Thesis Opportunities

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Holst Centre offers students opportunities for Bachelor and Master internships and graduation projects. The topics for these internships are published as they become available.

imec - Surface ionisation for smart gas detection

sensors4IoT (IMEC)

The goal of this project is to explore the feasibility of low power, gas and vapour sensing using a combination of micro/nanostructure based ionization and smart readout.

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imec - Design of wide tuning range digitally-controlled oscillator

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

Wide tuning range with extreme high linearity DCO becomes the most critical blocks in wideband modulation system. To design such a DCO, calibration and optimization at circuit and architecture...

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imec - Highly efficient wideband transmitter for implantable applications

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

In certain implantable applications, a low-power and wideband RF transmitter is needed for information transfer to the outside world. The project is about designing an optimal transmitter for...

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imec - Spiking Neural Network (SNN) Topology Evolution for Neuromorphic Architectures and Applications

AI4IoT (IMEC)

The project proposes to define local and global rules for STDP-based learning to evolve compact SNN topologies with less number of neural elements and synaptic connectivity while increasing the...

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imec - Design of Crystal-less Transceiver

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

In implantable/wearable application, a need for complete monolithic RF/ sensor nodes is arising from reducing size and cost. However, crystal oscillator as a clock reference is inevitable, which...

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imec - Wideband frequency generation for sensing applications

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

A wideband RF transceiver (MHz to GHz) can be used for characterizing the dielectric property of a material. One of the key components is This project focus on the design of the wideband...

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imec - Low-power clock generation circuits design for IoT

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

Low-power clock generation circuits is crucial to reduce the system average power consumption in a duty-cycled radio in IoT applications. However, it is not trivial to improve the performance...

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imec - TX-to-RX leakage mitigation in radar for vital-sign detection

circuits4IoT (IMEC)

The radar receiver suffers from TX leakage due to its finite isolation. A novel TX-to-RX leakage cancellation technique are required to relax the LO phase noise and RX dynamic range requirements....

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imec - Neuromorphic Event-based Restricted Boltzmann Machines in FPGA

systems4IoT (IMEC)

Develop a digital implementation in FPGA of a Spiking Restricted Boltzmann Machine (SRBM) and apply this architecture in real-life inference and classification tasks using imec-nl...

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imec - A miniaturized 4-electrode conductivity sensor

sensors4IoT (IMEC)

Develop a design model for a 4-electrode conductivity sensor.

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