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

Country/Region:  BE

Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE, 2600

Req ID 58836 Antwerpen, Belgium

At our ZF Wind Power site in Antwerp, we are looking for interns/ graduate students to join our noise and vibration research team as soon as possible for the next six months.


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:

  • Studying towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Data Science, or a comparable field of study.
  • Programming skills (Python), first experience with machine learning and very good English skills.
  • Basic knowledge of drive train and gear technology is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge and/or first experience with multi-body modelling is an advantage.
  • Team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and independent working style. 


Be part of our ZF team and apply now!


Helena Paul

(+49) 7541 77969121

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