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Master Thesis: Development of General-Purpose Motor Control Platform for Robotics (f/m/div)*

Master Thesis: Development of General-Purpose Motor Control Platform for Robotics (f/m/div)*

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Keep calm & carry on in the lab. We offer you the unique chance to gain hands-on industrial experience at our Infineon Technologies headquarters in Villach, Austria. Our high-performance PSS Power Sensor Systems) division is looking for a motivated student with a passion for lab work. This internship offers you both an exposure to the exciting semiconductor industry and an attractive compensation package. Chip in now and help us creating the future of our cutting-edge products.

Quick info



Entry level

0-1 year

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as soon as possible


Full time



Job description

We are looking for passionate students to support us in the area of Inverter Topologies with special focus on Control Strategies.

What you will do

  • Gathering state-of-the-art inverter topologies and control strategies for motor drives and actuation devices
  • Definition of a demo application for our customers involving high-frequency switching
  • Development (PCB design) of a universal inverter board based on modern GaN technology that is compatible to controller boards with standardized interfaces
  • Development of firmware that can be used by our customers for the predefined demo application
  • Integration of the developed concept into an existing robotic platform
  • Document your results by writing and submitting your Master Thesis

Further Information

Type of employment: Temporary / Part-time (flexible working hours from Monday to Friday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.)

Duration: Min. 6 months


You successfully meet the requirements if you are an ambitious and committed master student from the fields of Electronics / Robotics or Mechatronics or Control Engineering. Further, you have a strong ambition for acuation technologies, system simulation, hardware development and lab creations. and making things work. It would also be of advantage, if you have already completed all your exams.

Who you are

A technical hero in the making with:

  • First knowledge of and experience in electronics, PCB design and firmware programming
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • A talent for multitasking and to work independently
  • The ability to communicate well with our international team in English and German

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 (https://www.feei.at/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minimum-salaries-white-collar-workers-2022.pdf).

Please attach the following documents (English) to your application:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Certificate of matriculation at a university (you must be enrolled and not on academic leave)
  • Latest Transcript of records (not older than 6 months)
  • Highest completed educational certificate (Matura certificate for Bachelor students, Bachelor certificate for Master students)
  • Reference letter (optional)

About Us

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

We make life easier, safer and greener - with technology that achieves more, consumes less and is accessible to everyone. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. Efficient use of energy, environmentally-friendly mobility and security in a connected world - we solve some of the most critical challenges that our society faces while taking a conscientious approach to the use of natural resources.

  • Power & Sensor Systems (PSS) drives leading-edge power management, sensing and data transfer capabilities -
    Infineon PSS semiconductors play a vital role in enabling intelligent power management, smart sensitivity as well as fast and reliable data processing in an increasingly digitalized world. Our leading-edge power devices make chargers, adapters, power tools and lighting systems smarter, smaller, lighter and more energy-efficient. Our trusted sensors increase the context sensitivity of "things" and systems such as HMI, and our RF chips power fast and reliable data communication.

*The term gender in the sense of the General Equal Treatment Act (GETA) or other national legislation refers to the biological assignment to a gender group. At Infineon we are proud to embrace (gender) diversity, including female, male and diverse.

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