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 Visual analytics for the detection of hypocotyl/root transition in plant growth BA/PR/DA 1-2
NEW Interactive Web-Overlay for Biochemical Pathway Exploration BA/PR/DA 1
Multiscale Visibility Management in DNA Nanostructures BA/PR 1
Visualization of Ontology-Based Web Search PR/DA 1
Virtual Reality and Visualization of Atomic Behavior in Semiconductor Crystals PR/DA 1-2
Molecular Visualization on Mobile Devices BA/PR/DA 1
User Study on Visual Thinking Using Analogue and Digital Tools BA/DA 1
Transition Glyphs - capturing the fleeting information of animated transitions within static glyphs BA/PR/DA 1
Interactive Visualization of Publication Key Words PR/DA 1-3
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
Shape Perception Evaluation of Line Drawings BA/PR/DA 1-2
Analysis and Visualization of Multi-Modal Computed Tomography Data: Neutron CT in combination with X-ray CT BA/PR/DA 1-3

VRVis - Topics

Title Type Persons
Task-Oriented Guidance for Information Visualization Recommendation DA 1-2
Semi-Automated Data Cleansing of Many Time Series DA 1

Rendering Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
3D Mass Customization: Real-Time High-Quality Lighting Effects for WebGL DA 1
Implementing Real-Time Global Illumination Algorithms BA/PR/DA 1-6
Subsurface Scattering in VR PR 1
Accelerating Physically Based Rendering BA/PR/DA 1-2
Occlusion Aware Surface Processing BA/PR/DA 1-2
Software Design of a Library for Rendering Large Point Clouds PR/DA 1
Modeling Topics in Computer Graphics BA/PR/DA 1-4
Light transport simulation with global illumination algorithms BA/PR/DA 1-4
Real-Time Rendering BA/PR/DA 1-4

Abgeschlossene Praktika und Diplomarbeiten