Presentations and Exhibits

  • Optimal Camera Placement for Human-Robot-Cooperation (Presentation at the Universität Illmenau und Fachhochschule Coburg, 2020)
  • Recognition of Traffic Signs with CNNs (Presentation at the Fachhochschule Coburg, 2020)
  • A Bayes Method in Visual Computing (Presentation at the Fachhochschule Coburg, 2020)
  • EyeC ProofRunner Carton HiLight (Exhibit at the Interpack in Düsseldorf, 2017)
  • Automatic Mitotic Count (Presentation at Zeiss, 2016)
  • Optimal Placement of Multiple Cameras in Cluttered, Dynamic Scenes (Presentation at the Pixel Club, Technion computer vision colloquium, Israel institute of technology, Haifa, 2016)
  • Real World Optimization Problems (Presentation at the University of Cambridge and at the University of Lübeck, 2016)
  • Three-dimensional Placement of Multiple Cameras to Approximate a Human Coworker Correctly Despite Robot Occluder (Poster at the Workshop on Safety for human-robot interaction in industrial settings, IROS, Hamburg, Germany, 2015)
  • Optimization of a Surrogate on a Decomposed Domain (Poster at the Workshop Women in Optimization, Heidelberg, Germany, 2015)
  • A Domain Decomposition Method for Camera Placement (4th IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimisation, Birmingham, 2014)
  • Challenges in Camera Network Optimization (Presentation at the Universität der Bundeswehr München, 2013)


  • Hänel, Maria (2015) A Matter of Perspective – Three-dimensional Placement of Multiple Cameras to Maximize their Coverage. PhD thesis.
  • Hänel, Maria (2010) Optimierung von Kamerapositionen zur Überwachung teils unbekannter Umgebungen. Diploma thesis.

Former Member

  • Safety strategies for human-robot-cooperation (SIMERO)
  • Intuitive programming of self-adaptive robots (A-BOT)


  • TA for lecture Pattern Recognition
  • TA Bachelor Seminary
  • TA Large Master Project
  • TA Master Thesis