Dr.-Ing. Oliver Urbann

Professional Experience


2018 – until today: Senior Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (Dortmund)

2017 - 2018: Co-Founder, ViSenSys GmbH (Dortmund)

2010 - 2017: Research Associate, Institute for Robotics Research (IRF), Dortmund University of Technology




2017: Computer Science (Dr.-Ing.), Dortmund University of Technology

2010: Computer Science (Diploma)


Research Interest


  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Control Theory
  • Computer Vision
  • Embedded Systems / IoT
  • Autonomous Robotics
  • Legged Locomotion


Projects at Fraunhofer IML



Publications (selection)



  • O. Urbann, S. Camphausen, A. Moos, I. Schwarz, S. Kerner, M. Otten: A C Code Generator for Fast Inference and Simple Deployment of Convolutional Neural Networks on Resource Constrained Systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:2001.05572.
  • S. Kerner, J. Leveling, O. Urbann, L. Weickhmann, M. Otten, M. Vogel: Anwendungsfelder von künstlicher Intelligenz in Industrie-4.0-Systemen. Handbuch Industrie 4.0, p. 227-250, Springer.



  • O. Urbann, J. Stenzel: A Convolutional Neural Network that Self-Contained Counts. Journal of Image and Graphics.


Complete list of publications