M. Sc. Tom Huck


Professional Experience

Since April 2019: Researcher at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Anthropomatics and Robotics - Intelligent Process Automation and Robotics Lab (IAR-IPR). Member of the research group "Safety in Robotics and HRI".

April 2018 - June 2018: International Internship at Schaeffler Trading Shanghai Co., Ltd.

April 2016 - March 2019: Internship and subsequent student trainee position at the Department of E-Mobility, Schaeffler Group, Bühl

2017-2019: Several student assistant jobs at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the fields of Control Systems and Robotics



October 2016 - March 2019:  M. Sc. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Master Thesis: "Prediction of Human Reaching Motion in Human-Robot-Object Handovers"

October 2012 - April 2016: B. Sc. Mechatronics and Information Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),

Bachelor Thesis: "Geometrical Optimization of a Solenoid Coil for Wireless Electrical Vehicle charging"



Development of a Simulation-based Risk Assessment Tool for HRC Applications
Huck, T. P.; Ledermann, C.; Klose, S.; Dai, F.; Matthias, B.; Byner, C.
2022. Proceedings of the 54th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR Europe), Verein Deutscher Ingenieure - Gesellschaft Verfahrenstechnik und Chemieingenierurwesen (VDI-GVC)
Testing Robot System Safety by Creating Hazardous Human Worker Behavior in Simulation
Huck, T. P.; Ledermann, C.; Kröger, T.
2022. IEEE Robotics and automation letters, 7 (2), 770–777. doi:10.1109/LRA.2021.3133612
Evaluation of On-Robot Capacitive Proximity Sensors with Collision Experiments for Human-Robot Collaboration
Alagi, H.; Ergun, S.; Ding, Y.; Huck, T. P.; Thomas, U.; Zangl, H.; Hein, B.
2022. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Kyoto, Japan, 23rd - 27th October 2022, 6716–6723, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/IROS47612.2022.9981490
Relevant Safety Falsification by Automata Constrained Reinforcement Learning
Cronrath, C.; Huck, T. P.; Ledermann, C.; Kröger, T.; Lennartson, B.
2022. 2022 IEEE 18th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2273–2280, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/CASE49997.2022.9926460
Plug-and-Produce... Safely! End-to-End Model-Based Safety Assurance for Reconfigurable Industry 4.0
Hillen, D.; Huck, T. P.; Laxman, N.; Ledermann, C.; Reich, J.; Schlosser, P.; Schmidt, A.; Schneider, D.; Uecker, D.
2022. Model-Based Safety and Assessment – 8th International Symposium, IMBSA 2022, Munich, Germany, September 5–7, 2022, Proceedings. Ed.: C. Seguin, 83–97, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-15842-1_7
Virtual Adversarial Humans finding Hazards in Robot Workplaces
Huck, T. P.; Ledermann, C.; Kröger, T.
2021. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi’an, China, 30 May-5 June 2021, 3872–3878, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9561668
Risk assessment tools for industrial human-robot collaboration: Novel approaches and practical needs
Huck, T. P.; Münch, N.; Hornung, L.; Ledermann, C.; Wurll, C.
2021. Safety Science, 141, Art.-Nr.: 105288. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2021.105288
The RoboShield Demonstrator : From static to flexible safety measures in industrial Human Robot Collaboration
Huang, X.; Huck, T. P.; Schlosser, P.; Baek, W.-J.; Ledermann, C.
2020. Forum Safety & Security 2020 (Proceedings)
Simulation-based Testing for Early Safety-Validation of Robot Systems
Huck, T. P.; Ledermann, C.; Kroger, T.
2020. 2020 IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering (SPCE Portland), 16-17 November 2020, Portland, OR, USA, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/SPCE50045.2020.9296157
Analysis and optimization of a solenoid coupler for wireless electric vehicle charging
Knaisch, K.; Huck, T.; Gratzfeld, P.
2016. Wireless power transfer, 3, 1–8. doi:10.1017/wpt.2016.11