Honors and Awards

IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2008), Seoul, Korea.

Academic Career

01/09 Graduation as Dr.-Ing., Universität Karlsruhe (TH)

PhD Thesis: Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation of Spatially Distributed Systems

06/05 - 01/09 Research Assistant at Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems Lab, Department of Computer Science,

Universität Karlsruhe (TH)

01/08 - 04/08 Research stay at the School of Computing, University of Utah with Tom Henderson.
04/05 Graduation as Dipl.-Ing., Technical University of Ilmenau

Diploma Thesis: Passivity-based Dynamic Visual Feedback Control of Manipulators with Kinematic Redundancy

04/04 - 04/05 Research project and diploma thesis at Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
10/03 - 03/04 Internship at Hella KG & Hueck Co, Lippstadt, Germany

Topic: Berührungslose Wegmesssysteme basierend auf magnetischen Prinzipien

08/02 - 04/03 Student of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at University of Warwick, Warwick, UK
08/01 - 09/01 Internship at Daimler Chrysler AG, Esslingen, Germany

Topic: Modellierung von Verschleißteilen am Kfz

09/01 Field of Specialization: Design, Modeling and Control of Mechatronic Systems
08/00 - 09/00 Internship at Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH, Jena, Germany
10/99 - 04/05 Student of Mechatronics at the Technical University of Ilmenau

Research Interests

  • Sensor-actuator-networks
  • System and estimation theory
  • Modelling, identification, and reconstruction of distributed physical systems
  • Robotics

DFG Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"

Publications

 
Achim Kuwertz, Marco F. Huber, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Modellbasierte Quellenverfolgung in räumlich ausgedehnten Phänomenen mittels Sensoreinsatzplanung
tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag, 77(10):551-557, October 2010.
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Author : Achim Kuwertz, Marco F. Huber, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Fernando Puente León, Michael Heizmann
Title : Modellbasierte Quellenverfolgung in räumlich ausgedehnten Phänomenen mittels Sensoreinsatzplanung
In : tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag
Address :
Date : October 2010
Abstract
 
Achim Kuwertz, Marco F. Huber, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Sensoreinsatzplanung zur Verfolgung von Quellen räumlich ausgedehnter Phänomene
Verteilte Messsysteme, pp. 179-191, KIT Scientific Publishing, March 2010.
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Author : Achim Kuwertz, Marco F. Huber, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Fernando Puente León, Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Michael Heizmann
Title : Sensoreinsatzplanung zur Verfolgung von Quellen räumlich ausgedehnter Phänomene
In : Verteilte Messsysteme
Address :
Date : March 2010
Abstract
 
Marco F. Huber, Achim Kuwertz, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Distributed Greedy Sensor Scheduling for Model-based Reconstruction of Space-Time Continuous Physical Phenomena
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2009), Seattle, Washington, USA, July 2009.
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Author : Marco F. Huber, Achim Kuwertz, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Distributed Greedy Sensor Scheduling for Model-based Reconstruction of Space-Time Continuous Physical Phenomena
In : Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2009)
Address : Seattle, Washington, USA
Date : July 2009
Abstract
 
Julian Hörst, Felix Sawo, Vesa Klumpp, Uwe D. Hanebeck, Dietrich Fränken,
Extension of the Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter with Application to Cooperative Passive Target Tracking
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2009), Seattle, Washington, USA, July 2009.
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Author : Julian Hörst, Felix Sawo, Vesa Klumpp, Uwe D. Hanebeck, Dietrich Fränken
Editor :
Title : Extension of the Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter with Application to Cooperative Passive Target Tracking
In : Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2009)
Address : Seattle, Washington, USA
Date : July 2009
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Kathrin Roberts, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Model-Based Reconstruction of Distributed Phenomena Using Discretized Representations of Partial Differential Equations
Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Selected Papers from ICINCO 2006, Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 15, Springer, 2008.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Kathrin Roberts, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Model-Based Reconstruction of Distributed Phenomena Using Discretized Representations of Partial Differential Equations
In : Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Selected Papers from ICINCO 2006, Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
Address :
Date : 2008
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Thomas C. Henderson, Christopher Sikorski, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Sensor Node Localization Methods based on Local Observations of Distributed Natural Phenomena
Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2008), pp. 301-308, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 2008.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Thomas C. Henderson, Christopher Sikorski, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Sensor Node Localization Methods based on Local Observations of Distributed Natural Phenomena
In : Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2008)
Address : Seoul, Republic of Korea
Date : August 2008
Abstract Winner Best Paper Award Certificate (PDF)
 
Felix Sawo, Frederik Beutler, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Decentralized State Estimation of Distributed Phenomena based on Covariance Bounds
Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2008), 17, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 2008.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Frederik Beutler, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Decentralized State Estimation of Distributed Phenomena based on Covariance Bounds
In : Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2008)
Address : Seoul, Republic of Korea
Date : July 2008
Abstract
 
Vesa Klumpp, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck, Dietrich Fränken,
The Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter for Efficient Nonlinear Estimation
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008), pp. 1-8, Cologne, Germany, July 2008.
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Author : Vesa Klumpp, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck, Dietrich Fränken
Editor :
Title : The Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter for Efficient Nonlinear Estimation
In : Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008)
Address : Cologne, Germany
Date : July 2008
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Vesa Klumpp, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed-Parameter Physical Systems based on Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008), pp. 1-8, Cologne, Germany, July 2008.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Vesa Klumpp, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed-Parameter Physical Systems based on Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter
In : Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008)
Address : Cologne, Germany
Date : July 2008
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Marco F. Huber, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Parameter Identification and Reconstruction for Distributed Phenomena Based on Hybrid Density Filter
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2007), Quebec, Canada, July 2007.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Marco F. Huber, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Parameter Identification and Reconstruction for Distributed Phenomena Based on Hybrid Density Filter
In : Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2007)
Address : Quebec, Canada
Date : July 2007
Abstract
 
Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Modellbasierte Vermessung verteilter Phänomene und Generierung optimaler Messsequenzen
tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag, 3:75-90, March 2007.
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Author : Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Jürgen Beyerer, Fernando Puente León, Klaus-Dieter Sommer
Title : Modellbasierte Vermessung verteilter Phänomene und Generierung optimaler Messsequenzen
In : tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag
Address :
Date : March 2007
Abstract
 
Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Nonlinear Multidimensional Bayesian Estimation with Fourier Densities
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), pp. 1303-1308, San Diego, California, USA, December 2006.
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Author : Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Nonlinear Multidimensional Bayesian Estimation with Fourier Densities
In : Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006)
Address : San Diego, California, USA
Date : December 2006
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian Mixture Marginals and their Potential Use in Nonlinear Robust Estimation
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2006), Munich, Germany, October 2006.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian Mixture Marginals and their Potential Use in Nonlinear Robust Estimation
In : Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2006)
Address : Munich, Germany
Date : October 2006
Abstract
 
Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Efficient Nonlinear Bayesian Estimation based on Fourier Densities
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2006), pp. 312-322, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2006.
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Author : Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Efficient Nonlinear Bayesian Estimation based on Fourier Densities
In : Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2006)
Address : Heidelberg, Germany
Date : September 2006
Abstract
 
Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Informationsfusion für verteilte Systeme
Informationsfusion in der Mess- und Sensortechnik, pp. 75-90, Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe, September 2006.
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Author : Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Jürgen Beyerer, Fernando Puente León, Klaus-Dieter Sommer
Title : Informationsfusion für verteilte Systeme
In : Informationsfusion in der Mess- und Sensortechnik
Address :
Date : September 2006
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Kathrin Roberts, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Bayesian Estimation of Distributed Phenomena using Discretized Representations of Partial Differential Equations
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2006), pp. 16-23, Setúbal, Portugal, August 2006.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Kathrin Roberts, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Bayesian Estimation of Distributed Phenomena using Discretized Representations of Partial Differential Equations
In : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2006)
Address : Setúbal, Portugal
Date : August 2006
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian and Gaussian Mixture Marginals
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2006), Florence, Italy, July 2006.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor :
Title : Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian and Gaussian Mixture Marginals
In : Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2006)
Address : Florence, Italy
Date : July 2006
Abstract
 
Felix Sawo, Masayuki Fujita, Oliver Sawodny,
Passivity-Based Dynamic Visual Feedback Control of Manipulators with Kinematic Redundancy
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2005), pp. 1200-1205, August 2005.
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Author : Felix Sawo, Masayuki Fujita, Oliver Sawodny
Editor :
Title : Passivity-Based Dynamic Visual Feedback Control of Manipulators with Kinematic Redundancy
In : Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2005)
Address :
Date : August 2005


Selected Talks

2009

Felix Sawo
Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed Systems
Defense of phd thesis
Karlsruhe, January 30, 2009

2008

Felix Sawo
Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed Systems
Concluding presentation to project I1 - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Bad Herrenalb, September 30, 2008

Felix Sawo, Vesa Klumpp, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation of Distributed-Parameter Physical Systems based on Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter
The 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008)
Cologne, July 1, 2008

Vesa Klumpp, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck, Dietrich Fränken
The Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter for Efficient Nonlinear Estimation
The 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2008)
Cologne, July 1, 2008

Felix Sawo
Research Stay at School of Computing, University of Utah - Report -
Meeting - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Karlsruhe, July 7, 2008

Uwe D. Hanebeck, Felix Sawo, Klaus-Dieter Sommer
A Bayesian Approach to Consistent Uncertainty Analysis and Assessment
of Stationary, Dynamic and Distributed-Parameter Measurement Systems
(Translation)
14. GMA/ITG-Symposium (German)
Ludwigsburg, March 11, 2008

Uwe D. Hanebeck, Felix Sawo
Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation for Reconstructing Distributed Physical Phenomena
Lecture Series - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Karlsruhe, January 11, 2008

2007

Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Simultaneous State and Parameter Estimation for Reconstructing Distributed Physical Phenomena
Finnish-German Co-operative Graduate School Network
Karlsruhe, November 27, 2007

Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
A Bayesian Approach to Consistently Describing and Analysing
Steady-State, Dynamic, and Distributed Parametric Measurement Systems

238th PTB Seminar "Analysis of Dynamic Measurements"
Berlin, November 6, 2007

Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Decentralized Reconstruction of Distributed Phenomena based on Discrete Spatio-Temporal Measurements (Translation)
Retreat - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Dagstuhl, September 18, 2007

Felix Sawo, Marco Huber, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Parameter Identification and Reconstruction Based on Hybrid Density Filter for Distributed Phenomena
The 10th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2007)
Quebec, Canada, July 10, 2007

Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Decentralized Reconstruction of Distributed Phenomena by Means of Sensor Networks
Meeting of the Research Training Groups "ten plus one"
"Ten Computer Science Research Training Group and one Computer Science Research College Introduce Themselves"
Dagstuhl, June 6, 2007

Uwe D. Hanebeck, Felix Sawo, Marco Huber
Information Processing in Sensor Networks for Model-Based
Reconstruction and Identification of Distributed Phenomena

ICRA 2007 Tutorial
Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Rom, April 10, 2007

Felix Sawo, Marco Huber, Heiko Hamann
Information Processing in Sensor-Actuator-Networks (Translation)
Cooperation-Seminar of the Research Training Groups 1194 and Zeuss
Karlsruhe, January 8, 2007

2006

Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Nonlinear Multidimensional Bayesian Estimation with Fourier Densities
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006)
San Diego, California, December 13, 2006

Uwe D. Hanebeck, Felix Sawo, Marco Huber
Model-Based Decentral Information Processing in Sensor-Actuator-Networks (Translation)
Lecture Series - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Karlsruhe, December 8, 2006

Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Decentral Reconstruction of Distributed Continuous Phenomena based on Discrete Spatio-Temporal Measurements (Translation)
Workshop - Research Training Group 1194 "Self-organizing Sensor-Actuator-Networks"
Dagstuhl, October 10, 2006

Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian Mixture Marginals
and their Potential Use in Nonlinear Robust Estimation

IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2006)
Munich, October 4, 2006

Dietrich Brunn, Felix Sawo, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Efficient Nonlinear Bayesian Estimation based on Fourier Densities
IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2006)
Heidelberg, September 5, 2006

Felix Sawo, Kathrin Roberts, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Bayesian Estimation of Distributed Phenomena
using Discretized Representations of Partial Differential Equations

3rd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2006)
Setubal, Portugal, August 2, 2006

Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Parameterized Joint Densities with Gaussian and Gaussian Mixture Marginals
9th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2006)
Florence, Italy, July 11, 2006

Uwe D. Hanebeck, Felix Sawo, Dietrich Brunn
Information Fusion for Distributed Systems (Translation)
Panel of Experts: Information Fusion in the Measuring and Sensor Technology 2006 (Translation)
Published as a book (german), in the Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe
Eisenach, June 21-22, 2006

2005

Felix Sawo, Masayuki Fujita, Oliver Sawodny
Passivity-Based Dynamic Visual Feedback Control of Manipulators with Kinematic Redundancy
IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2005)
Toronto, Canada, August 28, 2005

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