Research Staff

M. Sc. Tobias Groll

Phone: 0631 205-2805
Room: 48-352
Mail: t_grollinformatik.uni-klde


Tobias Groll has studied computer science at the University of Kaiserslautern from 2008 till 2015. He completed his master studies with the master thesis "Backhoe Loader Control". His objective during his thesis was to control the arm of a backhoe loader vehicle. Since February 2015, he is a doctoral fellow at the Robotics Research Lab.



T. Groll, S. Hemer, T. Ropertz, K. Berns
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Autonomous trenching with hierarchically organized primitives
in Automation in Construction, vol. 98, pp. 214 - 224, 2019


Steffen Hemer, Tobias Groll, Karsten Berns
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Backhoe Bucket Volume and Trench Monitoring using a Time-of-Flight Camera
7. Fachtagung Baumaschinentechnik 2018: Digitalisierung, Automatisierung, Mensch , Forschungsvereinigung Bau- und Baustoffmaschinen e.V. FVB, Forschungsvereinigung Bau- und Baustoffmaschinen e.V. FVB, 2018, September 20--21, Dresden


Tobias Groll, Steffen Hemer, Thorsten Ropertz, Karsten Berns
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A Behavior-based Architecture for Excavation Tasks
34th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), pp. 1005-1012, International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction, 2017, June 28-July 1, DOI:


Tobias Groll, Steffen Hemer, Karsten Berns
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Autonomous Backhoe Loader
6. Fachtagung Baumaschinentechnik 2015: Maschinen, Prozesse, Vernetzung , FVB, vol. 49, pp. 351--366, FVB, 2015, September 16--18


Tobias Groll
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Backhoe loader control
Master's Thesis, Robotics Research Lab, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Kaiserslautern, 2014, December
Tobias Groll, Steffen Hemer, Karsten Berns
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Application Scenario for an Automated Backhoe Loader
2014, October 14, unpublished


Tobias Groll
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Bestandskantenerkennung in Datensätzen eines Time-of-Flight Kamerasystems
Bachelor's Thesis, Robotics Research Lab, University of Kaiserslautern, 2011, December, unpublished