18. September 2018
Johannes Wienke successfully completed his dissertation. Photo: CITEC/Bielefeld University

CITEC Congratulates Johannes Wienke on Successful Dissertation

Johannes Wienke successfully completed his dissertation. He developed methods that help to prevent system resources in robotic systems like memory from being used unexpectedly.

17. September 2018
  “Robots have long been established in industry. This is still not the case in private life,” says Professor Dr. Friederike Eyssel, of the Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC). “We already use many technical assistants, which help us in our daily living or provide support for

A Robot to Be Fond Of

How can robots enrich people’s private lives? A research team is investigating this question in the context of the VIVA project. CITEC is part of it.

10. September 2018
Stick Insect

Bending Without Breaking – How Insects Feel Around Their Environment

Insects use specialized antennae for tactile exploration of their environment. Researchers investigated the structure and flexibility of insect antennae in an interdisciplinary research project.

04. September 2018
David Fleer

CITEC Congratulates David Fleer on Successful Dissertation

David Fleer successfully completed his dissertation on autonomous household cleaning robots, improving the control, localization and cleaning strategy of the robots.

04. September 2018
Martin Meier

"Robots Learn Not to Clean the Carpet with a Mop"

Martin Meier, of the Cluster of Excellence CITEC, is working with the Ease Collaborative Research Center. In an interview, he explains how robots are supposed to learn how to act autonomously.