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  • EC1179: Computational Intelligence in Radio-Frequency Circuit Design and Optimization

    • MERL is looking for an Senior Ph.D. student to work on developing a generalized and efficient framework for computationally expensive RF circuit 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 flexible.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Rui Ma
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  • EC1189: nano-particle properties

    • MERL is searching for a graduate student to work on properties of nano-particles. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in physics modeling, particularly for hysteresis phenomena. Experience on Ab Initio computations (including density functional theory for material properties or finite-difference-time-domain for optical property) is a plus but not required. The intern is expected to explain experimental measurements. The expected duration is 3 months starting in summer 2018. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please see our website http://www.merl.com for information relating to our research, and http://www.merl.com/publications/ to explore our publications.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Chungwei Lin
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  • EC1156: Time Synchronization over Heterogeneous Access Networks

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified intern to join the Electronics and Communications group for a three month internship program. The ideal candidate will be expected to carry out research on time sensitive networking over heterogeneous access networks. The candidate is expected to develop innovative technology to accurately synchronize nodes over heterogeneous access networks. The candidates should have knowledge of clock synchronization and time sensitive networking as being developed in IEEE 802.1, be familiar with network simulator such as NS3. Knowledge of the IEEE and IETF synchronization standards such as PTP and NTP is a plus. 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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  • EC1131: Intelligent Brain-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 bio-sensors. The ideal candidate is expected to possess an excellent background in brain-machine interfaces, data analytics, machine learning, sensor design, electro-magnetic analysis, augmented reality, and sensing algorithms. 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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  • EC1154: Time Sensitive Networking in Vehicular Environment

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified intern to join the Electronics and Communications group for a three month internship program. The ideal candidate will be expected to carry out research on time sensitive vehicular networking. The candidate is expected to develop innovative technology to model the behavior of the vehicular devices and the vehicular environment for time sensitive networking support. The candidates should have knowledge of in-vehicle and inter-vehicle networking (e.g., CAN, WAVE), be familiar with network simulation such as NS3. Knowledge of time sensitive networking is a plus. 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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  • EC1157: 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, optical coherence microscopy or FMCW LIDAR. 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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  • EC1153: Intelligent Connectivity in Vehicular Networks

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified intern to join the Electronics and Communications group for a three month internship program. The ideal candidate will be expected to carry out research on the intelligent connectivity within vehicular networks (V2V/V2I). The candidate is expected to develop innovative edge computing technology to realize real time control and services. The candidates should have knowledge of the vehicular networking and data classification. Knowledge of the machine learning is a plus. 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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  • EC1127: GPSGNSS integrity

    • 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 integrity. The ideal candidate should have solid background in signal processing, time synchronization error analysis, data analysis, and GPS receiver algorithms. In addition, experience in the areas of nonlinear estimation, optimization, interference analysis, and performance analysis of GNSS relying 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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  • EC1162: Photonic Integrated Circuits 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. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in the simulation, design, and testing of active and passive devices for optical communication. Experience in FDTD, Matlab, Lumerical, silicon photonics, photonic, crystal, optimization algorithms, deep learning, photonic device fabrication/measurements, and IMEC/JePPIX MPW would be considered an asset. Candidates who hold a Ph.D. or in their senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Keisuke Kojima
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  • EC1193: Signal Processing for mmWave Massive MIMO Systems

    • The Electronics and Communications (EC) group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated intern to conduct fundamental research in signal processing for millimeter wave (mmWave) massive MIMO communication/localization systems. Previous experience on channel estimation, symbol detection, precoding/combining, beamforming, and localization under hardware constraints/impairments is highly preferred. Familiarity with mmWave channel measurements is a plus. The intern will collaborate with a small group of MERL researchers to develop novel algorithms, conduct channel measurements, and prepare results for publication. Senior Ph.D. students with research focuses on signal processing, wireless communications, optimization, applied mathematics, or related areas are encouraged to apply. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Position ID: EC1193
    • Contact: Perry Wang
    • Email: pwang[at]merl[dot]com
    • To be considered please send CV and Position ID to the contact email.
  • EC1194: Signal Processing for Terahertz Sensing

    • The Electronics and Communications (EC) group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated intern to conduct fundamental research in signal processing for Terahertz sensing and explore novel applications. Previous experience on designing active sensing schemes and developing signal processing algorithms is highly preferred. A solid background in waveform and array optimization, structural signal recovery, convex/non-convex optimization, and hyperspectral imaging is a plus. Familiarity with Terahertz measurement analysis is an asset. The intern will collaborate with a small group of MERL researchers to develop novel algorithms, conduct experiments, and prepare results for publication. Senior Ph.D. students in related areas are encouraged to apply. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Perry Wang
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  • EC1147: Packet separation in IoT random access channel

    • We are looking for a qualified recent PhD graduate or PhD student to conduct research and develop novel algorithms for packet separation in IoT random access channel. The ideal candidate should have solid background in statistical signal processing and sparse recovery methods, as well as familiarity with wireless channel modeling and communications. Strong programming skills in MATLAB are required. Publication of the results produced during the internship is anticipated. The duration of the internship is expected to be 3-6 months, with flexible start date.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Milutin Pajovic
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  • EC1192: RF system design

    • MERL is looking for a qualified intern to conduct research on RF design for advanced phased array systems. The ideal candidate should have strong background in wireless communication systems, antenna systems, transceiver system design and prototyping. Rich experience in RF circuit design, including printed circuit layout, schematics, prototyping, and testing is high desirable. Skills on digital signal processing, FPGA and/or Matlab programming will be a plus. Senior PhD students or equivalent in electrical engineering and other related areas are encouraged to apply. The duration of the internship is 3-6 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Bingnan Wang
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  • EC1191: High Power Semiconductor Devices

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our 3 month internship program to carry out research in the area of high power RF semiconductor devices. The ideal candidate should have a significant background in the theory, simulation and modeling of high power semiconductor devices with TCAD simulation tool and Matlab. Proficiency in lab fabrication of devices, Solid State Physics and Physics of Semiconductor theory and particularly in 3D technology power devices 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 2018 for a duration of 3 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Koon Hoo Teo
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  • EC1180: Advanced Phased Array Antenna

    • MERL is looking for a highly motivated, and qualified individual to join our internship program of advanced phased array research. The ideal candidate should be a senior Ph.D. student with rich experience in beam forming technologies. Knowledge of wireless communication, transceiver architecture, and digital signal processing, FPGA and/or Matlab programming skills are required. RF circuits knowledge will be a plus. Duration is 3-6 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Rui Ma
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  • EC1130: Intelligent 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, source coding, information theory, coded modulation design, signal processing, and machine learning. 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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  • EC1129: Multi-agents control implementation for wheeled mobile robots

    • MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in multi-agent robotics control and real-time implementation. The ideal candidate should have solid background in hardware and real-time control implementation for robotics in ROS environment. Familiarity with multi-agent consensus control is a plus. Publication of the results produced during the internship is anticipated. Duration of the internship is expected to be 3 to 6 months. Start day is expected to be in May 2018 or shortly after.

    • 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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  • EC1190: Temperature Estimation for Electric Motors

    • MERL is looking for a qualified intern to conduct research on temperature estimation and thermal model calibration for electric motors. The ideal candidate should have solid background in system identification, estimation theory and statistical signal processing. Related coursework on thermodynamics and electric machines is a plus. Senior PhD students in mathematics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and other related areas are encouraged to apply. The duration of the internship is about 3 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Bingnan Wang
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  • EC1150: Statistical Learning Theory and Applications

    • We are looking for a qualified recent PhD graduate or PhD student to conduct research in the area of statistical learning. The assigned work may include theoretical analysis, or development of novel algorithms for applications such as sensor fusion, physical-layer communications, networking, battery modeling. Strong programming skills in MATLAB/Python are required. The duration of the internship is expected to be 3-6 months, with flexible start date. Publication of the results produced during the internship is anticipated.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: Milutin Pajovic
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  • EC1155: Coexistence of the Heterogeneous Wireless Technologies

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified intern to join the Electronics and Communications group for a three month internship program. The ideal candidate will be expected to carry out research on coexistence of the heterogeneous wireless technologies in the Sub-1 GHz (S1G) band. The candidate is expected to develop innovative coexistence technology for IEEE 802.15.4g to mitigate interference caused by other S1G technologies such as IEEE 802.11ah, LoRa and SigFox. The candidates should have knowledge of 802.15.4g and 802.11ah protocols. Additionally, the candidate should also be familiar with NS3 simulators. 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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  • EC1158: Coherent optical transmission systems

    • MERL is seeking an intern to work on systems and subsystems for coherent optical fiber transmission. The ideal candidate would be an experienced PhD student or post-graduate researcher working in optical communications. The candidate should have a detailed knowledge of optical communications systems at the physical layer and digital signal processing for digital coherent communication, with a focus on either optical fiber communication or free space optical communication. Strong programming skills in Matlab are essential. Experience of working in a lab environment would be advantageous. Duration is 3 to 6 months.

    • Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    • Host: David Millar
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  • EC1177: User association in the mmWave based dense network

    • 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 User association in the mmWave based dense network. The ideal candidate should have solid background in mmWave, optimization, performance analysis, and point Poisson process. In addition, experience in the areas of interference analysis, information wireless caching, and mathematical performance analysis of the wireless 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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  • 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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