Topics for Projects and Theses


For more information about diploma theses, projects, and bachelor theses please see the respective pages - this page just lists topics for these projects.

The best way to obtain a topic for a Computer Science Project, a Bachelor Thesis or a Diploma Thesis is to contact the supervisor of one of the topics listed below by email. For other topics, contact the heads of the main research directions best fitting your interest listed in the following.

The Computer Science Projects may also be completed in cooperation with a company. Such external projects have to conform to a number of guidelines.

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Main research directions

  • Visualization (contact: Eduard Gröller)
    Visualisierung im Allgemeinen, im Speziellen: Volumenvisualisierung, Informationsvisualisierung, Visual Analytics, Illustrative Visualisierung.
  • Rendering and Modeling (contact: Michael Wimmer)
    Real-Time Rendering, Urban Visualization, Procedural Modeling, Point-Based Reconstruction, Modeling and Rendering, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Perceptual Studies using Eye Tracking, ...
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality (contact: Hannes Kaufmann)
    (Optical) Tracking and Motion Capture, 3D HCI including Locomotion, High Quality Rendering for Mixed Reality, 3D Reconstruction for Mixed Reality, VR Medical Applications & Virtual Rehabilitation, Spatial Understanding in Mixed Reality, Immersive Mixed Reality applications in general. 
  • Other topics
    Topics not fitting in one of these three main research directions.
  • VRVis
    Außerdem gibt es auch die Möglichkeit, Praktika, Bachelorarbeiten und Diplomarbeiten am Forschungszentrum VRVis zu absolvieren.


PR = Praktikum, BA = Bachelorarbeit, DA = Diplomarbeit,
PR/BA/DA = Praktikum, Bachelorarbeit oder Diplomarbeit, der Arbeitsumfang wird entsprechend angepasst.

Visualization Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
NEW Dashboard Onboarding BA, PR, DA 1-2
Visual Analytics for Understanding and Predicting Depression Mechanisms PR, DA 1
Visual Inspection of CNN Robustness through Exploratory Synthetic Scene Analysis PR, DA 1
Paid User Study Assistance PR 1-3
Visualizing Knowledge Graphs PR, DA 1
Predictive visual analytics for prostate cancer therapy DA 1
Visual Analytics to Support Follow-up Studies in Cancer Radiotherapy DA 1
Visualizing cancer treatment through time DA 1
The Anatomical Edutainer 2: A Physicalization Project in the Domain of Medical Visualization DA 1
How does a Scientific Community evolve? BA, PR
Visualizing Mobility in the times of COVID BA, PR
Visual Analytics for Volume Rendering DA
Visual comparison of dynamical systems DA
Provenance and inter-observer variability DA
Storytelling for anatomical education DA
Wearable anatomical physicalizations BA, PR, DA
Augmented medical physicalizations BA, PR, DA
Storytelling of COVID-19 using Cartogram Animation PR, DA 1
Interactive Visual Exploration of Diachronic Word Embeddings DA 1
X-Ray Path Tracing for CT Imaging BA, PR, DA 1-2
Style Transfering for Anatomy Education DA 1
Interactive Analysis of Virtual Jaw Movement Trajectories PR, DA 1
Scalable Comparative Visualization through Skeletonizations DA 1
Smart State-of-the-Art Research Interface DA 1
Visual Interface to a Random Circuit Generator BA, PR, DA 1
Exploring the Design Space of Complex Network Visualization & Interaction in VR BA, PR, DA 1
VISUAPPS Web-based Medical Visualization DA 2

Abgeschlossene Praktika und Diplomarbeiten