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Dr. rer.-nat. (Ph.D.), University of Freiburg Germany 06/2004 Computer Science (with distinction, summa cum laude) Title of the thesis: Mobile Robot Navigation in Dynamic Environments 1st reviewer: Wolfram Burgard, University of Freiburg 2nd reviewer: Raja Chatila, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France • Diplom (M.Sc.), University of Bonn Germany 05/1999 Computer science (major) and Economics (minor) Associate professor for humanoid robots 2014 Department of Computer Science, University of Bonn • Assistant professor (Juniorprofessorin), head of the Humanoid Robots Lab, 2008-2014 Department of Computer Science, University of Freiburg • Post-doctoral research associate, Humanoid Robots, 2004-2008 headed by Sven Behnke, University of Freiburg • Ph.D. student and research associate, Autonomous Intelligent Systems, 1999-2004 headed by Wolfram Burgard, University of Freiburg Central gender equality representative (deputy), University of Freiburg 2011-2014 • Gender equality representative, Faculty of Engineering 2008-2014 • Joint organization of a mentoring program for schoolgirls 2013 • Counseling for students of computer science 2000-2004 (Studienfachberatung Informatik Diplom, Master, Bachelor) Awards • Second place best video award 2012 at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) • Among the 10 best papers at the European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR) 2009 • World champion RoboCup Humanoid League with Team NimbRo 2005-2007 • “Wolfgang-Gentner-Nachwuchsforderpreis” 2004 ¨ for one of the three best theses of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg • Among the 5 best papers at the European Conference on Mobile Robots 2003 • Finalist best student paper award 2002 at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) • Among the 10 best papers 2001 at the International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems (SIRS) • Second place award “Nachwuchswettbewerb der 4. Dienstleistungstagung” 2001 hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) • Among the 10 best papers 2001 at the International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems (SIRS) 2000 E ARTICLES [1] A. Hornung, S. Oßwald, D. Maier, and M. Bennewitz. Monte Carlo localization for humanoid robot navigation in complex indoor environments. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR), 2014. [2] A. Hornung, K. M. Wurm, M. Bennewitz, C. Stachniss, and W. Burgard. Octomap: An efficient probabilistic 3D mapping framework based on octrees. Autonomous Robots, 2013. [3] D. Maier, C. Stachniss, and M. Bennewitz. Vision-based humanoid navigation using selfsupervised obstacle detection. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR), 2013. [4] S. Wehner and M. Bennewitz. Gait optimization of humanoids based on human data. AUTOMATIKA - Journal for Control, Measurement, Electronics, Computing and Communications, 2011. [5] A. Hornung, M. Bennewitz, and H. Strasdat. Efficient vision-based navigation – Learning about the influence of motion blur. Autonomous Robots, 29(2), 2010.