Awards and Research Awards

Minerva Informatics Equality Award

October 9, 2018: Winning the „Minerva Informatics Equality Award.

The University of Bamberg is the first university in the German-speaking region to receive the "Minerva Informatics Equality Award".

Official Press release (10.10.2018)
 

 

Rainer-Markgraf-Prize

  • Prof. Dr. Ute Schmid (CogSys) receives the Rainer-Markgraf-Prize in 2020 from the Rainer Markgraf Foundation to honor her committed knowledge transfer between the university, research and educational institutions.

    Press release (05.10.20)

Habilitation awards

  • Habilitation award of the Hans Löwel Foundation 2014: Prof. Dr. Daniel Beimborn, Modularity and Relationality in Information Systems Research: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Outsourcing and Service Orientation.

Awards and doctoral prizes

  • Research Funding ACM SIGMIS 2020: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Research Funding ACM SIGMIS 2020: Katharina Pflügner.
  • Doctoral award of the University of Bamberg 2020: Teena Hassan, Towards Robust and Interpretable Practical Applications of Automatic Mental State Analysis Using a Dynamic and Hybrid Facial action Estimation Approach.
  • Doctoral award of the University of Bamberg 2019: Dr. Stefan Kolb, On the Portability of Applications in Platform as a Service.
  • ACM SIGMIS Early Career Award 2019: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Bavarian Culture Prize of the Bayernwerk AG, 2019: Dr. Christoph Weinert, Coping with the Dark Side of Information Technology - Theoretical Foundation and Empirical Evidence.
  • Doctoral award of the Hans Löwel Foundation 2016: Dr. Christian Maier, Dissertation: Technostress: Theoretical foundation and empirical evidence.
  • Doctoral award of the University of Bamberg 2015: Dr. Stephan M. Scheele, Model and Proof Theory of Constructive ALC, Constructive Description Logics.
  • Schmalenbach Prize 2015: Dr. Christian Maier, Dissertation: Technostress. Theoretical foundation and empirical evidence.
  • Runner-up MINT Excellence PhD Award 2015: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Runner-up dissertation award of the CSCW section of the Society for Informatics (GI-CSCW) and the International Institute for Socio-Informatics (IISI) 2015: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Doctoral award of the University of Bamberg 2013: Dr. Nils Joachim, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): An Empirical Evaluation of Characteristics, Adoption Determinants, Governance Mechanisms, and Business Impact in the German Service Industry.
  • AIS Special Interest Group-Adoption and Diffusion of IT DIGIT 2013 Doctoral Award: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Doctoral Award of the University of Bamberg 2012: Resistance to IT-inducted Change- Theoretical Foundation and Empirical Evidence, Dr. Sven Laumer.
  • Culture Prize Bavaria of E.ON Bayern AG 2012: Dr. Andreas Schönberger, Dissertation: The CHORCH Approach: How to Model B2Bi Choreographies for Orchestration Execution.
  • AIS Special Interest Group - Adoption and Diffusion of IT DIGIT 2011 Doctoral Award: Dr. Sven Laumer.

Awards for good teaching

  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2020: Johannes Manner.
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2019: Kerstin Jacob.
  • Award for good teaching at the state universities in Bavaria 2018: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2018: Dr. Christian Maier.
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2017: Dr. Thomas Friedrich.
  • Award for good teaching at the state universities in Bavaria 2016: Dr. Sven Laumer.
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2016: Michael Siebers und Simon Harrer.
  • Student Travel Award 2015: Dr. Jörg Lenhard. (8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, New York, USA).
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2015: Dr. Sven Laumer.
  • IFIP Outstanding Service Award 2015: Prof. Dr. Gross  (Tampere, Finnland).
  •  Best Presentation Award 2014: Dr. Jörg Lenhard (Central European Workshop on Services and their Composition, Potsdam, Germany).
  • Award for good teaching of the WIAI faculty 2014: Martin Sticht.
  • Award for good teaching at the state universities in Bavaria 2013: Matthias Wolf.

Best Paper Awards

2020

  • Pflügner, K., Reis, L., Maier, C., and Weitzel, T. (2020): Communication Measures to Reduce Techno-Invasion and Techno-Overload: A Qualitative Study Uncovering Positive and Adverse Effects. Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research, Nuremberg, Germany. Best Paper Award.
  • Oehlhorn, C., Laumer, S., Maier, C., and Weitzel, T. (2020): Gender Diversity in IT: A Case Study on Sustainably Successful Interventions. Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Hyderabad, India. Best Short Paper in Track “IS in the Workplace and the Future of Work”.

2019

  • Pflügner, K., Mattke, J., and Maier, C. (2019): Who is Stressed by Using ICTs? A Qualitative Comparison Analysis with the Big Five Personality Traits to Understand Technostress. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik, Siegen, Germany. Best Paper Award.
  • Oehlhorn, C., Maier, C., Laumer, S., and Weitzel, T. (2019): Attracting Young IT Professionals: An Empirical Study Using the Theory of Attractive Quality. Proceedings of the 2019 on ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research, Nashville (TN), USA. Best Paper Nominee.
  • Müller, L., Mattke, J., and Weitzel, T. (2019):  Not Talking to Robo-Doc: A QCA Study Examining Patients' Resistance to Chatbots for Anamnesis. Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology (DIGIT) (Pre-ICIS Workshop), Munich, Germany. Best Paper Award.

2018

  • Laumer, S., Gubler, F., Maier, C., and Weitzel, T. (2018): Job Seekers' Acceptance of Job Recommender Systems: Results of an Empirical Study. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii. Nominated for Best Paper.
  • Buettner, R., Sauer, S., Maier, C., and Eckhardt, A. (2018): Real-time Prediction of User Performance based on Pupillary Assessment via Eye Tracking. AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction (10:1), 26-56. Best Paper Award.
  • Weinert, C. (2018): Coping with Discrepant Information Technology Events: a Literature Review. Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portsmouth, England. Best Paper Nominee.

2017

  • Mattke, J., Müller, L., Maier, C., and Weitzel, T. (2017): Engagement with Social Ads: Explaining the Influence of Herding in Social Media Advertising. Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology (DIGIT) (Pre-ICIS Workshop), Seoul, South Korea. Nominated for the Most Innovative Short Paper Award.

2016

  • Laumer, S. (2016):Information Quality Dimensions: Two exploratory Case Studies with Enterprise Content Management System Users. Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Istanbul. Best Paper Award Nominee.
  • Beimborn, D., Kettenbohrer, J. (2016): The Role of Co-Worker Relationships for Process Standardization Success. International Conference on Social Collaboration and Shared Values inBusiness, Gwangju, Korea. Best Paper Award.

2015

  • Wolter, D., Kreutzmann, A. (2015): Analogical Representation of RCC-8 for Neighborhood-Based Qualitative Spatial Reasoning. In KI 2015: Advances in Artificial Intelligence (pp. 194-207).Springer International Publishing. Best-paper-award.
  • Stadelmann, T., Blank, D., Henrich, A. (2015): Implementierung von IR-Modellen auf Basis spaltenorientierter Datenbanken oder invertierter Listen. In 16. Fachtagung Datenbanksysteme für Business, Technologie und Web (BTW) der Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Hamburg.Best Short Paper Award.
  • Fetter, M., Bimamisa, D., Gross, T. (2015): Plattformübergreifende interaktive Tischanwendung mittels TUIOFX. In Mensch & Computer - 15. Fachübergreifende Konferenz für interaktive und kooperative Medien - M&C (pp. 359-362), Stuttgart. Walter de Gruyter GmbH. Honorable Mention Poster Award.
  • Kloppenburg, M., Kettenbohrer, J., Beimborn, D., Bögle, M. (2015): Leading 20,000+ employees by a process-oriented management system - insights to process management at Lufthansa Technik Group. In Proceedings of the 13th Business Process Management Workshops (used to be: Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM)), Innsbruck, Austria. Best Industry Paper.
  • Weinert, C., Maier, C., Laumer, S., and Weitzel, T. (2015), What happens when users are not able to perform coping mechanisms? An investigation of the habituation process. Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology (DIGIT) (Pre-ICIS Workshop), Forth Worth, TX, USA. Best Paper Nominee.

2014

  • Jentsch, C., Beimborn, D., Jungnickl, C., Renner, G. (2014): How to Measure Shared Understanding among Business and IT. In Proceedings of the 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia (PA). Best Paper Proceedings.

2013

  • Maier, C., Laumer, S., Eckhardt, A., and Weitzel, T. (2013): Analyzing the impact of HRIS implementations on HR personnel's job satisfaction and turnover intention. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems (22:3), p. 193-207. One of the 5 most highly cited papers published in Journal of Strategic Information Systems.
  • Lenhard, J.,Harrer, S., Wirtz G. (2013): Measuring the Installability of Service Orchestrations Using the SQuaRE MethodIn Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), Kauai, Hawaii, USA. Awarded Best Conference Paper.
  • Lenhard, J., Wirtz, G. (2013): Measuring the Portability of Executable Service-Oriented Processes. In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International EDOC Conference, Vancouver, Canada. Awarded Best Student Conference Paper in Service Science.
  • Kremer, D., Schlieder, C., Feulner, B., Ohl, U. (2013): Spatial Choices in an Educational Game. In VS-GAMES-13, Int. Conf. on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications, Poole, UK. Best Short Paper-Award.
  • Behrendt M., Böhm, M., Caylak, M., Eylert, L., Friedrichs, R., Nicklas, D., Wurst, M. (2013): Simulation einer Stadt zur Erzeugung virtueller Sensordaten für Smart City Anwendungen (Demo). BTW Best Demo Award.
  • Moos, B. (2013): Managing Acquired Knowledge from Different Network Partners: The Role of Knowledge Management Systems. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik, Leipzig. Best Paper Nomination.

2012

  • Maier, C., Laumer, S., Eckhardt, A., and Weitzel, T. (2012): When Social Networking Turns to Social Overload: Explaining the Stress, Emotional Exhaustion, and Quitting Behavior from Social Network Sites' Users. Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Barcelona, Spain. Best Paper Award Nominee. 

2011

  • Laumer, S., Maier, C., Eckhardt, A., and Weitzel, T. (2011): The Trend is our Friend - German IT Personnel's Perception of Job-related Factors before, during and after the Economic Downturn. Proceedings of the 2011 ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research, San Antonio (TX), Winner of the ACM SIGMIS Magid Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper of the Year 2011 Award. Winner of the ACM SIGMIS Magit Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper of the Year 2011 Award.
  • von Stetten, A., Wild, U., and Chrennikow, W. (2011): Adopting Social Network Sites - The Role of Individual IT Culture and Privacy Concerns. Proceedings of the 17th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Detroit (MI). Best Paper Nomination.
  • Weitzel, T.; Maier, C.; Eckhardt, A.; Laumer, S. (2011): ACM SIGMIS Magid Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper of the Year 2011 Award.
  • Joachim, N., Beimborn, D., Weitzel, T (2011).: SOA-Governance für effektive serviceorientierte Architekturen - Eine empirische Studie in der deutschen Dienstleistungswirtschaft. 10. InternationaleTagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, Zürich. Best Paper Nomination.

2009

  • von Stetten, A., Laumer, S., Eckhardt, A., and Keim, T. (2009): Does IT matter in recruiting - Eine länderübergreifende Kausalanalyse. Proceedings of the 9. International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik, Wien, Österreich. Nominated for Young-Researcher-Award.

2008

  • Birkmeier, D.; Klöckner, S.; Overhage, S. (2008): Zur systematischen Identifikation von Services: Kriterien, aktuelle Ansätze und Klassifikation. In Loos, P.; Nüttgens, M.; Turowski, K.; Werth, D. (Hrsg.): Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme (MobIS 2008). Modellierung zwischen SOA und Compliance Management, Saarbrücken. In Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) (pp. 255-272). Best Paper Award.

2007

  • Martin, S., Beimborn, D., Parikh, M., Weitzel, T (2007).: Getting Ready for Success: May Alignment Be of Help? 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Keystone (CO). Best Paper Nomination.

2005

  • Overhage, S.; Thomas, P. (2005): WS-Specification: Ein Spezifikationsrahmen zur Beschreibung von Web-Services auf Basis des UDDI-Standards. In: Ferstl, O. K.; Sinz, E. J.; Eckert, S.; Isselhorst, T. (Hrsg.): In Wirtschaftsinformatik 2005: eEconomy - eGovernment - eSociety. Physica, (pp.1539-1558), Heidelberg. Best Paper Award.

2004

  • Weitzel, T., Beimborn, D., Franke, J. (2004): Outsourcing the Financial Chain: an Empirical Analysis of Sourcing and Partnering Potentials. In Proceedings of the 10th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New York. Best Paper Award/Best Outsourcing Paper.

2001

  • Sinz E. J., Böhnlein M., Plaha M., Ulbrich-vom Ende A. (2001): Architekturkonzept eines verteilten Data-Warehouse-Systems für das Hochschulwesen. In Buhl H.-U., Huther A., Reitwiesner B. (Hrsg.): Information Age Economy, Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg. Best Paper Award  (WI-IF 2001).

Best Reviewer Awards

  • Hund, A.: Best Reviewer Award (Track Methods, Theories and Ethics in Information Systems at International Conference on Information Systems, 2021).
  • Wirth, J.: Best Reviewer Award (Track Adoption and Diffusion at AMCIS, 2018).
  • Ovenhage, S.: Best Reviewer Award (International Conference Business Informatics, 2015).
  • Weitzel, T.; Maier, C.; Robert W. Zmund Best Reviewer Award SIGADIT (Pre-ICIS Workshop, Fort Worth, 2015).
  • Weitzel, T.; Laumer, S.: Best Reviewer Award (75th Annual Conference of the Association of University Teachers of Business Administration (VHB), 2013).

Awards for bachelor and master theses in cooperation with companies

  • Stingl, Carlo: Master's thesis: "Simulation of micro-generator and battery configurations for energy autarkic faucets", 2021 (Information Systems, especially Energy Efficient Systems).
  • Erhard, Andreas, Master's thesis: „Development and risk management of a hybrid container architecture", 2021 (Professorship of Computer Science - Communication Services, Telecommunication Systems, and Computer Networks in cooperation with the company Brose Fahrzeugteile).
  • Matthias Delfs, Master's thesis: "Forecasting in the Supply Chain with Machine Learning Techniques", 2019 (Cognitive Systems).
  • Marina Jobst, Master thesis: Sequence-based prediction of purchase intention based on clickstream data, 2018 ( Cognitive Systems).
  • Liliane Ableitner, Master's thesis: Technology acceptance in personal information systems, 2016 (Information Systems, especially Energy Efficient Systems).
  • Philipp Neugebauer, Master's thesis: Evaluation of Different Cloud Based Multi-Tenancy Database Models and Performance Indicated Measurement of Practical Implementations, 2016 (Information Systems and Services)
  • André Pieger, Master's thesis: Possible uses of the Kanban method in IT incident management, 2016.
  • Konstantin Hopf, Master thesis: Development and evaluation of characteristics for household classification from data from intelligent electricity meters, 2015 (Information Systems, especially Energy Efficient Systems).
  • Janina Kettenbohrer, Master's thesis: Influence of governance structures on the success of company-wide business process standardization - analysis of the FAR + role concept at Lufthansa Technik AG, 2014 (Information Systems and Services).
  • Matthias Linhardt, Master's thesis: Conception and exemplary implementation of an assistance system for a content management system, 2013 (Cognitive systems).
  • Christophe Quignon, Bachelor thesis: Usability conception of a web application in the area of ​​content management systems, 2012 (Cognitive systems).

PUSh - University Women's Representative Award for female students with excellent performance

The University Women's Representative's Award for Students with Outstanding Achievement (PUSh for short) was first awarded in 2007 and is intended to encourage women to continue their academic careers.

Award winners from the faculty:

  • Hannah Deininger, Master thesis: "Inductive Logic Programming Theories as Explanations for Image Classification: How Number and Semantic Distance of Contrasting Classes Influence Explanation Complexity", 2020 (Cognitive Systems Group).
  • Nataliia Plotnikova, Master thesis: "Application of Neuronal Network for Irradiance Prediction for Solar Plants", 2019 (Cognitive Systems Group).
  • Christina Zeller, Master's thesis: "Automatic generation of analog examples from debugging traces", 2016 (Cognitive Systems Group).
  • Janina Kettenbohrer, Master's thesis: "Influence of governance structures on the success of company-wide business process standardization - Analysis of the FAR + role concept at Lufthansa Technik AG", 2014 (Information Systems, esp. Information Systems and Services)
  • Olga Yanenko, Studiengang Angewandte Informatik, Master's thesis: "Fashion Recommender: A knowledge-based approach for recommendations based on object similarity", 2010 (Chair of Computing in the Cultural Sciences).
  • Li Xiang, Studiengang Wirtschaftsinformatik, Diploma thesis: "Development of a company-specific reference model for after-sales service in the cosmetics industry", 2009 (Prof. Dr. Elmar Sinz).
  • Eva Wiese, Diploma thesis: "As much as necessary" or "as much as possible"? - Inference and schema generalization in analogue reasoning ", 2008 (Cognitive Systems Group).

The University of Bamberg, in cooperation with the project group "Family-Friendly University" (FGH), awards the FRITZI! Prize annually, honoring good theses from studying parents at the University of Bamberg who have successfully combined studies and raising children.

  • Sandra Blechinger, Bachelor thesis: Transfer barriers as a component of information and knowledge management - literature analysis and development of a regulatory framework, 2017 (Information Systems, especially Social Networks).