Internship Total Overview per Topic

NXP Semiconductors BELGIUM Company Profile :

The NXP Product Line Personal Health, headquartered in Leuven, develops application specific IC’s and related embedded SW for use in “Hearing Aids and Implants”, Wireless Personal audio and Personal Health monitoring IoT applications.

Next to the product line, NXP Leuven hosts 2 Competence Centers. The Crypto & Security Team is driving the security long term innovation roadmap for NXP. The Audio Innovation Team is driving the audio innovation roadmap.

Topics Overview Internships :

  1. Peripheral register interface generation and verification
  2. Porting the NimBLE controller (BLE link layer) to the NHS52S04 chip
  3. Creating a SystemC Simulation model of a digital IC.
  4. System-level modeling and simulation of an ultra low power processor/subsystem (CoolFlux).
  5. Timing optimization of an AI accelerator on FPGA Platform
  6. A configurable relay and voltage sensing board
  7. Python based user interface (GUI/CLI) for BLE system control.
  8. Extend a generic mechanism to define analogue IC wafer tests and create the matching translation scripts
  9. Build a Bluetooth LE audio peripheral demo application: Phone to 2 earbuds (L+R).
  10. Build a Bluetooth LE audio demonstrator for home audio use case (BLE 5.1)
  11. Automating IC performance data extraction and report generation by using python
  12. QualityNet - Speech Quality Estimation using Neural Networks
  13. Scalable Audio Database Management System
  14. Creation of an IC Design flow introduction exercise
  15. Emulation of chip wafer test program on validation bench.
  16. Vulnerability Analysis: Designing and constructing a negative pulse FBBI injector
  17. Vulnerability Analysis: Building an EM-FI demonstrator
  18. Automated Extraction of power dissipation numbers for on-Chip IP
  19. On chip High speed/Low speed power efficient communication interface.
  20. Simulation tool box to enable HW/SW co-simulation
  21. BLE host stack testing using host based simulation.
  22. Host based Embedded SW replaying using interface logging

IC design topics: 1,3,4,5,8,11,14,18,19,20 Embedded SW : 2,7,9,10,20,21,22 Security & crypto : 16, 17 Audio innovation : 12,13 PCB HW design : 6,11,15,

Contact person: Patrick Vandebroek, University Relations Manager & Team Manager IC design,




Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Nanoengineering




Flemish Brabant




You will get work experience in a dynamic, innovative and diverse work place!

In case of questions you can contact recruitment: Samira Chalh at

Gezocht Profiel

You study as second year master. You are creative and like hands-on work. You have good communication- and English language skills.