Cyrill Stachniss studied computer science at the University of Freiburg and received his Ph.D. degree in 2006. After
his Ph.D., he was a senior researcher at ETH Zurich. Since 2007, he has been an academic advisor at the University of
Freiburg in the Laboratory for Autonomous Intelligent Systems. His research interests lie in the areas of robot navigation, exploration, SLAM, as well as learning approaches.