Bernd Fischer Award 2008

Prize: Awards of the University of Luebeck

General Description

The Bernd Fischer Award 2008 for an outstanding PhD thesis in the Departments of Computer Science or Natural Sciences is awarded to Dr. Alexander Schlaefer for his dissertation on "Computer assisted planning for robotic radiosurgery” at the Institute of Robotics.

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 recognitionLocal
Granting OrganisationsVerein der Alumni, Freunde und Förderer der Universität zu Lübeck e. V.

Awarded at event

Event titleUniversity Awards 2008
LocationLeibniz Forschungszentrum Borstel, Borstels, GermanyShow on map
Period17.10.2008

Research Area or Academic Center

  • Centers: Center for Artificial Intelligence Luebeck (ZKIL)