PhD Student/ Research Assistant (f/m/d) in Robust Computation in Memory (CIM) based on emerging memristive technologies

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
January 01, 2023
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Organizational unit

Institute for Computer Engineering (ITEC)

Job description

Computation in Memory (CIM) is a new computing paradigm which tries to perform operations directly in the memory to avoid costly data trasnfer between the memory and processor subsystems oft he computing architecture, leading to significant saving of energy and latency of computing in big data applications. In this project memory centric paradigms based on emerging memristive technologies will be explored. The main focus would be micro architecture level design by abstracting device and circuit level designs of CIM primitives and their nonidealities (variations and failures) to the microarchitecture level and perform analysis on memory centric applications (such as hyper dimensional computing, deep learning, scientific computation, etc). Also various reliability improvement approaches at circuit, architecture and application levels will be explored and quantified with the CIM analysis framework.

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 possess 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 micro architecture design, logic synthesis, and cycle accurate micro architectural simulators 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, 2022

    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: 2178/2022

    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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