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



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, 2013–2018)

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, bioinformatics, scientific computing, stochastic modeling, simulation, nonlinear dynamics, chaos


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