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The people behind the research projects

LZH | Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle, Executive Director of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH), has accepted the appointment as Professor for Laser Additive Processing in a joint appointment procedure of the Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) and the LZH, effective as of 15 August 2021.
match | To make future highly automated vehicles safer, scientists have equipped a driver’s seat with soft pneumatic actuators. Jan Peters from match presented the project at the international robotics conference IROS and won a prize.
IPH | How can Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) be controlled with gestures only? Viktor Schell dealt with this question at the end of his mechanical engineering studies. He received the IPH Future Award 2020 for his master thesis.
IFW | Using Artificial Intelligence in production faster and easier: That is the vision of IIP-Ecosphere. Per Schreiber, research associate at the Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools (IFW), is responsible for coordinating this multifaceted project.