UvA-Bosch Delta Lab 2

Bosch Visits UvA for Delta Lab Showcase

[23 October 2023]  The Delta Lab’s PhD candidates presented their work to visitors from Bosch as well as the broader UvA community. Alexander Timans and Melis Öcal gave presentations (pictured below) while all students gave poster presentations. The event was highlighted by a talk from dr. Michael Pfeiffer on applications of generative AI at Bosch.

Top Left: Alexander Timans gives presentation; Top Middle: Poster session; Top Right: Melis Öcal gives presentation; Bottom: dr. Michael Pfeiffer gives presentation.

Lab Members Attend ICCV 2023

[3 October 2023]  Several members attended and participated in the International Conference on Computer Vision, which was held in Paris, France and is one of the premiere computer vision venues. Xiaoyan Xing gave a contributed talk at the Computer Vision for Metaverse workshop, Alexander Timans presented a poster at the Uncertainty Quantification for Computer Vision workshop, and Eric Nalisnick gave an invited talk also at Uncertainty Quantification for Computer Vision.

Left: Xiaoyan Xing delivers contributed talk at Computer Vision for Metaverse.
Right: Alexander Timans and Eric Nalisnick present at Uncertainty Quantification for Computer Vision.

Lab Visits Bosch’s Research Headquarters

[24 March 2023]  The Delta Lab made a week-long visit to Bosch’s research headquarters in Renningen, Germany.  Lab members saw how their research translates into practice via demonstrations in robotics, autonomous driving, and healthcare technology. Pictured below is their meeting with Thomas Kropf, President of Bosch Corporate Research and Advanced Engineering.

Front Row: Alexander Timans, Daan Roos, Artem Moskalev, Thomas Kropf, Michael Pfeiffer, Eric Nalisnick; Second Row: Xiaoyan Xing, Metod Jazbec, Mona Schirmer, Melis Ocal, Ronny Xavier Velastegui Sandoval; Third Row: Rajeev Verma, Thomas Anderson Keller.

Opening Ceremony of Delta Lab 2

[30 September 2022]  Friday 23 September, Delta Lab 2 was officially opened. The UvA and world-leading technology company Bosch have agreed to extend their established collaboration with the launch of a new public-private research lab. Read the full article. 

Sindy Löwe, Emiel Hoogeboom, Eric Nalisnick, Theo Gevers, Thomas Kropf, ‪Alfons Hoekstra, Jan-Willem van de Meent, Peter van Tienderen, Max Welling.

Interview with Delta Lab 1 & 2 Lab Managers

[13 July 2022]  The UvA and Bosch have extended their partnership with the launch of Delta Lab 2. Herke van Hoof, former lab manager for Delta Lab 1, is now passing the baton to Eric Nalisnick. Below, the two Machine Learning Lab scientists discuss the partnership. Read the full article. 

Bosch and UvA Extend Partnership with Delta Lab 2

[18 March 2022]  The UvA and world-leading technology company Bosch have agreed to extend their established collaboration with the launch of a new public-private research lab. Delta Lab 2 – the follow-up to the successful collaboration Delta Lab 1 – will focus on the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning for applications in computer vision, generative models and causal learning. Delta Lab 2 will form part of ICAI, the national Innovation Center for AI, headquartered on the Amsterdam Science Park. The lab will be headed by the UvA’s Dr Jan-Willem van de Meent and Prof. Theo Gevers. Dr Eric Nalisnick will be the daily lab manager. Read the full announcement. 

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