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.

VRVis - Topics

Title Type Persons
NEW Wie lesen wir Scatterplots? / How do we read scatter plots? DA 1-2
Master Thesis Biomed.Vis. - PET/MR data DA 1
Master Thesis Biomed.Vis. - ML for Attenuation Maps DA 1
Rendering, Visual Data Science, and Simulation Topics in Visdom BA/PR/DA 7-10
Agent-based Simulations (Crowd, Traffic) PR/DA 1-2

Rendering Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
NEW Modern C++ and Vulkan Rendering Framework PR good
NEW Screen-Space Material Based Variable Rate Shading BA/PR/DA 1-3
NEW Backface Culling of Meshlets for Skeletal Animation DA 1
NEW Optimized LOD Selection in Look-Through Scenarios BA/PR 1
NEW Novel deep learning methods for 3d volumetric data DA 1
NEW Performance improvements for Machine Learning / Cuda implementation PR 1
3D data Representation Conversion PR 1
€1000: Change Detection BA/PR/DA 1-2
€1000: 3D Scan Integration BA/PR/DA 1-2
Surface Reconstruction BA/PR/DA 1
Visibility Precomputation with RTX Ray Tracing DA 1-2
Dynamic Priority Queue for the GPU PR/DA 1
Anime Deep Learning BA/PR/DA 5-6
Generating visual deep learning training data based on 3D scans (Paid) BA/PR 1-2
Fast kNN in screen space on GPU BA/PR 1
Modeling Topics in Computer Graphics BA/PR/DA 1-4
Real-Time Rendering BA/PR/DA 1-4

Other - Topics

Title Type Persons
Building Layout Optimization in Architectural Design DA 1

Visualization Group - Topics

Title Type Persons
Dynamic Planar Graph Drawing PR 1
X-Ray Path Tracing for CT Imaging BA/PR/DA 1-2
Feature-aware Volume Rendering of Ultrasound Data DA 1
Evaluating the State of the Art in Transfer Functions PR 1
Optimizing Volume Rendering DA 1
Investigating available Volume Rendering frameworks for biomedical imaging data PR 1
Style Transfering for Visualization in Anatomy Education DA 1
Interactive Analysis of Virtual Jaw Movement Trajectories PR/DA 1
Storytelling for Radiotherapy: A new way of patient-doctor communication DA 1
Scalable Comparative Visualization DA 1
Anatomical Entertainer: A Physicalization Project in the Domain of Medical Visualization DA 1
User Interface to Train Personalized Word Embeddings DA 1-2
Smart State-of-the-Art Research Interface DA 1
Visual Interface to a Random Circuit Generator BA/PR/DA 1
Analyse/Visualisierung von industriellen Messdaten - Automatic basic parametrization in the area of quality assurance solutions for automated production processes DA 1
Exploring the Design Space of Complex Network Visualization & Interaction in VR BA/PR/DA 1
3D Mesh Unfolding BA/PR 1
Smart graph layout using users' design experience BA/DA 1
Privacy-Preserving Web-Based Volume Rendering PR/DA 1
Infographic Design for Biological Networks BA/PR/DA 1
Embedding Node-link Diagram (Graphs) in Arbitrary Shapes BA/PR/DA 1
Multiscale Color Interpolation Between Predefined Color Schemes PR/DA 1
VISUAPPS Web-based Medical Visualization DA 2

Abgeschlossene Praktika und Diplomarbeiten