“EmpkinS” is a Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). We are in the first funding period (duration: July 2021 – June 2022). The full title of EmpkinS is: „Empatho-Kinaesthetic Sensor Technology – Sensor Techniques and Data Analysis Methods for Empa...

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marc Stamminger gave the talk “Capturing Human Motion with Depth Cameras – Possibilities and Limitations” in March as part of the EmpkinS Lecture Series. With the help of a Kinect he explained and demonstrated the behaviour of depth cameras.

The first iRTG two-day retreat took place on 3rd and 4th of February, 2022 where the current status of the doctoral projects were presented by young researchers and Veronika König received the Best Presentation Award. Prof. Dr. Bernhard Egger presented as guest speaker “Shape the Future”.

The first status seminar of Empkins took place on 09.12.2021 followed by poster presentation of different sub-projects by the doctoral candidates.

The first ethic talk was conducted on 02.12.2021 with Dr. Matthias Braun as the keynote speaker.

In December Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Kölpin, from the Hamburg University of Technology, talked about “Fundamentals of Touch-free Bio Marker Monitoring by Microwave Interferometry “ and showed its contributions to CRC EmpkinS.

The first edition of the EmpkinS Lecture Series was given by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Vossiek in November. He started the series with an “Introduction to Radar for Non-Engineers”.