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Announcements

  • On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Diana Waithanji will give a lecture on the topic of "Protect the Web: Explore Cybersecurity!". Thelecture will take place at 6 p.m. in Seminarroom A in the Mathematikon. For details, see here.                                                     
  • On Friday, April 26, 2024, Prof. Ricardo Baeza-Yates will give a lecture on the topic of “Responsible AI”. The lecture will take place at 3 p.m. in the lecture hall in the Mathematikon. For details, see here
     
  • On Tuesday, April 16, 20124, the introductory event for the new master's students of the Data and Computer Science program took place. The slides from the event can be found here and a video recording here.

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Highlights and Talks

Prof. Dr. Lena Maier-Hein in der Onkologie mit dem Deutschen Krebspreis ausgezeichnet

Für ihre exzellenten Arbeiten in der Krebsmedizin und -forschung erhalten Prof. Dr. Michaela Frye, Prof. Dr. Lena Maier-Hein, beide Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) Heidelberg, und Prof. Dr. Claus Rödel, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt, den Deutschen Krebspreis 2024. Der Preis der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft und der Deutschen Krebsstiftung zählt zu den höchsten Auszeichnungen in der Onkologie und wird jährlich in den Sparten „Experimentelle Forschung“, „Translationale Forschung“ und „Klinische Forschung“ vergeben. 

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SEA 2023 Best Paper Award

The algorithm engineering group received the best paper award at the 21st Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA23) for the paper "FREIGHT: Fast Streaming Hypergraph Partitioning". Joint work of Kamal Eyubov, Marcelo Fonseca Faraj and Christian Schulz. You can find a preprint here.


Big Success for Computer Scientists from Heidelberg at PACE challenge

A team of students from University of Heidelberg aka HeiTwin (Dennis Jakob, Nikita-Nick Funk, Thomas Möller, Ernestine Großmann) has achieved remarkable success in the PACE Challenge! They secured the 5th place in the heuristic track (overall ranking) and an impressive 2nd place in the student ranking of the exact track of the challenge.

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Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD Theses

Below is a list of scheduled presentations of bachelor's and master's theses by computer science students, sorted chronologically by the date of presentation.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 2:30 p.m. - Andrea Freisinger - Frauen in der Informatik: Themenungleichgewichte auf Konferenzen und in der Arbeitswelt

Presentation of the master's thesis by Ms. Andrea Freisinger:

"Frauen in der Informatik: Themenungleichgewichte auf Konferenzen und in der Arbeitswelt"

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Herrmann

The presentation takes place on June, 19, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 02/200 (INF 205, Mathematikon, second floor).

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10 a.m. - Daniela Tratz-Weinmann - Analysis of software usage behavior in SMARTAGE

Presentation of the master's thesis by Ms Daniela Tratz-Weinmann:

"Analysis of software usage behavior in SMARTAGE"

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Leon Radeck

The presentation takes place on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10 a.m. in room 02/200 (Mathematikon).