Daniel-André Dücker, M.Sc.


Daniel Dücker

Daniel Dücker

Adresse
Technische Universität Hamburg
Mechanik und Meerestechnik
Eißendorfer Straße 42 (M)
21073 Hamburg
Büro
Gebäude M
Raum 0517
Telefon
Tel: +49 40 42878 4896
E-Mail
daniel.duecker(at)tuhh.de

Short CV

  • since 03/2016          Research associate, MuM, TU Hamburg.
  • 10/2013-06/2016    Master of Business Administration (MBA), Technology Management, TU Hamburg/NIT.
  • 08/2012-03/2015    Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, TU Hamburg.
  • 08/2012-06/2013    Study Abroad, University of California, Berkeley. 
  • 08/2009-08/2012    Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, TU Hamburg.
Internships: AUDI AG (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), Lufthansa Technik AG (Innovation Management).

Research Interests


Publications

  • D.-A. Duecker, N. Bauschmann, T. Hansen, E. Kreuzer, and R. Seifried. Towards Micro Robot Hydrobatics: Vision-based Guidance, Navigation, and Control for Agile Underwater Vehicles. (accepted at) IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2020.
  • S. Watson, D.-A. Duecker, and K. Groves. Localization of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) in Complex and Confined Environments: A Review. In Sensors, 2020.
  • D.-A. Duecker, N. Bauschmann, T. Hansen, E. Kreuzer, and R. Seifried. HippoCampus X -- A Hydrobatic Open-source  Micro AUV for Confined Environments. (accepted at) IEEE/OES Autonomous Undewater Vehicles (AUV) Symposium, St. Johns, Canada, 2020.
  • D.-A. Duecker, F. Steinmetz, E. Kreuzer, and C. Renner. Micro AUV Localization for Agile Navigation with Low-cost Acoustic Modems. (accepted at) IEEE/OES Autonomous Undewater Vehicles (AUV) Symposium, St. Johns, Canada, 2020.
  • D.-A. Duecker, T. Hansen, and E. Kreuzer. RGB-D Camera-based Navigation for Autonomous Underwater Inspection using Low-cost Micro AUVs. (accepted at) IEEE/OES Autonomous Undewater Vehicles (AUV) Symposium, St. Johns, Canada, 2020.
  • D.-A. Duecker, K. Eusemann, and E. Kreuzer. Towards an Open-Source Micro Robot Oceanarium: A Low-Cost, Modular and Mobile Underwater Motion-Capture System. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macau, China, 2019.
  • D.-A. Duecker, T. Johannink, E. Kreuzer, V. Rausch, and E. Solowjow. An Integrated Approach to Navigation and Control in Micro Underwater Robotics using Radio-Frequeny Localization. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada, 2019.
  • D.-A. Duecker, A.R. Geist,  E. Kreuzer, and E. Solowjow. Learning Environmental Field Exploration with Computationally Constrained Underwater Robots: Gaussian Processes meet Stochastic Optimal Control. In Sensors, 2019.
  • C. Cyr, L. Dostal, D.-A. Duecker, and E. Kreuzer. Towards Reinforcement Learning-based Control of an Energy Harvesting Pendulum.  European Control Conference (ECC), Naples, Italy, 2019.
  • W.M. Bessa, G. Brinkmann, D.-A. Duecker, E. Kreuzer, and E. Solowjow. A Biologically Inspired Framework for the Intelligent Control of Mechatronic Systems and Its Application to a Micro Diving Agent. In Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2018.
  • D.-A. Duecker, A. Hackbarth, T. Johannink, E. Kreuzer, and E. Solowjow. Micro Underwater Vehicle Hydrobatics: A Submerged Furuta Pendulum. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, 2018.
  • G. Brinkmann, W.M. Bessa, D.-A. Duecker, E. Kreuzer, and E. Solowjow. Reinforcement Learning of Depth Stabilization with a Micro Diving Agent. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, 2018.
  • D.-A. Duecker, E. Kreuzer, G. Maerker, and E. Solowjow. Parameter Identification for Micro Underwater Vehicles. PAMM Proceeding in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 2018, Munich, Germany, 2018.
  • Otto S., Schmitt A., Dücker D., and Seifried R.: Teaching Vision-based Control for Autonomous Driving with Lego Mindstorms EV3, Raspberry Pi and Simulink, PAMM Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 2018, Munich, Germany, 2018.
  • A.D. Buchan, E. Solowjow, D.-A. Duecker, and E. Kreuzer. Low-Cost Monocular Localization with Active Markers for Micro Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada, 2017.
  • D.-A. Duecker, A.R. Geist, M. Hengeler, E. Kreuzer, M.-A. Pick, V. Rausch, E. Solowjow. Embedded Spherical Localization for Micro Underwater Vehicles based on Attenuation of Electro-Magnetic Carrier Signals. In Sensors, 2017.

Presentations

  • 11/2019: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macau, China (SAR).
    Towards an Open-Source Micro Robot Oceanarium: A Low-Cost, Modular and Mobile Underwater Motion-Capture System.
  • 05/2019: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada.
    An Integrated Approach to Navigation and Control in Micro Underwater Robotics using Radio-Frequeny Localization.
  • 11/2018: 2. Maritime Nacht, Hamburg, Germany
    Fertig zum Ausschwärmen! Autonome Unterwasserroboter im Flottenverbund (in German)
  • 05/2018: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia.
    Micro Underwater Vehicle Hydrobatics: A Submerged Furuta Pendulum
  • 05/2018: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia.
    Reinforcement Learning of Depth Stabilization with a Micro Dive Agent
  • 03/2018: GAMM Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany
    Parameter Identification for Micro Underwater Robots
  • 11/2017: Nacht des Wissens, Hamburg, Germany
    Fertig zum Ausschwärmen! Autonome Unterwasserroboter im Flottenverbund (in German)
  • 09/2017: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada.
    Low-Cost Monocular Localization with Active Markers for Micro Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Supervised Student Theses

  • Contact me for available student research projects!

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