Dr.-Ing. Rania Rayyes

Institut für Robotik und Prozessinformatik
Mühlenpfordtstraße 23
38106 Braunschweig






r.rayyes (at) tu-braunschweig.de

I moved to Karlsruhe Insitute for Technology (KIT) working as Junior-Professor for AI & Robotics. You can reach me at rania.rayyes@kit.edu

Research interests

  • Robot Learning
  • Efficient Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Vision
  • Cognitive Robotics


  • Introduction to Machine Learning (SS 21, SS 22)

Exercises Supervision:

  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Robotics-Seminar
  • Robotics 1

Awards and Grants

  • AnitaB.org GHC faculty scholarship 2022
  • "Robotik Talent" Award for my PhD Dissertation from Niedersächsische Wirtschafts- und Digitalisierungsministerium 2021
  • ANITA B.ORG GHC Student Scholarship 2020
  • Google grant for ACM womENcourage conference 2019 - Only 6 female computer science students were selected over all EMEA (Middle East, Europe, and Africa)
  • Nominated by DAAD for the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany 2019 - only 20 scientists were nominated from all DAAD scholarship holders and alumni
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship "Research Grant for Doctoral Program in Germany"
  • The Superior Graduate Award for Mechatronics Bachelor Degree (Ranking the First)
  • Academic Excellence - Top Student Awards: I have received 5 awards (one in each year during my Mechatronics Bachelor's study)



More about me

  • Board member of IMOL community
  • Co-organizer for IMOL workshop
  • Joined Google Post-IWD program for industry professionals
  • Participated in Google International Women's Day (2021, 2022)
  • Defended my PhD thesis on 16.12.2020
  • Research intern at Sony CSL, Tokyo, Japan, Oct 2019 - March 2020
  • Participated in TU Braunschweig Excellence video
  • Invited and participated in Top Women in Technology in Brussels 2018, 2022