City:  Ilmenau
Date:  Nov 12, 2022

Student Assistant - Machine Learning Simulations on Physical Layer Wireless Communications

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

The »Electronic Measurements and Signal Processing« department in Ilmenau works in the field of mobile communications and signal processing with the main research focus on channel sounding and modelling up to 60 GHz, emulation of virtual EM environments (e. g. via wave field synthesis) as well as signal processing and algorithms, using compressed sensing and sparsity promoting reconstruction or high resolution parameter estimation (e. g. DOA estimation).

What you will do

•    You simulate deep neural network algorithms for channel estimation in mobile communications.
•    You compare the performance of different schemes.
•    You organize, prepare and present the results

What you bring to the table

•    You are currently studying communications, signal processing, software engineering, computer science or a similar field
•    You have good ability on simulations in Python and Matlab.
•    You have solid experiences in implementation of deep learning schemes.
•    You have basic knowledge in wireless communications and estimation methods.

What you can expect

•    An open and cooperative working environment.
•    Collaboration in interesting and innovative projects.
•    Many opportunities to gain practical experience and attend seminars.
•    Flexibility concerning your working hours.
•    Possibility of online working.
•    We offer you the position for at least 6 months.
•    Weekly working hours are determined by agreement up to 20 hours per week. 
•    Possibility of extension leading to master thesis or internship.

Weekly working hours are determined by agreement. You can start from now on (as a student assistant from 10 to 20 hours a week or as an intern for a period of at least three months). You can reduce your hours before exams and increase them during semester breaks. You can flexibly determine the working days. After your studies, you have the option of working with us full or part time.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity.



Apply online now (PDF: cover letter, CV, transcripts). We look forward to getting to know you!
If you have any questions about this opening, please contact


Applications are possible in German and English.

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 



Requisition Number: 40093                Application Deadline: -​

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