Master Thesis: Design of an Intelligent MOSFET Gate Controller

Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Villach
  • Vollzeit, Diplomarbeit, Dissertation
  • Einsteiger
  • 13.8.2018

Master Thesis: Design of an Intelligent MOSFET Gate Controller

At a glance

At KAI GmbH, you will perform your thesis project in an industrial research environment, guided and supported by experienced researchers in such diverse areas as hard- and software design, simulation, modeling and semiconductor technology. We work in close cooperation with universities and research facilities supporting your academic education, whereas our industrial partner Infineon offers interesting opportunities for a prospective career path in the semiconductor industry.

Quick info


Entry level
Thesis support

Job ID


Full time


Job description

During your thesis project, we expect you to become a growing expert for electronic hardware design, with a strong focus on intelligent gate control of MOSFET power devices. This means you will need to acquire some special knowledge and perform dedicated tasks:

  • Learn about technologies and characteristics of advanced MOSFETs for automotive applications, especially Infineon Smart Power products
  • Improve your skills in power electronic hardware design, simulation and layout
  • Define requirements and develop a concept for a microcontroller-based intelligent MOSFET gate controller together with your senior tutor
  • Design, build and evaluate a working hardware prototype
  • Document your results by writing and submitting your Master Thesis

Start: immediately
Employment: Temporary (6 to 9 months), part or full time

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry. The salary for this position is EUR 1.825 gross p.m. full-time (part time possible).


You are an engineering master student familiar with Power Electronic devices and circuits, you have a strong ambition for electronic hardware design, and you know how to make those things work.
You are also able to:

  • start right away, because you have completed your Bachelor and most of your exams
  • provide some knowledge and experience in circuit simulation and PCB layout
  • work and communicate well with our international team in English and/or German
  • provide relevant documents: CV, Bachelor certificate, transcript of records from your University

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