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Jorge de Heuvel

Ph.D. Student

Jorge de Heuvel

Contact details

Email: deheuvel[AT]cs.uni-bonn.de

Phone: +49(0)228 73-54203


Jorge de Heuvel

Rheinische Friedrich-Willhelms-Universität Bonn
Institut für Informatik VI

Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 8
53115 Bonn




Open Student Projects

I currently offer master and bachelor theses projects around the topics of robot navigation, robot personalization, reinforcement learning and imitation learning. Please contact me via email for further information.

About Me

I am a Phd student at the Humanoid Robots Lab headed by Maren Bennewitz at the University of Bonn.

Research Interests

  • Human-aware robot navigation
  • Anticipating human behavior
  • Reinforcement learning

Associated Research Projects

Brief CV

since Jun 2021

Humanoid Robots Lab, Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Bonn, Germany

Research associate & PhD student

Group of Prof. Maren Bennewitz

Jan 2020 - May 2021

Insitute for Atmospheric Science, Mainz, Germany

Research associate in the transregional collaborative research project "Waves To Weather" (SFB/TRR165)

Group of Dr. Michael Riemer

Apr 2018 - Apr 2020

Max-Planck Insitute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

Master's thesis project and publication

Group of Dr. Viola Priesemann

May 2019

M.Sc. in Physics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen

Apr 2017 B.Sc. in Physics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen



Characterizing spreading dynamics of subsampled systems with non-stationary external input.
J. de Heuvel, J. Wilting, M. Becker, V. Priesemann, und J. Zierenberg
Phys. Rev. E 102, 040301(R) (2020), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.102.040301

Learning Personalized Human-Aware Robot Navigation Using Virtual Reality Demonstrations from a User Study.
J. de Heuvel, N. Corral, L. Bruckschen, M. Bennewitz
Proceedings of the IEEE International on Human & Robot Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). Preprint: arXiv:2203.14741

Teaching Personalized Robot Navigation through Virtual Reality Demonstrations: A Learning Framework and User Study.
J. de Heuvel, N. Corral, L. Bruckschen, M. Bennewitz
SEANavBench Workshop - ICRA 2022, https://seannavbench2022.netlify.app/papers