OAU Student Selected for CaCTüS Internship in Germany


OAU Student Selected for CaCTüS Internship in Germany

Mr. Emmanuel Olateju, a member of the 2021/22 graduating class of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, has been selected for the highly competitive Computational and Cognition Tübingen Summer (CaCTüS) Internship program.

The internship, organized by the Max Planck Institutes for Biological Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems in collaboration with the Tübingen AI Center, Germany, usually selects half a dozen B.Sc. or M.Sc. students annually from all over the world.

Mr. Olateju ‘s selection was based on his academic performance, his proposal, as well as his research work at OAU as a research assistant at OAU’s Applied Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research Laboratory. In that capacity, Mr. Olateju has served as the head RA on a rehabilitation robotics project with the neurology unit of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, as well as a deep learning-based schizophrenia classification project with the Department of Mental Health.

He will undertake the internship in Tübingen from July 1 to September 30, 2024, and is expected to contribute to a research project focused on modelling brain-wide communication at cellular resolution.