Research Engineer (Discipline-Informed Neural Networks)

10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Mengaldo’s Laboratory is looking for a self-motivated, proactive and highly creative Research Engineer that will be working towards earning a PhD degree at NUS in explainable machine learning for sequential data and time series. 

The ideal candidate should be skilled in coding, and software development, and be highly proficient in  Python, Tensorflow or Pytorch, large-scale sequential-data analysis (including time series), neural networks, explainable AI.

The project is in collaboration with University of Geneva, (Switzerland), Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Italy), National Institute of Geophsyics and Vulcanology (Italy), and University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), the latter starting from 2023. The primary objective of the project is to provide novel interpretability methods for classification and regression tasks using neural networks, and deployed to sequential and time series data. Main areas of application include: healthcare, physics, and finance.


  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or related fields.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in English writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Coding and software development (Python, Tensorflow or Pytorch).
  • Natural Language Processing.
  • Neural networks.
  • Large-scale spatio-temporal data analysis.
  • Weather and climate.

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 17417

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