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Gerald Würsching, M.Sc.

Technical University of Munich

Informatics 6 - Associate Professorship of Cyber Physical Systems (Prof. Althoff)

Postal address

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München

Curriculum Vitae

Gerald Würsching joined the Cyber Physical Systems Group as a research assistant and PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Althoff in 2020. He recieved his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Munich in 2017 and 2020, respectively. His research interests include safe motion planning for autonomous vehicles.

Offered Thesis Topics

I am always looking for self-motivated students to solve interesting problems arising in my research areas. If you are interested in one of the currently available topics, simply send me an e-mail with your up-to-date CV and transcript of records attached.

Students from Informatics, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering are welcome to apply.

Currently available:



  • [MA] - Assessing Robustness of Driving Corridors According to Signal Temporal Logic Specifications
  • [MA] - Robust Optimization-Based Motion Planning Using Set-Based Driving Corridor Computation
  • [BA] - Traffic Rule Monitoring for Discretization-Based Motion Planning


  • [MA] - Design and Benchmarking of Sampling Methods and Steering Functions for Motion Planners Using Rapidly Exploring Random Trees
  • [GR] - Improving Robustness of Coordinate Transformations for Curvilinear-based Motion Planners
  • [MA] - Cooperative Motion Planning for Automated Vehicles using Reachable Sets
  • [MA] - Specification-compliant Maneuver Extraction from Reachability Analysis of Automated Vehicles
  • [MA] - Motion Planning for Autonomous Vehicles Using Rapidly Exploring Random Trees and Reachable Sets


Lecture - Foundations of Artificial Intelligence [WS21/22, WS22/23]

  • Exercise Session: Intelligent Robots, Search, Constraint Satisfaction
  • Programming Exercise: Search-based Motion Planning

Lecture - Gems of Informatics 2 [SS21, SS22]

  • Lecture and Exercise Session: Autonomous Vehicles and Motion Planning

Practical Course - Motion Planning for Autonomous Vehicles [SS21, WS21/22, SS22, WS22/23]

Master Seminar - Cyber Physical Systems [SS21, WS21/22]



  • Irani Liu, Edmond; Würsching, Gerald; Klischat Moritz; Althoff, Matthias: CommonRoad-Reach: A Toolbox for Reachability Analysis of Automated Vehicles. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2022 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)