Type dienstverband:
Internship and graduation project
Den Haag
Uren per week:
Fulltime – 40

Internship | High Speed Tracking using Event Cameras

About this position

TNO/DSS supports the Dutch Ministry of Defense in various acquisition and upgrade projects for military equipment. For an introduction into the activities of TNO/DSS see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxq9R0oJ6_w&ab_channel=TNO

What will be your role?

You will develop and validate an algorithm which efficiently makes use of event camera data to build up a track of a supersonic projectile. The algorithm can later be used to predict the impact position and time of the projectile in real time. 

You will do this work together with researches from two departments within TNO Defense Safety & Security who are happy to show you more about the work shortly covered in the video above.

What we expect from you

Much of the work and the area of expertise will probably be new to you. We therefor mainly expect a positive attitude towards learning, which can only be a product of genuine interest in:

  • Both hardware (event camera, processors) and software (tracking algorithms);
  • The field of expertise of Defense Safety & Security.

We expect you to show ownership in running the project and to actively ask for help and feedback to keep improving your project.
Besides this the following requirements hold:

  • You have completed a technical bachelor education;
  • You have programming experience in one of the following languages: Python, C# or C++.

What you'll get in return

You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.

The selection process

After the first CV selection, the application process will be conducted by the concerning department. TNO will provide a suitable internship agreement. If you have any questions about this vacancy, you can contact the contact person mentioned below.

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