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  • Sami Haddadin IEEE Fellow

    We are thrilled to congratulate relAI fellow Prof. Sami Haddadin for his elevation to IEEE fellow. This is the highest membership degree of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.   This prestigious distinction was awarded to the director of the TUM Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence … Read more

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  • Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal for Sandra Hirche und Claudia Eckert

    Congratulations to relAI fellows Prof. Sandra Hirche and Prof. Claudia Eckert on receiving the prestigious 2023 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medals from TUM. We are excited that the TUM honors the exceptional achievements of Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandra Hirche with the 2023 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medals. This annual award of the TUM was presented to the … Read more

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  • Featured in the BMBF AI action plan

    We are honored to announce that the Zuse Schools of Excellence in AI have been featured in the AI action plan of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (“BMBF-Aktionsplan Künstliche Intelligenz”)!  This strategic plan aims to significantly advance AI research, development, and application in Germany. It emphasizes strengthening Germany’s position in the global AI landscape. … Read more

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  • relAI Retreat 2023 – Days 2 & 3

    Day 2 of the 2023 relAI retreat combined inspiring keynote talks by relAI fellows Sandra Hirche (“Learning Controls with Guarantees”) and Johannes Maly (“Implicit regularization of training algorithms and resource efficiency”) with more sessions of lightning talks and two rounds of group discussions, a new activity introduced for the first time during this year’s retreat. The first … Read more

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  • relAI Retreat 2023 – Day 1

    From November 16th to November 18th, the relAI family gathered at the Yachthotel Chiemsee for its second retreat. The retreat started on the 16th with a warm opening by our two directors, Stephan Günnemann and Gitta Kutyniok. Afterwards, the relAI fellow Debarghya Ghoshdastidar gave the first keynote talk about “Over-parameterization and Over-fitting: Myths, theory and tools” followed … Read more

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  • IEEE Fellow distinction for Prof. Gitta Kutyniok

    Congratulations to our relAI director Gitta Kutyniok! The world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity IEEE has selected Gitta Kutyniok for the elevation to IEEE Fellow, the highest grade of membership in IEEE. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected for this member grade elevation each year. The IEEE Fellow … Read more

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  • 2024 Call for PhD Applications

    We are excited to announce that our second call for applications to the fully funded PhD program of our Konrad Zuse School of Excellence in Reliable AI (relAI) is now open.  Spread the word and submit your application by January 15th, 2024 here. 

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  • Welcome Days 2023

    On the 11th and 12th of October, relAI welcomed the new cohort of relAI Master and Doctoral students. The event included informative sessions about relAI and networking activities. At the Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI), TUM, the relAI directors and coordinators presented the relAI program to the new students. The first relAI cohort of students organised a … Read more

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  • ECML PKDD 2023 Best paper award for relAI members

    Congratulations to the relAI PhD Student Lisa Wimmer, the relAI fellow Bernd Bischl, and the relAI director Stephan Günnemann on the best paper award of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD 2023). ECML PKDD is Europe’s top machine learning and data mining conference, with over 20 … Read more

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  • relAI at the MDSI Opening Ceremony

    On 14 September, the Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI, TUM) celebrated its official opening at the Science Congress Center in Garching. The event included inaugural words by the Bavarian State Minister for Science and the Arts, M. Blume, and the TUM President, Prof. Dr. T. Hofmann. Top-class scientific lectures from MDSI Members, presentations of outstanding MDSI projects, … Read more

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  • Impressions of relAI Grand Opening

    The photo gallery shows memorable moments of our opening ceremony.

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  • relAI Grand Opening

    The Grand Opening of our Konrad Zuse School in Reliable AI was a great success. Welcome addresses by TUM Senior Vice President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kramer, LMU Vice President Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini and DAAD Secretary General Dr. Kai Sicks inaugurated the event. Afterward, State Minister Markus Blume honored us with the keynote address. Our directors Prof. … Read more

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  • New relAI industry partners

    We are proud that our network is constantly growing and welcome the industry partners Infineon and Volkswagen into the relAI family! One of relAI’s main objectives is to transfer the research results in reliable AI technology to industry. The partnership of relAI with industry not only ensures this transferability, but also contributes to the education of future experts … Read more

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  • The relAI family is growing

    relAI is happy to welcome five new relAI fellows from TUM, LMU and the research center Helmholtz AI. The expertise of the new fellows on reliability AI  will strengthen the relAI research and education, particularly on the Mathematical and Algorithmic Foundations relAI Focus area. New fellow Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers (TUM) is specialised in computer vision and … Read more

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  • EuroSys 2023 Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award for Prof. Pramod…

    We are proud to report that our relAI fellow Prof. Pramod Bhatotia has received the EuroSys 2023 Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher for his work on systems research. The EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award rewards junior European researchers who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and innovation in systems research, broadly construed. The selection committee chooses the recipient based … Read more

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  • relAI Fellow Prof. Frauke Kreuter Vice President/ President of AAPOR

    We are proud to announce the election of the relAI Fellow Prof. Frauke Kreuter as the 2023-2024 Vice President/ President of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). AAPOR is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the United States, with members from academia, media, government, the nonprofit sector, and private … Read more

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  • Call for relAI MSc applications

    We are excited to announce that applications for the relAI Master program are now open. Interested candidates can apply through our website. Deadline for applications is June 16th, 2023. The novel, innovative MSc relAI program offers a cross-sectional training for successful education in AI including scientific knowledge, professional development courses and industrial exposure, providing a coherent, yet … Read more

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  • relAI in DataFest

    For the 6th time already, LMU is organizing the DataFest Germany this year. From April 14th – 16th, teams of students will have the opportunity to work with a large set of real life data and analyze it to discover insights. At the same time, they will have the chance to meet with leaders and companies in … Read more

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  • relAI PhD student Sarah Ball wins OII Award

    We are delighted to announce that one of our relAI PhD students, Sarah Ball, has won the 2022 OII MSc Thesis Prize. The prize is one of the three awarded by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) for the best thesis from the MSc in Social Science of the internet and the MSc in Social Data Science. Her … Read more

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  • relAI Fellows in AI.BAY 2023

    We are pleased to announce the participation of our relAI fellows Prof. Sami Haddadin, Prof. Fabian Theis and Prof. Julia  Schnabel in the AI.BAY 2023 – Bavarian International Conference on AI. At AI.BAY 2023, the Bavarian State Minister of Science, Markus Blume, the Minister for Digital Affairs, Judith Gerlach, and the Minister of Economic Affairs, Hubert Aiwanger … Read more

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  • Webinar: Quo Vadis, Digital Privacy?

    Just in time for privacy day, the Transatlantic Privacy Perceptions Panel (TAPP), BERD@NFDI and relAI invite you to join the online discussion on perceptions, practices, and policies of digital privacy: Quo Vadis, Digital Privacy? Perceptions, Practices, and Policies Save the date: January 26, 2023, 5.00 pm – 6.45 pm CET ! Registration is free: link

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  • DAAD Interview with Zuse School relAI

    For those interested in getting to know more about our initiatives and goals, the DAAD interview with our director Prof. Günnemann will be a helpful read. You will learn about how relAI was shaped and conceived. The interview emphasizes how relAI, as one of the three Zuse Schools in Germany, is helping to ensure that Germany based … Read more

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  • Prof. Stephan Günnemann receives Maier-Leibnitz Medal

    On December 1st, relAI director Prof. Stephan Günnemann was awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal. TUM presents its highest scientific award to individuals who, through their exceptional achievements in science, technology or medicine, have rendered a great service to the university in their capacity as outstanding lecturers and researchers.The relAI team congratulates Prof. Günnemann on this recognition of … Read more

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  • relAI Retreat

    On November 18-20, relAI held its first retreat in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The retreat opened with a warm welcome of the relAI directors Prof. Dr. Stephan Günnemann and Prof. Dr. Gitta Kutyniok to the first cohort of relAI PhD and master’s students. It was followed by scientific sessions with keynote presentations by the relAI fellows Prof. Dr. Frauke Kreuter … Read more

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  • Call for relAI PhD applications

    We are excited to announce that applications for the relAI PhD program are now open. Interested candidates can apply through our website. Deadline for applications is January 9th, 2023. The novel, innovative PhD relAI program offers a cross-sectional training for successful education in AI including scientific knowledge, professional development courses and industrial exposure, providing a coherent, yet … Read more

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  • relAI Welcome Days – Day 2

    This week we welcomed our first MSc & PhD student cohort of our Konrad Zuse School of Excellence in Reliable AI. We spent the 2. day at Allianz Arena with our MSc & PhD students, introducing the program, discussing research, and getting to know each other during a tour of the stadium.

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  • relAI Welcome Days – Day 1

    This week we welcomed our first MSc & PhD student cohort of our Konrad Zuse School of Excellence in Reliable AI. We had a great first evening getting to know each other at Stiglerie with our relAI fellows and academic and industry partners.

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  • Zuse Schools relAI and SECAI at Research in Germany Forum…

    On 21. and 22. September, 2022, members of the DAAD Konrad Zuse Schools relAI and SECAI joined the Forum Research in Germany 2022 (#ForumRiG22) in Berlin.

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  • DAAD Kick-off Event Konrad Zuse Schools

    On 19. and 20. September, 2022, the speakers of the three DAAD Konrad Zuse Schools relAI, ELIZA and SECAI convened at the Deutsches Museum, Bonn, to celebrate the inauguration of the newly established schools.

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