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Awards and Recognitions

This page lists some of the awards and recognitions this group and its members achieved in the past years. This list includes awards for publications as well as for awards for group members and for success in teaching.

Best Paper Awards

Hugo Brunelière, Erik Burger, Jordi Cabot, and Manuel Wimmer. A Feature-based Survey of Model View Approaches. 2018 Best Paper Award of Springer Journal Software & Systems Modeling, published September 2017, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Thijmen de Gooijer, Anton Jansen, Heiko Koziolek, and Anne Koziolek. An industrial case study of performance and cost design space exploration. Best Industry-Related Paper Award at the Third joint WOSP/SIPEW international conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2012), 2012. [ bib | http | .pdf ]

Samuel Kounev, Konstantin Bender, Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Russell Okamoto. Best Paper Award at the 4th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques, 2011. [ bibslides |.pdf ]

Catia Trubiani and Anne Koziolek. Best Paper Award at the 2nd joint WOSP/SIPEW International Conference on Performance Engineering, 2011. [ bibDOIhttp ]

Nikolaus Huber, Marcel von Quast, Michael Hauck, and Samuel Kounev. Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2011), 2011. [ bibhttp.pdf ]

Klaus Krogmann, Christian M. Schweda, Sabine Buckl, Michael Kuperberg, Anne Martens, and Florian Matthes. Best Paper Award at the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA), 2009. [ bibDOIhttp ]

Steffen Becker, Heiko Koziolek, Ralf Reussner. ACM Best Paper Award at the 6th International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 07), 2007. [ bibDOI.pdf ]

Further Awards

Max Kramer. Uniserv Research Prize for dissertation in algorithms for efficient data processing, 2017.

Alexander Wert. Uniserv Research Prize for dissertation in algorithms for efficient data processing, 2016.

Fabian Brosig. Uniserv Research Prize for dissertation in algorithms for efficient data processing, 2015.

Georg Hinkel. Microsoft Azure Research Award for research in incremental model analyses, 2015.

Christian Stier, Henning Groenda, Ralf Reussner, Anne Koziolek. Best Poster Award, Symposium on Software Performance, 2015. [ bib ]

Max Kramer, Michael Langhammer, Stephan Seifermann, Erik Burger, Dominik Messinger. Best Poster Award, CompArch-WICSA, 2015. [ bib ]

Christoph Heger and Alexander Wert. Best Poster Award, CompArch, 2013.

Alexander Wert. Awarded with CompArch Young Investigator Award in Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Component-Oriented Programming (WCOP), 2013. [ bib ]

Georg Hinkel, Thomas Goldschmidt, Lucia Happe. Best Transformation Refactoring Support in the Transformation Tool Context of the International Conference on Model Transformation (ICMT), June 2013.

Qais Noorshams. SPECtacular Award for Technical Leadership: RG Release Manager, RG Website/Tool Development, January 2013.

Samuel Kounev. SPECtacular Contributor Award for Technical Leadership: Research Group Establishment, ICPE Development, January 2013.

Benjamin Klatt and Martin Küster. Awarded with CompArch Young Investigator Award in Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Component-Oriented Programming (WCOP), 2012. [ bib | .pdf ]

Michael Kuperberg. SPECtacular Award as first elected release manager of SPEC's Research Group (RG), 2011.

Fabian Brosig. SPECtacular Award for outstanding service as ICPE’11 Local Organization Co-Chair, 2011.

Nikolaus Huber. SPECtacular Award for outstanding service as ICPE’11 Local Organization Co-Chair, 2011.

Zoya Durdik. Awarded with CompArch Young Investigator Award in Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Component-Oriented Programming (WCOP), 2010. [ bibhttp ]

Samuel Kounev. Best Dissertation Award from the "Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität zu Darmstadt e.V." for Performance Engineering of Distributed Component-Based Systems - Benchmarking, Modeling and Performance Prediction, 2005. [ bib.pdf ]

Ralf Reussner. ACM Dist. Service Award: General Chair of the International Symposium on Component Based Software Engineering, 2010.

Ralf Reussner. ACM Dist. Service Award: Program Committee Chair of the International Symposium on Component Based Software Engineering, 2008.

Ralf Reussner. Member of the Emmy Noether programme for outstanding young researchers of the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2002

Student Awards

Frederik Reiche, VKSI prize for best student thesis in foundations of software engineering, 2019.

Sandro Koch, VKSI prize for best student thesis in applied software engineering, 2018.

Dominik Werle. VKSI prize for best student thesis in software engineering, 2017.

Sebastian Krach. VKSI recognition for excellent foundational work in software engineering, 2016.

Stephan Seifermann. VKSI prize for best student thesis in foundations of discipline, 2016.

Misha Strittmatter. VKSI prize for best student thesis in foundational work, 2015.

Kiana Rostami. VKSI prize for best student thesis in application-oriented work, 2015.

Christian Stier. VKSI recognition for student thesis, 2015.

Stephan Seifermann. Prize for best application-oriented student thesis of Robert Bosch GmbH, 2015.

Grischa Liebel. Uniserv Prize "Innovations in Software Engineering: Tools and Processes", 2013.

Nikolas Herbst. FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis", 2013.

Georg Hinkel. Best Transformation Refactoring Support for NMF, ICMT, 2013.

Alexander Wert. GFFT Prize "Best Diploma Thesis", 2013.

Max Kramer. Thesis Award "Foundations of the Discipline” of the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.

Simon Spinner. Best Graduate Award from the Faculty of Informatics, KIT, 2012.

Rouven Krebs. Award of the Faculty, Hochschule Karlsruhe, 2012.

Benjamin Klatt. Thesis Award of the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.

Daniel Funke. Research Student Award from KIT, 2012

Fabian Gorsler. Research Student Award from KIT, 2012

Qais Noorshams. Best computer Science Graduate (among the top 10%) of the year 2010/2011.

Michael Faber. Best computer Science Graduate (among the top 10%) of the year 2010/2011.

Philipp Meier. Best computer Science Graduate (among the top 10%) of the year 2010/2011, FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis".

Fabian Brosig. Best computer Science Graduate (among the top 10%) of the year 2009/2010.

Anne Koziolek (Martens). Thesis Award of the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.

Martin Küster. Thesis Award of the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.

Fabian Brosig. FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis", Thesis Award of the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.

Nikolaus Huber. GFFT Prize "Best Diploma Thesis".

Teaching

Ralf Reussner, Heiko Klare. Best Bachelor's Degree Programme Compulsory Lecture awarded by faculty for the lecture "Programmierparadigmen", 2018.

Philip Merkle. "VKSI-Lehrpreis" for "Proseminar Softwarekatastrophen", 2018.

Philipp Merkle. "VKSI-Förderpreis" for outstanding achievements in teaching, 2017.

Erik Burger. "VKSI-Lehrpreis" for the course "Software Quality Engineering mit Eclipse", 2015.

Ralf Reussner, Erik Burger, Benjamin Klatt, Michael Langhammer, Philipp Merkle, Qais Noorshams, Andreas Rentschler. Best practical course award for the course "Software Quality Engineering mit Eclipse", taught during summer term 2013.

Ralf Reussner, Erik Burger, Benjamin Klatt, Michael Langhammer, Qais Noorshams, Andreas Rentschler. "Best Practical Course Award" for the course "Software Quality Engineering mit Eclipse" (as voted by students during the teaching evaluation at KIT), taught during summer term 2013.

Ralf Reussner, Michael Kuperberg, Qais Noorshams, Johannes Stammel. "Best Practical Course Award" for the course "Performance von Anwendungen auf Cloud-Großrechner IBM z10" (as voted by students during the teaching evaluation at KIT), taught during summer term 2011.

Ralf Reussner, Klaus Krogmann, Michael Kuperberg. "Best Lecture Award" for the lecture "Component-based software development" (as voted by students during the teaching evaluation at KIT), taught during summer term 2010.

Ralf Reussner. "Best Lecture Award" for the lecture "Component-based software development" (as voted by students during the teaching evaluation at the University of Karlsruhe), taught during summer term 2008.