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IuE Summer of Code 2015

The IuE Summer of Code is a summer internship program for dedicated TU Wien students focusing on free open source software development (and related support tasks, e.g., testing, visualization, examples, web development) for the free open source software projects currently under development at the Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien. Flexible projects of varying run-times are given out (or are created from scratch based on ideas from a student) for which either a paycheck or ECTS can be collected. The students are supposed to show their dedication and skills during a selection period, after which the best can claim a project and work on it over the summer months (usually between 2 to 3 months) whilst being mentored by our team.


Slides from the Info Meeting


Important Dates

  • March 9, 2015: Info-Meeting @ EI 3A, 15:00
  • April 12, 2015: Application Deadline
  • April 12-26, 2015: Interview Period
  • April 26, 2015 (evening): Announcement of Accepted Students
  • July 1 - September 30, 2015: Coding Period (details arranged individually with each student)

List of Project Ideas

The following is a list of project ideas for which you can apply. These project ideas are not set in stone, so please get in touch with us if you wish to propose your own ideas. A detailed list of milestones will be worked out with the accepted students before the start of the respective project and is thus not required for the application.

List of Accepted Students

How to Apply

Please apply via email to soc@iue.tuwien.ac.at and provide the following information:

  • Email Subject: Title of the Project Idea
  • Registration number (Matrikelnummer)
  • Whether you want ECTS or Euros
  • Solution to the project-specific puzzles

Feel free to add any other information about why you are the best candidate for the project. Also, you may apply for multiple project ideas (in separate emails) in order to increase your chances, but keep in mind that it is better to focus on a few.

Selected Student Projects from the Past

To give you an idea of potential projects for 2015, here is a list of student projects conducted in the past:

  • 3D Geometry CAD Modeling of Semiconductor Devices
  • Material Database Design
  • Distributed Semiconductor Device Meshing
  • Semiconductor Device Python Interface
  • Fast Fourier Transform on Graphics Processing Units
  • Eigenvalue Computations on Graphics Processing Units

Required Skills

Almost all our projects require skills in common aspects of GNU/Linux software development and documentation. Therefore, all prospective students are supposed to be skilled in these areas (at least to some degree). Regardless, all students are encouraged to read the following sections and make themselves familiar with the individual topics, especially focusing on areas relevant for the project of interest:

The Vienna* Team

The organizers of this Summer of Code program are the developers of the software projects on which the students will work on.

Contact

Please drop us an email at soc@iue.tuwien.ac.at

Previous Summer of Codes

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