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CoAI JRC Member Nico Hochgeschwender receives the VDI Ring of Honor

Nico Hochgschwender

CoAI JRC member Nico Hochgeschwender received the Ring of Honor of the VDI (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure) in recognition of his achievements and numerous scientific contributions in the field of robotics and AI.

He enjoys an excellent reputation as an expert and innovator in the field of software engineering for robotics and in his dissertation he combined for the first time engineering process models with methods, procedures and tools of software engineering and AI for the development of perception systems, thus demonstrating that future intelligent and autonomous systems can only be developed through an interdisciplinary approach.

He is co-founder of the RoboCup@Work league and is committed to the training and qualification of young engineers in RoboCup teams. Prof. Hochgeschwender was honored on the occasion of the VDI board meeting on December 14, 2023 in Düsseldorf.