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.


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.
Kilian Pfeiffer, Martin Rapp, Ramin Khalili, Jörg Henkel
CoCo-FL: Communication- and Computation-Aware Federated Learning via Partial NN Freezing and Quantization
in arXiv, DOI, PDF, Mar 2022.

Student Theses

Available Theses

Abbreviation: B - Bachelor Thesis, M - Master Thesis

TopicType of workMentor
Federated Learning Framework (PDF) BPfeiffer, Kilian / Rapp, Martin
Data and Resources in Federated Learning (PDF) B / MPfeiffer, Kilian / Rapp, Martin
Energy-Efficient Federated Learning (PDF) B / MRapp, Martin / Pfeiffer, Kilian
Model Update Quality in Federated Learning (PDF) MRapp, Martin / Pfeiffer, Kilian
Ongoing Projects
NameType of workTitleMentor
Buscher, JulianMaster thesisModel Update Quality in Federated LearningPfeiffer, Kilian
Said, AbdelrahmanBachelor thesisFederated Learning FrameworkPfeiffer, Kilian
Finished Projects
NameType of workTitleMentorCompletion date
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