The Institute for Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems (ACPS) is part of the School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH).

The institute was founded in 2022 and is headed by Professor Dr.-Ing. Bernd-Christian Renner. Our research embraces two core fields: Firstly, we investigate novel methods and protocols for low- and zero-power wireless communication and energy management for regeneratively powered devices in the domain of cyber-physical systems (CPSs) with a special focus on smart infrastructure. Secondly, we carry out research in underwater communication, localization and navigation for swarms of micro autonomous underwater vehicles (uAUVs) for monitoring and inspection of underwater habitats and infrastructure (such as ports, off-shore wind parks, etc.). Our research has been primarly funded by DFG, BMBF, BMWK, and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. We are always looking for bright, motivated students. Please send us an e-mail, if you are interested in becoming a member of our team.

The institute is also involved in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level. Our teaching ranges from fundamental courses on programming to special focus courses on cyber-physical systems and networked embedded systems. There is always room for student theses and projects works. A list of open, thrilling offerings is available online. If not, or if you have a particular topic on your mind that you think fits into our research, please feel free to contact us!