Research

The main research areas include spatio-temporal 3D reconstruction, modern calibration and image orientation, dense stereo image matching, surface reconstruction using motion, shading, focus or silhouette, aerial image analysis for autonomously navigating flight systems as well as object recognition using knowledge-based image analysis.

Research:

  • ev.AI.luate - Evaluation of AI methods for damage detection on engineering structures in the context of image quality
  • Text-Image-Structure - Digital humanities and the discourse of modernity (1880-1930)
  • nVisDa - Structures for a consistent building inspection with digital images and data analytics
  • InfraCloud - Subproject: Automatic image analysis for damage detection
  • MetaReal - Immersive communication, collaboration and intelligent services in a digital world copy
  • smoodPLAN - Establishment of a holistic system for increasing energy efficiency in the neighborhood
  • VIGITA - Networked intelligent objects through, on and around interactive tables in everyday life

Research:

  • AISTEC - Modern technology for assessment of ageing infrastructure
  • 3reCapSL - Mobile 3D reality capture scanlab
  • Vogtland pioneers - The foundations of digitalization in the preservation of monuments and renovation
  • ISBau - Intelligent control of construction machines and realistic training
  • Research group - Digital engineering for planning and revitalisation processes of urban areas
  • ZukunftBau - Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for condition determination of structures - sequel

Projects:

Labs:

ev.AI.luate

Evaluation of AI methods for damage detection on engineering structures in the context of image quality

Duration: 01/2022 - 12/2023
Sponsor: BMVI, BMK, UVEK/ASTRA
Funding: ~820T € (total)
Partners: GMTIB, Joanneum Research
Contact: Volker Rodehorst, Paul Debus

Immersive knowledge access, collaborative exploration and intelligent retrieval in a digital world copy

Duration: 01/2020 - 05/2023
Sponsor: TMWWDG
Funding: ~1.34M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Prof. Stein, Prof. Schmidgen, Prof. Broll (TU Ilmenau)
Contact: Jan Frederick Eick

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smoodPLAN - Establishment of a holistic system for increasing energy efficiency in the neighborhood

Duration: 07/2019 - 06/2022
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~1.1M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Völker, Prof. Morgenthal
Contact: Sven Daubert

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Digital humanities and the discourse of modernity (1880-1930)

Duration: 01/2021 - 12/2022
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE
Funding: ~398T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Schmidgen, Prof. Stein
Contact: David Tschirschwitz

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Networked intelligent objects through, on and around interactive tables in everyday life

Duration: 07/2019 - 06/2022
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~266T €
Partners: Uni Regensburg, Extend3D
Contact: Florian Echtler, Anton Frolov

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Subproject: Automatic image analysis for damage detection

Duration: 06/2020 - 09/2022
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE (FTI guideline)
Funding: ~38T €
Partners: GMTIB, engineering office Probst, TLBV
Contact: Volker Rodehorst, Anton Frolov

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Structures for consistent building inspection with digital images and data analytics

Duration: 11/2020 - 04/2022
Sponsor: BMVI/mFUND
Funding: ~26T €
Partners: Infralytica, engineering office Probst
Contact: Thomas Gebhardt, Paul Debus

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Assessment of aging infrastructure structures with digital technologies

Duration: 09/2018 - 12/2021
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~2,7M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Fröhlich, BAM, DB Netz AG, engineering office LAP
Contact: Paul Debus, Christian Benz, Thomas Gebhardt

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Mobile 3D RealityCapture ScanLab

Duration: 01/2020 - 10/2021
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE (FOR guideline)
Funding: ~352T €
Contact: Volker Rodehorst, Sven Daubert

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Priority project WIR! alliance: The foundations of digitalization in the preservation of monuments and renovation

Duration: 06/2020 - 07/2021
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~186T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Infralytica, Pons Asini
Contact: Sven Daubert, Thomas Gebhardt

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Intelligent control of construction machines and realistic training

Duration: 01/2019 - 12/2020
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~239T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Batix Software, RSP
Contact: Anton Frolov

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Digital engineering for planning and revitalisation processes of urban areas

Duration: 11/2016 - 02/2019
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE
Funding: ~700T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Völker, IMMS Ilmenau
Contact: Paul Debus, Jens Kersten

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for condition determination of structures - sequel

Duration: 01/2017 - 03/2018
Sponsor: BBR
Funding: ~112T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Völker, Intel
Contact: Thomas Gebhardt, Paul Debus, Sven Daubert

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