PhD Student/ Research Assistant (f/m/d) in Neuromorphic computing for printed electronics

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
January 01, 2023
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Organizational unit

Institute for Computer Engineering (ITEC)

Job description

Printed electronics (PE) based on additive manufacturing processes holds promise of meeting cost and conformity needs of application domains which cannot be targeted by conventional silicon VLSI technologies. The notion of printable electronics encompasses any printing technologies or processes to create electronic devices, circuits and systems. Printed electronics will complement rather than compete with silicon-based electronics. The objective of this research is how to perform accurate, reliable and energy-efficient classification computing to meet target applications' requirements within the constraints of additive printed manufacturing. The goal of this project is to develop (analog and mixed signal) neuromorphic computing for printed electronics. Given the constraints of printed electronics such as large feature sizes, limited integration and large delay, analog computing is well suited for PE.

Starting date

as soon as possible

Personal qualification
  • The applicants should hold a university degree (Diploma or Masters) in the areas of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and should also have strong English communication skills (both Oral and Writing).
  • Suitable candidates must posses a strong willingness for research exploration, independence, self-learning, creativity, teamwork and communication skills as well as the willingness in the preparation of research proposals.
  • Experience in VLSI circuit design, circuit simulation, digital design and electronic design automation (EDA) tools is necessary.
  • Salary

    The remuneration occurs on the basis of the wage agreement of the civil service in TV-L E13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

    Contract duration

    limited to four years

    Application up to

    January 31, 2023

    Contact person in line-management

    For further information, please contact Prof. Mehdi Tahoori, email:


    Please send your application including a cover letter, your CV, MS and BS transcripts, and all certificates/referees in electronic form to:

    vacancy number: 2176/2022

    We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore, we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

    Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.

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