Research Projects

AirMobiSim - The open-source unmanned aerial vehicle simulation framework: efficient and sustainable transport for cities supported by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and development of an UAV simulation framework. (Software Campus, Jan 2021 - Dec 2023)
VCE - Virtual Cycling Environment: characterizing and modeling cyclists behavior for developing next generation safety assistance systems (internal, Oct 2018 - )
Safety4Bikes - Safety assistance system for cycling kids (Assistenzsystem für mehr Sicherheit von fahrradfahrenden Kindern): development of assistance system functionalities to improve the safety of kids on bicycles using behavior prediction and wireless communication technologies (BMBF, Jan 2017 - Jun 2020)
Hy-Nets - Efficient Hybrid Propulsion using Vehicular Networks (Effiziente Hybridantriebe durch Fahrzeugkommunikation): holistic investigation of hybrid propulsion in large scale cities for optimizing emissions and travel times using vehicular networking (EU/EFRE.NRW, Apr 2016 - Jan 2019)
C3 - Cloud Connected Cars: using cars to establish decentralized connected information clouds based on heterogeneous vehicular networks (DENSO AUTOMOTIVE Deutschland GmbH, Apr 2016 - Mar 2017)
Car4ICT - Cars enable future information and communication technologies: research investigating vehicles as a main ICT resource (Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Japan and USA, Apr 2014 - Mar 2017)
v2x-het - Heterogeneous Vehicular Networking: research how to unify, and make efficient use of, short range wireless radio communication and cellular communication for vehicular networking (internal, Jun 2012 - Dec 2017)
WiME - Wireless Measurement and Experimentation: SDR-based wireless measurement and experimentation framework for wireless networks including IEEE 802.11[a/g/p] and IEEE 802.15.4 (internal, Oct 2011 - Mar 2017)
ML-IVC - Multi-Layer Inter-Vehicle Communication: adaptive and self-organizing inter-vehicle communication based on short range radio broadcast; protocol design, simulation techniques, and experimental field tests (internal, Sep 2011 - Mar 2014)
v2x-privacy - Privacy in Vehicular Networks: understanding the potential very negative impact of vehicular networking technologies on users' privacy; quantification of this impact and mitigation of this impact (internal, Sep 2009 - Mar 2014)
simTD - Sichere intelligente Mobilität -- Testfeld Deutschland: With up to 400 vehicles and more than 100 ITS Roadside Stations installed by the Hessian traffic centre (VZH) and the Integrated Traffic Management Center Frankfurt (IGLZ), car-to-x communication will be tested under real conditions. (Audi AG, Mar 2009 - Dec 2010)
HISTORY - High Speed Network Monitoring and Analyis: High-speed network monitoring based on netflow accounting and packet sampling including applications such as accounting, intrusion detection, and traceback (internal, Sep 2003 - Apr 2011)
monk-it - Efficient Distributed Monitoring, Attack Detection, and Event Correlation: adaptive network monitoring in high-speed networks, coordination between monitoring probes and detection processes, event correlation for automated response (BSI, Jan 2007 - Sep 2010)
ITS²SSU - Information Dissemination with SSU and RSU Support for improved Trafficc Performance and Safety in Urban Scenarios: Information Dissemination with SSU and RSU Support for improved Tracc Performance and Safety in Urban Scenarios (internal, Jan 2010 - Jun 2010)
Veins - Vehicles in Network Simulation: Bidirectionally coupled discrete event based network simulation and road traffic microsimulation for analysis of inter-vehicular communication (IVC) protocols in vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) (internal, Jun 2007 - Dec 2009)
Aktiv CoCar - Cooperative Cars: The objectives and ambitions of CoCar are put high and aim on making Germany the technology leader within the range of C2C and C2I applications based on cellular mobile UMTS communications. (Vodafone Group R&D Germany, Nov 2006 - Apr 2009)
ROSES - Robot Assisted Sensor Networks: Sensor assisted navigation and localization; energy efficient operation and communication; multi-hop communication in heterogeneous mobile networks (internal, Oct 2004 - Dec 2008)