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  • On Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, an information event about stays abroad will take place on the 5th floor of the Mathematicon at 2 p.m. More information can be found here.
  • The welcome events for the new Bachelor and Master students took place on Monday, November 16th, 2023. The slides of the presentations can be found here for the BSc Computer Science and here for the MSc Data and Computer Science.
  • On Tuesday, July 11th, 2023, at 4 pm, a talk about "Von der Lieferkrise zur Softwarehoheit" by Dr. Hannah Abelein will take place. Further information can be found here.

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Highlights and Talks

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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IT Job Fair

On Thursday, July 13, 2023, this year's IT job fair will take place in the Lecture Building of Chemistry (INF 252). This is a great opportunity for students to get to know a wide variety of companies in the region and to explore career opportunities.

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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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Monday, December 18, 2023, 3 pm - Bachelor's Colloquium, Olivia Stanossek - Vulnerabilities in Medical Data Transfer based on Blockchain Technologies

Presentation of the bachelor's thesis by Ms. Olvia Stanossek:

"Vulnerabilities in Medical Data Transfer based on Blockchain Technologies" 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Vincent Heuveline

The Presentation takes place on Monday, December 18, 2023 at 3 p.m. in meeting room 1.414 in INF 205 (Mathematikon, 1. floor)

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - Master-Colloquium, Marie Christin Litzinger - Edge Sparsification for Centrality Computation

Presentation of the master's thesis by Ms. Marie Christin Litziger:

"Edge Sparsification for Centrality Computation"

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schulz

The Presentation takes place online on December 13, 2023 via Heiconf. Please contact christian.schulz@informatik.uni-heidelberg.de, if you are interested.

Thursday, December 7, 2023, 11 am- Master-Colloquium, Philipp Göldner - Information Retrieval using Sparse Embeddings

Presentation of the master's thesis by Mr. Philipp Göldner: 

"Information Retrieval using Sparse Embeddings"

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Gertz


The presentation will take place on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 11am online via Webex. If you are interested in participating in the presentation, please send me a short message (gertz@informatik.uni-heidelberg.de).
Thursday, December 7, 2023, 10:00 am - Master-Colloquium, Robin Mader - Generating React code from machine-readable specifications

Presentation of the master's thesis by Mr. Robin Mader:

"Generating React code from machine-readable specifications"


Advisor: Prof. Dr. Artur Andrzejak

The presentation will take place online on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. https://heiconf.uni-heidelberg.de/and-cxf-mxg