Charlemagne Distinguished Lecture Series: AICES Welcomes Prof. Dr. Yann LeCun
Twice a year, the AICES fellows organize the prestigious Charlemagne Lecture, whose objective is to invite persons, who have achieved impressive accomplishments throughout their career and, in this sense, to get inspired by their scientific achievements.
As the 12th speaker, the AICES fellows invited , Director of AI Research at Facebook. Professor Dr. LeCun gave a talk on "Unsupervised Learning: the Next Frontier in AI" on November 28, 2016 at 3pm in the FordHall of Super C (6th floor).
We were very pleased about his visit and we will be honoured to welcome Yann LeCun any time again.
AICES Fellow Henrik Barthels won the Student Research Competition at SPLASH 2016
Henrik Barthels took the 1st place in the graduate category of the Student Research Competition at SPLASH 2016.
The competition consisted of three rounds, in the form of an extended abstract, a poster presentation, and a talk. His work is titled "A compiler for Linear Algebra Operations”, and is supervised by Prof. Bientinesi. Henrik will now compete in a fourth and final round against the winners from all ACM conferences of 2016.
Congratulations to Henrik and good luck for the world finals!
AICES Fellow Zhenying Zhang Has Passed Her Doctoral Exam
AICES Associated Junior Research Group Leader Stefanie Elgeti Has Passed her Habilitation
On November 16th, Stefanie Elgeti has passed her habilitation. The title of her presentation was:” Errors in Judgement in Engineering: What Can They Teach Us about the Design Process?“. Her habilitation treatise had the title: „CAD-Conforming Finite Element Methods in Engineering Design“. The consultants were Prof. Behr, Ph.D., Prof. Reali, Ph.D. and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wall.
AICES Fellow Eduard Bader Has Passed His Doctoral Exam
Eduard started as AICES fellow in 2012 and received his doctoral degree in October 2016. His research on Reduced Basis Methods Applied to Obstacle Problems and Parametrized Distributed Optimal Control Problems with Control and State Constraint, has been advised by Prof. Veroy-Grepl, Ph.D. and Prof. Dr. Herty.