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.

Student Project: Alcohol and eye movement

Connected Health Solutions R&D (IMEC)

Alcohol influences human physiology and behavior. Alcohol content is typically measured using a breath or blood analyzer.

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Student Project: Synchronizing heart rhythm between people

Connected Health Solutions R&D (IMEC)

Synchronization of physiological parameters, such as heart rate and respiration, are important for human interaction. Physical contact and eye contact between lovers is known to cause synchronization.

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imec - Sensorizing a prosthetic blade

Connected Health Solutions R&D (IMEC)

Within a larger project aiming at increasing technology in sports, Imec is looking at adding sensors to prosthetic gait.

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imec - Develop a sensor based method to determine physical and mental load of (semi-) professional athletes in soccer and/or hockey.

Connected Health Solutions R&D (IMEC)

The physical load of a professional athlete during a training or a match is often monitored with accelerometer and heart rate monitors. However, this data is not used to its full extend and there...

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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 - 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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