M.Sc. Kilian Pfeiffer

  • Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
    Bldg. 07.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Short Bio

Kilian Pfeiffer received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Munich in 2017 and 2020, respectively. Since 2020, he is pursuing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jörg Henkel at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.


Kilian Pfeiffer, Martin Rapp, Ramin Khalili, Jörg Henkel
Federated Learning for Computationally-Constrained Heterogeneous Devices: A Survey
in ACM Computing Surveys (Volume 55, Issue 14s), DOI, PDF, Jul 2023.
Kilian Pfeiffer, Martin Rapp, Ramin Khalili, Jörg Henkel
CoCoFL: Communication- and Computation-Aware Federated Learning via Partial NN Freezing and Quantization
in Transactions on Machine Learning Research (TMLR), DOI, PDF, Jun 2023.
Kilian Pfeiffer, Ramin Khalili, Jörg Henkel
Aggregating Capacity in FL through Successive Layer Training for Computationally-Constrained Devices
in 37th Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS'23), New Orleans, USA, DOI, PDF, Dec 10 - 17 (accepted) 2023.
Martin Rapp, Ramin Khalili, Kilian Pfeiffer, Jörg Henkel
DISTREAL: Distributed Resource-Aware Learning in Heterogeneous Systems
in Thirty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'22), Vancouver, Canada, DOI, PDF, Feb 22 - Mar 01 2022.

Student Theses

Ongoing Projects
NameType of workTitleMentor
Fischer, DominikMaster thesisFederated Learning with Concept DriftPfeiffer, Kilian
Klausner, TobiasBachelor thesisAsynchronous Federated Learning with non-iid dataPfeiffer, Kilian
Finished Projects
NameType of workTitleMentorCompletion date
Buscher, JulianMaster thesisModel Update Quality in Federated LearningPfeiffer, Kilian2023-08-17
Kızılçelik, Barış UmutBachelor thesisDevelopment of an ML Library Agnostic Federated Learning Framework for Embedded HardwarePfeiffer, Kilian2023-03-13
Uhl, HannesMaster thesisPerformance and Energy Modeling of CNN Inference and Training on Embedded GPUsPfeiffer, Kilian / Rapp, Martin2022-05-02
Schmitt, MatthiasMaster thesisLatent Space Knowledge Distillation under Heterogeneous DataPfeiffer, Kilian / Rapp, Martin2021-12-01