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Research Intern Digital Humans (PhD)

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Sony

14d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Research & Development
  • New York City
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You must be a PhD student with strong expertise in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Computer Graphics, with experience in PyTorch, digital human representations, 3D Computer Vision, and Neural Rendering methods. Familiarity with Audio-modeling and Docker is a plus.
  • You will conduct research in generative AI for digital humans, develop tools, prepare reports, present findings, and publish research in top-tier conferences.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in PhD program
  • Demonstrated expertise in publications in Machine Learning / Computer Vision / Computer Graphics 
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch
  • Exposure to digital human representations, such as SMPL or FLAME
  • Familiarity with 3D Computer Vision
  • Familiarity with Neural Rendering methods such as Gaussian Splatting, NeRFs etc. or time series modeling
  • Nice-to-have:
  • Familiarity with Audio-modeling
  • Exposure to Docker, Singularity

Responsibilities

  • Conduct fundamental and applied research in generative AI for digital humans, focusing on tasks such as human motion synthesis and neural digital avatars
  • Contribute to the development of libraries and tools to support both research and business objectives.
  • Prepare reports and deliver presentations for internal audiences. 
  • Publish impactful research outcomes in top-tier conferences.  

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a Research Intern in Digital Humans?

The main responsibilities include conducting research in generative AI for digital humans, focusing on tasks such as human motion synthesis and neural digital avatars, contributing to the development of libraries and tools, preparing reports and presentations, and publishing research outcomes in conferences.

What are the requirements for this Research Intern position?

The requirements include being currently enrolled in a PhD program, having expertise in publications in Machine Learning / Computer Vision / Computer Graphics, experience with deep learning frameworks like PyTorch, exposure to digital human representations, familiarity with 3D Computer Vision, and knowledge of Neural Rendering methods such as Gaussian Splatting, NeRFs, etc.

What are some nice-to-have skills for this Research Intern position?

Nice-to-have skills include familiarity with Audio-modeling and exposure to Docker and Singularity.

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