Ab Initio Device Simulation Engineer Intern

Engineering - Systems San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Ab initio Device Simulation Engineer Intern

Summer 2020 internship applications are open November 2019 through January 2020.  Samsung Semiconductor summer internships start in May/June 2020.

 Join us for a unique 12-14 week paid internship that offers personal and professional development. You’ll work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users.  This program will give you the opportunity work on complex solutions to that address some of the world’s most complex technological challenges.


Investigate charge capture rates at the defect sites in semiconductor/oxide interface to enhance the fundamental understanding that are critical for flash memory devices engineering.



  • Perform Density Functional Theory calculations on high-performance computing clusters.
  • Analyze the simulation results using semi-classical models.
  • Present the results at the internal meetings.
  • Summarize the results in a written form for publication.



  • Strong understanding of Quantum Mechanics.
  • First principles method experience.



  • C++ and Python programming
  • Device physics knowledge.



Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.



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