My name is Aljoscha Pörtner. I studied computer science at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences/Germany and work as a research assistant and doctoral candidate at the  Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and the  Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg. My research focuses in particular on the area of multi-robot systems in interaction with intelligent environments. I am an enthusiastic reader, amateur photographer and interested in digital/internet politics and civil rights. I am a member of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (IEEE SMC), the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) and the German Society for Computer Science (GI).