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

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Teaching experience:

  • SS2016 – Guest lecture “Introduction to Reinforcement Learning” @ LMU Munich
  • SS2015 – Guest lecture “Introduction to Reinforcement Learning” @ LMU Munich
  • SS2014 – Guest lecture “Introduction to Reinforcement Learning” @ LMU Munich
  • since WS2013/2014 – Lecturer of the course “Angewandte Neuroinformatik” (Applied Neuroinformatics) – Website
  • WS2009/2010 until SS2013 – Lecturer of the course “Systemadministration / Linux Workshop” – University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten