Adrian Böckenkamp

Professional Experience


2021 – today: Research AssociateFraunhofer Institut for Material Flow and Logistics, Dortmund

2021: Research Associate, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, University of Technology Dortmund

2013 – 2021: Research Associate, Chair of Computer Graphics, University of Technology Dortmund

2011 – 2013: Research Assistant, Chair of embedded Systems, University of Technology Dortmund

2010: Student AssistantChair of embedded Systems, University of Technology Dortmund




2013: Computer Science (M.Sc.)University of Technology Dortmund

2011: Computer Science (B.Sc.)University of Technology Dortmund


Research Interest


  • Construction, simulation, programming and controlling of mobile and stationary robot systems, using ROS
  • Motion planning in the context of autonomous and decentralized mobile robotics
  • Embedded and distributed systems
  • Digital image processing, data visualization and sensor data analysis


Projects at Fraunhofer IML






  •  Böckenkamp, A. roslaunch2: Versatile, Flexible and Dynamic Launch Configurations for the Robot Operating System. In Koubaa, A., Editor, Robot OperatingSystem (ROS): The Complete Reference, volume 4, pages 165–181. Springer International Publishing, Heidelberg, 1 edition, 2019. - Link to the paper



  •  Böckenkamp, A., Weichert, F., and Prasse, C. A Robust, Real-Time Capable Framework for Fully Automated Order Picking of Pouch-Parceled Goods. In Bi, Y., Kapoor, S., and Bhatia, R., Editors, Proceedings of SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2016, pages 78–102, Cham, 2018. Springer International Publishing.



  •  Böckenkamp, A., Weichert, F., Rudall, Y., and Prasse, C. Automatic Robot-based Unloading of Goods Out of Dynamic AGVs Within Logistic Environments. In Clausen, U., Friedrich, H., Thaller, C., and Geiger, C., Editors, Commercial Transport: Proceedings of the 2nd Interdiciplinary Conference on Production, Logistics and Traffic 2015, Lecture Notes in Logistics, pages 397–412. Springer International Publishing, 2016. - Link to the paper
  •  Böckenkamp, A., Weichert, F., and Rinkenauer, G. Investigating the Effects of Robotic Motion on Worker’s Behavior in Cooperative Working Environments. In 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robotand Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pages 670–675. IEEE, August 2016. - Link to the paper
  •  Böckenkamp, A., Mertens, C., Prasse, C., Stenzel, J., and Weichert, F. A Versatile and Scalable Production Planning and Control System for Small Batch Series, pages 541–559. Springer Series in Wireless Technology. Springer International Publishing, 2016. - Link to the paper