Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Tobias Friedrich
  
 

June 2019: Graduation ceremony of the U Potsdam

Students associated with the Algorithm Engineering group received academic honors at this-years graduation ceremony of the University of Potsdam. Philipp Fischbeck, Stefan Neubert, and Christopher Weyand (Master) as well as Freya Behrens, Hans Gawendowicz, and Julius Lischeid (Bachelor) were commended for graduating with perfect marks on top of the Class of 2019.

Photo credit: J. Stamm

Photo credit: U Potsdam/E. Kaczynski

June 2019: Closing ceremony of the HPI-Schülerkolleg

Tobias Friedrich handed out the certificates at the closing ceremony of this-years HPI-Schülerkolleg. The Kolleg is a yearly program of the HPI to teach school kids, aged 12-18, from Berlin and Brandenburg basics in computer science.

Photo credit: HPI/K. Herschelmann

April 2019: Annual group picture

New year, new group picture. In 2019, we continued our tradition of taking a picture with the researchers and students of the chair.

Photo credit: HPI/K. Herschelmann

A picture of the Algorithm Engineering group in 2019.
A picture of the Algorithm Engineering group in 2019.

April 2019: HPI podcast on algorithms

Episode 4 of the HPI podcast Neuland - Der HPI-Wissenspodcast (in German) features an interview with Tobias Friedrich and Timo Kötzing about algorithms and their influence on our everyday life.

Photo credit: HPI/K. Herschelmann

Prof. T. Friedrich in front of the HPI main building.

Feb 2019: Talk by Oliver Brock

Oliver Brock (TU Berlin) is a leading researcher at the interface of robotics and biology. The Algorithm Engineering group invited him to give a talk about Artificial Intelligence: Does It Require A Body? at the HPI Colloquium on February 21, 2019. A recording is available on Tele-TASK.

Feb 2019: Day on Computational Game Theory

The HPI hosted the 6th Day on Computational Game Theory (DCGT) on February 14/15, 2019. The meeting, organized by Tobias Friedrich and Pascal Lenzner, brought together researchers from computer science, operations research and economics, who are working on game theory and social choice.

Photo credit: HPI/K. Herschelmann

Jan 2019: FAU Wintercontest

Christopher Weyand and the HPI Competitive Programming student club hosted a contest site for the FAU Wintercontest 2019 enabling six HPI teams to participate. Two of them, Hexaflexagons and mosHPIt, reached the top 10.

Photo credit: C. Weyand

HPI teams competing in the FAU Wintercontest 2019.