Awards

2016

Public Choice Award, DB HackathonFalco Nogatz and Christian Hieke have been awarded the Public Choice Award for their project "Preisvorteil" at the Deutsche Bahn Open Data Hackathon.[project]
Best Paper Award, GD'16Thomas van Dijk, Martin Fink, Norber Fischer, Fabian Lipp, Peter Markfelder, Alexander Ravsky, Subhash Suri and Alexander Wolff have been awarded the Best Paper Award for their paper "Block Crossings in Storyline Visualizations" at the 24th International Symposium on Graph Drawing & Network Visualization (GD'16).

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2015

Best Poster Award Runner up, ACM SIGSPATIAL'15Lukas Beckmann, Benedikt BudigThomas van Dijk and Johannes Schamel received the Best Poster Award Runner up for their poster "There and Back Again: Using Fréchet-Distance Diagrams to Find Trajectory Turning Points" at the 23rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems.

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Best Applied Paper Award, DS'15Benedikt Budig and Thomas van Dijk were awarded the Best Applied Paper Award for their paper "Active Learning for Classifying Template Matches in Historical Maps" at the 18th International Conference on Discovery Science.[pdf]
Winner Graph Drawing Challenge, GD'15Fabian Lipp, Boris Klemz (FU Berlin) and Ulf Rüegg (Uni Kiel) achieved first place in the manual category of the Graph Drawing Challenge at the 23rd International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD'15) in Los Angeles.
Best Master Degree 2014/15 Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University, to our Master student Fabian Lipp.[pdf]

2014

Winner Graph Drawing Challenge, GD'14Philipp Kindermann, Fabian Lipp and Wadim Reimche achieved first place in the manual category of the Graph Drawing Challenge at the 22nd International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD'14) in Würzburg.
Best student contribution,
Schematic Mapping '14
At Schematic Mapping 2014, Thomas van Dijk was awarded Best Student Contribution, for joint work with Arthur van Goethem, Wouter Meulemans, Bettina Speckmann (TU Eindhoven) and Jan-Henrik Haunert (Osnabrück University). The award is for the poster "An Automated Method for Circular-Arc Metro Maps" and was sponsored by the British Cartographic Society.[poster]
Best Master Degree 2013/14 Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University, to our Master student Julian Schumann.[pdf]

2013

Best Fast-Forward Presentation, Runner-up Best Poster,
ACMGIS '13
At the ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACMGIS) 2013 in Orlando, Thomas van Dijk and Jan-Henrik Haunert presented their paper "Accentuating Focus Maps via Partial Schematization," which is joint work with the Eindhoven University of Technology. They were awarded Best Fast-forward Presentation and Runner-up Best Poster for this work.[paper] [poster]
Best Short Paper award,
W2GIS '13
At the Web and Wireless GIS 2013 conference (W2GIS), Thomas van Dijk and Jan-Henrik Haunert received the Best Short Presentation Award for their paper "A probabilistic model for road selection in mobile maps."[paper]
Best Bachelor Degree 2012/13 Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University, to our Bachelor student Fabian Lipp.[pdf]
Best Master Degree 2012/13 Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University to our Master student Krzysztof Fleszar.  The prize was sponsored by PASS.[pdf]

2012

Otto von Gruber AwardAwarded by the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing to Jan-Henrik Haunert.
Doctorate prize Awarded by the Unterfränkische Gedenkjahrstiftung für Wissenschaft (Lower Franconian Commemorative Year Foundation for Science) to Joachim Spoerhase.

2011

Doctorate prize Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University to Joachim Spoerhase.  The prize was sponsored by Method Park Software AG.
Best Bachelor Degree 2010/11 Awarded by the Institute of Computer Science, Würzburg University to our Bachelor student Krzysztof Fleszar.  The prize was sponsored by Accenture Plc.

2009

Doctorate prize Awarded by the Victor Rizkallah foundation, Hannover University, to Jan-Henrik Haunert for exceptional and application-oriented scientific achievements.[pdf]