30. March 2011

CITEC calls for applications for next round of BA and MA scholarships.

The Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology CITEC has six scholarships available for BA and MA students in the winter term 2011/12.

The aim of CITEC is to support excellent young students, interested in research. The grants are ment to acknowledge outstanding academic achievements, and shall encourage the grantees to engage with interdisciplinary research. Successful candidates will receive 1.200 € for one academic year.

They will be involved in research by advisors from within the working groups, and be invited to CITEC events.

29. March 2011

Bielefeld's Team ToBi at RoboCup German Open in Magdeburg

This week our Team ToBI takes part in the RoboCup German Open in Magdeburg.

07. March 2011

New walking robot 'HECTOR' developed at the Bielefeld CITEC Center of Excellence

Even the latest walking robot is (still) unable to move as elegantly as any animal. How do animals manage to do this? Biologists and engineers at the Bielefeld Center of Excellence 'Cognitive Interaction Technology' (CITEC) are working together to unravel this secret of nature.

03. March 2011

Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter takes part in German-Japanese Workshop to explore possibilities of cooperation in the field of computational neuroscience

From March 2nd to 5th, 2011, a binational German-Japanese workshop in Okinawa, Japan, will explore potentials for collaborative research in the field of computational neuroscience.

Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter contributes to this workshop with a lecture on "Augmenting computational neuroscience from robotics - trying to grasp grasping".

07. February 2011

Stick insects as a model for intelligent motion control in robots

Bielefeld Department of Biological Cybernetics at CITEC Center of Excellence coordinates new European research project.