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New Minds Academy 2019

We will start several academies within exciting areas such as software development, AD electrification, AI, etc. At the moment, the application is open to our two academies (including master thesis) in collaboration with Volvo Cars. The rest of our academies will be released this spring. Keep track of our social media accounts and our website for the latest info!

Volvo Cars are looking for their next brilliant talents and the New Minds
Academy is the way to find them. This is a way to kickstart your career at one of Sweden’s most attractive companies. This year we can offer two unique academies at Volvo Cars:

  • – Autonomous Drive & Active Safety –

    Developing the safe car of the future Today!

  • – Power Supply Energy Management –

    The electrical power and energy challenge in the car of the future!

The candidates selected will be offered an attractive employment contract with competitive salary during a 12-month academy as well as specialized training, coaching and support to give you the best possible start of their career. Scroll down to read more about the two departments and what master thesis topics they offer.

ACTIVE SAFETY & AUTONOMOUS DRIVE

Active Safety is all about technical solutions that help the driver avoid an accident or significantly reduce the consequences of an accident. Some of the most recent innovations from Volvo Car Corporation include Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake, City Safety, Driver Alert Control, Cross Traffic Alert and Road Sign Information.

“Volvo Car Corporation is the automotive industry´s leader in safety and our engineers are now developing next-generation technologies as another step toward our vision that nobody should suffer fatal or serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the year 2020” says Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, R&D at Volvo Car Corporation.

DEVELOPING THE SAFE CAR OF THE FUTURE, TODAY!

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AREAS FOR THESIS WORK

New Minds Academy collaborates with different teams at Volvo Cars
within the Active Safety & Autonomous Drive department:

  • Autonomous Drive function and sensor platform
  • Protective Safety
  • Advanced Driver Assistance System

Press the button above to read more and apply to the Academy program.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • M.Sc in Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent academic records
  • Innovative, driven, and team player
  • Proficient in the English language

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • Estimated/Proposed thesis work period: 18th, January 2019 to 20th June 2019 (Dates can be flexible with +/- 7 days.
  • Academic Credits: Equivalent to 30 ECTS
  • Number of Students: Preferably two students per project, but a single student will work as well

POWER SUPPLY ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Power Supply and Energy Management, within Vehicle SW & Electronics, are responsible for the availability of power for all electrical consumers in the cars, power and usage mode management as well as the software and hardware for 12V and 48V power supply systems. They work with solutions from early concepts to industrialization and actively with field follow-up and feedback.

As a part of Volvo Cars all-electric future, Power Supply and Energy Management owns the delivery of 48V mild hybrid components. This includes electrical machines, li-ion technology and power electronics. In addition, the responsibility stretches to the components and solution for 12V lead acid batteries, starter motors, alternators, battery monitor sensors and control modules.

THE ELECTRICAL POWER AND ENERGY CHALLENGE IN THE CAR OF THE FUTURE!

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AREAS FOR THESIS WORK

New Minds Academy collaborates with different teams at Volvo Cars
within the Power Supply Energy Management department:

  • Energy Management
  • Mild-hybrid
  • Continuous integration

Press the button above to read more and apply to the Academy program.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • M.Sc in Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent academic records
  • Innovative, driven, and team player
  • Proficient in the English language

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • Estimated/Proposed thesis work period: 18th, January 2019 to 20th June 2019 (Dates can be flexible with +/- 7 days.
  • Academic Credits: Equivalent to 30 ECTS
  • Number of Students: Preferably two students per project, but a single student will work as well