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Benedikt Kreis

Ph.D. Student

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Email : kreis_at_cs.uni-bonn.de
Phone : +49 (0) 228 73-54203

Benedikt Kreis

Rheinische Friedrich-Willhelms-Universität Bonn
Institut für Informatik VI

Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 8

53115 Bonn

About Me

I am a Ph.D. student at the Humanoid Robots Lab headed by Maren Bennewitz at the University of Bonn. I received my master's degree in Mechatronics from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 2020.


since 10.2021
Ph.D. Student
Humanoid Robots Lab
04.2020 - 09.2021
IT Software Engineering Lead
Siemens Logistics GmbH

10.2017 - 01.2020

Master in Mechatronics (M.Sc.)
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

04.2016 - 03.2020

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH

10.2012 - 03.2016
Bachelor in Mechatronics Trinational (B.Sc., B.Eng., Licence)
  • Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)
  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts Nortwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
  • University of Upper Alsace (UHA)
  • Unitec Institute of Technology (exchange semester) 

Research Interests

  • Computer vision
  • Object manipulation
  • Motion planning
  • Machine learning

Current Research Project

Available Bachelor/Master Thesis Topics

  • Object manipulation of sensitive, archaeological fragments using an industrial robot arm
  • Object detection and pose estimation of archaeological fragments
  • Assembly order determination of 3D puzzles


  • Lab Humanoid Robots (WS2022/23, SS2022)
  • Seminar Humanoid Robots (WS2022/23, SS2022)
  • Project Group Humanoid Robots (WS2022/23, SS2022)


Aerial Grasping and Transport Using an Unmanned Aircraft (UA) Equipped with an Industrial Suction Gripper.
M. Lieret, B. Kreis, C. Hofmann, M. Zwingel and J. Franke.
In: Annals of Scientific Society for Assembly, Handling and Industrial Robotics 2021.