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Robert Siddall receives Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • 23 October 2019

The roboticist from the Cyber Valley research group “Locomotion in Biorobotic and Somatic Systems” at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart will now be supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to continue his research in Germany.

Ardian Jusufi Linda Behringer

Article about To-Do List Gamification Project in Scientific American

  • 22 October 2019

Great news! Scientific American published an article about our to-do list gamification project.

Falk Lieder

Jugoslav Stojcheski joined our lab

  • 15 October 2019

Welcome, Jugoslav!

Jugoslav is a master's degree student in machine learning at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and a student assistant in the Rationality Enhancement Group. He is interested in artificial intelligence and curious about human behavior, neuroscience and psychology. He joined us from Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Jugoslav Stojcheski

Julian Skirzynski joined our lab

  • 23 September 2019

Welcome, Julian!

Julian is a researcher at Rationality Enhancement group. He is interested in scientific interests include modeling higher level cognitive processes, synergies between cognitive science and machine learning, explainable AI, and improving cognitive skills.

Julian Skirzynski

Andreas Geiger receives a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC)

  • 23 September 2019

The funding will be used to advance the field of autonomous vision

The MPI-IS group leader and professor at the University of Tübingen will receive a grant of some 1.47 million euros for his "LEGO 3D" project.

Andreas Geiger Valerie Callaghan

Cathrin Elich receives DAGM Best Master Thesis Award

  • 13 September 2019

Cathrin Elich received this year's DAGM Best Master thesis award at the GCPR 2019 conference for her thesis "3D Birds-Eye-View Instance Segmentation" which she wrote at RWTH Aachen University.

Cathrin Elich

Humanoids 2019: Trunk Pitch Oscillations in Humanoids

  • 13 September 2019

Humanoids 2019: Trunk Pitch Oscillations in Humanoids

Trunk Pitch Oscillations in Humanoids: Oezge Drama will present her work at Humanoids 2019, in Toronto, Canada.

Oezge Drama Alexander Badri-Sprowitz

CoRL2019: A Learnable Safety Measure

  • 12 September 2019

CoRL2019: A Learnable Safety Measure

Steve Heim and Alexander von Rohr will present 'A Learnable Safety Measure' at CoRL end of November 2019.

Steve Heim Alexander von Rohr Sebastian Trimpe Alexander Badri-Sprowitz

Yash Raj Jain returned to our lab!

  • 09 September 2019

Welcome back, Yash!

Yash Raj Jain first joined our lab for an internship on measuring and reverse-engineering metacognitive learning in 2018 and has since returned to us to continue his work as a researcher. Thanks, Yash! Yash is pursuing a dual major in Computer Science and Economics at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, India.

Yash Raj Jain