Dipl.-Ing. Jonas Witt
Institute for Reliability Engineering
Hamburg University of Technology
Building N, Room 1002
Eißendorfer Str. 40
21073 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 42878-2046
Fax: +49 40 42878-2789

Scientific Interests

  • Computer vision, especially navigation, mapping and object tracking using a stereo camera
  • Path planning in complex and dynamic environments
  • Robot design, particularly fast systems under real-time constraints
  • In general algorithms that work outside of the lab in real-world robotics


  • July 2007: Karl-Heintz-Ditze award for the quadrocopter project (individual prize & 20000 € project funding)
  • May 2006: ThyssenKrupp General Engineering Science award for distinguished course achievements (scholarship)
Jonas Witt


  • Nov. 2008 - now: Ph.D. student at the Hamburg University of Technology
  • Oct. 2008: Diploma in Mechatronics awarded with distinction (German: "mit Auszeichnung"), graded 1.3
  • Jan. 2007 – Oct. 2008: Mechatronics studies at the Hamburg University of Technology
  • Jan. 2007: Bachelor of Science with specialization in Mechatronics
  • Oct. 2003 – Jan. 2007: General Engineering Science at the Hamburg University of Technology


  • Programming: C++ (OpenCV, Qt, CMake...), C#, Java, microcontroller-, cross-platform- and 3D graphics programming (DirectX, OpenGL)
  • Scientific programming: Matlab, Python
  • Printed circuit board design and layout