Coenrad Fourie, Pr Eng
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Stellenbosch University

Jobs and bursaries


Study with industry bursaries

Vacation work

Full-time employment offers:

Company Date published Position (click for info)
None currently available    

Study with industry bursaries:

Company / Insitution Closing date Information
Industrial client 10 Dec 2017

A client from the Unites States has a strong interest in the development of CAD software for superconductive integrated circuit design.

We need a Master's degree student with strong programming capabilities who can work under pressure. A technology demonstrator will be developed in a powerful language such as C/C++.

Your work on this project will contribute towards your Master's Degree in E&E Engineering at Stellenbosch University, and project participants will need to spend some time at in California.

Apply by e-mail directly to Prof CJ Fourie.


Vacation work:

For December 2017- January 2018, I offer vacation work for students interested in our research. If you are interested, solve any of the "interview" problems below, and present a solution before 24 November 2017.

This is also a good opportunity to get to know our research team if you are interested in postgraduate studies. (Naturally, it is also a good opportunity for our research team to get to know you and your abilities.


1: GDS2 cell layout synthesizer (Download here)
Interview/application task: Synthesize GDS2 files for the mask layout of a basic 250 uA Josephson junction with a shunt resistor for a given fabrication process.

2: Chip-level wirebond modeller (Download here)
Interview/application task: present a console programme that reads a basic layout description from an .ixi file and extrudes the objects to three-dimensional volumes in the Gmsh .geo format.


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