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ENAC - ECOL, Engineer

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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ENAC - ECOL, Engineer

ENAC – ECOL, Engineer

To support ECOL’s research on lake hydrodynamics, we are seeking a graduate microtechnique, embedded systems, electronic (or similar) engineer.

ECOL uses a variety of limnological equipment, including several different platforms developed within the group.


The role involves:

  • Developing new measuring systems
  • Maintaining and updating existing hardware and associated software
  • Fieldwork
  • Interacting with ECOL team members


Examples of current activities, based on in-house equipment and systems, include:

  • Floating catamaran platform supporting different instrumentation, operating autonomously under remote supervision
  • Research balloon deployment plus instrument package for lake surface imaging (visual and thermal),
  • Self-contained autonomous lakebed imaging system for fixed deployments
  • Fixed-wing drone capable of deployment from a boat and landing on water, with visual and thermal imaging systems and autonomous navigation


Your profile :

  • Degree in microtechnique, electronic (or similar) engineering
  • Proficiency in C++
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and French
  • Practical hands-on experience in a laboratory or workshop is advantageous
  • Experience with SolidWorks (or similar), PCBs, and 3D printing


We offer :

A challenging position at EPFL with outstanding infrastructure and an international working environment.


Activity rate : 60-80%


Information :

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. D. Andrew Barry, preferably by email: andrew.barry@epfl.ch

Applications : Interested candidates shall address their letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and transcripts of diploma and marks to the following email address: secretariat.ecol@epfl.ch