PhD - Embedding Hardware Primitives into Deep Learning

  • Robert-Bosch-Campus 1, 71272 Renningen, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch GmbH

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Job Description

Deep neural networks are the method of choice for many real-world applications, but their resource-efficient execution in both embedded devices and data centers remains a challenge. The goal of this PhD position at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) is to develop innovative approaches to improve the power-efficiency of deep neural networks including:

  • Be part of original research on new computational primitives and compression methods towards energy-efficient deep neural networks, in addition, collaborations, technical discussions and creation of new ideas with deep learning and hardware experts at Bosch Corporate Research.
  • You develop and implement network architectures and training algorithms.
  • Moreover, you supervise master students and publish in top-tier journals.


  • Education: Excellent degree (Master) in computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering or related fields with excellent grades
  • Personality and Working Practice: Strong team player and ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience and Knowledge: Profound knowledge of Machine Learning, preferably Deep Learning, basic knowledge about computer software and hardware. Proven programming skills, preferably Python and/or C++
  • Languages: Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Additional Information

The final PhD topic is subject to your university. Duration: 3 years

Please submit all relevant documents (incl. curriculum vitae and certificates).

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