fortiss is the research institute of the Free State of Bavaria for the development of software-intensive systems with headquarters in Munich. The scientists at the institute cooperate in research, development and transfer projects with universities and technology companies in Bavaria, Germany and Europe. The focus is on research into state-of-the-art methods, techniques and tools for the development of software- and AI-based technologies for dependable, secure cyber-physical systems such as the Internet of Things (IoT). fortiss is organized in the legal form of a non-profit limited liability company. Shareholders are the Free State of Bavaria (majority shareholder) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

In the Neuromorphic Computing Department , we search for a new team member:

Master Thesis (M/F/D) - Neuromorphic Computing AI


Your tasks: 

  • Implement novel robot control algorithms (swimming) that run on Intel Loihi neuromorphic hardware on 3D simulated robots
  • Port to hardware robots
  • Analyse the performance of such control algorithms in neuromechanical simulations

Your profile:

  • Enrolled in a master’s degree in mathematics (statistics, deep learning theory) or software engineering, artificial intelligence, computer science
  • Good programming skills, especially in Python
  • Ideally knowledge in digital electronics and microcontrollers

Our offer:

  • A master thesis in the field of Spiking Neural Networks
  • Work in partnership with leading companies in AI and chip manufacturing
  • Offices in central Munich (Nordfriedhof)
  • This Master Thesis is not remunerated

Did we catch your interest?

Please submit your application with a motivational statement, a detailed CV and a current transcript of records 

Job-ID: NC-ALL-BAM-01-2020

Contact: Emmanouil Angelidis