PROSTEP INSIGHT DAYS 2023 with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler on 22-23.03.20233

Digital continuity is the overarching theme of PROSTEP INSIGHT DAYS 2023. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler will provide an impetus for this. Participation in the online event of Prostep AG with short informative presentations is free of charge and can be registered here.

Project laboratory “Digital Factory”: Students develop AI-based sorting system for circular material flow

Mechatronics, machine learning and engineering design – students from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering developed a smart sorting system in the course "Digital Factory". Supervised by Daniel Roesmann, Michael Hieb and Ulrich Hüsken, the students gained practical experience in the field of digital and virtual product creation. The system sorts bottle caps with the help of Artificial Intelligence. After four intensive weeks of project work, successful test trials were celebrated in the Smart Automation Laboratory.

EU project CREXDATA launched

What do weather emergencies, health crises and dangerous maritime situations have in common? All three are application scenarios of the EU project "Critical Action Planning over Extreme-Scale Data". It was launched by the chair of product creation together with 14 partners in Athens on 10/11 January 2023. The project is developing a platform for the real-time management of critical situations based on data streams of extreme scale and complexity.

New employee at the Chair of Product Creation

Marc Unverzagt started working as a research associate at the Chair of Product Creation on December 1, 2022. In the area of digital and virtual product creation, he is researching the effective use of innovative technologies in the product creation process. We are looking forward to a great collaboration and wish him much success!

Invited with twenty students to Claas Industrietechnik in Paderborn!

On December 13, 2022, we, the Chair for Product Creation, visited Claas Industrietechnik in Paderborn together with twenty inquisitive students. In a relaxed atmosphere, the budding engineers had the opportunity to experience first-hand the creation of Claas products such as the tracked undercarriage and to come into contact with CIT. Thanks to the high level of vertical integration, everything from gear production to assembly of the crawler track unit was on display. The joint group picture was taken right here, in front of the assembly line of the well-known CIT TerraTrac crawler track unit. Finally, we ended the evening together in a large group with delicious food, cool drinks and intensive discussions.

Image Processing in Automation 2022: Presentation on Generation of Synthetic Image Data for Machine Vision Quality Gates.

The 8th annual colloquium of the Institute for Industrial Information Technology (inIT) took place on November 2, 2022 at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. It provided a platform for the latest developments and technologies in the context of industrial automation. Michael Hieb gave an insight into current research on the topic of "Generation of synthetic image data for machine vision quality gates". Mr. Hieb's contribution deals with the advantages of synthetic image data for the automation of visual inspection in customer-oriented mass production.

Additive manufacturing becomes tangible in virtual space

The Chair of Product Creation is developing a virtual learning environment for students with support from the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) and EOS GmbH. For teaching in the engineering sciences, it is crucial that students gain practical experience in addition to theoretical fundamentals. With the support of partners at the DMRC, a virtual training lab was created using an additive manufacturing machine as an example. Access is provided via integration into the University of Paderborn's learning management system PANDA.

Chair for Product Creation reaches another milestone

The Systems Engineering approach according to international standards, easy to understand and tailored to the application in industrial practice - this will soon be available for all of those who want to understand the basics of Systems Engineering or are considering introducing it in their own company. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler and Dr.-Ing. Christian Oleff from the Chair for Product Creation have completed the book "Systems Engineering – verstehen und industriell umsetzen" after an intensive final sprint. The special feature of this book is not only the practical and easy-to-understand approach towards the international INCOSE Systems Engineering standard, but also the graphical presentation specially developed for this book.

The two authors celebrated the achievement of the long-awaited milestone in the history of the chair together with the supporting research assistants at a joint dinner. Together, the first ideas for a sequel were already born...

The book "Systems Engineering - verstehen und industriell umsetzen" will be published by Springer and can already be pre-ordered through common booksellers (so far only available in German):

HNI-PE presents papers at international systems engineering conference

Dominik Wiechel and Daniel Preuß presented recent research results of the Chair of Product Creation at the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Systems Engineering 2022. The conference took place in Vienna from 10/24/2022 to 10/26/2022 and offered a variety of topics in the field of Systems Engineering. The paper "Extended RFLP for Complex Technical Systems" was presented and discussed by Dominik Wiechel in the session "Systems Architecture". Daniel Preuß was chair of the session "Requirements and Validation" and presented his paper "Efficient Extraction of Technical Requirements Applying Data Augmentation".

The team continues to grow: The Chair of Product Creation welcomes Martha Sondermann as new assistant of head of research group

Martha Sondermann works as assistant to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler and strengthens the chair of Product Creation since September 1, 2022. At the Paderborn University is Mrs. Sondermann known from the financial department and the third-party funding department of the central administration.

We are looking forward to the cooperation with Ms. Sondermann and wish her a good start!

Chair of Product Creation continues to grow with second Senior Engineer Dr.-Ing. Christian Oleff

On October 04, 2022, Dr.-Ing. Christian Oleff took over the leadership of the research area Systems Engineering as senior engineer at the Chair of Product Creation. In this area the topics Strategic Planning and Resilient Requirements Engineering (SPRRE) and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) are researched. We are looking forward to working with Mr. Oleff in his new role!

Night in Mechanical Engineering - the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Chair of Product Creation opened their doors

A night to experience exciting insights in the world of mechanical engineering. As part of the 50th anniversary of the University of Paderborn, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering opened its doors to young and older visitors on September 23, 2022. The Chair of Product Creation also impressed with its hands-on activities. The guests programmed a collaborative robot for the first time, or immersed themselves in the almost limitless world of virtual reality (VR). The chair used these two examples to show how diverse responsible mechanical engineering of the future will be.

Second milestone meeting at Butting

The project of the stainless steel pipe manufacturer Butting with the Chair of Product Creation aims to identify promising application areas for existing technologies and core competences. At the second milestone, the collected product ideas and promising markets were evaluated and prioritised. The most attractive success potentials for the markets of tomorrow were adopted and will now be concretised in detail.

First face-to-face meeting of the VDI Technical Committee 7.10 on Strategic Planning in Paderborn

The VDI Technical Committee 7.10 "Planning and Development of hybrid service bundles", which was founded in 2020, met for the first time in Paderborn on 19/20 September 22 at the Heinz-Nixdorf Institute. Under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler, more than 20 representatives from science and industry came together to discuss current developments in strategic planning. In particular, the challenges of increasing product complexity and uncertainties on the strategic planning and development of hybrid service bundles were analyzed in an interdisciplinary way. The goal is to develop a guideline on strategic planning of product-service systems.

Human-centered production systems of the future

How can employees be specifically scheduled with their individual skills, while at the same time improving production planning? Daniel Roesmann provided answers in his talk on the "Integration of Human Factors into the Assembly Systems of the Future". He presented results from the NRW Research College Design of Flexible Working Environments at the interdisciplinary conference "Data Society. Opportunities – Innovations – Responsibility" on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the University of Paderborn. The results of the Research College will also be published promptly within an interdisciplinary book at Springer.

Successful validation of the Cobot Virtual Learning Environment for students at the University of Paderborn

The past years have clearly shown us the limits of face-to-face teaching. We bridge distances with video conferences, but we are limited to two-dimensional screens. Interactions with machines and robots are not possible. Therefore, the Chair for Product Creation has developed a VR tool that enables learning and interaction with the laboratory equipment in virtual reality, independent of space.

We congratulate Christian Oleff to his doctorate

Christian Oleff has passed his doctoral examination with excellence. He received his doctorate for the topic "Proactive management of requirement changes in developing complex technical systems" under Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler.

Requirement changes are a major source of project failures in product engineering. Proactive management of requirement changes yields the potential to handle such changes efficiently. Christian Oleff provides a systematic approach for proactive change management to assess and reduce the risk of a requirement change with appropriate effort in industrial application.


The team is growing: The Chair of Product Creation welcomes Deniz Özcan as a new research associate.

On August 15, 2022, Deniz Özcan started as a research assistant at the Chair of Product Engineering and strengthens the area of Systems Engineering. We are looking forward to a great cooperation with Mr. Özcan, who brings industrial research and project experience in the field of Systems Engineering and strategic product planning.

We wish a good start!

Bionics and AI meet sustainable product development: 1st milestone meeting "BIKINI" on Helgoland

From June 23 to 25, the Chair for Product Creation was guest at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) on Helgoland as part of the first milestone meeting of the joint project BIKINI. BIKINI stands for "Bionics and Al for Sustainable lntegration in Product Development for Resource Efficient Lightweight Design". At the milestone meeting, the partners were able to show their results in presentations and workshops. For this purpose, the AWI provided premises at the Biological Institute Helgoland. Daniel Preuß, Christian Oleff and Tim Wittenborg presented and discussed the results in the fields of requirements development and sustainability. The project is part of the Lightweight Technology Transfer and is funded by the Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK). Further information about the BIKINI project can be found on the project homepage:

3D printing up close and right in front of your eyes

"3D printing up close - the influence of a future technology on our lives" is the title of the DMRC Mosaic as part of the “50 Mosaics” UPB anniversary celebration. Children and families were interactively introduced to 3D printing at various stations. The Chair of Product Creation was on site with two VR stations. Guests were able to view 3D printers not only up close, but right before their own eyes, down to the smallest detail, and virtually disassemble them into all their individual parts - and put them back together again at the touch of a button. The virtual lab tour of the Smart Automation Laboratory, including a cobot animation, was also a great success with the enthusiastic VR beginners. The discussion with our chair representative Tim Wittenborg went into greater detail during his speak "Working with a robot - learning in virtual space".

Successful: Future-proof modular mixing system for the company Glass GmbH & Co. KG

The Chair of Product Creation developed a modularization concept for the company Glass GmbH & Co. KG which enables a time- and cost-reduced configuration of mixing systems. With the developed system, sales representatives are able to generate a suitable mixing system for each customer out of 3,800 possible configurations, view it in a 3D model and automatically generate a technical drawing. Presentations at the Anuga FooDTec 2022 and IFFA 2022 trade fairs have already taken place successfully.

AI in Product Creation: Paderborn impulse for high-level exchange at the WiGeP Spring Conference.

How can achievements from the field of artificial intelligence add value to product development? This question was discussed by leading professors in the field of product development of the WiGeP, including Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler from the Heinz Nixdorf Institute in Graz. The first impulse was given by Dr.-Ing. Jens Pottebaum with insights from projects on the application of language processing, machine learning and semantic technologies in requirements engineering (examples are ARCA, BIKINI und ImPaKT). After presentations from the chairs of Prof. Hick (TU Graz), Prof. Wartzack (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) and Prof. Stark (TU Berlin) and thematic workshops, Prof. Gräßler moderated the panel discussion focusing on requirements development. Potentials became particularly clear in the discussion with the leadership of AVL List GmbH – the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing of drive systems, especially in the automotive industry.

Freshening up for the Faculty Team of Product Creation

In order to get fit for the upcoming challenges, the product development team of the chair was on a retreat at the Traunsee in Austria during the first week of June. In addition to exciting industrial projects and challenging research topics, the focus of the retreat was on the targeted support of the ongoing PhD projects and, last but not least, the return to collaboration in presence. The convivial togetherness and the long-awaited personal exchange as well as the first swims at 15 degrees water temperature give strength for great common deeds. Thus, the product development team returns to the Heinz Nixdorf Institute freshly strengthened.

VDI/VDE Mechatronic: Finally personal conferences again

The research associates Henrik Thiele and Daniel Roesmann presented current research results of the Chair for Product Creation at the 15th VDI/VDE Mechatronics Conference. They provided contributions on “Controlling of the Modeling of Mechatronic Products” and “Human Tracking for the Identification of Mission Progress in Robot-Assisted Firefighting”. After last year's conference had to be held digitally, this year the TU Darmstadt invited participants to attend in person.

Prof. Iris Gräßler in an interview with VDI Nachrichten on the new V-Modell

From the idea to the finished product, the "V-model" structures a methodical procedure. In an interview with VDI Nachrichten, Prof. Iris Gräßler reported on why the V-model plays such a special role in product creation. In 2021, the VDI Technical Committee chaired by Ms. Gräßler published the revised VDI 2206. (more)

Modeling and discussing the caterpillar drive in front of the Heinz Nixdorf Forum.

On a sunny day in Paderborn, the ImPaKT consortium had the opportunity to visit the case example "CLAAS caterpillar drive" in front of the Heinz Nixdorf Forum. For this purpose, additionally to the members of the chair product creation, members of the Institute for Machine Elements and Systems Engineering of RWTH Aachen University, Prostep AG and CLAAS Industrietechnik GmbH came together. First, they inspected the caterpillar drive on an AXION 960 tractor (see picture). Afterwards, findings regarding the case example were captured by MBSE within a system model in our Smart Innovation Lab. The MBSE system model serves as an information basis for performing model-based impact analyses and evaluating technical changes, e.g., with regard to economic efficiency.

Milestone meeting with the company Butting

Milestone reached: The Chair of Product Development presented the first central project results for the "identification of promising application areas of existing technologies and core competencies" to H. Butting GmbH & Co. KG. On this basis, creative workshops on potential markets were held at the milestone meeting in Knesebeck. The company was impressed by the number and quality of the ideas. Their evaluation and elaboration will now be the focus of the next project phase.

Funding application for European university alliance "COLOURS" submitted

The University of Paderborn founds the joint alliance "COLOURS" (COLlaborative innOvative sUstainable Regional univerSities) with seven european universities. The goal of the alliance is long-term, internationally visible cooperation in research and teaching. Approximately 120,000 students and almost 12,000 employees contribute to this. The Chair of Product Creation is involved in strategic planning in order to position the alliance in the best possible way with the help of future scenarios. In addition, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler's group contributes to pilot projects under the broad heading of "sustainability".

More details in press release: Press release

Chair for Product Creation responsible for content-related leadership in the ImPaKT joint project

Dominik Wiechel (in the picture on the right) is now in charge of the second development cycle of the collaborative research project ImPaKT. The ImPaKT project team aims to develop solutions for model-based impact analysis in an iterative manner with four cycles. Goal of the second cycle is to implement a functional software prototype as well as to develop systems models of the case studies. The lead of the development cycle is associated with the testing of initial research results on the basis of several industrial case studies: a crawler track system for agricultural machines from partner CLAAS Industrietechnik in cooperation with Eisengiesserei Baumgarte, a balancing machine from Hofmann Mess- und Auswuchttechnik and a charging plug from Hadi Plast Kunststoff-Verarbeitung. 

Design Review in Production Planning

Moving an entire production facility is a mammoth task and requires careful planning. Organised by Philipp Hesse, doctoral student in the Chair for Product Creation, the company Hadi-Plast GmbH & Co. KG was able to test the benefits of new methods and tools in practice: Using virtual reality, employees were able to get a realistic picture of the new factory. In such cases, the chair offers the possibility to virtually walk through a new factory layout and conduct a design review. In this case, some potential for improvement was identified, which will now be taken into account in further planning. Another design review is being planned.

The team grows: The chair of Product Creation welcomes Tim Wittenborg as new research assistant

With the beginning of the new year Tim Wittenborg begins his work as research assistant at the chair of Product Creation on the 14th of February. In the Information and Production Management group he reinforces the field of “sustainable product creation”. Previously Tim Wittenborg worked as academic assistant for the DMRC before he headed for the AM industry to collect hands on experience as a software engineer. We are looking forward to a successful cooperation and wish him a good start!

DigiFab: Students develop driverless transport system for the Smart Automation Laboratory

Mechatronics, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and engineering design - in the "Digital Factory", students from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering developed a driverless transport system. Supervised by Daniel Roesmann, Michael Hieb and Ulrich Hüsken, the students gained practical experience in the field of digital and virtual Product Creation. After three intensive weeks, successful test drives were celebrated in the Smart Automation Laboratory!

Prof. Iris Gräßler new member of the VDI GMA Advisory Council

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler was unanimously elected to the board of the advisory board of the VDI/VDE Society for Measurement and Automation Technology (GMA) on 3 December 21. The task of the GMA Advisory Board is the coordination and strategic orientation of the Society for Measurement and Automation Technology, which has 19,164 members. The objective is the further development and dissemination of technologies for digital transformation, Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, multi-sensor technology, image processing and IT security.

As early as 2020, a team of authors led by Professor Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler, Dr. Kurt Bettenhausen, Dr. Attila Bilgic and Dr. Dagmar Dirzus developed a roadmap for the year 2030 with four concrete future scenarios in a scientifically sound, methodical procedure:

The HNI-PE team is growing: The Chair for Product Creation welcomes Hendrik Kramer as a new research assistant

Since 1 December 2021, Hendrik Kramer has been strengthening our Systems Engineering and Development Management division as a new research assistant. We are looking forward to a great collaboration, especially as Mr. Kramer already has knowledge from his own industry and research projects in systems engineering.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler elected new VDI chair of the Division "Digital Transformation"

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Gräßler has been elected as the new chair of the "Digital Transformation" division of the VDI/VDE Society for Measurement and Automation Technology (GMA). With its eight technical committees and more than 250 volunteer experts, the division is regarded as a central meeting point for specialists on the implementation of digital transformation. With her election as division chair, she is simultaneously appointed as a member of the scientific advisory board of the GMA until 2024, of which she has already been a directly elected member since 2016.

Modelling workshop of the ImPaKT consortium: Joint modelling of complex systems with SysML

At the beginning of November, the consortium partners of the BMBF research project "ImPaKT" met at the Smart Innovation Lab of the Product Creation research group for a two-day modelling workshop. The aim of the modelling workshop was to impart in-depth MBSE skills and demonstrate project results. For this purpose, system models were jointly developed and discussed. The focus was on structural and behaviour-oriented modelling with SysML. Thanks to the diverse infrastructure in the Smart Innovation Lab, the event could not only take place hybrid, but interactively on high-performance computers and networked multi-touch tables.

Future-robust engineering of cyber-physical systems - new VDI/VDE guideline 2206 means a milestone for the development of technical systems

When it comes to methodical support for the development of mechatronic systems, there is no way around VDI Guideline 2206. The increasingly rapid progress of digitalisation had made a further development of this guideline imperative. The responsible VDI Technical Committee, chaired by Prof. Iris Gräßler and consisting of equal numbers of nationwide academic members and industry representatives from a wide range of sectors, has now presented a result that represents a milestone in engineering technical systems: Instead of focusing exclusively on mechatronic systems, the guideline 2206 now includes cyber-physical systems in its consideration. The revised guideline has been available in white print since November 2021.

You can find all further information and the V-model for downloading on the pages of the VDI (> more).

Xiaojun Yang wins first place at the "WES Summit" 2021

The engineer Xiaojun Yang from the start-up "assemblean", a spin-off from our department, convinced the jury in a five-minute pitch on digital production infrastructure and won first place at the "WES Summit" 2021. The project "Women Entrepreneurs in Science" (WES)" supports women from NRW universities who are interested in starting a business. You can find more information here.

Lightweight design as an innovation driver for sustainable business: new research project started at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute of Paderborn University

The Chair for Product Creation together with consortium partners from research and practice are starting the BMWi-funded project BIKINI with a project volume of 4 million euros. The kick-off event of the three-year project took place in September. Within the project, solutions are being developed to enable sustainability along the complete process chain as well as over the entire life cycle of a product. Bionics and artificial intelligence (AI) serve as the basis for novel algorithms and assistance services.

More information about the project and the partners involved can be found here.


Semantic technologies to improve assembly planning presented at the 54th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems

Daniel Roesmann presented an interdisciplinary approach for the determination of the similarity of assembly operations at the 54th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems. This approach focuses on the socio-technical perspective of assembly systems and its representation by means of semantic technologies. This perspective serves as a basis for the design of adaptive assistance systems and skill-oriented task assignment. 

Research Assistant in the field of SE and Development Management wanted

We are looking for a research assistant in the field of "Systems Engineering and Development Management for Mechatronic and Cyber-Physical Systems". Part of the job is to work on an industrial project for modelling functional chains in vehicle development. Wouldn't that be something for you? You can find more information under the heading job offers

Network meeting and first results of the ImPaKT research project on model-based impact analysis

As consortium leader, the team from the chair of Product Creation hosted the second digital meeting of the ImPaKT project on June 25. Together with 10 partners from science and industry, the results of a survey on the current state of digitization and software tools used in industrial practice were presented. Additionally, there was an exciting discussion on the industrial significance of MBSE-based traceability in 5 years. In the ImPaKT project, model-based impact analysis is under investigation, one research focus of the chair.

You want to know more about the ImPaKT project? Here are the details:

Two contributions from the HNI-PE chair at ISC`2021

In the period from 3th to 4th June 2021 the 19th “Industrial Simulation Conference” took place. The host this year was the University of Malta. The aim of the conference was to give the participants a complete overview of this year's industrial simulation research. In this context, Philipp Hesse and Stefan Hillebrand presented the results of their research work entitled “Decision Support for Product-Specific Recycling” and “Design Review of Assembly Workstations using Virtual Prototypes”. During the virtual conference, interesting links to other research projects could be identified. We are already looking forward to ISC'22, which will be hosted by the University of Dublin and may presumably take place in attendance.

Fresh air for new ideas: Moving the group meeting outside

After weeks of rain, the Strategic Planning and Innovation Management group took advantage of the good weather and moved the weekly group meeting outside. The four research assistants Henrik Thiele, Alena Tusek, Benedikt Grewe and Anna-Sophie Koch met for a virtual walk and discussed current topics of the week. In addition to important agreements, they were also able to collect steps and fill up on vitamin D. A good change in the office and home office routine, which the group would like to take advantage of more often in the future.

HNI-PE with three contributions at CIRP DESIGN'2021

Dominik Wiechel and Daniel Roesmann presented current research results of the Chair for Product Creation at the 31st CIRP DESIGN Conference 2021. The contributions were presented and discussed in online sessions. Virtual coffee breaks offered a variety of opportunities for interaction and in-depth discussion. Dominik Wiechel presented results in the field of model-based system development and human system integration. Daniel Roesmann presented a new approach for skill-based worker assignment in assembly line for discussion.

Chair for Product Creation welcomes Michael Hieb as new research assistant

Michael Hieb started his career as research assistant at the Chair for Product Creation on 25 May 2021. In the Information and Production Management group, he is especially involved with data-driven optimization in production. Michael Hieb had previously worked as a WHB in the ARCA project at the Chair for Product Creation. We wish him a good start!

The HNI-PE team continues to grow: Benedikt Grewe starts as new research assistant

With the new staff member Mr Benedikt Grewe, the Chair of Product Creation continues to grow. Since 3 May 2021, he has been strengthening the area of Strategic Planning and Innovation Management under the direction of Mr Henrik Thiele. As part of his doctorate, Mr Grewe will conduct research in scenario technology in particular, which he has already dealt with in his WHK work at the chair. We wish him a good start and look forward to a successful collaboration!

Requirement Mining for developing mechatronic products at Digital-Fachtagung Mechatronik 2021

Are automated requirement mining approaches applicable in the product generation development of mechatronic products in the B2C market? Promising research results were presented by Daniel Preuß at Digital-Fachtagung Mechatronik 2021. Requirement mining refers to the application of data mining techniques for requirements engineering tasks. To elicit requirements for new product generations, user reviews from platforms such as Amazon are efficiently analyzed by applying AI algorithms.

A word...Podcast on the topic of "cobots

What are cobots? How do you use them? What can they do? What distinguishes them from "normal" robots? Dr.-Ing. Jens Pottebaum answers the questions of Markus Kamann, managing director of ZEUS GmbH, the educational architects of gpdm and the BANG StarterCenter in a short podcast. In the Smart Automation Lab of the chair, a "Baxter" puts its energy as a cobot into the service of research. Cobots are increasingly being used for companies, but also in households and in the health sector. The Chair of Product Creation cooperates with ZEUS GmbH in the interface between academic and vocational training.

Human-Robot Collaboration in Rescue and Fire Scenarios at the 7th IFToMM D-A-CH Conference 2021

"How can a robot support the fire department in rescue and fire scenarios?” This question is addressed by the Chair of Product Development in cooperation with the Institute of Transmission Technology, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Burkhard Corves) at RWTH Aachen University. At the 7th IFToMM D-A-CH conference, a novel reactive modeling approach for human-robot collaboration was presented and discussed. 

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