Facebook Research Intern, Computational Imaging-Optimization & Graphics(PhD Univ Student) in Redmond, Washington

Summary:

Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative research interns with a passion for technology to develop next-generation head-mounted display and imaging systems at our research location in Redmond, WA. These roles are focused on developing computational imaging methods that leverage the co-design of optical elements and image processing algorithms. In particular we welcome Masters or PhD students in computer science, optical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or similar, with a strong background in computer graphics, mathematics, and the solution of inverse problems in imaging.

Our internships are sixteen (16) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop next-generation head-mounted display and camera prototypes

  2. Explore the application of computational imaging methods to virtual reality, emphasizing the development of advanced simulations, algorithms, and hardware capabilities

  3. Collaborate with the larger Oculus Research team and provide creative leadership on computational display and imaging technologies

  4. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a Masters or PhD degree in the field of Computer Science, Optical Engineering,

  2. Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field

  3. Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship

  4. 3+ years experience with scientific programming languages such as Matlab, Python, Mathematica, or similar

  5. 2+ years experience with C/C++

  6. Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

  7. Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2018

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with OpenGL/DirectX and CUDA

  2. Demonstrated experience via an internship, work experience, or widely used contributions to open source projects

  3. Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by first-authored publications (e.g., SIGGRAPH/Eurographics, CVPR/ICCV/ECCV, Optics Express, etc.)

Industry: Internet

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