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
Machine Learning
Mathematics and Statistics


5G-based digital twins of public spaces: 5GAPS project with Christoph von Viebahn (funding: BMDV, 2022–2024)

Simulation of urban logistics networks: USEfUL/USEfUL-XT projects with Christoph von Viebahn, Lars-Oliver Gusig, and Arne Koschel (funding: BMBF, 2017–2023)

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

Founding member of Data|H – Institute for Applied Data Science Hannover (ex research cluster Smart Data Analytics)

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

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


Departmental international coordinator
Senate commission for research (member)


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

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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