Award for Fabian Gerlinghaus

11/05/2013 : 10:22

Gertie, the robotic lamp © F. Gerlinghaus

Former TUM-student Fabian Gerlinghaus wins the Willumeit-foundation prize with his robotic lamp Gertie.

Fabian Gerlinghaus was awarded with the Willumeit-foundation prize for his student research paper „Development of a Robotic Desk Lamp with an Emotional Body Language“.

The work was carried out with the support of the Institute for Cognitive Systems (Prof. Gordon Cheng) and the Institute of Product Development (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Lindemann) at Technische Universität München.

The Willumeit prize promotes interdisciplinary projects at the interface of humanities and engineering.