The idea of a DSS mascot was born in summer 2018. At the beginning, it was not really clear what type of character the mascot should get and how it should look like. Then, Claudia Driesen, a very good designer located in Preetz was contacted and - after a short period of brainstorming - "Carl" was born. To our best knowledge his birthday was on September 22nd, 2018. Carl is a beaver, meaning that he is a friendly guy, living and playing on land as well as in the water and he really likes to work. Well, this means that he fits very well in the DSS team ...

If you like Carl and you also need some help in design issues, we can really recommend Claudia. The easiest way to contact her is via her webite. Carl can be found now on several "corners" of our website as well as on several slides used in our lectures and talks. A very first picture of him can be found on left. By the way, Carl gets his name also from Claudia.





Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt


Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

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On Thursday, August 15th, we participated in the "Kiel Science Walk" (Wissenschaftssapziergang) that is organized by the city of Kiel. About 20 interested people visited us. First Dr. Frank Paul in his role as the manager of our institution gave a short talk about current facts and the history of our faculty. Afterwards, our real-time time system KiRAT as well as the some (theoretical) basics ...

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