Trainings and Tutorials

Events 2017

Workshop "Project Management"

July 27-28, 2017:The participants learned the basics of project management methods. Starting with a realistic project plan and a clear goal definition - many other tools were explained and exercised. The seminar content comprised e.g. the project management circle, project goals (SMART), stakeholders and risks of a project and also project controlling.

Workshop "Wissenschaftskommunikation
(Science Communication)"

June 29-30, 2017: In order to improve the engagement with the public – researchers should already learn about the importance of communicating their research results as well as the implementation of such a communication at the very beginning of their scientific career. This seminar covered different aspects of science communication which included the general understanding of science communication, different types of communication as well as ways to present the doctoral research project e.g. science slam. An emphasis was given on how to translate complex research topics to the public.

Workshop "Scientific Writing"

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June 23, 2017: To avoid common mistakes during the process of a doctoral thesis, it is important to have the right attitude, the theoretical skills, as well as the necessary technical abilities. Based on writing examples of the participants, this seminar addressed the basics of scientific writing in English. A multitude of topics, not limited to the organisation of the writing project, psychological factors, orientation towards the reader and academic argumentation was be exercised – theoretically and practically.

Events 2016

Workshop "Time- and Self-Management"

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October 27-28, 2016: Doctoral researchers from "Invasive Computing" took part in the two-day soft-skill workshop about "time and self management" held by Barbara Berndt. In this workshop, the participants learned how to optimize their time management and how to define and pursue goals. They became familiar with tools and techniques to master and control work load instead of being controlled by it.

Workshop "Small talk and Networking"

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October 6-7, 2016: Small talk with strangers at a conference? With strangers who might be professors with an unbelievable academic track record? And to top it off, small talk with the goal of establishing a professional relationship? To exercise and manage such situations, Invasic organized the seminar "Academic Small Talk and Networking". In this seminar young researchers from Munich and Erlangen met with Jessica McHenry, a professional english trainer from the US, to learn successful networking at international conferences. From introducing oneself to professional elevator speeches, i.e. 60 second to convince others of the concepts of Invasive Computing, everything was covered. After 2 intensive days, lots of practicing and many references for further reading, each participant was better qualified to succeed in academic Small Talk and Networking. more information

Workshop "Rhetoric"

Seminar Seminar
July 28-29, 2016: Members of InvasIC were invited to join a two-day workshop on "Rhetoric”, held by the professional didactics trainer Barbara Berndt at KIT. During the workshop the doctoral researchers had a look at different ways of articulation, body language signs and the common rules of presentation. They practiced voice variation and gesticulation and gave several spontaneous and prepared talks to the group, receiving video- and group-feedback on their presentations and their progress achieved during the workshop. All participants gained valuable insights on their own style of presentation as well as their potential for improvement and learned much about good rhetoric skills. more information

Events 2015

Workshop "Teamkompetenz"

Seminar Seminar
November 26-27, 2015: Members of InvasIC were invited to join a two-day workshop on "Teamkompetenz: TEAM - Toll, ein anderer macht’s!" at FAU.
The doctoral researchers learned about essential team work and team building. The soft-skill seminar was given by Barbara Berndt, a professional didactics trainer and management coach. Step by step, the participants learned the theoretical basics of how teams are formed and which aspects are important for a team to succeed. It was explored how someone's type of personality can affect the role they play in a group, along with techniques how to lead a team effectively and how to resolve internal conflicts. The theory was put into practice through various exercises in which the doctoral researchers interacted with each other to fulfill given tasks as a team. After each practice session, the participants reflected on the insights gained and were given helpful personal feedback by the coach. The workshop was packed full of useful tips and information, and was met with very positive resonance more information

Events 2014

Workshop "Poster Presentation"

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November 27-28, 2014: Members of InvasIC are invited to join a workshop on "Poster Presentation" at FAU. Presentations and language skills like intonation, pronunciation and phraseology were taught. Own posters and presentations were analysed in individual trainings and the presenters got feedback for their work.

Workshop "Voice, Standing and Communication"

Teilnehmer am Workshop November 18, 2014: Members of InvasIC are invited to join a workshop on "Voice, Standing and Communication" at TUM.
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Informationsveranstaltung "Familienfreundliche Arbeitsstrukturen"

June 26, 2014: Herr Müller-Thomas (Familienservice FAU) berichtet über die Modelle zur Vereinbarkeit von Familie und Beruf, sowie das Betreuungs- und Beratungsangebot des Familienservice der FAU.

Past Events 2013

Course on "Multi-Core = Multi-Performance?" at the Ferienakademie Sarntal

September 22-October 4, 2013, Sarntal/Südtirol: Prof. M. Bader (TUM) and Prof. J. Teich (FAU) are organising a course at the Ferienakademie Sarntal/Südtirol. The progam can be found » here Einige Eindrücke von der Ferienakademie 2013

Aktionstag Technologieschutz at FAU

Erlangen, September 18, 2013: Members of InvasIC attended the "Aktionstag Technologieschutz" and enhanced their knowledge in patents, brands, and confidentiality. »more information.

Publish or Perish - Wissenschaftliche Publikation und ihre Qualitätsbewertung

Erlangen, February 2, 2013: Members of InvasIC participated in the workshop "Publish or Perish" to learn about bibliometric analyses like "Journal Impact Factor" or "Hirsch-Index". » more information.

Panel discussion for pupils of the local grammar schools: Science Fiction Comes Real. February 07, 2013, FAU

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Teich (Hardware/Software Co-Design, FAU)

Professor Teich (FAU) introduces the concept of Invasive Computing to pupils of the local grammar schools. The announcement of the panel discussion is available » here.

Training: Sicher auftreten – frei reden

rhetorics 2013 Erlangen, January 24-25, 2013: Confident appearance, listener-orientation and straightforward thinking are essential challenges that lecturers have to face in university teaching. The individual talking and communication style is crucial for an effective and successful teaching in two directions: to the inside, in order to gain self-assuredness, and to the outside, in order to reach and motivate the students. The seminar gave the opportunity to work at the mentioned elements in order to develop one's own talking style further. Using ad-hoc talks, talk-thinking was trained, stage presence and contact to the audience were elaborated and the power of persuasion with body language, voice and word were strengthened. The main focus was on practical exercises and differentiated individual feedback.

Past Events 2012

Prof. Teich gave a course at ACACES 2012

Prof Teich Group Group Group

July 8-14, 2012, Fiuggi, Italy:
Prof. Jürgen Teich (FAU) was invited to give a one week course on "Domain-specific and resource-aware computing on multi-core architectures" at the HiPEAC Summer School. More than 100 PhD students from all over the world participated in the one week summer school near Rome. Prof. Jürgen Teich integrated the latest scientific findings from the DFG Transregion 89 "Invasive computing" in his course. » ACACES.

Training on Leadership Qualities of Men and Women

Erlangen, March 29, 2012: Marion Bredebusch and Martin Conrath (BREDEBUSCH — Institut für Kommunikation und Kompetenz) conducted a basic training on leadership qualities for the scientific staff and professors of InvasIC.

Demonstrations at the Schüler-Info-Tag

Prof Teich Group

Erlangen, March 22, 2012: During the Schüler-Info-Tag 2012 several pupils attended the demonstration "Leben im Jahr 2030 – mit Cyberphysical Systems?". During this event the pupils had the opportunity to experiment with a cyberphysical system developed by students. This cyberphysical system allowed to control the game "space invadors" by gestures.

Past Events 2011

Seminar on "Kommunikationsverhalten von Männern und Frauen im akademischen Bereich"

Erlangen, December 12, 2011: Trainer Marion Bredebusch and Martin Conrath
The goal of the training was to raise the awareness for potential misunderstandings in the communication between male and female and how to improve this situation. Members of the scientific staff and professors of all three sites of the TCRC participated in the training held by Mrs. Bredebusch and Mr. Conrath (BREDEBUSCH — Institut für Kommunikation und Kompetenz). With the help of role-playing games, the participants were able to develop new and important insights into aspects of the communication.

Workshop "Giving Academic Talks"

Erlangen, August 15-16, 2011: Seminarleiter Joseph Ganahl (Unterstützung durch das FBHZL) Academic Talks Workshop Academic Talks Workshop

Seminar "Academic Writing"

Erlangen, July 21-22, 2011: Referentin Frau Prof. Dr. Erika von Rautenfeld
Both seminars were organised for the junior scientists within the SFB/TRR 89. In a casual atmosphere methods of academic writing and presenting were taught. Own writings and presentations were analysed and the presenters got feedback for their work.

The 2011 Wittenberg Colloquium

Erlangen, May 22-24, 2011: Prof. Teich is co-organizing an extraordinary interdisciplinary doctoral researcher colloquium on trends in multi-core architecture research together with Prof. Theo Ungerer, Uni Augsburg, Prof. Ben Juurlink, TU Berlin, and Prof. Mladen Berekovic, Uni Jena in Wittenberg. Doctoral researchers within the SFB are able to present and discuss their work with doctoral researchers from other well-known research groups in Germany.

Teilnehmer Sitzung Wittenberg Stadt Wittenberg Stadt

Schülerbesuch des P-Seminars

P-Seminar Erlangen, January 21, 2011: Der Lehrstuhl für Informatik 12 erhielt Besuch der Schüler eines gemeinsam mit dem Lehrstuhl Hardware-Software-Co-Design durchgeführten P-Seminars des Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasiums (ASG) Erlangen. Bei einer Führung bekamen die Schüler einen Einblick in den Alltag des Lehrstuhls. Es wurden Beispiele von Forschungsarbeiten gezeigt und über die verschiedenen Studienmöglichkeiten im Bereich Informatik an der FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg informiert.

Past Events 2010


Munich, November 15, 2010: The goal of the training was to raise the awareness for potential misunderstandings in the communication between male and female and how to improve this situation. Members of the scientific staff and professors of all three sites of the TCRC partitipated in the training held by Mrs. Bredebusch and Mr. Conrath (BREDEBUSCH — Institut für Kommunikation und Kompetenz). With the help of role-playing games, the participants were able to develop new and important insights into aspects of the communication.
Gender Training Gender Training Gender Training

X10 Tutorial

Erlangen, November 12, 2010: Prof. Christoph von Praun
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Dagstuhl seminar on "Dynamically Reconfigurable Architectures"

July 11-16, 2010: co-organized by Prof. Jürgen Becker and Prof. Jürgen Teich » more information Dagstuhl Seminar 10281

Tutorial Invasive Computing - Basic Concepts and Foreseen Benefits

Autrans, France, September 7th 2010: Prof. Jürgen Teich (FAU)
(Artist Network of Excellence on Embedded System Design Summer School Europe 2010)

Seminar on Variability-induced challenges beyond 22nm

München (TUM), July 26-27, 2010: Dr. Sani Nassif (IBM)