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Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence
Bosch BCAI

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Meet our team

The Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence is comprised of passionate and experienced international experts, who amplify cutting-edge AI technology for the company. Learn more about what our team members have been up to.

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Abhik Debnath

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Data Scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I have completed my M.Tech in Mathematics and Computing at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and M.Sc. in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. I am fascinated by opportunities opened up by data in solving real world problems. I have worked on various Machine Learning techniques, Image Processing using Deep Learning and explored various new techniques on automated Hyperparameter Optimisation for various use-cases in the past and keen on exploring further.

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My Focus

  • Computer Vision
  • IOT
  • Autonomous Driving

Bosch BCAI - Statistician

Abhirup Mallik

Statistician

About Me

I joined as a statistician in the application team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD in statistics from the University of Minnesota with research on learning problems for functional data, network data analysis and Bayesian methods with Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo. I am interested in applying machine learning and statistical applications in production, deep learning and high performance computing.

Bosch BCAI - Statistician
My Focus

  • Statistical Learning Methods
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Network Analysis
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo

Abishek Prasanna

Abishek Prasanna

Software Engineer

About Me

I am a software engineer at Bosch Center for AI working on building scalable AI applications that are transforming the way manufacturing gets done at Bosch. I have a MS degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University, NJ where I worked on Bayesian models for object tracking. I also spent a couple years at Samsung Research Institute working on edge analytics solutions for video surveillance, and also on NLU pipelines for Samsung Bixby Voice AI.

Abishek Prasanna
My Research Fields

  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed Systems
  • Data Engineering

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Aditya Agrawal

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I completed my Bachelors in Engineering and my Masters in Business Administration. I am also a diploma holder in Big Data Analytics. I have a worked in diverse industries majorly into Sales and Marketing role. My management background helps me understand the real business problems better and leverage my technical skills to solve them

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My Focus

  • Machine Learning– Regression
  • Classification and Deep Learning

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer

Adriana-Eliza Cozma

Research Engineer

About Me

I have joined the deep learning (DL) research group within Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) as a DL Research Engineer, currently being involved in projects concerning semantic segmentation, automated architecture search and deep learning applied on radar data.

I graduated from University of Stuttgart, doing my Master thesis within BCAI. The main topic was to understand and explain the deep neural networks’ behavior, in particular developing defense techniques against adversarial attacks based on the gained insights. I completed my Bachelor studies in Romania, my home country, in the field of Systems Engineering.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • (Automated) Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision

Bosch BCAI - Product Manager Commercialization

Aida Centelles

Product Manager Commercialization

About Me

I am a product manager, focusing on AI product incubation and commercialization topics. I have pursued undergraduate and graduate studies in business and business analytics, and have been working in product and commercial roles in the IT industry for several years. I am interested in agile practices and the practical application of AI into innovative products.

My responsibility is to identify AI potential use cases within the company and develop AI solutions together with technical and domain experts, as well as to foster new AI product development. I also actively contribute to the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence's portfolio commercialization strategy.

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Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist

Akshay Nemade

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I completed my bachelor in mechanical engineering and a masters in intelligent manufacturing at the Indian Institute of Technology. I have applied data mining to domains such as manufacturing and engineering in the past. My current interests involve IoT, connected mobility and autonomous driving.

Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist
My Focus

  • Deep Networks
  • Convolutional Neural Networks

Bosch BCAI - PhD Student

Alec Yu

PhD Student

About Me

I am a doctoral student at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in the field of AI-Based Dynamic Modeling. Prior to my commencement at BCAI, I studied Scientific Computing at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. In my master thesis, I focused on Gaussian Processes (GPs) in time series models in order to scrutinise the fitness and predictability of time series models when GPs are embedded. My research at BCAI will be on dynamic models with safety constraints. A key area will be on safe exploration, which will be based on active learning and reinforcement learning.

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My Research Fields

  • Active Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Gaussian Processes

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Alexander Kugele

PhD Student

About Me

In my PhD I am going to work on Event-Based Vision for Automated Driving. I did my Physics Bachelor and Master at Heidelberg University, specializing in Computer Physics. During my master thesis I investigated how the BrainScaleS System in Heidelberg can be used to implement fast static neural solvers.

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Bosch BCAI - Head of Research

Alexander Müller

Head of Research

About Me

As Head of Research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) I am enthusiastic about harnessing the power of AI to change people’s lives for the better. At BCAI I support our global team of research scientists and engineers to drive fundamental advances in the field of safe, robust and explainable AI, and to improve the products and services used daily by Bosch customers.

Before joining BCAI, I worked in several managerial roles in Automotive and IT. Most recently, I served as VP at Bosch’s HQ, reporting directly to Dr. Volkmar Denner, CEO of Bosch. Prior to this, I was the Director of R&D for new video sensors for self-driving cars at Bosch’s Chassis Systems Control Business Unit. I have a Master’s degree in Data Science from UC Berkeley, a PhD in Business Informatics from Marburg University, and spent 2 years as a guest researcher at Kyoto University in Japan.

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Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist

Amulya Hiremath

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist in the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence team based out of Bangalore. I completed my post-graduate diploma in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics. I am interested in topics which involve text analytics and data mining. I have experience in executing projects in the retail domain . Currently I am working for the Automotive Engineering domain in Bosch.

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Andras Kupcsik

Research Scientist

About Me

I joined Bosch Center for AI as a research scientist. My main research interests lie on the intersection of robotics and machine learning. My long term vision is to develop robotic applictions that can help humans in everyday life, such as, in factory workshops, or in our homes. One key aspect my research focuses on is how robots can aquire unique and dexterous skills in the matter of minutes autonomously and in collaboration with human partners. This involves exploiting model priors of the task and the robot itself, using sensory data to speed up learning and relying on high level human feedback to improve the robot skill.

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My Research Fields

  • (Model-based) Reinforcement Learning
  • Learning from Demonstration
  • Bayesian Optimization
  • Human-Robot interaction
  • Robotics

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Andreas Doerr

Research Scientist

About Me

Model-based reinforcement learning is a data-efficient and fast way for autonomous systems to learn new tasks from scratch. In my work, I explore new learning methods for models and policies to bridge the gap to challenging real-world problems, which potentially exhibit noise, delays, and partially observable states. I'm fascinated by autonomous systems, which learn on their own how to act and interact in and with our complex, daily surroundings.

Research Interest: POMDPs, Dynamics Models, Model-Free vs. Model-Based Reinforcement Learning

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My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Model-Based Policy Search
  • Learning Control
  • Model Learning

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Anit Kumar Sahu

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a Machine Learning Research Scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Pittsburgh. I obtained my PhD from Carnegie Mellon University where I was advised by Prof. Soummya Kar. My research interests include stochastic optimization and learning theory. My recent research focus has been on zeroth order optimization in the context of non-convex optimization and black box attacks. At BCAI, my research directions are aligned towards robust deep learning and robust federated learning.

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My Research Fields

  • Stochastic Optimization
  • Robust Deep Learning
  • Federated Learning

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Anke Giliard

AI Consultant

About Me

As part of the BCAI Consulting team I am focusing on AI projects within Bosch focusing on Computer Vision. Before joining BCAI, I was working as a Computer Vision engineer for interior monitoring. During my PhD in a pre-development project within Robert Bosch GmbH and the Karlsruher Institute of Technology I worked on head pose estimation for automotive applications from depth data.

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My Research Fields

  • Computer vision

Ann Stetser

Ann Stetser

Administrative Assistant

About Me

I am Zico Kolter's administrative assistant at both BCAI and Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining BCAI, I worked in various organizations including the Smithsonian Institution and the Jay I. Kislak Foundation. My background is in Art History, however I find the research being conducted at BCAI and Carnegie Mellon University important and fascinating.

Ann Stetser
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Anna Eivazi

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a Research Engineer at BCAI with a passion to apply latest AI research into a product. I believe AI will have a huge impact on our future world, and I feel here at BCAI I have a chance to be part of the change and to bring the benefit for the society. My latest research interest and current focus at work is Reinforcement Learning and Optimization. I hold a Master's degree in Computer Science from University of Eastern Finland.

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My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Anna Khoreva

Dr.

About Me

I am interested in deep learning and what we can learn from biologically inspired models regarding event-based data processing and novel computing architectures. My motivation is to implement these complex algorithms efficiently with respect to the computing architecture while still being easy to use and maintain at the same time.

My background is in physics, in particular statistical physics, complex and chaotic systems and neuromorphic computing with spiking neural networks. As a research assistant I have gained experience in collaborative software development.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Computer Vision
  • Deep Learning

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Annemarie Friedrich

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in Renningen working on natural language processing. I am especially interested in the semantic processing of text and the creation of annotated text corpora. Before joining BCAI, I was a PostDoc at LMU Munich. I hold a PhD in Computational Linguistics from Saarland University, where I worked on the computational modeling of linguistic phenomena such as aspect and generics. Currently, my main research interests are in the area of scientific text mining, addressing the syntax-semantics interface as well as discourse processing.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Natural language Processing
  • Computational linguistics

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Aparna N V

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Senior Specialist at the Bosch Centre for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my PhD and postdoctoral research in Machine Learning applied to Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing at KULeuven, Belgium. Prior to that I was an SAP Technical Consultant with Hewlett-Packard, and was responsible for end-to-end software development and customization of standard SAP systems.

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My Focus

  • Deep learning
  • Semi-supervised learning
  • Computer vision
  • Natural language processing

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Arash Norouzzadeh

Research Engineer

About Me

I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming under the supervision of Prof. Jeff Clune. For my Ph.D. I worked on using deep learning to extract information from camera trap images. After graduation, I joined Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Pittsburgh as a Machine Learning Research Engineer.

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My Research Fields

  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Evolutionary Computation

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Arnold Smeulders

Prof. Dr. Ir.

About Me

I am professor at the University of Amsterdam in computer vision. In the Delta lab, of which I am one of two directors, the focus is on computer vision with improved deep learning methods of the visual concepts as a central theme. I am elected member of the Academia Europeana and recipient of the ACM MM life time award.

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My Research Fields

  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning

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Artem Moskalev

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD Student in the UvA-Bosch Delta Lab at the University of Amsterdam. My main research interests lay in the intersection of computer vision and deep learning. Currently, I am working on visual tracking of multiple objects. Most works in the field focus either on purely optimization-based approaches or blackbox deep learning methods. The goal of my research is to close the gap between these two.

Before joining the UvA, I completed my Masters in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, where I was working on ill-posed inverse problems in image processing.

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Barbara Rakitsch

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen. My research aims at modeling of vehicle emissions with a focus on multi-output models. Previously, I worked on machine learning problems in statistical genetics and cancer research. Before that I did my PhD in probabilistic modeling for computational biology at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Gaussian Processes
  • Multi-Task Learning
  • Bayesian Inference

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group

Bastian Bischoff

Head of Research Group

About Me

I lead a research group at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence on Deep Learning for perception. In particular, our goal is to develop accurate and explainable perception based on various sensor modalities to enable autonomous driving. Previously, I did my PhD at Bosch and TU Munich in the field of reinforcement learning. Subsequently, I was working with our autonomous driving team in Palo Alto.

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning

Bosch BCAI - Senior Deep Learning Engineer

Ben Chandler

Engineering Manager

About Me

I am an engineering manager at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD in Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University in 2014. My primary focus is scaling and reliability for AI-powered products.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Deep Learning Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Deep learning
  • vision algorithms
  • neuromorphic computing
  • GPUs
  • high-performance computing

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Benedikt Staffler

Research Engineer

About Me

My research interests focus on deep learning and its applications to computer vision. During my PhD at the Technical University of Munich in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt I worked on automated methods to reconstruct neural circuits of organisms from electron microscopy data.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Generative models

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Berin Richard

Data Engineer and Visualization Specialist

About Me

I am a data engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I completed my bachelor in electronics from Karunya University. I have expertise on data engineering activities like data preparation, and data cleansing with various ETL tools. Beyond, I have in-depth knowledge on data visualization and relational database systems. I am interested in complex data engineering and visualization activites.

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Bhanuteja Aryasomayajula

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I completed my bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and a master’s in mechanical systems design from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur. Before joining Bosch, I worked in the BFSI domain where I built machine learning models that predict default risk and help rightly identify the credit worthy customers. I am currently focused on enabling AI in the IoT / Industry 4.0 domains.

Bosch BCAI Bangalore
My Focus

  • Machine Learning
  • IoT
  • Industry 4.0

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Bijay Kumar Soren

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I completed my bachelor in industrial engineering and hold a dual masters degree in industrial engineering and management from the Indian Institute of Techology. I have applied data mining in projects related to energy and sports. At Bosch, I am working on forecasting projects.

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Birte Fischer

HR Manager

About Me

I am responsible for all HR topics of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I support executives in identifying and developing potentials. Further, I promote the strategy of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence with professional HR tools.

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Carlos Cunha

Senior Scientist

About Me

I received my PhD in astrophysics from the University of Chicago. Following a post-doc at the University of Michigan and a Kavli Fellowship at Stanford University, I joined Bosch as a data scientist in 2014.

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Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist

Chawla Chhavi

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Bangalore, India. I am fascinated towards data science topics and loves to play with different types of data. I completed my masters in Statistical Ecology from Massey University, New Zealand. My interests lies in projects that involves optimization and image recognition techniques. In the past, I completed projects related to big data processing and image recognition.

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Chen Qiu

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at BCAI in Renningen studying deep generative models for time-series data. Before joining BCAI, I studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at university of Erlangen-Nuremberg. During my master thesis, I developed algorithms based on deep neural networks to detect the objects on the occupancy grid maps. Now, my goal is to explore novel ways to ensemble deep latent variable models for more robust unsupervised machine learning.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Generative Models
  • Dynamics Modelling

Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Director, Research & Development

About Me

I am Director of Engineering and Research and Development at Robert Bosch LLC, I am responsible for the Bosch Research and Technology Center (RTC) and the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in Pittsburgh, PA. Partnering with universities and national agencies, as well as others in the business sector, I help to guide Bosch strategy through early identification and shaping of technology and market forces for the Internet-of-Things (IoT), with a special focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. I hold an undergraduate and graduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and have nearly 20 years of experience at Bosch in leveraging corporate and academic research to identify, create and transfer innovative products and services.

Chris Martin
Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group

Christian Daniel

Head of Research Group

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. Previously, I received my PhD in robot learning from TU Darmstadt's IAS lab. My research interests focus on modeling and control of physical systems.

Boasch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Hierarchical RL
  • Reward Learning

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Christina Politidou

Marketing Assistant

About Me

I support the Marketing & Communications Team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence regarding administrative and organizational tasks. My journey at Bosch started back in October 2014 and I joined BCAI in 2018.

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Christoph Decker

Senior AI Consultant

About me

As Senior AI Consultant in BCAI's Business Development team I drive use-case scouting, assessment and project set up within all business units and domains of Bosch. Additionally I lead a project with 30+ research engineers and data scientists to transfer AI research to various driver assistance and autonomous driving products.

Before joining BCAI I worked 4+ years in development and project management of automotive cameras at Bosch. Prior to this, I received a Master's degree in Physics from Heidelberg University and gained 3+ years hands-on experience in computer vision and machine learning in academia.

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Christoph Peylo

Global Head, Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence

About Me

I am the global head of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. Our mission is to build best-in-class machine learning knowledge at Bosch, across products and maturity stages to enable design and implementation of smart, connected, and learning products. I am fascinated by technology, complex systems, and humans. I am a results-driven executive with a passion for identifying and seizing the opportunities that come with technology change.

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Bosch BCAI - Head of Marketing & Communications

Christoph Röscher

Head of Marketing & Communications

About Me

The greatest job at Bosch – being responsible for marketing and communication of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI). Great colleagues, great topic, great opportunities. My team and I make sure that the messages of BCAI can be heard. Apart from my regular work, I am involved in the Startup Ecosystem.

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Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Christoph Zimmer

Research Scientist

About Me

My research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence focuses on the development of safe active learning methodology in the context of Real-Driving Emissions. Safe active learning methodology supports the engine calibration process by suggesting experiments that maximize information gain while satisfying safety constraints. The general guideline for my research is: recognize the application's challenges, develop solid mathematical methods in response and return tailored solutions.

I obtained my PhD from the Heidelberg university in interdisciplinary mathematics and collaborated with systems biologists and epidemiologists during my postdocs at the center for modeling and simulations in the biosciences in Heidelberg and Yale School of Public Health.

My research interests include Calibration, Parameter Identifiability, and Stochastic Processes.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Gaussian Processes
  • Design of Experiment
  • Active Learning
  • Safe Active Learning
  • Dynamics Modeling

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Christoph-Nikolas Straehle

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. Currently I work on machine learning algorithms for the application domain of autonomous driving, based on probabilistic graphical networks. Other topics are predictive diagnosis of faults based on time series from sensor data and detection of anomalies.

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My Research Fields

  • Time Series Classification and Analysis
  • Probabilistic Inference
  • Graphical Models

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Claudia Blaiotta

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI), where my work focuses on probabilistic environmental modelling for autonomous driving applications. Before joining BCAI I completed my PhD in Neuroimaging at University College London, working on the development of image processing algorithms to analyse large data sets of structural brain scans. My research interests lie primarily in the field of unsupervised machine learning and Bayesian inference.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Variational Inference

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Corinna Fehrenbacher

Project Assistant

About Me

I joined the BCAI in summer 2018 as a project assistant. My task is to support the project board in organizational and content-related topics.

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Csaba Domokos

Research Scientist

About Me

I am currently a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen. My research interest mainly includes discrete/combinatorial optimization. Recently I have focused on developing semantic segmentation methods via probabilistic graphical models (e.g., Conditional Random Fields) and deep learning. I graduated in 2011 from the University of Szeged, Hungary. I spent two years (2012-2014) as a Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore. I worked as a PostDoc at IST Austria in 2014. Before joining to BCAI, I was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (PostDoc) at TU Munich.

My research interest include discrete/combinatorial ooptimization, computer vision, semantic segmentation, and image registration.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Discrete/combinatorial optimization

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Dan Zhang

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, working on deep learning in particular from the Bayesian viewpoint. I received my PhD in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University. After that, I spent three years at TU Dresden, working as a postdoctoral researcher and also leading a research team at Vodafone chair mobile communications systems. During my PhD as well as my postdoctoral phase, my research focus was on investigation of approximate Bayesian inference techniques from theory to practice. The main application area was wireless communications. Combining deep learning with Bayesian techniques is an exciting research field. Since joining Bosch, I have been aiming at assessing the uncertainty in deep learning with the aid of Bayesian techniques.

My research interests include Deep Learning, Bayesian Inference, and Statistical Signal Processing.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Bayesian Inference

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Daria Stepanova

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My main research interests lie in the area of knowledge representation and reasoning. Prior to that I was a senior researcher at Max Planck Institute for Informatics, where I headed the Semantic Data group. I obtained my diploma degree in applied computer science from the department of mathematics and mechanics of St. Petersburg State University (Russia) and a PhD in computational logic from Vienna University of Technology (Austria) in 2015, where I was working on the problems of resolving inconsistencies in hybrid knowledge bases.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

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David Adrian

PhD Student

About Me

I am a doctoral student at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My research interests primarily lie in the area of computer vision and its application to solving challenging tasks in robotics. Previous research included event-based vision, weakly-supervised feature-learning, and tensor factorization for knowledge graph completion. I obtained a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) with a focus on signal processing, (neuro)-robotics, and computer vision. Additionally, I was awarded an Honours Degree in Technology Management at the Center of Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), a joint institution of the Munich universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) and TUM.

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My Research Fields

  • Computer Vision
  • Robotics

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David Reeb

Research Scientist

About Me

In my research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, I aim to contribute to a deeper and mathematically rigorous understanding of machine learning methods. My main interest lies in the generalization performance of learning algorithms, in particular for the case of limited sample size and noisy data which is relevant to the real world.

I am fond of Bayesian methods and currently applying them to problems in the automotive domain. Prior to Bosch, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Quantum Information sciences, employing methods from Mathematical Physics and optimization.

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My Research Fields

  • Statistical Learning Theory
  • Gaussian Processes
  • Probabilistic Modelling
  • Convex Optimization

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David Stöckel

Research Engineer

About Me

I am interested in deep learning and what we can learn from biologically inspired models regarding event-based data processing and novel computing architectures. My motivation is to implement these complex algorithms efficiently with respect to the computing architecture while still being easy to use and maintain at the same time.

My background is in physics, in particular statistical physics, complex and chaotic systems and neuromorphic computing with spiking neural networks. As a research assistant I have gained experience in collaborative software development.

My research interests include deep learning, neuromorphic computing, parallel computing.

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Devin Willmott

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, focusing on robust deep learning and hybrid systems. Before joining Bosch, I received my PhD in math from University of Kentucky in 2018, focusing on deep learning and its application to problems in RNA structure inference.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Optimization

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Dragan Milchevski

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a Research Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI). Before joining BCAI, I was a co-founder of a startup Ambiverse, that focused on Natural Language Understanding technologies, specifically, named entity recognition and disambiguation, concept recognition and disambiguation and open information extraction. I have also worked at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken as a Scientific Programmer/Researcher for few years. I hold a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Saarland University. My Master's thesis, completed at the Max Plank Institute for Informatics, focuses on hybrid Entity Recommendations System, that leverages the Wikipedia revision history and the type hierarchy of the entity categories. I obtained my Bachelor's Degree from the University Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Macedonia.

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My Research Fields

  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Natural Language Processing

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group

Duy Nguyen-Tuong

Head of Research Group

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen. I am interested in developing probabilistic models for various application areas, such as control and robotics. I hold a PhD degree in machine learning from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (Tübingen), where I was a member of the "Robot Learning Lab" focusing on Gaussian process models for robot control. At Bosch, I have continued to pursue my work in model learning. Over the past years, I have become more interested in control and policy learning, which can be useful for numerous automotive and industrial applications.

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group
My Research Fields

  • Model Learning
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Gaussian Processes

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Edgar Klenske

Research Scientist

About Me

Wondering why it is so hard to reach good control performance on real systems, I started being more and more interested in the connection between machine learning and automatic control. After doing research on dual control at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, I received my PhD degree from ETH Zurich. The concept of machines learning to control themselves has always fascinated me and is something I have been wanting to solve.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Automatic Control
  • Machine Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Dual Control

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Edgar Schönfeld

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My research focuses on meta learning and learning with limited data. I received my master's degree from the University of Amsterdam, where I conducted my master thesis on zero-shot learning.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Meta-Learning

PhD Student

Elise van der Pol

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student in Deltalab, supervised by Max Welling & Frans Oliehoek (TU Delft). Before starting my PhD, I studied Artificial Intelligence at University of Amsterdam.
My main research interests are reinforcement learning, multi-agent coordination and meta-RL, but I am also interested in deep learning and generative modeling, especially for use in planning & learning for control.

PhD Student 
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Multi-agent Systems 

PhD student 

Emiel Hoogeboom

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at the Bosch Delta Lab at the University of Amsterdam. Currently I am working on sophisticated algorithms for uncertainty in deep learning and generative modelling. My research is motivated by a real world need for reliable machine learning algorithms. I have completed my Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, and my Master in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Amsterdam.

PhD student
My Research Fields

  • Deep learning
  • Uncertainty Estimation
  • Generative Modelling

Bosch BCAI - AI Consultant

Eric Schmidt

AI Consultant

About Me

As a consultant of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI), I am responsible for acquiring new data driven projects within different Bosch departments. Prior to this I worked on my Master thesis at BCAI Research where I developed driving policies imitating human driving behaviour. I am exited to help different departments to utilize AI in order to increase their revenue.

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Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Ernst Kloppenburg

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. Currently, I work on machine learning algorithms for the application domain of autonomous driving, based on probabilistic graphical networks. Previously, I have worked on bringing machine learning to automotive ECU calibration and function development. I strive to bridge the gap between theoretical advances and business impact of machine learning.

My research interests include: efficient inference, probabilistic graphical networks, reinforcement learning, and numerical optimization methods.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Gaussian Processes
  • Probabilistic Inference
  • Learning from Data

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Evgeny Kharlamov

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a Research Scientist at BCAI and an Associate professor at the University of Oslo. I do AI-centered research with a focus on how knowledge (semantics) and reasoning can enhance access and analyses of (big industrial) data. My work is motivated by and applied to the context of Industry 4.0, Knowledge Graphs, and Semantic Web. My work led to 100+ publications at conferences and journals. Before joining Bosch I was a Senior Research fellow at the University of Oxford where in particular I was in charge of several industrial collaboration projects and raised about 1,8M EUR of research funding.

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My Research Fields

  • Knowledge Graphs
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Semantic Web

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Evgeny Levinkov

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen. My research aims at formulating modern problems in computer vision in the combinatorial optimization framework and devising algotihms for efficient inference into such models. Before joining Bosch I was a PhD student in the Max Planck Institure for Informatics, Saarbruecken. Nowadays I'm looking into possibilities to use Deep Learning for solving combinatorial problems or applying combinatorial algorithms in Deep Learning framework.

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My Research Fields

  • Combinatorial Optimization

Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist - Operations Research

Fabio Cecchi

Data Scientist - Operations Research

About Me

I am a data scientist in the service team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mathematics at University of Pisa (IT) and my Ph.D. in the group of Stochastic Operations Research at Eindhoven University of Technology (NL). My research mostly dealt with the modeling and analysis of large-scale stochastic networks inspired by real-world applications.

Bosch BCAI  - Data Scientist - Operations Research
My Research Fields

  • Stochastic Networks
  • Applied Probability
  • Operations Research
  • Numerical Analysis

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Fatemeh Sheikholeslami

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research Scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, where I focus on robust deep learning. Before Joining BCAI, I received my PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Minnesota in 2019, under the supervision of Prof. Giannakis. During my PhD, I worked on robust learning in various applications, including community detection over graphs as well as detection of adversarial images in convolutional neural networks.

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Felix Berkenkamp

Research Scientist

About Me

I am interested in using uncertainty information in reinforcement learning to make better decisions - both in terms of data-efficiency and safety (constraint satisfaction) during the exploration/learning process.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Machine learning
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Bayesian optimization
  • Safe exploration for RL

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Felix Richter

Research Scientist

About Me

Before I joined BCAI, I worked on user-centered planning and decision making, first at Ulm University, where I received my Ph.D., and later in the user monitoring and modeling research group within Bosch. At BCAI, I work on Reinforcement Learning and Combinatorial Optimization.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Planning under uncertainty

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Felix Schmitt

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, working on reinforcement learning for behavior planning for the application of assisted and automated driving. I submitted my PhD thesis in Computer Science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and I am preparing for my defense. In my PhD studies I worked on computation of appropriate driver glance behavior for distraction warning.

My research interests are in modeling rational behavior and solving hard decision making problems. Here I am investigating techniques from both (inverse) reinforcement learning and (inverse) optimal control. Throughout my PhD I developed a strong affinity towards the application domain of assisted and automated driving as well as human rational decision making.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Optimal Control
  • Inverse Optimal Control
  • Partial Observable Markov Decision Processes

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Filipe Condessa

Group Manager

About Me

I'm a machine learning research scientist at BCAI in Pittsburgh. My research interests are robust machine learning, deep learning, and image processing. Before joining Bosch, I was a post-doctoral research associate at Carnegie Mellon University, working on robust medical image classification (bimagicLab) and deep learning on socio-economical networks (SLD). I received my PhDs from Carnegie Mellon University and from University of Lisbon, where my thesis focused on robust image classification with context and rejection.

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My Research Fields

  • Robust Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Image Processing

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer

Frank R. Schmidt

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, working on adversarial machine learning. In particular, I am interested in improving the robustness of neural networks. I hold a PhD degree in computer science from the university of Bonn. As a postdoctoral researcher, I visited universities in London (Ontario), Paris (France), Freiburg (Germany) and Munich (Germany).

My research interests are in developing efficient and mathematical consistent algorithms that solve practically relevant problems. In the past, I worked on computer vision and geometric problems. Depending on the problem, I worked either on discrete or continuous approaches which involved but were not restricted to differential geometry, partial differential equations, convex and non-convex optimization as well as planar graphs, integer linear programming and hierarchical model estimation.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Robustness Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling and Optimization

Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer

Goktug Cinar

Sr. Data Mining Engineer

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD at the Computational NeuroEngineering Lab at the University of Florida in May 2015. I'm interested in many machine learning areas, and my research is focused on dynamical systems, time series analysis, unsupervised learning and information theoretic learning.

Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer
My Focus

  • Dynamical Systems
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Information Theoretic Learning
  • Forecasting
  • Music Information Retrieval
  • Neural Networks and Adaptive Filtering

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Gupta Anuraj

Big Data Architect

About Me

I am a Big Data Architect at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. At Bosch I am part of the data engineering team of Manufacturing Analytics Solution. Prior to Bosch, I have worked in designing big data pipelines and developing products enabling data analytics and machine learning in the automotive test domain.

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My Focus

  • Big Data Architecture
  • Data Visualization

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer

Hannes Becker

Research Engineer

About Me

I am interested in realizing robotics ideas. I worked with several robots in the past, always at the interface between hardware and software. I draw my motivation from integrating knowledge from different domains to create a perfect system.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Robotics
  • Multi-Agent Systems

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Harshitha Suryanarayana

Machine Learning Engineer

About Me

I am Machine Learning Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Bangalore, India. Post graduate in Computer Science and Engineering . Prior to Bosch, I have worked as Associate developer with SAP Labs India pvtltd. I am passionate about Artificial Intelligence to solve real world problems.

BCAI Bangalore
My Focus

  • Scaling up of products to wider audience
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Recommendation Systems
  • Deep Neural Network

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Heidemarie Schucker

Personal Assistant

About Me

I am the assistant to the Global Head of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I am responsible for all administration tasks relevant to the global head's office.

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Heike Adel

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My main research interests lie in the area of natural language processing, especially in the context of knowledge bases. Before joining BCAI, I was a post-doc at the University of Stuttgart. I did my PhD at LMU Munich where I explored deep learning methods for automatic knowledge base population from text data.

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My Research Fields

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Knowledge Base Population
  • Deep Learning

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Herke van Hoof

Dr.

About Me

I am currently assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and part of the Amlab headed by Professor Max Welling as well as the UvA-Bosch Delta lab. I work on machine learning for autonomous robots in perceptually challenging environments. For robots to master a wide array of tasks, machine learning is indispensable, but it is equally important that such tasks can be learned in non-standardized and unstructured environments such as homes or hospitals. Learning tasks in such complicated environment puts additional demands on algorithms for machine learning, perception, and control.

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My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement learning
  • Robotics

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Holger Peters

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence based out of Renningen, Germany. I am part of the data engineering team of Manufacturing Analytics Solution, which is the flagship product of BCAI for industrial IOT and manufacturing intelligence. Prior to joining BCAI, I have designed and built demand forecasting services for retail and supply chain and designed data-acquisition systems for autonomous driving.

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My Research Fields

  • Distributed Systems
  • Data-stores
  • Scalability
  • Software System Architecture

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Iva Mittal

Data Visualization Specialist

About me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence based out of Bangalore. I completed my bachelor in Information Technology. Prior to that I worked under the Sales and Quoting domain for an CISCO client. I have experience in data visualization and web based applications. My current interests include advanced visualization activities with different variations of data and improving my skills in different tools and technology.

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PhD student 

Ivan Sosnovik

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at UvA Bosch Delta Lab. Modern computer vision models are not invariant under real-life changes such as rotation of the source of illumination or occasional specularities. The goal of my research is to make the models more robust to these transformations by learning the invariant representations of the image.

PhD student 
My Research Fields

  • Neural Networks
  • Invariant Representations
  • Manifold Learning
  • Tensor Decompositions

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Jakob Lindinger

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at the BCAI in Renningen studying multi-output and deep Gaussian Processes. I obtained my Master's in Physics from University of Freiburg during which I focused on particle and solid state physics. In my master's thesis I conducted a numerical and analytical analysis of a phase transition in a many-particle quantum system.

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My Research Fields

  • Gaussian Processes

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Jalal Etesami

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI). My research interests are statistical inference, structure learning, game theory. Currently, I work on developing probabilistic graphical models for dynamic environments with multiple agents. I received my PhD from the university of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). The main focus of my research during my PhD was learning causal networks of dynamical systems and recovering graphical models with latent variables.

My research interests include causality, structure learning, game theory, information theory.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Statistical Inference
  • Causality
  • Probabilistice Graphical models

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Jan Bechtold

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence and work on 3D representation learning for computer vision. I received my master's degree from the University of Freiburg, where I specialized in perception for autonomous driving and object detection in 3D.

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My Research Fields

  • Computer Vision
  • Deep Learning
  • 3D representations

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Jan Hendrik Metzen

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My research focuses on deep learning, particularly with a combination of adversarial machine learning, automated machine learning, and in computer vision applications. Before joining Bosch, I received my PhD from the University of Bremen where I was part of the robotics group and the Robotics Innovation Center at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) where I did research in hierarchical reinforcement learning, Bayesian optimization, and brain computer interfaces.

My research interests include: deep learning, adversarial examples, hierarchical reinforcement learning, Bayesian optimization, and automated machine learning.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Adversarial Machine Learning

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Jan Köhler

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My research focuses on deep learning, particularly in medical image analysis and object localization. I am responsible for technical development in an international project to ease detection of diabetic retinopathy. I am an engineer and statistician by training.

My research interests include: deep learning, uncertainty in deep learning, as well as adversarial examples and detection.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning for Object Localization and Medical Image Analysis
  • Computer Vision
  • Adversarial Examples

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Jan Rudolph

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a research engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen. I hold a doctoral degree in bioinformatics from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemsitry (Munich), where I was a member of the "Computational Systems Biochemistry Lab" focusing on Proteomics data analysis. At Bosch I am developing and applying machine learning methods to solve real-world problems.

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Jan Wöhlke

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student at the Bosch Center of Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in the field of Reinforcement Learning for Decision Making in Autonomous Driving. Before joining the BCAI, I studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technical University of Munich. During my MA thesis, I developped deep neural network based algorithms to estimate human hand poses from depth images. Now, my goal is to develop novel algorithms for autonomous driving based on reinforcement learning that can efficiently handle complex traffic situations and no longer stand back behind human drivers.

I am interested in (deep) reinforcement learning algorithms and concepts for autonomous driving.

Bosch BCAI - PhD Student
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Autonomous Driving

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group

Jannik Stroetgen

Head of Research Group

About Me

I am a research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in Renningen. My research interests lie in the fields of natural language processing, text mining, and information retrieval. Before joining BCAI, I worked as a senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, where I headed the Text Analysis group. I hold a PhD in Computer Science from Heidelberg University, where I worked on spatio-temporal information extraction and event-centric information retrieval, with a special focus on multilingual and domain-sensitive temporal tagging.

Bosch BCAI - Head of Research Group
My Research Fields

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Text Mining
  • Information Retrieval

Bosch BCAI - Senior Research Scientist

Jayanta Dutta

Senior Research Scientist

About Me

 I am a senior research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. I received my PhD from University of Memphis in 2016. My current research is focused on automatic visual inspection using deep learning, generalization and automatic architecture search for deep learning, and object recognition and semantic segmentation.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision

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Jaydeep De

Research Engineer

About Me

I have joined Bosch in BCAI-C team as a Research Engineer. I did my Ph.D. at NTU, Singapore where my research topic was Semisupervised learning with label propagation methods which was applied in medical imaging, neuron tracing and graph clustering. After completion of my Ph.D. in 2015 I have worked in different industries in Singapore and Germany as a Research Scientist applying Deep Learning for image content filtering and Deep Reinforcement Learning in Autonomous Driving Simulation.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning for Autonomous Driving
  • Reinforcement Learning

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager

Jeff Thompson

Senior Manager

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD at University of California Berkeley in the field of computational neuroscience. I am interested in industrial applications of machine learning and big data technologies and their transformative effects within the automotive industry.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager
My Focus

  • Manufacturing
  • Image Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Streaming Analytics
  • Distributed Computing

Jennifer Conrad

Jennifer Conrad

Research Assistant

About Me

I am the assistant of the Research team at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence focusing on administrative and organizational tasks. My journey at Bosch started back in February 2011 and I joined BCAI in 2017.

Jennifer Conrad
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Jennifer Thompson

Data Science Mentor & AI Enabling Engineer

About me

I work in the Enabling group conducting training sessions for people throughout Bosch who are interested in using AI. This involves creating learning materials for participants and conducting a range of in-depth training sessions. As well as many the many training sessions that are held locally, we teach people from the international Bosch community how to set up these trainings in their local area. My background is in theoretical particle physics phenomenology. I got my Ph.D. from Durham University, UK and before starting at Bosch I was working as a Postdoctoral researcher in theoretical physics at Heidelberg University, where I worked on applying various machine learning techniques to problems in particle physics.

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Johannes Döllinger

Research Engineer

About Me

I am interested in Software Architectures for Machine Learning systems, Clean Coding and SCRUM. My background is in Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning and Robotics. Before joining BCAI, I studied physics in Regensburg.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Social Robotics
  • Deep Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning

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Johannes Goth

Research Engineer

About Me

Before joining the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence as a research engineer, I studied computer science with focus on software engineering and machine learning. After receiving the master degree I co-founded a startup focussing on time series analysis and unsupervised learning. Afterwards I joint Bosch as development engineer for automated driving. Currently I am working in the research group on environmental understanding and decision making, developing novel approaches for behavior planning based on reinforcement learning.

I am interested in bringing machine learning solutions in driver assistance and automated driving.

Bosch BCAI - Research Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Automated Driving
  • Behavior Planning
  • Distributed and scalable Simulation-Environment

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Jonathan Spitz

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a research scientist developing machine learning methods to optimize industrial processes. I am excited to be carrying out this research at Bosch, where the impact of its applications can be truely extensive. Before joining BCAI, I did a post-doc on robust whole-body controllers for humanoid robots at Inria in France. I received my PhD from the Technion in Israel, where I investigated the effects of minimal feedback on dynamic locomotion.

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My Research Fields

  • Multi-Fidelity Bayesian Optimization

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Jörg Wagner

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a research engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in the research group on deep learning, located in Renningen. I am currently working on deep learning-based methods to fuse, predict and temporally integrate the information of sensors, with the aim of generating a robust representation of the environment.

My research interests include: recurrent neural networks, multi-modal deep learning, temporal prediction and integration, and semi-supervised learning.

Bosch BCAI - PhD Student
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision

PhD student

Jorn Peters

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD Student in the UvA-Bosch Delta Lab at the University of Amsterdam. Previously, I obtained my MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam. My research focuses on compression and distillationin Deep Learning. I am particularly interested in probabilistic approaches for sparse and/or efficient Neural Networks, i.e.: variational methods, information theoretic approaches, and Bayesian Deep Learning.

PhD student
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Bayesian methods
  • Efficient inference

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Jose Praveen Punnen

Data Visualization Specialist

About Me

I'm a Data Visualization Specialist - UX Designs working with the services team of Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence located in Bangalore. I’ve completed my Bachelors in Engineering from Anna University in 2015. My interest lies in projects with User research, Visual wireframing and BI dashboard design. In the past I’ve worked with Data visualization and User eXpericence design projects for multiple industry groups ranging from FMCG, Hospitality, Insurance, Logistics to Airlines supporting their Sales, Marketing, HR, Ticket management and Finance domains.

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My Focus

  • UX BI-Dashboard design
  • Visual wireframing & prototyping
  • Data storytelling
  • Design thinking – Visuals
  • User research

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Judy Zhu

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto. I previously worked as a Data Engineer at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

My Focus
My Focus

  • Scalable Distributed Systems
  • Building Data-centric Applications

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Julia Vinogradska

Research Scientist

About Me

After studying maths and computer science at the university of Stuttgart, I joined the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence as a PhD student. During my PhD, I've worked on learning control on continuous domains and stability analysis of learned controllers and dynamics models. As a research scientist, I continue to work on reinforcement learning, robust control and theoretical analysis of learning control.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Optimal Control
  • Stability Analysis

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Kanil Patel

PhD Student

About Me

I am a doctoral student at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) and the Institute of Signal Processing and System Theory at University of Stuttgart. During my PhD I will work on deep learning for multi-modal data, with a large focus on radar signals. My current research focuses on the development of deep learning algorithms specific for radar signals and will aim to fuse data from multiple sensors for autonomous driving applications.

I obtained my Masters (MSc.) in Computer Science at the University of Bonn with focus in vision and machine learning. My master thesis focused on a hybrid optimization technique for improving estimation of fibre ODFs (orientation distribution functions) in diffusion MRI by leveraging learned data priors to guide the optimization via regularization.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Radar Signals
  • Multi-modal data

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Kasia Vitanachy

Marketing & Communications Specialist

About Me

I joined BCAI in Sunnyvale in September 2019 as a Marketing and Communications Specialist. My task is to support the team with communication efforts to promote their projects and success stories internally and externally. Prior to joining Bosch I worked as a marketing professional for a cybersecurity company. I hold Master of Science degree in Media Management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

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Kaspar Sakmann

Research Engineer

About Me

I am a research engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. My research interests are in deep learning for computer vision and understanding the geometry of learned representations in generative models. Before joining Bosch I was a theoretical physicist. Previous positions include Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University, project assistant at the TU Vienna and big data architect at T-Mobile Austria. I received my PhD in quantum many-body physics from the University of Heidelberg.

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Kathrin Skubch

Research Scientist

About Me

I am a Research Scientist at the BCAI, focusing on Transfer Learning for Bayesian Optimization and Reinforcement Learning. Before joining Bosch, I received my PhD in mathematics from Goethe University in Frankfurt. Here I worked at the intersection of probabilistic combinatorics and statistical physics, particularly the physics of disordered systems. In addition, I was working on the rigorous understanding of information-theoretic phase transitions in statistical inference problems.

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My Research Fields

  • Gaussian Processes
  • Bayesian Optimization
  • Transfer Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning

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Kay Rottmann

Head of Research Engineering

About Me

I lead the group of research engineering at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. Our goal is to transfer and develop state of the art research results into impactful applications to real world problems. Before joining Bosch, I received my PhD from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, was Engineering Manager in the applied machine learning group at Facebook and had my own startup, where I also followed my passion to make artificial intelligence help with real world problems.

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My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Classical Machine Learning

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Kevin Heiner

PhD Recruiting and Personnel Marketing

About Me

I am responsible for the recruitment and development of PhD Students as well as personnel marketing at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my master's thesis at the University of Tübingen in the field of Adult and Further Education, hence I have a strong focus in the development of personal potential. During my studies, I mainly worked on university marketing as an intern and as a working student at Bosch Research.

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Kevin Yang

Kevin Yang

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I hold a Master's degree in Computer Science from City University of Hong Kong. My current work mainly focus on deep learning based automatic optical inspection and statistical learning based regression or classification. My areas of interest include computer vision, anomaly detection, time series analysis, few-shot learning, etc.

Kevin Yang
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Statistical Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Anomaly Detection

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Kilian Rambach

Research Scientist / Domain Expert Radar

About Me

I am working at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence as a research scientist. I studied theoretical physics and received my PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Stuttgart. During my PhD I investigated the direction of arrival estimation using a Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output radar. Previously, I worked as a development engineer on driver assistance systems and automated driving at Bosch. My current research focuses on deep learning for radar signals.

Bosch BCAI - Domain Expert Radar
My Research Field

  • Deep Learning

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist

Konrad Groh

Research Scientist

About Me

I am interested in probability, statistics and geometry. I use techniques from these fields to construct, optimize and evaluate neural networks and other probabilistic classifiers. Prior to my endeavors in deep learning I worked in autonomous driving.

My research interests include: neural networks, Gaussian processes, probability, statistics, and geometry.

Bosch BCAI - Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning

Bosch BCAI - PhD Student

Kumar Mummadi

PhD Student

About Me

I am a PhD student in the deep learning group, working on the development of sophisticated techniques with an objective to generate consistent and robust representations from neural networks to defend them against the adversarial examples (the examples that are intentionally crafted with quasi-imperceptible perturbations to fool the machine learning classifiers). My research work is motivated to support the growth of deep learning algorithms in practice, particularly in safety and security critical applications. I am supervised by Dr. Volker Fischer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence and Prof. Thomas Brox from the University of Freiburg.

I studied Masters (M.Sc) in Computer Science with a specialization in machine learning at University of Freiburg. During my master thesis, I investigated the influence of adversarial perturbations in semantic segmentation task and demonstrated the extent of potential harm invloved in using state-of-the-art networks for scene understanding.

Bosch BCAI - PhD Student
My Research Fields

  • Deep learning
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Computer vision

Bosch BCAI - Big Data Architect

Kumaraswamy Bangalore

Big Data Architect

About Me

I am a big data architect at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Bangalore, India. I received a masters in computer networks from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore in June 2009. I have experience in the area of big data architecture design and implementation, cloud computing, IoT, manufacturing, data storage, cluster set up and configuration as well as creating data lakes at an enterprise level.

Bosch BCAI - Big Data Architect
My Focus

  • Big Data
  • Dockers
  • Machine Learning

Bosch BCAI

Kuppam Karthik

Data Scientist