Master Thesis Offer: Development of Multi-Static Drone-Based MEMS SAR Equipment


Job Location: Munich, Germany 


Company Overview:

At Salutes, we specialize in cutting-edge remote sensing technologies and are pioneers in the development of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) applications. Our focus is on leveraging drone technology to enhance SAR capabilities for a wide range of applications, including environmental monitoring, search and rescue operations, and surveillance. Project Description: We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Master's student to undertake a thesis project focused on the development of multi-static drone-based MEMS SAR equipment. This project aims to design, simulate, and potentially prototype a compact, efficient SAR system that can be deployed on drones, enabling multi-static operations to improve imaging resolution and area coverage.



● Conduct comprehensive research on MEMS technology for SAR applications and multi-static SAR configurations.

● Design and simulate MEMS SAR components optimized for drone integration, focusing on miniaturization, power efficiency, and signal processing capabilities.

● Explore innovative solutions for coordinating multiple drones in a multi-static SAR operation to enhance imaging capabilities.

● Analyze the performance, feasibility, and potential applications of the developed system.

● Collaborate with a team of experts in MEMS, SAR technology, and drone operations.

● Document the research, design process, and findings in a detailed Master’s thesis.



● Currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Remote Sensing, or a related field.

● Strong background in SAR technology, MEMS, and remote sensing principles.

● Experience or strong interest in drone technology and its applications.

● Proficient in simulation and design tools relevant to MEMS and SAR system development.

● Creative and analytical thinker with the ability to solve complex engineering problems.

● Excellent technical writing and communication skills.


What We Offer:

● The chance to work on an innovative project at the intersection of MEMS, SAR, and drone technology. ● Access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and expert mentorship.

● Collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of experts in a dynamic research environment. ● Potential for real-world application and contribution to advancing remote sensing technology.

● Possibility to offer stipend or financial aid for exceptional candidates.


Application Process:

Candidates interested in this groundbreaking project should submit the following to

● A comprehensive CV outlining relevant coursework, projects, and any prior research experience.

● A motivation letter detailing your interest in the project, your relevant skills and experiences, and how you envision contributing to the project.

● A brief research proposal or initial ideas related to the project theme (optional).


Deadline for Applications: 3.3.2024


We welcome applications from dedicated and innovative students eager to explore the cutting edges of technology. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview to discuss their interest and alignment with the project goals. Salutes Space is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage students from all backgrounds to apply and join us in pushing the boundaries of remote sensing technologies.