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Master`s Thesis Candidate

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

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Master’s thesis position in semiconductor and nanomaterial modelling

A Master’s thesis position in semiconductor modelling and technology is available at The Engineered Nano-Systems group, NBE (School of Science) at Aalto University.

Our research focuses on developing semiconductor and nano-material based energy conversion and storage technologies and devices, harnessing optoelectronics to demonstrate new optical cooling solutions, light-emitting devices, photodetectors, electrochemical storage solutions and more.

Your role and goals

We are looking for a Master’s student to work with us on the electrical, optical, thermal and chemical modelling and characterization of semiconductors and related materials, needed for the design of a new generation of energy storage systems.

Your experience and ambitions

We offer a high-tech working environment, with challenging and interesting topics related to green electronics, photonics and renewable energy. In return, we would like the student to have:

• Suitable studies (theoretical or experimental) in related fields such as semiconductor science/technology, computational physics, electronics, optoelectronics, photonics or material science
• Excellent study record
• Good English & team working skills

Your network and team

The student will be based in Micronova, the joint microelectronics and nanotechnology research center of Aalto University and VTT, the largest cleanroom facility in northern Europe. More information about our group can be found in:

Ready to apply?

If you are interested to learn more about our group and would like to be considered for the position, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using Apply now! link below.

To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

• CV
• Motivation letter
• Study transcripts
• Other supporting material

There is no strict deadline for the application, but we aim to fill this position as soon as a suitable candidate is found. The employment contract is in principle made for 6 months.

More Information

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Jani Oksanen [email protected] or Toufik Sadi [email protected] and HR Coordinator Noora Koskivaara [email protected] in application process related questions.


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