Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter

M. Sc. Zuhair Zafar

Telefon: 0631 205-2626
Raum: 48-362
Mail: zafarinformatik.uni-klde

Vita

Zuhair Zafar wurde am 21. Dezember 1988 in Karachi, Pakistan geboren. Er erlangte in Elektrotechnik im Jahr 2011 seinen Bachelor an der Government College University, Lahore. Sein Master-Studium schloss er in Computertechnik im Jahr 2013 an der Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) ab. Seit August 2014 ist er Promotionsstudent im Fachbereich Informatik der TU Kaiserslautern. Sein Forschungsgebiet umfasst die Erkennung menschlicher Emotionen und Gesten im Kontext von Mensch-Roboter-Interaktion.

Veröffentlichungen

2014

Atabak Nejadfard, Steffen Schütz, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Design of Safe Reactional Controller for Chamber Pressure in Climbing Robot CREA
11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), pp. 81-89, 2014, September 1-3, Vienna, Austria
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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3D Realtime Simulation Framework for Wall-Climbing Robots - Towards the new Climbing Robot CREA
17th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 559-566, 2014, July 21-23, Poznan, Poland
Kai Kopietz, Daniel Schmidt, Steffen Schütz, Karsten Berns
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Friction Optimized Adhesion Control of a Wheel-Driven Wall-Climbing Robot
17th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 259-266, 2014, July 21-23, Poznan, Poland
Daniel Schmidt, Steffen Schütz, Karsten Berns, Jürgen Ohr, Dustin Homeyer, Christian Klaus
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CREA – A Climbing Robot with Eleven Vacuum Adhesion Chambers
17th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 665-672, 2014, July 21-23, Poznan, Poland
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Risk and Safety Aspects for Wall-Climbing Robots
8th German Conference on Robotics (Robotik) , 2014, June 2-3, Munich, Germany

2013

Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Development and Applications of a Simulation Framework for a Wall-Climbing Robot
26th International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 2321-2326, 2013, November 3-7, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Safe Navigation of a Wall-Climbing Robot by Methods of Risk Prediction and Suitable Counteractive Measures
26th International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 2309-2314, 2013, November 3-7, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Daniel Schmidt, Marcel Jung, Karsten Berns
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Examination of Surface Feature Analysis and Terrain Traversability for a Wall-Climbing Robot
16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 309-316, 2013, July 14-17, Sydney, Australia
Daniel Schmidt, Jens Wettach, Karsten Berns
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3D Realtime Simulation Framework for a Wall-Climbing Robot using Negative-Pressure Adhesion
10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), pp. 184-191, 2013, July 29-31, Reykjavik, Iceland
Daniel Schmidt
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Safe Navigation of a Wall-Climbing Robot - Risk Assessment and Control Methods
Dr. Hut Verlag, Munich, Germany, 2013, March, http://www.dr.hut-verlag.de/978-3-8439-0930-3.html
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Climbing Robots for Maintenance and Inspections of Vertical Structures – A Survey of Design Aspects and Technologies
in Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 61, pp. 1288-1305, 2013

2012

Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Advanced Motion Control for Safe Navigation of an Omnidirectional Wall-Climbing Robot
22nd Conference on Autonomous Mobile Systems (AMS), pp. 137-145, 2012, September 26-28, Stuttgart, Germany
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns, Jürgen Ohr
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Analysis of Sliding Suction Cups for Negative Pressure Adhesion of a Robot Climbing on Concrete Walls
15th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR) , pp. 813-820, 2012, July 23-26, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Risk Prediction of a Behavior-Based Adhesion Control Network for Online Safety Analysis of Wall-Climbing Robots
9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), pp. 118-123, 2012, July 28-31, Rome, Italy

2011

Daniel Schmidt, Carsten Hillenbrand, Karsten Berns
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Omnidirectional Locomotion and Traction Control of the Wheel-driven Wall-climbing Robot CROMSCI
in Robotica Journal, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 991-1003, 2011, December
Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Behavior-Based Adhesion Control System for Safe Adherence of Wall-Climbing Robots
14th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 857-864, 2011, September 7-9, Paris, France

2010

Marcel Jung, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Behavior-based obstacle detection and avoidance system for the omnidirectional climbing robot Cromsci
13th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 73-80, 2010, August 31 - September 3, Nagoya, Japan
Karsten Berns, Daniel Schmidt
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Programmierung mit LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT
Springer, 2010, http://www.springer.com/computer/swe/book/978-3-642-05469-3

2009

Christian Marx, Daniel Schmidt, Carsten Hillenbrand, Karsten Berns
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Force and traction controlled propulsion of the omnidirectional climbing robot Cromsci
12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR) , pp. 757-764, 2009, September 9-11, Istanbul, Turkey

2008

Carsten Hillenbrand, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Cromsci - A Climbing Robot With Multiple Sucking Chambers For Inspection Tasks
11th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 311-318, 2008, September 8-10, Coimbra, Portugal
Carsten Hillenbrand, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Cromsci - Development of a Climbing Robot with Negative Pressure Adhesion for Inspections
in Industrial Robot Journal, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 228-237, 2008, May 13
Tim Leichner, Tobias Gastauer, Bernd Sauer, Carsten Hillenbrand, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Design and development of a sealing-system for climbing-robots
6th National Conference on Mechanical Engineering (Gepeszet), 2008, May 29-30, Budapest, Hungary

2007

Carsten Hillenbrand, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns, Tim Leichner, Tobias Gastauer, Bernd Sauer
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Development of a sealing system for a climbing robot with negative pressure adhesion
10th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), pp. 115-124, 2007, July 16-18, Singapore

2006

Daniel Schmidt, Tobias Luksch, Jens Wettach, Karsten Berns
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Autonomous Behavior-Based Exploration of Office Environments
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), pp. 235-240, 2006, August 1-5, Set\'ubal, Portugal
Daniel Schmidt
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Entwicklung einer verhaltensbasierten Steuerung zur autonomen Exploration in strukturierter Umgebung von einem Indoor-Roboter
Diploma thesis, Robotics Research Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, 2006, March 1, Kaiserslautern, Germany, unpublished; supervised by Tobias Luksch and Jens Wettach

2005

Kalle Kleinlützum, Tobias Luksch, Daniel Schmidt, Karsten Berns
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Selbstständige Erstellung einer abstrakten topologiebasierten Karte für die autonome Exploration
Autonome Mobile Systeme (AMS) 2005, pp. 149-155, 2005, December, Stuttgart, Germany
Daniel Schmidt
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Entwicklung eines Ultraschallsensorgürtels zur Kollisionsvermeidung von mobilen Robotern
Project thesis, Robotics Research Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, 2005, June 23, Kaiserslautern, Germany, unpublished; supervised by Carsten Hillenbrand