Internship Openings

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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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  • EC1011: Intelligent Man-Machine Interface

    • The Electronics and Communications group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our 3-month internship program of research on stressless man-machine interface with multi-modal sensors. The ideal candidate is expected to possess an excellent background in man-machine interfaces, data analytics, machine learning, sensor design, electro-magnetic analysis, and sensing algorithms. Candidates who hold a PhD or in their senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply. Please note that starting date is flexible depending on candidate availability, but the earliest starting date is 4/1/2017.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Toshi Koike-Akino
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  • EC1072: High Power High Frequency Semiconductor Devices

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our 3 month internship program to carry research in the area of high power semiconductor devices and 3D devices. The ideal candidate should have a significant background in the theory, simulation and modeling of high speed high power semiconductor and 3D devices using TCAD. Proficiency in Solid State Physics and Physics of Semiconductor theory and particularly in thermal research would be a great asset. Candidates who hold a PhD or in their senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply. The position is open from April 2017 for a duration of 3 months

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Koon Hoo Teo
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  • EC1055: Computational Intelligence in RF Circuit Design

    • MERL is looking for an Senior Ph.D. student to work on developing a generalized and efficient framework for computationally expensive electronic design optimization problems.The candidate should have solid background in machine learning and optimization. Knowledge in electronics circuit (Radio frequency) design and measurements are preferred. Hands-on experience in hardware prototypes and lab testing are ideal. The internship is 3 months with starting date in April 2017.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Rui Ma
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  • EC1018: Advanced error correction coding

    • The Electronics and Communications group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our 3-month internship program of research on error correction coding for digital communications. The ideal candidate is expected to possess an excellent background in channel coding theory, coded modulation design, and signal processing. Strong C/C++ skill and GPU/FPGA acceleration are plus. Candidates who hold a PhD or in their senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Toshi Koike-Akino
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  • EC1068: Millimeter-wave and Terahertz Sensing

    • The Electronics and Communications (EC) group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated intern to conduct research work on Millimeter-wave (mmWave) and Terahertz (THz) sensing. The ideal candidate is expected to have extensive experience in signal acquisition, active sensing, and signal processing. Familiarity with sparse signal recovery and optimization is a plus. Hands-on experience with mmWave imaging and Terahertz sensing (e.g., spectroscopy) systems is an asset. The intern will collaborate with MERL researchers to develop novel sensing algorithms, conduct experiments, and prepare results for publication. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Perry Wang
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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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  • EC1044: Photonic Integrated Circuits and Nanomaterials Design and Evaluation

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our internship program and conduct research in the area of photonic integrated circuits and nanomaterials design and evaluation. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in the simulation and design of active and passive devices for optical communication, as well as nanomaterials. Experience in Lumerical FDTD and INTERCONNECT, Matlab, JePPIX, silicon photonics, hybrid integration, photonic crystals, nanomaterials, optimization algorithms, and photonic device fabrication/measurements would be considered an asset. Candidates who hold a Ph.D. or are in their senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Keisuke Kojima
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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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  • EC1053: Big Data Analytics

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join the Electronics and Communications group for a three month internship program. The ideal candidate will be expected to carry out research on big data analysis for industrial IoT. The candidate is expected to develop innovative big data analytics technology to provide optimal analysis results to industrial automation system for achieving zero down time production. The candidates should have knowledge of data analysis, machine learning, edge/fog computing and industrial IoT. Candidates in their junior or senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Jianlin Guo
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  • EC1000: Distributed Autonomy

    • MERL is looking for a highly motivated senior PhD student to work on our distributed autonomy project. The ideal candidate will collaborate with MERL researchers to develop and implement algorithms for multi-robot distributed autonomy tasks, conduct experiments and write paper and patent application. A strong hands-on experience on developing and programming robot platforms is required. Background in SLAM techniques and different sensing modalities is desirable. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Milutin Pajovic
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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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