The International Association for the Exchange
of Students for Technical Experience



Ref. No:  BE-2019-030UGE
Country: Belgium
Company information

Employer: Sigasi
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Business or product: Software for hardware designer in the semiconductor industry
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Website: http://www.sigasi.com
Working place: Gentbrugge, Belgium
Nearest internat. airport: Brussels international airport
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Number of employees: 9
Working hours per week: 40.0
Daily working hours: 8.0

Student required

General discipline: Computer and Information Sciences
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Field of study: Computer and Information Sciences, General; Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Study level:
Previous training: No
Language required for training:
English excellent or
Dutch good
Other requirements:
Student status obligatory: please include a Certificate of Enrolment with your nomination.
If trainee has non-EEA/Swiss nationality: maximum duration is 90 days.

Work offered

Kind of work:
Sigasi Studio is an IDE for digital design in Verilog or VHDL. It provides the digital designer with all the facilities that are typically reserved for software developers such as syntax checking, navigation, project management, refactoring, autocompletion ...

Software developers spend much of their time exploring the source code of their software systems. This is necessary to understand the code and to assess the implications of making a change. Many developers sometimes get "lost" during code exploration and are unable to recall what they were doing and why they were looking at some program element. Becoming disoriented is frustrating, and recovering from disorientation is difficult.

Ferret (https://github.com/briandealwis/ferret) is an Eclipse plugin that makes Java code search easier, by summarizing how a Java element relates to the rest of the code. This makes code exploration more clear. It also enables cascaded search, which makes it easier to find the correct path through the code.

The objective of this internship is to explore a similar search mechanism for Hardware Development Languages (HDLs). HDLs have a lot in common with general purpose programming languages, but have special, hardware related, properties too. This allows some HDL-specific extensions to Ferret, that will make the life of hardware designers easier.

More info:
Category: Research and development
Number of weeks offered: min. 12 | max. 26
Within period: from 15.01.2019 to 15.12.2019
Work closed:
Gross pay: 240 EUR per week
Max. deduction to be expected: 0


Lodging will be arranged by: IAESTE
Canteen facilities available at work: No
Estimated cost of lodging: 100 EUR per week
Estimated cost of living incl. lodging: 200 EUR per week

Additional information

Deadline for nomination: 21.04.2019
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