Awards and Honors:

  • Nominated (1 of 4) for the New Technology Foundation Award for Entertainment Robots and Systems for our paper “Towards learning of safety knowledge from human demonstrations” at IROS 12 (1801 submissions, 812 accepted papers).
  • Lista-Innovationspreis / Lista Award for Innovation, 2007, for my diploma thesis: “Entwicklung eines lernenden Laufroboters”, Stiftung Lista-Innovationspreis, Switzerland
  • Outstanding graduate award, 2006, Verein der Freunde und Förderer der Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten

Academic career:

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Work experience:

  • since 05/2014 – Research Scientist at Siemens AG Munich, Department: Corporate Technology / Research and Technology Center / Learning Systems. Currently im involved in various Machine Learning projects:
    • Traffic Systems:
      • Greenlight prediction using recurrent neural networks
      • Development of AWS Cloud architecture
    • Air Quality:
      • Forecasting of air quality (NOx, PM2.5, PM10) using recurrent neural networks
      • Development of AWS Cloud architecture
    • Gasturbines:
      • System identification (emissions, vibration dynamics) using recurrent neural networks
      • Forecasting of bearing vibrations using neural networks
      • Training of reinforcement learning policies towards emission reduction
      • Development of a reinforcement learning industrial benchmark
    • Big Data Analytics
      • Using Hadoop/Hive/Pig for analysing industrial time-series data
      • Predictive Maintenance
  • 2006-2014 – Research Associate at University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten:
  • 2004/2005 – Internship at ND SatCom AG – Department: Embedded Systems
  • 2002 – International Internship at Miroglio S.p.A., Alba/Italy – Department: Network Management
  • 2002-2008 Freelancer in software development, server administration …

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