for a qualified intern to conduct research in radiative heat transfer. A solid background in theoretical understanding of heat transfer, solid state physics, and electromagnetic fields is expected. Research experiences related to thermal radiation and energy conversion are required. Expertise in numerical modeling and simulation of electromagnetic fields and heat transfer, experimental experiences of heat transfer are highly desirable. The internship duration is 3-6 months with a flexible start date between 4/1/2017 and 7/31/2017. Senior Ph.D. students in physics or electrical/mechanical engineering with related research background are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Bingnan Wang
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  • EC1081: GPU development of error correction coding and DSP algorithms

    • The Electronics and Communications group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our internship program of research on error correction coding (ECC) and DSP algorithms for digital communications. The successful candidate will collaborate with MERL researchers to develop, analyze, and implement ECC and DSP algorithms on highly parallel and reconfigurable hardware, such as a GPU. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong background in GPU programming (CUDA, OpenCL, etc) and C/C++ (OpenACC knowledge is useful). Knowledge of MATLAB and ECC/DSP theory and algorithms are a plus. Candidates in a PhD program are encouraged to apply. The duration is approximately 3 months, with a flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Kieran Parsons
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  • EC1047: Coherent Optical Imaging

    • MERL is seeking an intern to work on coherent optical imaging. The ideal candidate would be an experienced PhD student or post-graduate researcher working in coherent imaging. The candidate should have a detailed knowledge of optical interferometry and imaging with a focus on either optical coherence tomography or optical coherence microscopy. Strong programming skills in Matlab are essential. Experience of working in an optical lab environment would be advantageous. Duration is 3 to 6 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: David Millar
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