Thesis and Projects

Available theses, research and artistic projects, and student jobs that are offered by our research group are listed below. Please get in touch with the named contact person if you are interested in one of the available topics. Please include a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and transcripts in your application.

The T/D/E column indicates the balance between Theory, Development, and Evaluation work.

Master Thesis

Subject Focus T/D/E Status Contact
Urban Silent Spaces in VR Design 40/40/20 in progress Sebastian J. Schlecht
Virtual Acoustics Lab: Audio Game Engines in VR Design 20/50/30 in progress Sebastian J. Schlecht
Interactive Touch Sound Effects for Mixed Reality Technical 30/50/20 in progress Sebastian J. Schlecht
Real-time Artificial Reverberation for Coupled Room Technical 20/50/30 in progress Karolina Prawda
Ambisonics reproduction in different rooms Technical 40/40/20 open Nils Meyer-Kahlen
Artificial Reverberation for 6DoF Augmented Reality Technical 40/40/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Interactive Sound Synthesis for Virtual Reality Technical 30/40/30 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Mixed Reality Auditory Perception Perceptual 30/40/30 open Nils Meyer-Kahlen
Continuation Methods for Modal Analysis Technical 70/20/10 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Sound in Collaborative Virtual Environments Technical 40/40/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Room Acoustics in WebAudio and WebXR Technical 40/40/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
On Perceptually Colorless Artificial Reverberation Technical 70/20/10 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Evaluation of Sound Scattering in 6DoF VR Technical 40/40/20 completed Stefan Wirler
Breathe in, breathe out : augmented reality murals as a tool for extended storytelling narratives Artistic 40/40/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
An analysis of empowering the audience in immersive performance – Take Pipa as an example Artistic 40/40/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Exploring the narrative possibilities of audio augmented reality with six degrees of freedom Artistic 40/40/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht

Student Jobs

Subject Focus T/D/E Status Contact
Spatial Audio Plugins for Unity and Wwise Software 20/60/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Photogrammetry of Acoustics Labs 3D Model 20/60/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Virtual Planetarium: Unity for VR Unity 20/60/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Virtual Planetarium: Sound Design and Composition Sound 20/60/20 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht

Research and Artistic Projects

Subject Focus T/D/E Status Contact
Building a Mixed-Order Loudspeaker Technical 20/50/30 in progress Nils Meyer-Kahlen
Where are you in the room? Perceptual 20/50/30 in progress Nils Meyer-Kahlen
Encyclopedia of Artificial Reverberators Technical 20/50/30 in progress Sebastian J. Schlecht
Distributed Wireless Microphone Arrays with Raspberry Pi Technical 20/50/30 open Georg Götz
Hide and seek - VR Audio Multiplayer Game for Oculus Quest Design 20/60/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
VR Avatars - Audio-Visual Spatial Capturing of an Actor Design 20/60/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
In-out/out-in: Sound Piece for Mixed-Order Loudspeaker Artistic 30/50/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Altered Space: Sound Piece for Virtual Acoustics Artistic 30/50/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Sound of Self in Virtual Reality Artistic 30/50/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Headphones for Mixed Reality Technical 20/40/40 open Nils Meyer-Kahlen
Auditorily-Induced Vection in VR Perceptual 20/60/20 open Thomas McKenzie
Silence in Noise - Hermetic Sound Sculpture Artistic 20/60/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Time-Varying Feedback Systems Technical 20/60/20 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Building a DIY AR Glass and Testing Audio Augmentation Technical 20/50/30 open Sebastian J. Schlecht
Implementation of Scattering Delay Networks Technical 20/50/30 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Near-Field Binaural Rendering Technical 20/50/30 completed Sebastian J. Schlecht
Implementation of a MIMO Time-varying Convolution Technical 10/80/10 completed Thomas McKenzie

Initiative project proposal in the area of spatial audio and virtual reality can be sent to Prof. Sebastian J. Schlecht