Welcome to the MaD Lab!

The researchers in the Machine Learning and Data Analytics (MaD) lab conduct theoretical and applied research for wearable computing systems and machine learning algorithms for engineering applications at the intersection of sports and health care. Our motivation is generating a positive impact on human wellbeing, be it through increasing performance, maintaining health, improving rehabilitation, or monitoring disease.

Home of the Innovation Lab

The MaD Lab is the home of the Innovation Lab for Wearable and Ubiquitous Computing, where students develop innovative prototypes with industry partners.

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On March, 07th Markus and Philipp participated in a certificated Design Thinking workshop at “JOSEPHS – The open innovation lab” in Nuremberg. Together with other colleagues of the Digital Tech Academy and the Zollhof Tech Incubator, they got valuable insights in Design Thinking and Service Desig...

Felix and Martin spent a few days of work shadowing with Jeffrey Hausdorff in Tel Aviv via the Erasmus-Staff-Training-Week program [1]. Prof. Hausdorff is a professor at Tel-Aviv University and the director of the Center for the Study of Movement Cognition and Mobility (CMCM) at the Tel-Aviv Sourask...

Nicolae studied Physics Engineering at the Ankara University. Afterwards, he continued with masters at FAU in advanced optical technologies, where he majored in computational optics and optics in medicine. His master thesis was focused on the application of deep learning techniques for the classific...

On February 1, Robert was awarded with the Fritz und Maria Hofmann-Preis by FAU’s Faculty of Engineering. The award was presented by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Lerch, during the yearly graduation ceremony. Robert won the award for his Master’s Thesis “Exploring ...

MaD research got featured in the latest issue of “alexander”, FAU’s news magazine! For promoting the newly established MIT-FAU collaboration agreement, results from Robert’s research stay at the MIT Media Lab was mentioned. In his master’s thesis he explored interaction concepts for a context-aware ...


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