Volker Ahlers

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- HS Hannover
- Faculty IV
- Volker Ahlers (HS Hannover)

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Professor of Simulation and Mathematics
Hochschule Hannover – University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Faculty IV – Business and Computer Science


Computer graphics
Visualization and HCI
Applied mathematics and statistics


Simulation of urban logistics networks: USEfUL project with Christoph von Viebahn, Lars-Oliver Gusig, and Arne Koschel (funding: BMBF, 2017–2020)

Control of distributed energy networks: Scalability of mobile MicroCHP project with Lars-Oliver Gusig and Arne Koschel (funding: MWK and VolkswagenStiftung, 2013–2019)

Visualization of network security metadata: VisITMeta project with research group Trust@HsH and Gabi Dreo Rodosek (funding: BMBF, 2012–2015)

Extensible OpenGL 3/C++11 scene graph library for teaching modern computer graphics: SCG3 project

Member of research cluster Smart Data Analytics

Associated member of Institute for Construction Elements, Mechatronics, and Electromobility (IKME)

General interests: computer graphics, information visualization, graph drawing, data analytics, scientific computing, stochastic modeling, simulation, nonlinear dynamics, chaos


Departmental international coordinator
Member of senate commission for research


Prof. Dr. Volker Ahlers
Hochschule Hannover – University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Faculty IV, Dept. of Computer Science
Ricklinger Stadtweg 120
30459 Hannover

Email: volker.ahlers (at) hs-hannover.de
Tel: +49 511 9296 1814
Fax: +49 511 9296 991814

Visiting me

Campus Linden, building H, room 1H.2.58
Stadtbahn 3/7/17, S-Bahn 1/2/5, stop Bf. Linden/Fischerhof
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