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Bosch AI Young Researcher Award 2019

€50.000* in prize money for outstanding achievements in AI research which contribute to making AI safe, robust, and explainable.

What is the Bosch Young Researcher Award?

The Bosch Young Researcher Award is presented for the first time for outstanding achievements in research on artificial intelligence. With this award, the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence aims to promote the work of young researchers.

Who can apply for the award?

The award honors young researchers who contribute to safe, robust, and explainable AI. We encourage applicants for the Bosch AI Young Researcher Award who have received their PhD within the last six years and are employed at a University or another Non-profit Research Organization**.

€50.000* prize money

Given as a lump sum to the award winner’s University or Research Institution.The prize money must be used for the respective research project within 24 months. The winner will also receive an invitation to the Bosch AI Conference, held on October 29, 2019.

How to apply?

More information regarding Bosch Young Researcher Award 2020 will be announced beginning of next year

Who is in the jury board?

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Bjoern Andres

Head of a research group at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence

Bjoern Andres currently leads a research group at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Renningen where he works to solve fundamental problems at the intersection of machine learning and optimization. He will lead the establishment of an Industry on Campus group at the University of Tübingen. Germany.

Before joining Bosch, Bjoern was a senior researcher and group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, and prior to this position, was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. He earned a Ph. D in Physics from the University of Heidelberg.

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Michael Bolle

Member of the board of management of the Bosch Group - CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle is a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH.

As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as the corporate IT sector. His responsibilities also include the Bosch Software Innovations GmbH subsidiary and corporate technology coordination and engineering methods.

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Matthias Hein

Professor of Computer Science, University of Tübingen

Matthias Hein is a top researcher in machine learning and currently a Bosch- endowed Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, receiving a 5.5 million euro endowment over ten years as part of Cyber Valley.

His research at Cyber Valley focuses on the development of reliable and comprehensible learning processes. Primarily, he is developing automated decision- making systems that are robust and explainable.

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Zico Kolter

Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University & Chief Scientist of AI Research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Pittsburgh

Zico Kolter is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University, and Chief Scientist of AI Research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Pittsburgh.

His work focuses on machine learning and optimization, with an emphasis on making these method more robust, reliable, and explainable.

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Thomas Kropf

President of Bosch Research

As president of Corporate Research and Advanced Engineering at Bosch, he is responsible for all areas of research at Bosch.

In addition, Thomas Kropf is an adjunct professor at the University of Tübingen where he heads the research group “Safety- Critical Systems”.

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