Available Topics

The following is just a small excerpt from a variety of topics related to realtime rendering, scientific visualization, visual effects, visual computing, and 3D printing. Please come and talk to us about your interests and how we can come together.  You can bring your own ideas or we will find a suitable topic for you. Please also check the postings in the showcase outside the chairs aisle.  

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SEP/Bachelor thesis

Fascinating research topics in visual computing, including DeepLearning, 3D Scene Reconstruction, Numerical Optimization, Face/Body Tracking (see below).


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Several topics (covering a range of computer graphics and visualization issues from 3D realtime rendering to volume visualization, including stochastic sampling, deep learning,  uncertainty visualization, advanced shader programming) are available.


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Master thesis

Semantic Understanding of 3D Scenes with Deep Learning niessner(at)tum.de more info
Robust 3D Reconstructions with Commodity RGB-D Sensors niessner(at)tum.de more info
Face Tracking and Facial Reenactment niessner(at)tum.de more info
A Language for Non-Linear Least Squares Optimization in Graphics and Vision niessner(at)tum.de more info
Crowd Sourcing Large-scale 3D Dataset Annotations for Deep Learning niessner(at)tum.de more info

Self-supervised scene segmentation for meteorological data analysis

kevin.hoehlein(at)tum.de more info

Improved feature attribution based on data-adaptive attribution paths

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Data-driven likelihood estimation in ensemble-based numerical weather prediction

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Modelling of spatio-temporal correlations in multi-variate meteorological data

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Various topics for Direct Volume Rendering wiht CUDA - Accelleration structures, differentiability, shading sebastian13.weiss(at)tum.de more info