Digital Literacy in Robotics & Informatics – for underprivileged people 2020 - 2021

A working group with interdisciplinary members from different partner universities will be constituted to make common barriers visible and propose improvements for gender-appropriate didactic concepts. Read more →

Modelling and optimal control of a linear motor 2016 - 2020

The usage of linear motors in transport systems offers a variety of advantages in comparison to common conveyor belt transport systems. In this project, a high-dynamic operation of the system is studied based on a detailed model and an optimal control strategy. Read more →

Application of Curved Tapes on 3D Objects

This project presents a flexible approach for impedance-controlled wrinkle-free application of (curved) pre-cut adhesive tapes on freeform 3D surfaces. Read more →

Mathematical modelling, optimization and quality monitoring for side-trimming of heavy steel plates

Side-trimming is an essential processing step in the steel industry. In this research project, optimization and estimation strategies are developed to minimize common quality defects of the trimmed edges and to realize systematic quality monitoring of these edges. Read more →

Omron 2016 - 2018

The purpose of this project is to develop a software for estimating 6D pose and grasping points of non-rigid objects in bin-picking scenarios. Read more →

Sasha 2019 - 2022

The purpose of this project is to investigate methods needed to make a robot keep order in an assigned space. Read more →

Aeolus 2017 - 2019

The goal of the project with Aeolus is to advance current robotic capabilities to pick up unknown objects in conditions of clutter and fetching known objects. Read more →

InDex 2019 - 2022

The InDex project aims to understand how humans perform in-hand object manipulation and to replicate the observed skilled movements with dexterous artificial hands, merging the concepts of deep reinforcement and transfer learning to generalise in-hand skills for multiple objects and tasks. Read more →

HEAP 2019 - 2022

In HEAP we focus on advancing the state-of-the-art for sorting a heap of unknown, irregular objects and provide appropriate benchmarks. Read more →

BURG 2019 - 2022

In the BURG Project we set out to boost grasping research by focusing on complete tasks and the related object manipulation constraints. Read more →