Christian Jestel, M.Sc.

Professional Experience


2019 – until today: Research Associate, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (Dortmund)




2019: Computer science, focus: Computer engineering (M. Sc.), University of Westphalia

2016: Computer Science, focus: Computer Engineering (B. Sc.), University of Westphalia


Research Interest


  • Deep Reinforcement Learning
  • Multi-Roboter Navigation
  • Sim2Real


Projects at Fraunhofer IML


  • Ai Arena
  • 5G RemRob


Publications (Selection)



  • C. Jestel, H. Surmann, J. Stenzel, O. Urbann and M. Brehler: Obtaining Robust Control and Navigation Policies for Multi-robot Navigation via Deep Reinforcement Learning 2021 7th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA)



  • S. Rilling, M. Nielsen, A.  Milella, C. Jestel, P. Fröhlich, G. Reina: A multisensor platform for comprehensive detection of crop status: Results from two case studies.