Prof. Dr. Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo

He was appointed as a new member at the Board of Trustees meeting on June 4, 2024 and has since been confirmed by the Executive Board. Prof. Ngonga Ngomo has headed the “Data Science” (DICE) department at Paderborn University for more than seven years, whose research has led to more than 25 international research awards, and is now also a member of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute's Board of Directors. Professor Ngonga Ngomo and his team focus on…

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QuSi­nus wins second place at the Aachen Tech­no­logy and En­tre­pren­eur­ship Con­gress

The QuSinus project team has secured second place in the highly competitive #neuland x ATEC (Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Congress) start-up competition, giving them the chance to win an investment of 300,000 euros from Campus Capital, part of STS Ventures. They were nominated by garage33, which was also a great support in their preparations for the competition. The recognition at #neuland x ATEC is proof of the potential importance of…

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Harshan Gowda Malavalli Nagaraju

Har­shan Gowda Ma­lavalli Naga­raju re­ceives 3rd place in the 2024 Young Tal­ent Award

Harshan Gowda Malavalli Nagaraju (System and Circuit Technology Group) was awarded the 3rd place for the Nachwuchspreis 2024 by "Freunde des IHP e.V." for his master's thesis on "Design and Analysis of PAM-4 Bang-Bang Phase Detector for High-Speed Half-rate CDR Circuit in 22nm FDSOI"  on 20th June 2024. The "Freunde des IHP e.V." association has been awarding a nationwide prize for outstanding technical and scientific bachelor's, master's, and…

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2nd place for Dr Peter Her­ten­stein and QuSi­nus

Dr Peter Hertenstein (Circuit Technology Group) impressed the jury at the ATEC (Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Congress) in Aachen with an outstanding pitch. He thus secured a potential (subject to due diligence) 300,000 euro investment from Campus Capital (initiated by STS Ventures) for his team QuSinus. Congratulations to the entire team with Dr Peter Hertenstein, Saeed Fard, Prof Christoph Scheytt and Meysam Bahmanian. This text has…

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Re­search as­so­ci­ate Stephan Kruse at the "In­ter­na­tion­al Radar Sym­posi­um 2024"

Stephan Kruse, research associate in our Circuit Technology workgroup, will be attending the International Radar Symposium (IRS 2024) in Wroclaw (Poland) from July 1st to 4th. The symposium is part of the 11th "Microwave and Radar Week" and aims to provide a forum for both academic and industrial experts from all over the world. At the IRS Opening Session (July 2, 10 a.m.) he will speak on the topic "The Photonic Radar Revolution: Challenges and…

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Prof. Eric Bodden (© Fraunhofer IEM)

Great team per­form­ance: Most In­flu­en­tial Pa­per Award for Prof Eric Bod­den

The paper "FlowDroid: Precise context, flow, field, object-sensitive and lifecycle-aware taint analysis for android apps" by Prof. Eric Bodden (Secure Software Engineering workgroup) was honoured with the Most Influential Paper Award at the PLDI (Programming Language Design and Implementation) in Copenhagen! Co-authors are Steven Arzt, Siegfried Rasthofer, Christian Fritz, Alexandre Bartel, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, Damien Octeau and Patrick…

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First eval­u­ation in CREXDATA: What’s the feed­back of our end users?

Technology is impressive, but is it useful? After 18 months in the CREXDATA project, a first series of tests were carried out - with direct feedback from fire officers in Innsbruck and Dortmund. The Product Creation workgroup is coordinating the use case on extreme weather events with the aim of aligning highly innovative technology with the needs of disaster management applications. These initial tests focussed on flood situations caused by…

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"Get to know HNI" on 20th June 2024

Every year, the Heinz Nixdorf Institute welcomes numerous new academic staff. The "Get to know HNI" is an opportunity for them to get to know the institute and the work of all the specialist groups better. An exciting and varied program once again awaited the newcomers at the 8th edition. The event kicked off on Thursday morning with an official welcome from the Chairman of the Executive Board, Prof. Dr. Eric Bodden. Afterwards, the professors…

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The Product Cre­ation work­group de­fends its title at the team event at our bar­be­cue

We are pleased to report on the exciting HNI Disc Golf Tournament as part of our annual barbecue At the team event, the work groups competed in teams of up to 5 people to hit the baskets provided from a set launch point with as few throws as possible. All the teams gave their best. In our final, there was a real neck-and-neck race between the teams "PE-Plattenspieler" ("Product Creation" workgroup) and "Scheytt-Scheiben" ("Circuit Technology"…

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CREXDATA at the ISCRAM Con­fer­ence 2024 in Mün­ster

Exchange with emergency response researchers from all over the world almost right on our doorstep - the 21st conference on "Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM)" took place in Münster, Westphalia. A very special feature was that research results were not only discussed among scientists, but also very intensively with experts from emergency response and disaster control. Dr. Jens Pottebaum ("Product Creation"…

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Kick-off meeting of the "Liras" research project in Berlin

Kick-off meet­ing of the "LiR­aS" re­search pro­ject in Ber­lin

On 6 and 7 May, the kick-off meeting for the new LiRaS research project of our "Circuit Technology" workgroup took place at the EUREF Campus in Berlin. Representatives of all consortium partners attended the meeting to jointly initiate the first work steps. LiRaS refers to a new type of sensor system that combines the advantages of photonic radar and lidar. The combination of both technologies promises a high-resolution measurement of the…

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Symbolic image (Paderborn University, Jennifer Bounoua)

LiR­aS: In­­nov­at­ive sensor tech­no­­logy for auto­mated driv­ing ap­plic­a­­tions

New research project combines technology and science The development of automated vehicles faces numerous challenges, first and foremost the precise detection of the environment. Conventional sensors reach their limits, especially in difficult weather conditions. This is where the new research project "LiRaS" comes in: experts from the fields of science, technology and industry are developing a system that enables vehicles to detect their…

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"Get to know HNI" on June 20th 2024

Every year, the Heinz Nixdorf Institute welcomes numerous new academic staff. The “Get to know HNI” is an opportunity for them to get to know the institute and the work of all specialist groups better and to make contacts that strengthen interdisciplinary cooperation. The “Get to Know HNI” provides long-term support for new employees starting out in academic work by enabling them to quickly establish contacts for joint research projects outside…

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Photo (German Rescue Robotics Centre): Briefing: A lot of data and information has to be analysed during environmental disasters and large-scale operations.

Paderborn University scientists involved in EU project Natural disasters, pandemics, mass accidents: Time and again, situations arise in which people have to act quickly. The most recent example is the flooding in southern Germany. For experts, large amounts of data - sometimes highly complex - play a key role in the decision-making process. However, even experts are not always able to make logical decisions because they are often accompanied by…

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Dr. Matthias Meyer, Prof. Dr. Eric Bodden, Dr. rer. nat. Sergej Japs, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roman Dumitrescu, Dr.-Ing. Christian Koldewey

We con­­­grat­u­late Sergej Japs on his doc­t­or­ate

Sergej Japs successfully completed his doctorate on the topic of "Framework for Developing a Cybersecurity Concept According to ISO/SAE 21434 Using Model-Based Systems Engineering" under the supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roman Dumitrescu. Congratulations to him! Abstract: The World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (UNECE WP.29) hasissued UN Regulation No. 155. It defines uniform conditions for the approval of vehicleswith regard…

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