Learning Opportunity for Refugees

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There is a new teaching activity at Campus Gummersbach, which offers refugees some orientation and preperatory input for possible later studies at a German university. At the same time it is the aim to strengthen the language competence of the refugees. The learning opportunity comprises the areas of computer science, economics and mathematics and is…

New Combinatorics e-Learning Framework

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There is a new combinatorics e-learning framework available at www.gm.fh-koeln.de/kombinatorik/en. This tool allows you to strenghen your combinatorics competence with a set of quiz questions. The combinatorics framework was developed by a student group under my supervision. We made a German and an English version, to facilitate the use of this e-learning framework for our…

Young Author Award for Samineh Bagheri

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The 25th Workshop Computational Intelligence 2015, an annual conference held by Computational Intelligence (CI) Chapter of VDI-GMA (Gesellschaft für Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik) in Dortmund, has attributed the Young Author Award to Samineh Bagheri, PhD, scientific member of my research group at Campus Gummersbach. I am very happy for her and congratulate her cordially!

Modeling and Optimization Seminar at Leiden University

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The research group supervised by Prof. Wolfgang Konen from TH Köln has a collaboration with the Natural Computing group (head: Prof. Thomas H.W. Bäck) of the LIACS Computer Science department at Leiden University. On October,16th, 2015, a seminar took place in Leiden, Netherlands, in which both groups presented their recent research works.

Erzquell Award for Master Thesis in MONREP Project

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Ms. Samineh Bagheri has won the 3rd price in the annual Erzquell award with her master thesis „Efficient Surrogate Assisted Optimization for Constrained Black-Box Problems“. My most cordial congratulations to her! This thesis is part of the MONREP project (Model-based Optimization for Nonlinear, REstricted Production processes) and it was conducted under my supervision. Samineh Bagheri…

DAAD price for Samineh Bagheri

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The DAAD price of Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) goes this year to  Campus Gummersbach. The Iranian master student Samineh Bagheri from the Master programme "Automation & IT" is awarded with this price. My cordial congratulations! More information on this year's DAAD price are found in the official press release of CUAS (in German)….

Young Author Award for Patrick Koch

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The 24th Workshop Computational Intelligence 2014, an annual conference held by Computational Intelligence (CI) Chapter of VDI-GMA (Gesellschaft für Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik) in Dortmund, has attributed the Young Author Award to Patrick Koch, PhD, scientific member of my research group at Campus Gummersbach. I am very happy for him and congratulate him cordially!

Talk at CIG’2014 (Computational Intelligence in Games) in Dortmund

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From August, 26th – 29th, 2014, the International Conference "Computational Intelligence in Games" (CIG'2014) will be held in Dortmund. We are happy that we could place a presentation there. Together with master students Markus Thill, Samineh Bagheri and PostDoc Patrick Koch, I will present some work on Connect-4, the well-known board game. In 2012 we…

CBC price 2013

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The 3. place of the CBC Price 2013 (500 Euro) goes to the Master thesis of Daniel Bertram (On variance reduction methods for accelaration-based 3D gesture data). My cordial congratulations to the winner! CBC is the Cologne Broadcasting Center, provider of IT services for the whole RTL group and other media companies.