Prof. Dr. Hartmut Surmann

Fraunhofer-Institut für Intelligente Analyse- und Informationssysteme IAIS

Foto Marion Borowski

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Surmann

Fraunhofer-Institut für Intelligente Analyse- und
Informationssysteme IAIS
Schloss Birlinghoven
53757 Sankt Augustin

Telefon 02241 14-2518
Fax 02241 14-4-2518

Im Profil

    Im Profil

Vita

Academic record


Professional career

  • 1990-1994: Scientific Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Dortmund
  • 1994-1997: Postdoc at GMD (German National Research Center for Information Technology)
  • 1997-2001: Senior Researcher at GMD (German National Research Center for Information Technology)
  • 2001-2006 Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems AIS
  • since 2006 Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
  • since 2009 Applied University of Gelsenkirchen

Publications

I have written and published about 90 refereed or invited papers in books, journals or cofenrences.

Research projects

  • MEF Tele-Exploration: Sichere Teleoperation und Tele-Exploration mulit-sensorgestützter mobiler Roboter zur Überwachung, Gebäudeinspektion und Erkundung akuter Gefahren
  • MACS (Multi-sensory Autonomous Cognitive Systems Interacting with Dynamic Environments for Perceiving and Learning Affordances)
  • 6D-SLAM automatic accquisation of precise 3D geometrical environment data with an autonomous mobile robot
  • Team Leader of the real rescue robot team Deutschland1
  • RoboCup Rescue (Vice world champion at the RoboCup Rescue 2004 in Lisboa/Portugal, Real Robot League)
  • Local chair of the real rescue League at the German Open 2005
  • KURT3D: The fastest indoor robot platform of the world for research and applications
  • SEF (software for a multi channel laser scanner)
  • 3D Laser Scanner: A cheap and practical sensor for acquiring precise 3D geometrical environment data
  • UCT (digital communication via GSM, TETRA, GPRS)
  • MAKRO: Multi-segmented, autonomous sewer robot platform (1997-2000)
  • ARIADNE, control of a team of service robots
  • MORIA, intelligent control of a service robot with fuzzy logic

Highlights

  • 3DLS: 3D laser scanner for mobile robots
  • Volksbot: A flexible and modular mobile robot construction kit for professionals and education

  • Talk at the 8th International UJI Robotics School on Rescue Robotics (IURS-2008)
  • Best paper Award at the SSRR 2005
  • Best presentation at the Fahrerlose Transportsysteme (FTS) und mobile Roboter, Chancen, Technologie, Wirtschaftlichkeit
  • Best Autonomy Award at the German Open 2005, Real Rescue Robot
  • Best Mobility Award at the German Open 2005, Real Rescue Robots
  • Viceworld champion at the RoboCup Rescue 2004 in Lisboa/Portugal (Real Robot League)
  • KURT3D: Fastest autonomous mobile indoor robot of the world (4.0 m/s)
  • 6D-SLAM: Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping in x,y,z and the 3 angles