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Stage-/Afstudeeropdracht - WO - Advanced Radar Processing

Internship Hengelo, NL
Posted 15 Dec 2020

Degree level

Master

Job function

Engineering

Required language

Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Stage-/Afstudeeropdracht - WO

Internship/graduation assignment, level: Master

Studierichting(en): Wiskunde, Technische Natuurkunde, Elektrotechniek

Education: Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering (or related)

Titel/Title: Advanced Radar Processing

About us

In the Netherlands, where 2100 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions and research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft).

The department System Engineering is, amongst other things, responsible for the development of radar signal and data processing techniques for radar and EO sensors, including advanced tracking algorithms. Tracking is an important element of radar processing and can be described as ‘the processing of sensor measurements obtained from objects in order to estimate the states of these objects’.

About the assignment

Within the department System Engineering there is a continuous interest in the development of advanced radar processing. The trend is towards integrated processing that comprises the simultaneous detection, tracking and classification of targets.

Research topics include: target tracking and classification, and related to that, modeling of received radar measurements, dynamic modeling of objects and their environment, exploitation of external knowledge (e.g. digital charts) to improve the radar output, Bayesian filtering and machine learning.

The exact topic of the project can be adapted according to the background, the interests of the student and the duration of the project. Students who are interested in an applied research project in the above fields, are encouraged to contact us to further discuss the possibilities.

Affinity

Algorithm development, stochastic modeling of physical phenomena, (Bayesian) signal processing, machine learning, Matlab

Thales offers… 

  • An interesting internship or graduation assignment in an international high tech environment
  • An open and flexible working environment
  • An excellent internship allowance
  • Its own student association where you can participate in educational and fun activities. 
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Thales Nederland is part of the Thales Group, with 65,000 employees in over 50 countries, including 22,000 working in R&D. This makes Thales one of Europe's largest electronics companies and it has an extremely strong position worldwide. Thales Nederland is active in the sectors of Defence, Security and Transportation Systems. We have almost 2,000 employees, making us the leading supplier...


Thales Nederland is part of the Thales Group, with 65,000 employees in over 50 countries, including 22,000 working in R&D. This makes Thales one of Europe's largest electronics companies and it has an extremely strong position worldwide. Thales Nederland is active in the sectors of Defence, Security and Transportation Systems. We have almost 2,000 employees, making us the leading supplier of high-tech jobs. Thales specialises in providing solutions in the area of Safety and Security.

In the Netherlands we have five offices:

Hengelo

Our head office, with approximately 1,500 staff. Since 1922, this office has been the global leader in the latest and most innovative technologies in the field of radar systems for naval vessels.

Huizen

At this office, approximately 300 people work in communication systems and networks, optronic systems, solutions in the field of cyber security and the installation and maintenance of public transport chip devices.

Delft

The Research & Development division is located here. With approximately 25 employees, here we focus on R&D activities in the field of radar technology and radar systems. This office works closely together with the TU Delft.

Eindhoven

With approximately 100 employees, Thales Cryogenics focuses on the development and manufacture of cryogenic cooling systems.

Enschede

With approximately 20 employees, the T-Xchange is the Thales R&D lab that was set up in collaboration with Twente University. Here, we mainly focus on "Serious Gaming".

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