Emanuele Rodolà

Post-doctoral Researcher, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy

Webpage
http://sites.google.com/site/erodola/

Stay at TUM
Aug. 2013 – Dec. 2015
Host
Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers
Research Interests
Shape Analysis, Shape Matching, Computational Geometry
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Best Student Paper Award at 3DIMPVT Paris  (2010), Best Scientific Research Award  at the University of Venice (2011), 3 times Outstanding Reviewer Award at CVPR/ECCV

“I have traveled all around the world and worked at top Universities, with the most diverse scientific groups, and under the most favorable conditions. Still, TUM managed to exceed all my already high expectations. Here I found the ideal work environment and had the pleasure to work and connect with top scientists in my field. The quality of teaching is also excellent, a fact that is evident when communicating and working with students on research projects of all sorts. Put into simple words, working at TUM is an experience I am extremely proud of.”

Paul Martin Mai

Professor of Earth Science & Engineering, Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Webpage
http://ces.kaust.edu.sa
Stay at TUM
July 2015 – Jan. 2016
Host
Prof. Dr. Michael Bader
Research Interests
Earthquake seismology, Earthquake physics, Simulation-based seismic hazard assessment

“Here at TUM I found a very positive and motivating environment. I have experienced a stimulating scientific exchange at all levels.”

Florian Rupp

Professor of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Science, German University of Technology in Oman, Oman
at TUM as Visiting Professor

Homepage
http://www-m8.ma.tum.de/m8/personen/rupp/
Stay at TUM
June – August 2015
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Dr. Tobias Neckel
Research Interests
Stochastic Mechanics; Dynamical Systems and their Stability; Bifurcation; Simulation of PDEs with stochastic; Random Forcing or Controls
Current Research Projects
Computer-Based Analysis of the Stochastic Stability of Mechanic Structures Driven by White and Colored Noise; Effective & Efficient Simulation of Random Ordinary & Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Modeling & Analysis of Chronic Myelogeneous Leukaemia
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Open Research Grant of The Research Council of the Sultanate of Oman (2015), Ernst Otto Fischer-Lehrpreis of the TU München (2011)

“It is always a great pleasure to be at the TUM, and to be able to persue challenging research projects with good friends in world class facilities supported by an excellent academic infrastructure.”

Rick Kazman

Professor
Department of Information Technology Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA
Principal Researcher
Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Stay at TUM
Sept. – Nov. 2014
Host
Prof. Dr. Florian Matthes
Research Interests
Software Architecture, Software Engineering Economics, Software Design and Analysis Tools
Awards/Honors
National Science Foundation Grant, USA (NSF, 2011-2015 and 2012-2014)

“It was a wonderful, enriching experience to visit the TUM and to work with Florian Matthes. This has resulted in several new research projects and has already resulted in two publications, with many more expected.”

Shajulin Benedict

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Director
HPCCLoud Research Laboratory, St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering Chunkankadai, Tamil Nadu, India

Stays at TUM
Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2011, July 2012, Oct. 2012, Sept. 2013
Host
Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Gerndt
Research Interests
Energy Consumption Analysis of HPC Applications, Performance Analysis of massive parallel Applications, Distributed Water Quality Analysis, Scheduling algorithms – Grid/Cloud
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Training Scholarship Awardee sponsored by the Centre of International Migration and Development-Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (CIM-GIZ) and TUM (2012), Rank Holder (Academic Excellence), A. K. College of Engineering (2003 – 2004 Batch), Rank Holder, Anna University (2002 – 2005 Batch)

“TUM was a true turning point in my research-cum-teaching career. I enjoyed working with supercomputers (the real practical experience, especially in Grid/HPC domain) and the Periscope team of Professor Gerndt. The most crucial research issues are addressed with a global concern at TUM. In my opinion a researcher should visit TUM at least once in his lifetime in order to be confronted with excellence in research – and possibly have a turning point in his/her career.”

Victor Castañeda Zeman

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Laboratory for scientific image analysis, Institute for Bio-medical Science, Anatomy and developmental biology program, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Stay at TUM
Oct. 2008 – Mar. 2012
Host
Prof. Dr. Nassir Navab
Research Interests
Medical image processing, microscopic image processing, 3D cameras

“My stay at TUM was great and very fruitful. I was not only able to acquire new technical knowledge, working strategies and soft skills, but also to get to know great people.”

János Csirik 

Head
Department of Computer Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Stays at TUM
May – July 1996, Oct. 2002 – July 2003
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Wilfried Brauer and Prof Ernst W. Mayr
Research Interests
Natural Language Proscessing, Bin Packing
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Széchnyi Prize (2009), Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (Officer’s Cross, 2008), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1980)

“I had a great time enjoying an excellent faculty in Munich!”

Robert W. Day

Associate Professor of Operations and Information Management and Co-Director of the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing Program
School of Business, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA

Stay at TUM
Sept. 2012
Host
Prof. Dr. Martin Bichler
Research Interests
Auction Theory and Applications, Healthcare Management

“I was delighted to spend a month of my sabbatical working with Prof. Bichler and his research group on algorithms for auctioning television ad slots and studying bidder preferences.”

 

Sergei Gorlatch

Professor of Computer Science and Chair for Parallel and Distributed Systems
Institute of Computer Science, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Stay at TUM
1991 – 1992
Host
Prof. Dr. Manfred Broy
Research Interests
Parallel and distributed algorithms and software Grid and Cloud Computing High-performance systems and accelerators Internet computing, online games Software-defined networks
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (1991)

 “My Humboldt research fellowship at TUM was an important and very pleasant experience in my research career. Especially the cooperation within SFB 342 with colleagues from several groups at TUM (Prof. Broy, Prof. Bode, Prof. Zenger) was of great value for me.”

Jinlei Jiang

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Stay at TUM
May 2007 – Apr. 2008
Host
Prof. Dr. Johann Schlichter
Research Interests
Cloud computing, software-defined networking, big data, computer supported cooperative work, workflow management
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship  (2006), Excellent paper, China National Symposium on Web Semantics and Ontology (SWON 2006), Best Doctoral Dissertation, Tsinghua University (2004)

“It was a great experience for me to stay at TUM and do some research work there. I enjoyed both the life and the people at TUM.”

Sami Khuri

Professor
Department of Computer Science, San José State University, San Jose, California, USA

Stay at TUM
Oct. 1999 – Sept. 2000
Host
Prof. Dr. Ernst W. Mayr
Research Interests
Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Algorithms, Probabilistic Algorithms
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH, 2004), California State University Award for Education and Research in Biotechnology (2002 and 2001), DAAD Award (1999)

Jozef Mikloško

Retired Assistant Professor
Commenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

Stays at TUM
Apr. 1970 – Jan. 1971, May – July 1981, June – Aug. 1984, May – July 1987, Feb. – Apr. 1995, July – Aug. 1997
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Friedrich L. Bauer, Prof. Dr. Christoph Zenger
Research Interests
Numerical analysis, parallel algorithms, stability of algorithms, artificial intelligence, book writing, international diplomacy and relation, politology, human rights
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Grande Ufficiale, Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (2005), Former Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in Italy, Malta and San Marino in ROme (2000 – 2005), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1970), Member of the Slovak Parlament

“My research work in Germany had crucial positive influence in my life. All my basic mathematical results were created in Munich, in  an athmosphere of generous research with excellent condition for creative works.”

Rafael Muñoz-Salinas

Lecturer
University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain

Stay at TUM
Aug. – Sept. 2010
Host
Prof. Dr. Michael Beetz
Research Interests
Computer vision

“TUM is a top University with very good researchers. It was worth working in its multicultural environment.”

Martin Robillard

Associate Professor
School of Computer Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Stay at TUM
Jan. – Dec. 2011
Host
Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge
Research Interests
Software engineering, software archive mining, API usability, recommendation systems, natural language processing, and research methods for empirical software engineering
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (2011)

Gregorio Robles

Associate Professor
Telematic Systems and Computing Department (GSyC)/LibreSoft Research Group, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Stay at TUM
Mar. – Aug. 2007
Host
Prof. Dr. Manfred Broy
Research Interests
Empirical software engineering, mining software repositories, free/open source software, technology-enhanced learning

“I enjoyed the research atmosphere at the TUM. It helped me grow as a researcher.”

Christopher Stapleton

Research Affiliate
Media Convergence Laboratory, Institute for Simulation and Training (IST), University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
President
Simiosys Real World Laboratory, Oviedo, Florida, USA

Stay at TUM
May – Aug. 2007
Host
Dr. Nassir Navab
Research Interests
Mixed Reality, Transformative Innovation, Experiential Learning, Imagination

Sid Touati

Professor
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

Stay at TUM
Sept. – Nov. 2010
Host
Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode
Research Interests
program and system performance analysis and optimization, optimizing compilation, high performance processors, parallelism for high performance computing, embedded systems