The Bernd Fischer Award 2007 for an outstanding PhD thesis in the Departments of Computer Science or Natural Sciences is awarded to Dr. Christian Werner for his dissertation on "Optimized protocols for web services with limited data rates” at the Institute of Telematics.
The University Award for STEM dissertations has been presented since 2007 and was renamed as Bernd Fischer Award in 2016 to commemorate the mathematician Prof. Dr. Bernd Fischer (1957-2013). As the Head of the Institute of Mathematics and Image Computing and the Fraunhofer Project Group on Image Registration (MEVIS) Professor Fischer played a major role in establishing the field of computer science at the University of Luebeck and, as a scientist as well as a lecturer, he was extremely committed and popular for his achievements, his excellent teaching and his work on behalf of the university. The award is endowed with 2,500 euros and is awarded annually by the Association of Alumni and Friends of the University of Luebeck.
Degree of recognition
Verein der Alumni, Freunde und Förderer der Universität zu Lübeck e. V.