Master Thesis Topic: Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors in Electric Motor Drives

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Master Thesis Topic: Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors in Electric Motor Drives

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You are a master student (f/m/div)* covering the area of Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics or Control Engineering with a strong ambition for Power Electronics, Signal Processing and Implementation of Systems.

Quick info



Entry level

0-1 year

Job ID



Oct 01, 2021


Full time



Job description

During your thesis project, we expect you to become a growing expert for control of electric drives applying Wide-Bandgap-Power-Semiconductors. This means you will need to acquire some special knowledge on that topic and perform dedicated tasks:

  • Learn about possible technologies available today to drive electric motors
  • Learn about Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors
  • Improve your skills in practical control engineering and signal processing
  • Evaluate the existing concepts for motor-control
  • Develop control concepts applying Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors in electric motor applications
  • Implement a control methodology into one hardware demonstrator and test it
  • Evaluate and compare the new solution with existing systems
  • Document your results by writing and submitting your Master Thesis

Further information
Start: October 2021
Type of employment: Temporary / Full-time (Flexible working hours from Monday to Friday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.)
Duration: min. 6 months

This thesis has to be written in cooperation with an university.


You are best equipped for this task if you are a student in the field of Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics or Control Engineering and if you also have:

  • Completed all of your exams
  • Knowledge and experience in power electronics, control engineering and signal processing
  • Good communication skills in English and German
  • Good organizational skills as well as motivated and self-driven

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry (full-time), employment group D for master students (

Please attach the following documents (german or english) to your application:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Certificate of matriculation at a university
  • Transcript of records
  • Highest completed educational certificate (Matura certificate for Bachelor students, Bachelor certificate for Master students)
  • Reference letter

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