Sina Shafaei, M.Sc.


Room: MI 03.07.057

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Address: Institut für Informatik IV Technische Universität München Boltzmannstraße 3 85748 Garching bei München, Germany

Office Hours: By email

Curriculum Vitae

  • (2017 - Now) Research Assistant, Chair of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Embedded Systems, TUM
  • (2013 - 2016) Master in Informatics, Technische Universität München (TUM)
  • (2008 - 2013) Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

Open Thesis Topics / Guided Research


If you are looking for a Guided Research or Master Thesis topic in Interactive Reinforcement Learning or Intelligent Assistant Systems for Autonomous Cars, send me an email to set up a meeting and discuss the open topics together. I'd be more happy to hear about your own proposals!

Supervised Thesis, Projects / Ongoing

  • Guided Research: Minimizing the Learning Time in Reinforcement Learning-based Applications, Ramiro Andres Medina Moreno (start: March 2018)

  • Guided Research: Ensuring Safety of Machine Learning-based Systems (case study: autonomous driving), Saasha Nair (start: March 2018)

  • Guided Research: Enabling Federated Learning for E/E Architectures of Intelligent Cars, Spandana Kanadam (start: May 2018)

  • Master Thesis: A Behavior-based Approach for Automotive Emotion Recognition Systems, Tahir Hacizade (start: January 2018)

  • Master Thesis: Multimodal Emotion Recognition based on Driver Behavior and Facial Expressions for Real-Time Analysis, Mesut Kuscu, (start: April 2018)

  • Master Thesis: Balancing Engagement and Distraction Level of Driver in Highly Automated Driving using Interactive Infotainment Systems, Christina Kopp (start: September 2017)

  • Master Thesis: [External BMW] Reinforcement Learning-based Comfort Functions in Automotive, Niko Tzioras (start: December 2017)

  • Bachelor Thesis: Safety Limiter Architecture for Neural Network-based Applications in Autonomous Driving, Franziska Schwaiger (start: April 2018)

  • Bachelor Thesis: Developing a Smart Wiper System Adaptive to the Drivers' Behavior based on SVM, Deborah Höltje (start: March 2018)

  • Guided Research: Emotion Recognition System for Evaluating the Comfort Level of the Occupants in an Autonomous Car , Mesut Kuscu (November 2017-April 2018)
  • Master Thesis: [External BMW] Machine Learning-based Control of a Limited Slip Differential, Ana-Maria Radut (April-October 2017)
  • Bachelor Thesis: A Nueral Network-based Pedestrian Detection System (Case-Study: YOLO), Simon Zachau (start: November 2017)



  • Ana Maria Radut, Sina Shafaei: A Regression-based Control Approach for Limited Slip Differencial. TUM (Technical Report), 2017, more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Kugele, Stefan; Cebotari, Vadim; Gleirscher, Mario; Farzaneh, Morteza Hashemi; Segler, Christoph; Shafaei, Sina; Vögel, Hans-Jörg; Bauer, Fridolin; Knoll, Alois; Marmsoler, Diego; Michel, Hans-Ulrich: Research Challenges for a Future-Proof E/E Architecture -- A Project Statement. 15. Workshop Automotive Software Engineering, Proceedings, Chemnitz, Germany, LNI, 2017to appear more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Stefan Kugele, Vadim Cebotari, Mario Gleirscher, Morteza Hashemi Farzaneh, Christoph Segler, Sina Shafaei, Hans-Joerg Voegel, Fridolin Bauer, Alois Knoll, Diego Marmsoler, and Hans-Ulrich Michel: Research challenges for a future-proof e/e architecture - a project statement. 15. Workshop Automotive Software Engineering, 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)


  • Farzaneh, Morteza Hashemi; Shafaei, Sina; Knoll, Alois: Formally verifiable modeling of in-vehicle time-sensitive networks (TSN) based on logic programming. 2016 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), IEEE, 2016 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)