teaching

Lectures and seminars

Course: Computer Science in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Summer 2022

TA and Co-Lecturer, complete re-desing of the course, held 4 lectures on programming basics


Seminar: Learning-Based Control, RWTH Aachen University, Winter 2021

TA, supervision of seminar papers


Course: Computer Science in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Summer 2021

TA


Course: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, RWTH Aachen University, Summer 2021

TA, supervision of seminar papers


Seminar: Learning-Based Control, RWTH Aachen University, Winter 2021

Main TA, Planning, organization, and implementation of a new seminar on Learning-Based Control


Course: Neuroinformatics, Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, University of Lübeck, Summer 2017

Student TA


Course: Mechatronics, Institute for Electrical Engineering in Medicine, University of Lübeck Winter 2016

Student TA, Organization and supervision of two student projects


Student projects

Master thesis

Title Student Year University  
An approach to instance segmentation and pose estimation for automated dismantling of lithium-ion batteries for high-quality recycling Anna-Maria Meer 2022 RWTH Aachen University (project done at Institut für Unternehmenskybernetik)
Real-Time Task and Motion Planning for Dual-Arm Robotic in a Bin-Picking Application Ilyes Zakaria Toumi 2022 RWTH Aachen University (project done at Bosch Center for AI)
Multi-Task Active Learning for Computer Vision Nik Dorndorf 2022 RWTH Aachen University (project done at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Learning and Forgetting in Time-Varying Bayesian Optimization Paul Brunzema 2021 RWTH Aachen University  
Approximate Gradient Descent with Bayesian Optimization Sarah Müller 2020 University of Stuttgart  

Bachelor thesis

Title Student Year University  
Balancing a Two Degrees of Freedom Inverted Pendulum with a Robotic Arm Kyrylo Sovailo 2022 RWTH Aachen University (supervised jointly with Shiming He)
Learning Policies on a Rotatory Pendulum Using Approximate Gradient Descent with Bayesian Optimization Reis Baltaoğlu 2021 RWTH Aachen University  
Event Localization with Deep-Learning-based Time Series Classification for Process Monitoring in Robotics Jonas Reiher 2021 RWTH Aachen University (project done at KUKA)

Research projects

Title Student Year University
Learning Safe Value Functions with the Soft Actor-Critic Algorithm Tsung Yuan Tseng 2022 RWTH Aachen University
Sparse Approximate Gradient Descent with Bayesian Optimization Ritesh Yadav 2022 RWTH Aachen University