Author: Bernhard Rinner


PhD defense Markus Gutmann

Today Markus Gutmann successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Mission Specification and Execution of Multidrone Systems. The committee was composed by Prof. Christian Bettstetter (chair), Prof. Marilyn Wolf (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Prof. Wilfried Elmenreich. Let’s congratulate our most recent PhD graduate!


Digitalization award for Florian Huber

Florian Huber received the Digitalization Award of the state of Carinthia for his bachelor thesis “Visual Navigation of an UAV based on Squared Planar Markers” that was supervised by Bernhard Rinner. Florian received the award December 5, 2023. Press release of the state of Carinthia.


Multidrone mission specification and execution

Over the course of the past years, drones have proven to be a capable tool in diverse civil domains, such as agriculture, construction, inspection, surveillance, search and rescue and even space exploration. Existing software tools for specifying and executing multidrone missions are limited to route planning or tightly coupled to […]


Signal processing for autonomous systems

I will give an invited talk on “How to Act as Team” as part of the ICASSP Workshop on Signal Processing for Autonomous Systems (SPAS) on June 5, 2023. Scope of the workshop Autonomous systems are gaining major traction in various sectors of industry, including autonomous vehicles, warehouse settings, smart […]


Keynote at INFOCOM workshop

I gave a keynote on “Multi-Robot Coordination” at the 16th International Workshop on Wireless Sensing and Actuating Robotic Networks (WISARN 2023) on May 20, 2023. Abstract Now that robots have evolved from bulky platforms to agile devices, a challenge is to combine multiple robots into an integrated autonomous system, offering […]


Open Predoc position

The University of Klagenfurt is pleased to announce the following open position at the Departmentof Networked and Embedded Systems, Pervasive Computing Group, at the Faculty of TechnicalSciences, with an expected starting date of October 2, 2023: Predoc Scientist (all genders welcome) (in German: Universitätsassistent:in) More information about this vacancy and […]