Robert Richer, M. Sc.

  • Job title: Researcher & PhD Candidate
  • Organization: Department of Computer Science
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Informatik 14 (Maschinelles Lernen und Datenanalytik)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85 20162
  • Fax number: +49 9131 85 28980
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  • Address:
    Carl-Thiersch-Straße 2b
    91052 Erlangen
    Room 01.026

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Since March ’18, Nils and me are the CEOs of Portabiles, a spin-off company from our MaD Lab.


 since 06/2017 Researcher and PhD Candidate

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab,
Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

10/2016-04/2017 Visiting Student and Research Assistant

Responsive Environments Group,
MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

06/2015-04/2017 Scientific Assistant

Pattern Recognition Lab (CS5),
Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU)

 06/2015-05/2017 M.Sc. in Medical Engineering, “Medical Image and Data Processing”

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Majors: Pattern Recognition, Image and Signal Processing, Human Computer Interaction
Master’s Thesis: “Exploring Interaction Concepts for a Context-aware Smart Office Prototype

 12/2011-06/2015 Student Assistant

Central Institute for Healthcare Engineering (ZiMT),
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

 10/2011-06/2015 B.Sc. in Medical Engineering, “Medical Imaging Systems”

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Majors: Image and Signal Processing, Embedded Systems
Bachelor’s Thesis: “Novel Human Computer Interaction Concepts for Cardiac Feedback using Google Glass and Android Wear







  • : Fritz und Maria Hofmann-Preis (Technische Fakultät, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg) – 2018
  • , : Best Student Paper Award (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)) – 2018
  • , , , , : IEEE EMBS Icehouse Challenge (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) – 2016
  • : DAAD FITweltweit Scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)) – 2016

Übung (UE)

Tutorium (TUT)

Year Name Title
2019 Janis Zenkner Assessment of Cold Face Test for Stress Reduction
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2019 Linda Vorberg Clustering of Stress Responder Types based on Diurnal Cortisol Profiles
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2019 Lea Henrich Evaluation of IMU Orientation Estimation Algorithms Using a Three-Axis Gimbal
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2019 Anke Müller A Prototype for Automated Tool Parameter Adjustments based on Machine Learning in Semiconductor Manufacturing
(Master’s Thesis)
2019 Georg Wieland Development and Evaluation of a Context-Aware Data Concentrator for Clinical Gait Analysis Systems in Home-Monitoring Scenarios
(Master’s Thesis)
2018 Felix Tuchnitz Node.js-based Sensor Library Framework for a Data Concentrator in Home Monitoring
(Master’s Project)
2018 Luca Abel Classification and prediction of acute stress-induced response patterns
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2018 Daniel Krauß Heart Rate Variability Analysis for Unsupervised Tilt Table Testing during Daily-life Activities
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2018 Sophia Leierseder Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement During Daily-life Activities Using Pulse Transit Time
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2018 Michael Hopfengärtner An open-source sensor platform for analysis of group dynamics
(Master’s Thesis)
2017 Insa Suchantke Application for controlling a wearable electrostimulator for the prediction of migraine attacks
(Bachelor’s Thesis)
2017 Andrea Stefke Steuerung eines Elektrostimulators zur Messung veränderter Schmerzwahrnehmung bei Migränepatienten
(Bachelor’s Thesis)