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Internship/ Master Thesis: Physics enhanced machine learning for vibration prediction

Country/Region:  BE

Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE, 2600

Req ID 44713 Antwerpen, Belgium

We are looking for students (m/f/d) for ZF Wind Power in the noise and vibration research and development team at our location in Antwerp (Belgium), starting their internship/ thesis in April 2023.


You will study physics enhanced machine learning for vibration prediction of wind turbine gearboxes.


Your tasks:

  • Simulation of the dynamic behavior of gearboxes using data driven (machine learning) and physics based (multi-body) models
  • Research on new techniques to enhance data driven models with physical knowledge or vice versa
  • Evaluation of developed approaches with respect to their robustness and potential for generalization
  • Implementation of Gearbox Digital Twin functionality and automated calculation tools for gearboxes


Your profile:

  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Data Science, or similar field of study
  • Programming skills (Python), first experience with machine learning
  • Basic knowledge of drive train and gear technology as well as first experiences with multi-body modelling are an advantage
  • Team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and independent working style
  • Excellent communication skills in English


Be part of our ZF team and apply now!


Helena Paul

(+49) 7541 77969121

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