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Professional Experience

08/2011 – now
Senior Scientist
Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach / Main, Germany
Former position: Scientist
07/2008 – 07/2011
Ph.D. student
Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Germany
11/2007 – 04/2008
Diploma student
Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach / Main, Germany
10/2005 – 03/2006
Internship student
Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach / Main, Germany
07/2001 – 03/2002
Basic military service
3. Fernmeldebatallion 230 (signal battalion), Dillingen / Donau, Germany
Rank: Obergefreiter

Education

07/2008 – 07/2011
Doktor-Ingenieur (equiv. to Ph.D. in Robotics)
Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Germany
Dissertation title: A Whole Systems Approach to Robot Imitation Learning of Object Movement Skills [1]
10/2002 – 05/2008
Diplom-Informatiker (equiv. to M.Sc. in Computer Science)
Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics Lab, Technical University Ilmenau, Germany
Thesis title: Task learning of bimanual object handling [2]
08/1993 – 07/2001
Abitur / German high school (level) certificate
Zabelgymnasium, Gera, Germany

Honors

2008
HRI Best Diploma Thesis Award, Honda Research Institute Europe