Curriculum Vitae

Short version of my CV. For the full CV please check out the PDF linked on the right.
Note: This part of my webpage is only infrequently updated. Last updated: 11.11.2022

General Information

Full Name André Biedenkapp
Date of Birth 13th July 1992
Languages German (native), English (fluent), French (beginner)

Education

  • Oct 2017 - Oct 2022
    PhD in Machine Learning
    Machine Learning Lab, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 2014 - 2017
    Master of Science - Computer Science
    University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 2011 - 2014
    Bachelor of Science - Computer Science
    University of Freiburg, Germany
    • Thesis: Data Analysis for the Selection of Recording Channels on Multielectrode-Arrays
    • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard

Experience

  • SEPT 2022 - NOW
    COSEAL General Chair
    COSEAL.net
    • Jointly with Alexander Tornede and Lennart Schäpermeier
  • 2017 - Now
    Scientific Researcher
    Machine Learning Lab, University of Freiburg
  • 2015 - 2017
    Student Assistance
    Machine Learning Lab, University of Freiburg
    • Assisting in the implementation of research projects
  • 2014
    Student Assistant
    Chair of Computer Architecture, University of Freiburg
    • Maintenance of the mobile robots for the hardware lab-course

Teaching Experience

  • 2022
    Lab Course Automated Machine Learning
  • 2022
    Seminar on Dynamic Algorithm Configuration and Optimization
  • 2021 - Now
    Automated Machine Learning (Massive Open Online Course)
    • Creation of coding exercises. Involved in setting up the MOOC
  • 2020 - Now
    Automated Machine Learning (Flipped Classroom)
    • Creation and grading of exercises & final project. Setting up online teaching through Zoom and GitHub classroom.
  • 2019
    Automated Machine Learning
    • Creation and grading of exercises & final project.
  • 2017 - 2019
    Machine Learning for Automated Algorithm Design
    • Creation and grading of exercises & final project.
  • 2014
    Hardware Lab-Course
    • Assisting students with practical exercises

Program Committee Membership

  • 2022
    • JAIR, TEVC, EWRL, NeurIPS, Journal of the ACM, AutoML Conference, ALOE@ICLR, Computational Intelligence Journal
  • 2021
    • Journal of the ACM, NeurIPS Datasets and Benchmarks (Track 1 & Track 2), NeurIPS, AutoML@ICML, ICML
  • 2020
    • ECAI, AutoML@ICML
  • 2019
    • ICML, AutoML@ICML
  • 2018
    • AAAI, AutoML@ICML