Future cars will incorporate ever more artificial intelligence (AI) to support driver safety, navigation, and comfort. Much of this AI will be embedded in integrated circuits (ICs) that serve, for example, to sense and perceive the car's environment and to support wireless communication and radio reception. To help drive this development TU/e has teamed up with NXP, the globally leading Automotive
IC design company, in a joint research program. In this program PhD and PDEng students will be co-supervised by top AI experts from TU/e and top automotive IC-design experts from NXP, and students will also be hosted by NXP on a part-time basis. As a result, the positions in the program offer a unique combination of high-quality scientific and industrial experience.
The following position in this program is still available:
PDEng position on Radar Data Base development
For the development of radar AI techniques a rich data base of real-world radar data is essential. Within NXP an experimental car equipped with radar sensors is available for this purpose. This PDEng position is aimed at upgrading this car for future research needs. The candidate is expected to familiarize him/herself with the existing car (HW and SW), collect the upgrade requirements by interfacing with the multiple stakeholders and design and implement the upgrade with regular interactions with the stakeholders and the support of NXP experts. The candidate is also expected to support the implementation of measurement campaigns, use the car to collect data for specific experiments and ensure that the database is properly populated with the collected data.
N.b.: the Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) program is a 2-year program that develops students' capabilities to work within a professional engineering context, in an application- and system-design-oriented setting.
For this position we are looking for talented, team-working-oriented and inquisitive candidates with an electrical engineering background and strong signal processing or AI skills. Applications from computer science and AI MSc students with strong affinity for signal processing, sensing and hardware implementation are also welcomed.
Conditions for the PDEng position:
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact
prof.dr.ir. J.W.M. Bergmans: j.w.m.bergmans[at]tue.nl.
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