Research Intern_IRL

Job Description
About IBM India

IBM India since 1992 provides solutions and services spanning all major industries including financial services, healthcare, government, automotive, telecommunications and education, among others. As a trusted partner with wide-ranging service capabilities, IBM helps clients transform and succeed in challenging circumstances. The diversity and breadth of the entire IBM portfolio of research, consulting, solutions, services, systems and software, uniquely distinguishes IBM India from other companies in the industry.

Business Unit Introduction
Innovation sprouts from the fertile ground of inquiry. In IBM Research, our foundation is our wide array of scientific disciplines, award-winning researchers and global labs. And, over the years, we've expanded our ground to include challenging ideas from our colleagues in academic and government research centers as well as from our clients. Come learn who we are and what we do to create innovation that matters for our company and for the world.
IBM Research - India (http://www.ibm.com/in/research) invites applications for its Internship Program in Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences at its locations in New Delhi and Bangalore

Who you are
Summer Internship Program is one of the major activity under the University Relation Program. IBM Research India offers Summer Internship to the bright students of leading technical Universities in India. IBM Research India provides industry experience and world class technologies to these students to show their talent. During internship students work on current projects happening in the lab, they solve problems with the help of their mentors. Idea is to give industry experience to the students and look for future employees.

What you'll do
As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with an outstanding research team on challenging problems that range from leading-edge exploratory work to prototyping real-world systems and applications. During the internship, the students will also have the opportunity to participate in the dynamic technical environment of the largest industrial research organization in the world and network with other students in different fields from other universities.

How we'll help you grow

  • You'll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor
  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you
  • You'll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be
Growth Path
Conversion to regular hire based on performance

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Problem statement

Analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data for agricultural applications

Project Description

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data has immense potential to remotely estimate soil moisture for agricultural applications. IBM has acees to high IBM has processed several terabytes of SAR data since 2015 to till date. The intern will have an opportunity to work on this data set to build ML/AI models to estimate farm level soil moisture at a resolution of 100m. In conjuction with SAR data, hyperlocal weather data, soil data, vegetation health data will be used to improve the soil moisture estimation. The developed model will be validated and tuned with respect to ground observations.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Data Science, Python coding skills, database handling, problem solving skills.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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