Chunrong Yuan / 袁春蓉

The Person


  • 1989
    B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China

  • 1992
    M.Sc. in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Control, Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China

  • 2004
    Dr.-Ing. in Computer Vision, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Working experiences

  • 1992-1997
    Researcher at the Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • 1997-2001
    Researcher at the Pattern Recognition Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

  • 2002-2006
    Area Leader (Computer Vision) at CVAE (Collaborative Virtual and Augmented Environments), Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT

  • 2007-2012
    Group leader (Autonomous Robots) at the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Faculty of Science, University Tübingen

  • Since 2012
    Professor of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Head of Autonomous Systems Lab, TH Köln

Research interests

  • Computer & Robot Vision
  • Mobile Autonomous Systems
  • Human-Robot Interaction and Collaboration
  • Autonomous Sensing, Mapping and Navigation