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Jochen Sprickerhof - CV

Jochen Sprickerhof   CV   Research   Publications   Software
Education  Employment  Teaching  Projects and Internships  Awards and Competitions  Conferences and Talks  Supervised thesis  Academic self-administration 

Education

October 2009 - todayPhD student, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Member of the Research Training Group "Adaptivity in Hybrid Cognitive Systems,
Topic: Closed-Loop interpretation of sub-symbolic 3D laser scan data"
2009Diploma in applied system science, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Thesis topic: efficient loop closing using six degrees of freedom in laser scans from mobile robots. (Publications: ECMR 2009, Automatika 2011)
2002 - 2009Student, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Studies of applied system science,
subjects: computer science, mathematics, system science, physics, cognitive science
2001Abitur, Zinzendorfschule Tossens, Germany.
German school-leaving exam and university entrance qualification.
Main subjects: mathematics, physics
1994 - 2001High School, Zinzendorfschule Tossens, Germany.
Grammar school
1992 - 1994Junior High School, Orientierungsstufe Tossens, Germany.
Intermediate school
1988 - 1992Primary School, Grundschule Burhave, Germany.
1987 - 1988Preschool, Vorschule Burhave, Germany.
 

Employment

2012 - todayResearch associate, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Knowledge-Based Systems group
2009 - 2012Research associate, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Knowledge-Based Systems group, Lichtenberg scholarship
May - September 2009Student assistant TTWISS, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Clusters of excellence "aviation cluster metropolitan area Hamburg"
2004 - 2009Teaching assistant, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor for various lectures. For details see Teaching
1999 - 2012System administrator, Zinzendorfschule Tossens, Germany.
Responsible for Linux terminal server, terminals, mail server, print server, network, website
2001 - 2002Civilian Service, CVJM Sozialwerk Nordenham, Germany.
 

Teaching

winter term 2015/16Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Exercises training introduction to artificial intelligence,
seminar AI and robotics,
hands-on training robotics
summer term 2015Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Exercises training robotics,
hands-on training robotics
winter term 2014/15Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Exercises training introduction to artificial intelligence,
seminar knowledge based systems,
hands-on training robotics
summer term 2014Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Project SICK-Robot-Day 2014,
lecture robotics,
hands-on training robotics
winter term 2013/14Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Study group MUFFIN,
reading group mobile manipulation and semantic mapping,
hands-on training robotics
summer term 2013Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Study group MUFFIN,
seminar AI and robotics,
hands-on training robotics
winter term 2012/13Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Exercises training robotics,
reading group AI and robotics,
hands-on training robotics
summer term 2012Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Seminar operating systems,
hands-on training SICK robot day
summer term 2010Computer science lecturer, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Hands-on training robotics
winter term 2008/09Computer science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor and exercises for robotics
summer term 2008Computer science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor for 3D image processing
summer term 2007Computer science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor for 3D image processing for mobile robots
winter term 2006/07Applied system science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor and exercises for numerical solutions for ordinary and partial differential equation
winter term 2006/07Computer science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor for Introduction to C/C++
summer term 2005Applied system science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor for numerical solutions for partial differential equation
winter term 2004/05Computer science tutor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Tutor and exercises for computer science C (advanced programming, object orientation in Java)
 

Projects and Internships

May 2015 - todayDebian maintainer, Debian, Internet.
Maintainer of ROS, PCL, OpenNI
February 2013 - todayScientist, Open Perception, Internet.
March 2011 - todayDeveloper and maintainer, Point Cloud Library (PCL), Internet.
Jan 2008 - todayDeveloper, SLAM6D, Internet.
May - October 2014Project supervisor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Developing a robot for the SICK robot day 2014
April 2013 - April 2014Project supervisor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Muffin study project
January - October 2012Project supervisor, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Developing a robot for the SICK robot day 2012
July 2012Visiting researcher, Wuhan University, China.
VeloSLAM project, DAAD exchange program
April - July 2011Internship, Willow Garage, USA.
Working with Radu Rusu on registration and mapping in the PCL
March 2006Study Project, TU Dresden, Germany.
Topic: simulation of a self organizing traffic light
 

Awards and Competitions

October 2012SICK robot day, Waldkirch, Germany.
Special award
February 2010Intevation award for Free Software, Osnabrück University, Germany.
For the development of SLAM6D.
Together with Kai Lingemann, Andreas Nüchter, Dorit Borrmann and Jan Elseberg
October 2007SICK robot day, Waldkirch, Germany.
Second place in the indoor competition
July 2005RoboCup, Osaka, Japan.
Member of the Team "Deutschland 1"
 

Conferences and Talks

March 2016IK 2016, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Transitions and Transformations in Cognition, Biology, and Interactive Systems".
lecture series "Hands-On Mobile Robotics"
December 201532C3, Hamburg, Germany.
32st Chaos Communication Congress (32C3)
October 2015ROSCon 2015, Hamburg, Germany.
ROSCon developers conference
September 2015UAV tutorial, Hannover, Germany.
Handling of a commercial used multi copter (UAV) in theory and praxis, given by André Scholz
August 2015AMAV 2015, Birlinghoven Castle, Germany.
TRADR Summer School on Autonomous Micro Aerial Vehicles
August 2015FrOSCon 2015, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany.
Free and Open Source Software Conference
March 2015IK 2015, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "From Neuron to Person: Assembling Behavior and Cognition"
December 201431C3, Hamburg, Germany.
31st Chaos Communication Congress (31C3)
March 2014Fraunhofer IPA, Stuttgart, Germany.
Talk about PCL at the 3D environmental perception workshop
March 2014IK 2014, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Cognition 3.0 -- the social mind in the connected world"
December 201330C3, Hamburg, Germany.
30th Chaos Communication Congress (30C3)
December 2013Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.
First Örebro Winter School on "Artificial Intelligence and Robotics"
November 2013Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany.
Talk on PCL and Robotics in Osnabrück at the CoR-Lab
May 2013ROSCon 2013, Stuttgart, Germany.
ROSCon developers conference
May 2013ICRA 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Talk on development for PCL as well as registration and mapping with the PCL at the PCL tutorial
March 2013IK 2013, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Wicked Problems, Complexity and Wisdom"
May 2012ROSCon 2012, St. Paul, USA.
ROSCon developers conference
May 2012ICRA 2012, St. Paul, USA.
Talk on registration and mapping with the PCL at the PCL tutorial
March 2012IK 2012, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Emotion and Aesthetics".
Gave a session on "Emotion and Aesthetics in Computer Interfaces"
November 2011ICCV 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
Talk on registration and mapping with the PCL in the PCL tutorial
June 2011RSS 2011, Los Angeles, USA.
Talk on registration and mapping with the PCL in the PCL tutorial
March 2011IK 2011, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Autonomy, Decisions & Free Will".
Gave a session on mobile robots and SLAM
February 201110th Oldenburger 3D days, Jade University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Optical 3D measuring, photogrammetry, laser scanning
October 2010KogWis 2010, University of Potsdam, Germany.
10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science,,
July 2010Co3AUV, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.
summer school on cooperative cognitive control for autonomous underwater vehicles
March 2010IK 2010, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Play, Act and Learn"
September 2009ECMR 2009, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia.
European Conference on Mobile Robots,
March 2008IK 2008, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Cooperation"
September 2007KI 2007, Osnabrück University, Germany.
30th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (member of the organization team)
March 2007IK 2007, Günne at Lake Möhne, Germany.
Interdisciplinary College, focus theme: "Embodied Minds"
December 200623C3, Berlin, Germany.
23rd Chaos Communication Congress (23C3)
November 1999Linux day, Bremen, Germany.
2. Bremer LinuxTag
 

Supervised thesis

January 2016Master thesis Sebastian Pütz, Osnabrück University, Germany.
3D Mapping and Navigation in Rough Terrain.
November 2014Master thesis Florian Otte, Osnabrück University, Germany.
3D-Features to Aid Scan Registration
September 2014Master thesis Michael Görner, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Autonomous Tabletop Object Learning
September 2014Master thesis Ann-Katrin Häuser, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Inferring Hidden World Parameters by Analyzing Observed Environment Changes.
September 2014Bachelor thesis Michael Stypa, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Detection of Colored Balls in Color and Depth Images
December 2011Bachelor thesis Florian Otte, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Automated Detection of Scan Shadows in 3D Laser Scans (together with Johannes Zimmermann).
November 2010Bachelor thesis Johannes Zimmermann, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Automated Detection of Scan Shadows in 3D Laser Scans (together with Florian Otte).
September 2010Bachelor thesis Stefan Möbus, Osnabrück University, Germany.
Determining Surface Material Properties by Evaluating Reflectance Values of the Laser Measurement System SICK LMS 100
 

Academic self-administration

2005 - 2007Member of the faculty council, Osnabrück University, Germany.
2004 - 2006Student representative (Fachschaft), Osnabrück University, Germany.
Last changed: 2016-04-25