A total of 117 graduates of the class of 2018/2019 have successfully completed their program of study at the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics at the University of Mannheim.
On 18 October, the school held a festive graduation ceremony for the graduates of six programs offered by the departments of Mathematics and Informatics in the Audimax lecture hall in A3. The school also honored those who successfully completed their doctorate in the past year. 27 graduates received an award for outstanding achievements.
Awards for the best academic degrees were given to Marius Pucher, Nadine Nicole Schmitt and Leon Seubert, graduates of the bachelor’s program in Business Informatics, Timo Dobbrick, Daniel Flachs, Jan-Niklas Frühauf, Kristian Kolthoff, Lukas Krieger, Nancy Kunath, Deborah Mateja, Jan Portisch, Timo Sturm and Steffen Terheiden, graduates of the master’s program in Business Informatics, Ralph Alexander Beier, Felix Benning, Martin Bergerhausen and Paul Nikolaev , graduates of the bachelor’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics, Jan Niklas Dexheimer, Christopher Dörr, Sven Fritz, Tobias Kahlenberg, Laura Sabine Schaab and Diana Sola, graduates of the master’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics, as well as Kerstin Frank, graduate of the Teacher Education program in Mathematics.
Dr. Jakob Huber, who was supervised by Prof. Heiner Stuckenschmied, and Dr. Vasily Mikhalev, who was supervised by Prof. Frederik Armknecht, received an award for the best doctoral dissertation.
Leon Seubert, graduate of the bachelor’s program in Business Informatics, and Deborah Mateja, graduate of the same program at master’s level, received the FWI Wissenschaftspreis, a science prize endowed by the company Sovanta for the best final theses in the field of business informatics. The prizes in Mathematics were sponsored by the Werner Oettli Foundation.
This year, Miguel Andres Arduz Cardona from Bolivia received the DAAD prize. Apart from excellent grades obtained in the master’s program in Business Informatics, he was especially recognized for his social commitment in a student initiative for socially disadvantaged children.
Johanna Oswald, member of ABSOLVENTUM Mannheim, introduced graduates to the alumni network, which has around 7,500 members worldwide.
We would like to thank ABSOLVENTUM Mannheim, the companies Horbach and Sovanta, and Ms. Oettli for sponsoring the ceremony, as well as the Service and Marketing GmbH of the University of Mannheim for the catering. Musical entertainment was provided throughout the ceremony by the jazz duo “Enjoy”.