Topics for M.Sc.- Theses


Academic Qualifications 



Interface Robotics for Analytical Applications

ToDo:

- Installation and programming of a UR10 / UR5 robot (Universal Robots)

- Implementation of UR5 with transfer station for mobile robots
- Implementation of UR5 with ICP/MS auto sampler 

- Implementation of UR5 with additional devices
- programming / testing test application

  

Skills / Knowledge required: 

programming C++, real-time programming, handling software repositories SVN / GIT


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf

assigned to: available



Dual Arm Robot in Analytical Measurement

ToDo:

- Familiarization with existing automation system with dual arm robot SDA10F

- programming of required robot jobs for sample transport (robot controller)

- programming / modification of required modules in robot interface
- generation of SAMI processes for testing transportation tasks
- statistical evaluation of the tests

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

very good knowledge of programming in C# (experienced programmer)


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Prof. Heidi Fleischer

assigned to: available



Franka Robot - Transfer Linux control to Windows (10)

ToDo:

- Familiarization with Frank control / programming
- Programming of the Windows components
- testing the reliability with statistical evaluation
- improvement / renewal of the path control (use of open source libraries possible)

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

Windows programming, programming C++, real-time programming, working with Windows and Linux, handling software repositories SVN / GIT


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf / Prof. Kerstin Thurow

Start: from 01.01.2022

assigned to:  available



Automated Colony Detection Processes

ToDo:

- literature search on bacterial components transformation using heat reactions
- literature search on transforming cell components with plaid (plasmid containing IacZ)
- literature search on colony detection and picking systems
- automation of a transformation process including colony detection and picking 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

knowledge in bacterial cell component transformation; enjoyment of creative work; interest in biological automation

 

Type: MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:   Prof. Kerstin Thurow; M.Sc. Anna Bach

assigned to: available



Interface Robotics in Laboratory Applications

ToDo:

- Installation and programming of a UR10 / UR5 robot (Universal Robots)

- Implementation of UR510 with transfer station for mobile robots
- Implementation of UR10 with storage hotel

- Implementation of UR5 robot with Biomek i7 liquid handling station
- programming / testing test application

  

Skills / Knowledge required: 

programming C++, real-time programming, handling software repositories SVN / GIT


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf / Prof. Kerstin Thurow

assigned to:  F.F. Abudawwas



Robot based Automated Sample Processing 

ToDo:

- Installation and programming of a UR10 robot (Universal Robots)
- Implementation of UR10 with transfer station for mobile robots
- implementation of UR10 with peripheral devices for sample handling
- programming / testing test application

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

programming C++, real-time programming, handling software repositories 


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf / Prof. Kerstin Thurow

assigned to:  M. A. Tlili



Extension of a gas sensor module with an E-Ink display

ToDo:

- familiarization with the sensor module and its electronic functions
- Display selection
- circuit design, circuit board design
- realization of the system
- programming of the display (with additional microcontroller) and the sensor module

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

circuit technology; circuit board design (CAD Eagle)


Type:
 MASTER THESIS or BACHELOR THESIS

Supervisors:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf, Prof. Kerstin Thurow

assigned to: B.Sc. A.A.T. Zanoun



Webbased Visualization for IoT Infrastructure

ToDo:

- design of a web-based interactive map of celisca institute (including door and elevator control and status display, display of data from distributed sensors in the institute and more)
- flexible extension of new elements in interactive map (framework)
- secure communication to the database for data selection and update

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

- practice in web-programming (e.g., NET ASP MVC)
- experience with data bases


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Sebastian Neubert

assigned to: B.Sc. R. Bomma



Mobile Gas Sensing for Laboratory Infrastructure

ToDo:

- literature search on mobile sensing technology for gas concentrations
- development of selected sensor modules
- testing and evaluation of sensors for different organic solvents

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

 - knowledge in electrical engineering, programming experience C/C++


Type:
 MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Mohammed Faeik Al-Okby

assigned to: B.Sc. R. Sarif



SiLA Integration of Laboratory Automation Devices

ToDo:

- software development for existing laboratory automation devices

- SiLA compliant remote control software interface to be developed

Skills / Knowledge required: 

experience and understanding of windows programming, network technologies and web services, software coding in Visual C++/ C#

 

Type: MASTER THESIS

Supervisors:   Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf

assigned to: currently not available