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, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Procedural Modeling, Point-Based Reconstruction, Modeling and Rendering, Perceptual Studies using Eye Tracking, ...
  • Other topics
    Topics not fitting in one of the two 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 Exploring Methods to Visualize and See-Through Nested Volumetric Structures BA/DA 1
NEW Visual analytics for the detection of hypocotyl/root transition in plant growth BA/DA 1
NEW Fantastic Voyage: an Augmented Reality Approach to Anatomical Education for the General Public BA/DA 1
NEW Visual Analytics for Retrospective Analysis of Prostate Cancer Cohort Data BA/DA 1
NEW 3D Mesh Unfolding BA/PR 1
Smart graph layout using users' design experience BA/DA 1
PolicyMap: A Dynamic Map for Line-Up Policy in Amusement Parks BA/DA 1
Uncertainty Visualization of Projections of Organ Meshes BA/DA 1
Interactive Collision Detection for Molecular Visualization BA/PR 1
Infographic Design for Biological Networks BA/DA 1
Embedding Node-link Diagram (Graphs) in Arbitrary Shapes BA/PR/DA 1
Quantitative Evaluation of Hand-Drawn and Automatic Graph Visualizations BA/PR/DA 1
Interactive Map Customization for Travelling Purposes BA/PR/DA 1
Multiscale Color Interpolation Between Predefined Color Schemes PR/DA 1
Reusing Visualization Renderings in Multi-User 3D Visualization PR/DA 1
Interactive Web-Overlay for Biochemical Pathway Exploration BA/PR 1
Visual Thinking: Study and Prototype Environment DA 1-2
Agent-based Simulations (Crowd, Traffic) PR/DA 1-2
360 Video-Panoramas: Capture, Process and Visualize! DA 1
VISUAPPS Web-based Medical Visualization DA 2
Analysis and Visualization of Multi-Modal Computed Tomography Data: Neutron CT in combination with X-ray CT BA/PR/DA 1-3

Rendering Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
Implementing some OpenGL 4.5 functionality in Chromium PR 1
Effects of VR-Displays on Visual Acuity BA 1
Skype 3D BA/PR 1
Point Clouds in Web Browsers - Generate LOD on the fly PR 1
Modeling Topics in Computer Graphics BA/PR/DA 1-4
Real-Time Rendering BA/PR/DA 1-4

VRVis - Topics

Title Type Persons
Master Theses in Visual Data Science @ VRVis Research Center, 2018 DA 5
Rendering, Visual Data Science, and Simulation Topics in Visdom BA/PR/DA 7-10

Abgeschlossene Praktika und Diplomarbeiten