Welcome to the webpage of Bernd-Christian Renner. I am currently a Juniorprofessor and head of the Institute smartPORT at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany.

Details about my research activities, current and past projects, publications, academic track, and other involvement can be found on the corresponding subpages. Please feel free to contact me at any time, be it questions, collaboration ideas, or whatever you feel like we should chat about!


19.09.2016 Paper accepted at SCC
Our paper "Packet-Based Ranging with a Low-Power, Low-Cost Acoustic Modem for Micro AUVs" has been accepted for presentation at SCC 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
19.09.2016 Paper accepted at WUWNet
Our paper "Acoustic Modem for Micro AUVs: Design and Practical Evaluation" has been accepted for presentation at WUWNet 2016 in Shanghai, China.
14.09.2016 Paper accepted at ENSsys
Our paper "Challenges of WiFi-Enabled and Solar-Powered Sensors for Smart Ports" has been accepted for presentation at ENSsys 2016 in Stanford, CA, USA.
01.07.2016 First PhD student begins work
I am extremely thrilled to announce that my first PhD student Lars Hanschke joined my research group today - welcome Lars!
23.06.2016 Inaugural lecture
Topic: Facets and Research Challenges of Smart Ports
24.05.2016 Invited talk at the Institute of Control Systems
Topic: Acoustic Communication for Micro AUVs
20.-22.05.2016 Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium 2015
Invitation from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation.
01.04.2016 Start at TUHH Institute smartPORT
20.03.2016 Paper accepted at CLAWAR
Our paper "Versatile Sensor and Communication Expansion Set for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle MONSUN" has been accepted for presentation at CLAWAR 2016 in London, UK.
22.02.2016 Open PhD Position
I am happy to announce a new PhD position opening in the Institute smartPort at TUHH, which I will be heading from April 1st on. Looking forward to your application!
01.01.2016 Assistant Professor Position at TUHH
Another step forward: I got an assistant professorship position (Juniorprofessur) at Hamburg University of Technology, starting April 1st, 2016.
19.12.2015 Accepted Poster
My research on acoustic underwater communication will be presented at EWSN 2016 in Graz (poster entitled "Affordable Acoustic Modem for Small-Sized Autonomous Underwater Vehicles")
29.04.2015 Walter Dosch Teaching Award
I received the Walter Dosch Teaching Award from the University of Lübeck for excellent teaching in the summer term 2014.
15.04.2015 Paper presentation talk at SustainIT 2015 in Madrid
Paper: A System for Efficient Dissemination of Weather Forecasts for Sustainable Solar-Powered Sensors
27.03.2015 Invited talk at Dräger, Lübeck
Topic: Routing Protocols and Energy Harvesting in Sensor Networks
Last modification: Thursday, 24 November 2016