Institute

Welcome to the website of the Institute of Visual Computing at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

The field of Visual Computing covers a wide range of applications, generally related to computer environments with a visual paradigm that enable interaction and control.

Visual computing includes virtual, augmented and mixed reality as well as computer graphics, computer vision and similar fields. Technologies from these areas can open completely new perspectives in terms of analysis, creativity, interaction, decision-making and manufacturing in many industrial, research, education and training sectors.

Our main research fields include:

  • Rendering & Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Applied Experience
  • Computer Vision
  • Emerging Technologies

Latest News


Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Ernst Kruijff won best poster award at VRST  Dr. Ernst Kruijff, senior researcher at the Institute of Visual Computing and interim professor at FB02, has won Best Poster award at one of the ... Read more


Monday, November 9th, 2015

Pro-MINT-us selected for second round of funding  Since 2012 we have the Qualitätspakt Lehre project Pro-MINT-us. Project leader is Marco Winzker from the IVC. Now on 6th November 2015 he received ... Read more


Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Scientist of the month: André Hinkenjann  Congratulations to André Hinkenjann, founding director of the IVC. André Hinkenjann has been chosen scientist of the month by the network “Sustainable Science at Universities ... Read more


Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

David Scherfgen won VDI price  David Scherfgen received this year’s first prize of the Cologne section of VDI (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, Association of German Engineers) for outstanding achievements in the ... Read more


Saturday, October 24th, 2015

IEEE Award for IVC colleague  Congratulations to our colleague Marco Winzker who received the IEEE William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education on 23th of October 2015. Marco Winzker received ... Read more


Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Visualization and small things  Who and when? Dr. Guido Reina, postdoctoral researcher at the Visualization Research Center of the University of Stuttgart (VISUS), is going to visit our University on ... Read more