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Department of Computer Science

Awards for Students and Staff

Awards and prizes for special achievements
International Conference on Robotics and Systems (IROS) 2020

Alexander Mitrevski (Supervisor Prof. Dr. Plöger, H-BRS, Prof. Dr. Lakemeyer, RWTH Aachen), Best Paper Award

Space Security Challenge: Hack-A-Sat of the US-Air Force 2020

FluxRepeatRocket (Joint Hacking Team from Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (H-BRS), Bochum University and an expert from Stuttgart), 3rd Prize

VDI-Förderpreis 2020 Bezirksverein Köln
(Association of German Engineers Award, Cologne Chapter)

Markus Wiktorin, 1st prize for his masters thesis in the Autonomous Systems programme: 
Development of a Maneuver Controller for Truck Platooning

Förderpreise 2019 der Hochschulgesellschaft (Society of sponsors of H-BRS)

Helmut Buhler (Bachelor Informatik) - Sicat GmbH & Co.KG
"Segmentierung und Klassifikation von Zähnen in DVT-Daten mittels Deep Learning"

Holger Karwanni (Bachelor Wirtschaftsinformatik) - FH Aachen, Standort Jülich
"Implementierung von Kauf- und Verkaufsstrategien im Kryptohandel als wissensintensive Geschäftsprozesse"

Elena Gabriela Cortes Hernandez (Master Autonomous Systems) - ETH Zürich, Schweiz
"A machine learning approach for gait deficiencies"

HITB Pro CTF 2019, Abu Dhabi - Vereinigte Arabische Emirate

Team RedRocket 5th place

HITB Sec Conf 2019 Amsterdam

Team RedRocket 2nd prize


European Robotics League 2019, Milton Keynes - England

1st place for roboter Lucy of b-it-bots@home league: Open the door Challenge
1st place for youbot of b-it-bots@work league : Pick & pack Challenge 


AFCEA Studienpreis 2019, Koblenz

3rd place for Padmaja Vivek Kulkarni (advisors Prof. Dr. Paul Plöger Fachbereich Informatik and Prof. Dr. Maren Bennewitz, Uni Bonn) for her master thesis „Anthropomorphic motion mapping under constraints for direct and intuitive control of a dual-arm manipulator“;

3rd place for Priyanka Vokuda (advisors Prof. Dr. Paul Plöger and Prof. Dr. Ralf Thiele, both faculties of computer science) for her master thesis  „Interactive Object Detection“ 


RoboCup 2019 Sydney, Australien

Team b-it-bots 1st place in @work-Liga (world champion)



RoboCup German Open 2019 in Magdeburg

Team b-it bots 1st place  @work-league (german champion)
Team b-it bots 4th place @home-league and 1st place DSPL


DEFCON CTF Qualifier

Team Sauercloud (H-BRS plus hackers from other institutions) 6th place


Hacking Challenge Cyber Security Rumble 2019, Bonn

Team RedRocket 1st place
Team Red Button 11th place