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PhD Student/ Research Assistant (f/m/d) in Physical design for printed electronics


Institut für Technische Informatik (ITEC)


Printed electronics (PE) based on additive manufacturing processes holds promise of meeting cost and conformity needs of application domains which cannot be targeted by conventional silicon VLSI technologies. The notion of printable electronics encompasses any printing technologies or processes to create electronic devices, circuits and systems. Printed electronics will complement rather than compete with silicon-based electronics. Due to constraints of PE, existing VLSI physical design methods are no longer applicable. The goal of this project is to develop reliable physical design methods for PE to mitigate the printing non-idealities. The main approach should use machine learning methods to model non-idealities and mitigate them during physical design.


as soon as possible

Persönliche Qualifikation

  • The applicants should hold a university degree (Diploma or Masters) in the areas of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and should also have strong English communication skills (both Oral and Writing).
  • Suitable candidates must possess a strong willingness for research exploration, independence, self-learning, creativity, teamwork and communication skills as well as the willingness in the preparation of research proposals.
  • Experience in logic design, physical design and Knowledge in machine learning is necessary.


The remuneration occurs on the basis of the wage agreement of the civil service in TV-L E13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Contract duration

limited to four years

Application up to

September 14, 2022

Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Mehdi Tahoori, email:


Please send your application including a cover letter, your CV, MS and BS transcripts, and all certificates/referees in electronic form to:

vacancy number: 2180/2022

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore, we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.