Lectures

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kerstin Thurow


Topics for Projects, Bachelor and Master Thesis

 

Liquid level detection tube storage (Master)

- Programming and evaluation of liquid multi phase detection in single sample tubes

- detection of colored phases

- detection of colorless phases

- upgrade of in-device illumination

 

Knowledge required: theroy of image processing, technical optics, object oriented programming in C++/C#; windows programming

 

SiLA Integration of Laboratory Automation Devices (Master)

- software development for existing laboratory automation devices

- SiLA compliant remote control software interface to be developed

 

Knowledge required: experience and understanding of windows programming, network technologies and web services, software coding in Visual C++/ C#

 

Franka Emika - Integration of force-guided operation (Master)

 

Knowledge required: creativity, independent solution finding, good knowledge of robot technology, knowledge of hardware-related and object-oriented programming in high-level languages

 

Franka Emika as screwing module (Master)

- use of Franka Emika Panda robot as screwing module together with rotation module

 

Knowledge required: creativity, independent solution finding, knowledge of laboratory automation and robotics, prior knowledge of object-oriented programming in high-level languages

 

Automation System for Drug of Abuse Testing

- evaluation of manual procedure for drug of abuse testing

- development of automation concept for drug of abuse testing

- transfer of manual method to the automation system

- optimization and validation of automated methods

 

Knowledge required: creativity, basic knowledge in analytical measurement, basic knowledge in chemistry / biology

 

Automation System for Determination of Cannabinoids 

- evaluation of manual procedure for drug of abuse testing

- development of automation concept for drug of abuse testing

- transfer of manual method to the automation system

- optimization and validation of automated methods

 

Knowledge required: creativity, basic knowledge in analytical measurement, basic knowledge in chemistry / biology

 

Practical Seminar Biosensor (Pre Thesis)

- development of a practical seminar Biosensors

- practical setup

- development of experiment descriptions

 

Literature Overview Low Cost Robots (Project)

- Definition of robots, characteristics of robots

- requirements of robot use in laboratory automation

- detailed research and summary on available low cost robots

 

Literature Overview Automated Crystallization (Project)

- applications of crystallization processes

- detailed research and summary on available solutions for automated crystallization

 

Colony Detection and Picking (Project)

- definition of colony detection

- methods of colony detection

- detailed research and summary on available solutions for automated colony detection

 

Literature Overview Automated Clinical Laboratories (Project)

- definition of clinical laboratory

- methods in clinical laboratories

- detailed research and summary on automation systems and automation lines in clinical laboratories

 

 

Lectures

  • Grundlagen der Automatisierung (SS)
  • Automation Technologies (WS)
  • Process Automation and Robotics (SS)
  • Life Science Systems and Technologies (WS)
  • High Throughput and High Content Technologies (SS)
  • Physical Measuring Technology
  • Basic Life Sciences (WS)

 

 

                Lecture material is available on request for participants of the courses