Summer jobs for students in 2019

We offer students a summer job in the Robotic Perception group (ROP) and also for the IT support team. Students become student research assistants working on a particular research project and paid by the project. Each student will have a supervisor. The specific agreement has to be done with her or him. See the list of topics below. Contact the supervisor of the topic you like.

The usual student summer job lasts from 4 to 6 weeks. The job can be divided into several nonconsecutive periods of time. The first two weeks serve for testing. If the student does not like the job or if the supervisor is not happy with the student performance, the job can be stopped after two weeks. Students who have not studied at the university yet are offered job for two weeks initially. If both sides of the contract, the student and the supervisor like it, the job can be prolonged.

The pay is counted for 160 hours per months at the following rates (before the tax is paid by the student) in CZK per hour → CZK per month: after A-level from the secondary school 120 → 19,200; after Bc1 130 → 20,800; after Bc2 140 → 22,400; after Bc3 150 → 24,000, after Mag1 160 → 25,600, after Mag2 170 → 27,200, after Mag/Ing graduation 190 → 30,400.


The list of topics, their brief descriptions and supervisors follow. Please, contact the supervisor if interested. If you need more general information or you do not know which topic to select, call Václav Hlaváč on his mobile phone number +420 603 149 689. He will help you.

  • Topic A: Semantic representation of a traffic scene and reasoning in it in a self-driving car
    Supervisor: Václav Hlaváč
    Description: We will work with OpenStreetMap, add objects to it and build a simple logic-based reasoning system.
    Team: Kateřina Valachová, one or two more advanced students sought
    Note: The team of two/three students is desirable.
  • Topic B: Virtual environments for neural networks training 
    Supervisor: Michal Vavrečka
    Description: Develop virtual environments  based on Unity engine that will serve as a training examples for neural network architecture
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic C: Chatbot for humanoid robot Pepper
    Supervisor: Michal Vavrečka
    Description:Create and test Czech dialogue trees for humanoid robot Pepper to let him conversate with the users.
    Team: Gabriela Míková, Frederik Albl (?), one more sought
    Note: None
  • Topic D: Fast visually guided robotic ball catching (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Ondřej Holešovský
    Description:Localize a rolling ball in a high temporal resolution event camera data stream. Navigate a robotic arm to catch the localized ball.
    Team: Tereza Uhrová
    Note: None
  • Topic E: An experiment with an event camera and/or a fast global shutter camera
    Supervisor: Ondřej Holešovský
    Description: The specific computer vision or robotic task will be specified later.
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic F: Visual Object Tracking in an Industrial Assembly Task 
    Supervisor: Radoslav Škoviera
    Description:
    The task will be to research state-of-the-art tracking algorithms with existing implementations, test and tune them to work with a custom dataset. More info: http://imitrob.ciirc.cvut.cz/deep_track.html
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic G: Object Detection and Localization from RGB-D Data (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Elena Šikudová
    Description: The goal will be to implement a detection and object localization pipeline based on an existing CNN-based detection algorithm. More info: http://people.ciirc.cvut.cz/skovirad/autonomous_objdet.html
    Team: Martin Jaroš
    Note: None
  • Topic H: Extension of Annotation Tool for Autonomous Driving Datasets (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Júlia Škovierová
    Description: Student will work on an existing annotation software (written in C#) to extend it’s capabilities (e.g., integrate additional data types).
    Team: Daniel Marada
    Note:
  • Topic I: Visual feedback for Human-Robot-Interaction
    Supervisor: Jan Kristof Behrens / Karla Štěpánová
    Description: When humans teach robots new tasks, it is crucial for them to know what the robot understood. The goal of this project is to compute visual representations on different abstraction levels for robotic manipulation tasks.
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic J: Planning of indoor mobile robot motion (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Vladimír Smutný
    Description: We have a SLAM enabled robot, we need to get planning and performing the plan.
    Team: Burak Sevsay, Varun Burde
    Note:
  • Topic K: Control KUKA robot motion with the HTC VIVE (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Vladimír Smutný
    Description: HTC VIVE measures the motion of the human hand, let copy the motion by the robot.
    Team: David Štych
    Note:
  • Topic L: Two arm manipulation of the flexible object (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Pavel Krsek, Vladimír Smutný
    Description: Manipulating the flexible object by two robots is easy for highly flexible materials, more difficult for stiffer ones.
    Team:
    Note:
  • Topic M: Manipulator position calibration (occupied topic)
    Supervisor:  Pavel Krsek, Vladimír Smutný
    Description: Robot is moved to the place, where it should work. Its relative position to the desk has to be estimated.
    Team: Jan Švancar
    Note: None
  • Topic N: Edge localization for micro manipulation
    Supervisor: Pavel Krsek
    Description: Realization of experiments with different edge detectors and development of modified algorithm.
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic 0: Implementation of algorithm in Vision Builder (NI LabView)
    Supervisor: Pavel Krsek
    Description: Explore possibility of implementation of own algorithm in Vision Builder and implement some basic algorithm.
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic P: Admin tool development
    Supervisor: Van Nhan Nguyen
    Description: IT infrastructure tool development.
    Team:
    Note: None
  • Topic Q: Adhesive tape application with dual robotic arms (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Pavel Krsek
    Description: The robot arms take adhesive tape from applicator (or other storage device) and stick the tape on planar or cylindrical surface.
    Team: Jan Svoboda
    Note: None
  • Topic R: Improvements of the internal CIIRC web (Portal) (occupied topic)
    Supervisor: Václav Hlaváč
    Description: We migrate from old internal pages to new portal. There is implementation/administrative work needed. The task is suitable for a student speaking who is not educated in robotics, IT, etc. Good command of English is needed. This task will be only part of the assignment. The supervisor will attempt to find a more creative task autonomous robotic task after discussing with the student.
    Team: Kateřina Valachová
    Note: None
  • Topic S: IT infrastructure redesign helper
    Supervisor: Van Nhan Nguyen
    Description: CIIRC runs rather advanced IT support consisting of the computational cluster, sw infrastructure helping both researchers and support/administrative staff. Student helpers will either participate in infrastructure modifications and their pilot testing or develop (=program) some software component.
    Team: Up to three students.
    Note: None

Responsible: Václav Hlaváč