Alma Pröbstl

TU München, RCS
Arcisstr. 21
D-80290 München

Phone: +49-89-289-23561
Fax: +49-89-289-23555


Room 3944 (link to roomfinder)

Consultation hour: by arrangement

Research Interests

  • Power Management
  • Battery Management Systems
  • Battery SOH Mitigation
  • Portable Devices
  • Electric Vehicles



Teaching and Administrative duties

  • Lecturer of Real-Time and Embedded Systems 1 (WiSe 2019/20)
  • Tutor of Real-Time and Embedded Systems 2 (SoSe 2018, SoSe 2019)
  • Tutor of Real-Time and Embedded Systems 1 (WiSe 2017/18, WiSe 2018/19, WiSe 2019/20)
  • Tutor of Real-Time and Embedded Systems (SoSe 2014, SoSe 2015, SoSe2016, SoSe2017)
  • Advanced Seminar (contributing) (SoSe 2014, WiSe 2014/15, SoSe 2016, WiSe 2017/18, WiSe 2018/19)
  • Advanced Seminar (lead) (SoSe 2015, WiSe 2016/17)
  • Tutor of Embedded Systems (Integrated Circuit Design, TUM-Asia)  (Jan. 2015, Feb. 2016, Feb. 2017, March 2018, March 2019)
  • Low Power Systems Design (contributing) (WiSe 2018/19)
  • Students' contact (Sept. 2014- Feb. 2016)

Selected Supervised Theses and Internships

  • Jakob, Joachim: Implementation of a data set converter to nilmtk. Engineering Internship. 2019
  • Breitkopf, Florian: Temperature and SOH simulation of an EV pack in Simulink. Bachelor's Thesis. 2019
  • Salama, Fady: Implementation and Evaluation of a Smart Charger using Remote Controlled Sockets. Bachelor's Thesis. 2018
  • Wang, Jingying: Comparison of Li-Ion Aging Models. Master's Thesis. 2018
  • Paul, Sohini: SOH-Aware Active Cell Balancing and Charging Strategy for High Power Battery Packs. Master's Thesis. 2018
  • Xu, Ke: Aging Mitigation of Smartphone Batteries using the Power Manager. Research Internship. 2017
  • Chen, Li-Yung: Integration of a Battery Aging Model into an SOC Balancing Simulator. Research Internship. 2017
  • Paul, Sohini: Aging Mitigation of Power Supply Connected Smartphones Using Supercapacitor. Research Internship. 2017
  • Rivera, Juana: SOH Characterization and SOC Estimation Inaccuracies of Aged Smartphone Batteries. Research Internship. 2017
  • Boussarsar, Ines: Usage Scenarios of Android Governors and Respective Power Consumption. Engineering Practice. 2017
  • Meyer, Michael: Recognizing Pedestrians After Occlusion to Gain KNowledge about Their Trajectories. Research Internship conducted at BMW. 2017
  • Fittler, Jakob: Evaluation and Modeling of Battery Thermal Behavior at Low Temperature. Bachelor's Thesis. 2017
  • Ammar, Sirine: Evaluation of a battery simulation environment. Engineering Practice. 2016
  • Li, Linjiao: Development of a capacity fading experiment. Master's Thesis. 2016
  • Christ, Janosch: Development and evaluation of a long term SOC usage predictor for smartphones. Bachelor's Thesis. 2016
  • Fiumara, Mattia: Smartphone Usage Prediction. Research Internship. 2015
  • Wang, Wang Ye: Comparison of two Battery Aging Models. Bachelor's Thesis. 2015
  • Löckemann, Julius: Aging Aware Power Management for Notebook Computers. Bachelor's Thesis. 2014
  • Regnath, Emanuel: Aging Aware Management of Li-ion Batteries in Mobile Devices. Bachelor's Thesis. 2014

Invited Talks

  • "Battery Health Aware Usage and Design of Mobile Devices", 18.082015, The Hongkong Polytechnic University


  • Elham Shamsa, Anil Kanduri, Nima Taherinejad, Alma Pröbstl, Samarjit Chakraborty, Amir M. Rahmani and Pasi Liljeberg: User-centric Resource Management for Embedded Multi-core Processors. In Proceedings of the International Conference on VLSI Design & Embedded Design (VLSID), 2020.
  • Debayan Roy, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Alma Pröbstl and Samarjit Chakraborty: Optimal scheduling for active cell balancing. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2019
  • Debayan Roy, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Alma Pröbstl and Samarjit Chakraborty: Multi-Stage Optimization for Energy-Efficient Active Cell Balancing in Battery Packs. In: Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), 2019.
  • Wanli Chang, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Alma Pröbstl and Samarjit Chakraborty: Reliable CPSDesign for Unreliable Hardware Platforms. In: Dependable Embedded Systems. Springer, Heidelberg, 2019. (In press.)
  • Alma Pröbstl, Sangyoung Park, Sebastian Steinhorst and Samarjit Chakraborty: Cost/Privacy Co-optimization in Smart Energy Grids. In: Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition (DATE), 2019.
  • Alma Pröbstl, Sangyoung Park, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Sebastian Steinhorst, Samarjit Chakraborty. SOH-Aware Active Cell Balancing Strategy For High Power Battery Packs. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2018).
  • Wanli Chang, Alma Pröbstl, Dip Goswami, Majid Zamani, Samarjit Chakraborty: Reliable CPS Design for Mitigating Semiconductor and Battery Aging in Electric Vehicles. In: Proceedings of IEEE 3rd International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Networks, and Applications (CPSNA 2015).
  • Alma Pröbstl, Philipp Kindt, Emanuel Regnath, Samarjit Chakraborty: Smart^2: Smart Charging For Smart Phones. In: Proceedings of 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2015).
  • Wanli Chang, Alma Pröbstl, Dip Goswami, Majid Zamani, Samarjit Chakraborty:  Battery- and Aging-Aware Embedded Control Systems for Electric Vehicles. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2014).
  • Jaemin Kim, Alma Pröbstl, Samarjit Chakraborty, Naehyuck Chang: Aging mitigation of power supply-connected batteries. In:Proceedings of International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2014).
  • Xiang Su, Ekaterina Gilman, Pawel Kwiatkowski, Tomasz Latkowski, Alma Pröbstl, Bartlomiej Wójtowicz, Jukka Riekki: Knowledge-Based Systems for Ambient Social Interactions. In: Proceedings of Second International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI 2011).
  • Florian Rattei, Philipp Kindt, Alma Pröbstl, Samarjit Chakraborty: Shadow-based vehicle model refinement and tracking in advanced automotive driver assistance systems. In: Proceedings of 9th IEEE Symposium on Embedded Systems for Real-Time Multimedia (ESTImedia 2011).