Kristian Ehlers, M. Sc.

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Research Assistant

Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck
Building 64, Room 121 (2nd Floor)

Phone:+49 451 3101 6309
Fax:+49 451 3101 6304

Teaching Winter Term 2017/2018

  • Course Exercises Organisation / Tutorial "Technische Grundlagen der Informatik 2"
  • Upon Request: Bachelor or Master Thesis in the fields of Pose Estimation, Gesture Detection and Human-Robot Interaction


  • Novel Methods for Real-Time Gesture Recognition (Master-Thesis, 2011)
  • Application of the FaceAPI for motion compensation for robot-based transcranial magnetic stimulation (Bachelor-Thesis, 2009)


[EhB16] Ehlers, K.; Brama, K.: A Human-robot Interaction Interface for Mobile and Stationary Robots based on Real-time 3D Human Body and Hand-finger Pose Estimation. 21st IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 1-6, 2016 [Paper]
[GHK16] Graßhoff, J.; Hansen, L.; Kuhlemann, I.; Ehlers, K.: 7DoF Hand and Arm Tracking for Teleoperation of Anthropomorphic Robots. 47th International Symposium on Robotics ISR 2016, 555-562, VDE Verlag, München 2016
[JWE16] Joseph, J. M.; Winker, T.; Ehlers, K.; Blochwitz, C.; Pionteck, T.: Hardware-Accelerated Pose Estimation for Embedded Systems using Vivado HLS . ReConFig, Cancun, Mexiko 2016 [Paper]
[EhK15] Ehlers, K.; Klüssendorff, J. H.: Self-scaling Kinematic Hand Skeleton for Real-time 3D Hand-finger Pose Estimation. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, 185-196, Berlin 2015 [Abstract] [Paper]
[EMM14] Ehlers, K.; Meyer, B.; Maehle, E.: Full Holonomic Control of the Omni-directional AUV SMART-E. ISR/Robotik 2014 - 41st International Symposium on Robotics; 6th German Conference on Robotics, VDE Verlag, München 2014 [Paper]
[KEM14] Klüssendorff, H.; Ehlers, K.; Maehle, E.: Visual Mapping in Light-Crowded Indoor Environments. 13th Intelligent Autonomous System Conference, Springer Verlag, Padua, Italien 2014
[MEI14] Meyer, B.; Ehlers, K.; Isokeit, C.; Maehle, E.: The development of the modular Hard- and Software Architecture of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle MONSUN. ISR/Robotik 2014 - 41st International Symposium on Robotics; 6th German Conference on Robotics, VDE Verlag, München 2014 [Paper]
[MEO13] Meyer, B.; Ehlers, K.; Osterloh, C.; Maehle, E.: SMART-E: An Autonomous Omnidirectional Underwater Robot. Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, ISSN (Print) 2081-4836, DOI: 10.2478/pjbr-2013-0015, 1-7, De Gruyter, 2013 [Paper]
[JME17] Joseph, J. M.; Mey, M.; Ehlers, K.;Blochwitz, C.; Winker, T.; Pionteck, T.: Design Space Exploration for a Hardware-accelerated Embedded Real-Time Pose Estimation using Vivado HLS.