R&D internship Hydrogen simulation / Materials / Microstructure / Python

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Date: Jul 20, 2024

Location: Villeurbanne, FR, 69100

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14424 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  



Location: ANSYS Lyon (Villeurbanne)

Duration: 6 months

Keywords: Hydrogen, Microstructure, Crystal Plasticity, Machine Learning, MATLAB, Python



If you have ever seen a rocket take off, taken a plane, driven a car, used a computer, used a mobile device, crossed a bridge or carried a connected accessory, then chances are you used a product where Ansys played a key role. As world leader in digital simulation, Ansys helps the most innovative companies deliver better products to their customers. Its extensive and powerful portfolio of simulation software enables them to solve the most complex design challenges and design products that have only imagination as their limit.



The R&D division of the Ansys Mechanical Business Unit seeks an innovative engineer to help advance its existing product features along with availing new product functionalities.


In a nutshell, the internship goals for the successful candidate are as follows:

  1. Product and productivity enhancements (on newly available and pipeline products) - Help realize minimal viable product functionalities as it relates to microstructure preprocessing for Crystal Plasticity along with enabling continuous improvements in Hydrogen simulation aspects. 

  2. Product and productivity enhancements (on already available products) – Help realize and research better features within the existing product functionalities such as texture evolution and special mechanisms as it relates to 2nd phase deformation aspects. 

  3. Development of Technical Documentation (TD) for microstructure preprocessing functionality within Ansys Mechanical along with availing relevant videos for new product feature dissemination  

Required skills/profile:

  1. Passion for Finite Elements, Structures, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 

  2. Currently studying in 4th or 5th year of engineering degree, and starting an internship this summer or September 2024 (either “césure” after 4th year or “end of study” internship).

  3. Being available for 6 months for this internship

  4. Experience in Python, Matlab and machine learning


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement. 


Our Commitments: 

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper


Our Values: 

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions: 

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive. 


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high — met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost. 


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics. 

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com 

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity. 

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