Topics for Project Theses

 

Academic Qualifications 




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Literature Study: Autonomous Outdoor Robots

ToDo:

-  research on the current  of the technology of autonomous mobile outdoor transport robots
- research should highlight commercially available systems as well as research applications
- research should include manufacturers, device models, purposes, technical specifications, availability, pricing etc.  
- Special interest is on included software features with consideration of ready to use features against the necessity of user software coding for robot application.
- study shall differentiate between solutions for robot research work and solutions for routine robot application use.

Skills / Knowledge required: 

creativity; knowledge in measurement; knowledge in machine learning

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow

Status: assigned to B.H.Naser
              assigned G. K. Elmalky



Literature Study: Autonomous Indoor Drones

ToDo:

-  research on the current state of the technology of autonomous drones
- research should highlight commercially available systems as well as research approaches
-  research should include manufacturers, device models, purposes, technical specifications, availability, pricing etc.  
- Special interest is on included software features with consideration of ready-o-use features against the necessity of user software coding for drone application.
-  study shall differentiate between solutions for indoor drone research work and solutions for routine drone application use..

Skills / Knowledge required: 

creativity; knowledge in measurement; knowledge in machine learning

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Steffen Junginger

Status: available



Literature Study: Legged Robots

ToDo:

-  research on the current state of the technology of autonomous mobile 4-legged robots
- focus on commercially available systems
- research should include manufacturers, device models, purposes, technical specifications, availability, pricing etc.  
- Special interest is on included software features with consideration of ready to use features against the necessity of user software coding for robot application.
- study shall differentiate between solutions for robot research work and solutions for routine robot application use.

Skills / Knowledge required: 

creativity; knowledge in measurement; knowledge in machine learning

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, Dr. Steffen Junginger

Status: assigned to S. Refaeiabdolhosseinzadehneishabouri



Practical Investigations Crystallization Monitoring

ToDo:

- practical investigations on the crystallization monitoring of different compounds
- identification of possible problems and limits of the existing solution
- Evaluation and necessary adaptations to monitoring control software

Skills / Knowledge required: 

creativity; knowledge in measurement; knowledge in machine learning

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow, M.Sc. S.-J. Burgdorf

Status: available



Practical Seminar Experiment: Biosensors 

ToDo:

- development of a practical seminar Biosensors
- practical setup
- development of experiment descriptions

Skills / Knowledge required: 

creativity; knowledge in measurement; knowledge in sensors

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Kerstin Thurow

Status: available



Web Based Configuration of Sensor Positions 

ToDo:

- establishment of Web sites for manual configuration of gas sensors and beacon position - extension of existing web sites
- test measurements
Skills / Knowledge required:

 programming C++, handling software repositories SVN / GIT

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf / Prof. Kerstin Thurow

Status: available on request



Adaption / Expansion of a gas sensor module by an SGP41 sensor module 

ToDo:

- familiarization with the sensor module and its electronic functions
- circuit design, circuit board design
- practical setup
- implementation of the new sensor data in the firmware
- test measurements

Skills / Knowledge required:

circuit technology, circuit board design (CAD Eagle), programming C++

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Dr. Thomas Roddelkopf / Prof. Kerstin Thurow

Status: not available



Literature Overview: Determination of Pharmaceutical Residues in Waste Water 

ToDo:

- comprehensive literature review about pharmaceuticals in municipal waste water
- effects of pharmaceuticals in waste water for environment and human health
- concentrations of pharmaceuticals in waste water
- legal issues
- analytical methods for the detection of pharmaceuticals in waste water (sampling, sample preparation, measurement, parameters)
- automated measurement processes
- comparison of parameters (limit of detection, precision, processing time, equipment, costs)
Skills / Knowledge required:

basic knowledge of literature data bases (e.g., Scopus, Web of Science) and literature management (e.g., EndNote); good writing style; interest in analytical measurement techniques and life sciences

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. Fleischer

Status:  available



Literature Study - Cell Media: Composition, Metal Content and Influences to the Cell Growth

ToDo:

- overview of cell media and their composition

- metall content in cell media

- unknown effects to the cell growth

- measurement techniques to determine the metal content in cell media (sample preparation, measurement techniques, metals, recovery rates, limits of detection etc. 

 

Skills / Knowledge required: 

interest in biotechnology and measurement technology, independently working, structured and systematic way of working, ability to work in a team, interdisciplinary work


Type:
 PROJECT, PRE-THESIS

Supervisors:  Prof. Heidi Fleischer

Status: available 

 



Literature Overview: Automation Solutions in ICP/MS

ToDo:

- literature search on existing automation solutions in ICP/MS
- focus: sample preparation, sample feeding, full automation
- comparison of automation systems, finding a classification
- advantages and limitations
- conclusions ans outlook for future systems
- written documentation and power point presentation
- bibliography based on EndNote (full or web version) as an essential part of written documentation

Skills / Knowledge required: 

basic knowledge of literature databases (e.g., Scopus, Web of Science) and literature management (e.g., EndNote); good writing style; interest in robotics and automation solutions; basics of chemistry advantageous (possibly biology, medicine, environment)

 

Type: PRE THESIS

Supervisor:  Prof. Heidi Fleischer

Status: reserved for A. Abuzlam