Congratulations to Florian Wirthmüller for the successful defense of his PhD thesis

Ulm University

On December 8, 2023, Florian Wirthmüller successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled 

Context-based Probabilistic Prediction of the Driving Behavior 
of Surrounding Traffic Participants

at Ulm University, Germany. The DBIS team is pleased to congratulate Florian on his successful PhD defense (Dr. rer. nat.) and wishes him all the best for his future career. 
Florian was an external doctoral student of Mercedes-Benz AG at the Institute of Databases and Information Systems (DBIS). Florian’s PhD advisor and promotor was Prof. Dr. Manfred Reichert. The external reviewer for the doctoral colloquium was Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steven Peters from the Institute of Automotive Engineering at TU Darmstadt. The dissertation was also co-supervised by Dr. Jochen Hipp and Dr. Joachim Herbst from Mercedes-Benz AG.
Florian is the sixth doctoral student at Mercedes-Benz AG to successfully complete his doctorate at DBIS under the supervision of Prof. Reichert.

Members of the PhD committee: 
•    Prof. Dr. Frank Kargl (Ulm University, Chairman)
•    Prof. Dr. Manfred Reichert (Ulm University, Supervisor & Referee)
•    Prof. Dr. Steven Peters (TU Darmstadt, External Referee)
•    Prof. Dr. Hans Kestler (Ulm University, Committee Member)
•    Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Schwenker (Ulm University, Committee Member)

Happy Florian Wirthmüller after the presentation
Group picture after the successfull defence
Florian Wirthmüller and Manfred Reichert