Available topics for Bachelor and Master theses





General information



  • Cycle: anytime
  • Period of time: Bachelor thesis 12 weeks, Master thesis 20 weeks, Diploma thesis 3 or 6 months
  • "Lunch meets Abschlussarbeiten": Link
  • Procedure: The thesis will be coached by a research associate and guided by the professor.
  • Advise: Advise and support by the research associates of the SMRG can ONLY be provided every Tuesday 9:30-10:00 at our weekly Stand-up Meeting in Room 4.106 (Humboldtallee 3)
  • Application: If you are interested in writing your thesis about any topic, please contact one research associate via e-mail, ideally justifying and demonstrating your interest in the selected research topic. Please attach your current CV and grade sheet from FlexNow (simple print out) in order to better match the precise topic to the associates' area of interests. In order to properly arrange your supervision, we ask you to approach only one potential supervisor at a time and not to contact others until you have received an answer.
  • Note: A high level of commitment and diligence is expected. It is very important to follow the guidelines of scientific research!




Topics for Bachelor, Master and Diploma theses





Dr. Alfred Benedikt Brendel
abrende1@uni-goettingen.de
Design Science Research / Green IS / Smart Mobility / Human-Computer-Interaction


  • Why Machine Learning Projects get Stuck in the Proof-of-Concept Phase: A Qualitative Literature and Interview-Based Analysis (Master Thesis)
  • Don’t be an Idiot! How to Prevent Asocial Interactions with Chatbots (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Is Making Mistakes Human? The Effect of Typing Errors on the Perceived Humanness and Social Presence of Chatbots (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


David Marz
david.marz@uni-goettingen.de
Digital Transformation | Digital Innovation | Technology Acceptance


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German/English
Feel free to also contact me, if you have a research idea of your own for a bachelor or master thesis or project study, relating to the fields of technology acceptance or digital innovations.


Fabian Nischak
fabian.nischak@stud.uni-goettingen.de
Digital Transformation / Digital Innovation / Digital Ecosystems


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German/English


Daniel Hodapp
daniel.hodapp@bosch-si.com
Business Models / Platform Business / Internet of Things


  • Exploring the Platform Game in the IoT: Strategies of Smart Device Firms in an Emerging Ecosystem (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Yachao Yuan
yachao.yuan@uni-goettingen.de
Computer Vision/ Deep Learning


  • A review of current pavement inspection systems in both practice and research fields (Master Thesis)
  • Application of machine learning or deep learning for object segmentation (Master Thesis)
  • Application of machine learning or deep learning for object detection (Master Thesis)


Language: English
Feel free to also contact me, if you have a research idea of your own for a bachelor or master thesis or project study, relating to the fields of computer vision or data analysis.


Lara Rohleder
lara.rohleder@uni-goettingen.de
Digital Transformation | Digital Capabilities | Dynamic Capabilities


  • The Development of Individual Dynamic Capabilities Enabled by Digital Transformation (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • The Impact of the Agility of IT Departments on Other Departments (Master Thesis)
  • Combining Capabilities Developed through the Digital Transformation of Personal and Work Life (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Bernd Herrenkind
bernd.herrenkind@mhp.com
Acceptance Research / Mobility Services and Strategy


  • Shared Mobility meets autonomous driving – Aspects from the Information System Research (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Paving the way for more sustainable mobility - potentials stemming from IS Research (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Digital Business Models in Context of Autonomous Driving (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Stephan Diederich
stephan.diederich@stud.uni-goettingen.de
Chatbots / Conversational Agents / Design Science


  • Designing A Chatbot for Sales Assistance - Insights from a Design Science Research Project with a Carsharing Provider (Master Thesis)
  • Towards Designing Adaptive Customer Service Chatbots - Insights from a Laboratory Experiment (Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Tim-Benjamin Lembcke
lembcke1@uni-goettingen.de
(Digital) Nudging / Gamification | Design Thinking (Education) | Design Science


  • Assuming Social Responsibility in Artificial Intelligence Times - Analyzing Potential Ways to Enable Mankind Not to Be Abandoned by AI (Bachelor or Master Thesis, Team-based Thesis Writing Possible)
  • Explainability of Artificial Intelligence - Making Decisions of Unsupervised and Deep-Neural Networks Transparent (Bachelor or Master Thesis, Team-based Thesis Writing Possible)
  • Digital Transformation of Smart Cities: Current and Future Trends of Student Mobility (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Everything becomes Digital - The Future of Information System Education and Design (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Going Beyond Digital Systems - The Logic of Information System Design and Artifical Intelligence(Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Towards a Greener Future - Information Systems for Better, Healthier and More Sustainable Behaviour (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German or English
Feel free to contact me with your own research idea for a Bachelor or Master thesis in the fields of (Digital) Nudging, Design Thinking (Education) or Design Science.


Maike Greve
Smart Health | Machine Learning | Data Science
maike.greve@uni-goettingen.de


  • Reconstructing Health IS Research - Towards a Unified Understanding of IS Research Streams (Master Thesis)
  • Interprofessional collaborations in decentralied healthcare - A qualitative research analysis of challenges and opportunities (Master Thesis)
  • "Are we making a better world with ICTs?" - The Use of Health Applications in Developing Countries (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Text Analysis in Medical Reports - An Emprirical Analysis for Automated Text Recognition (in cooperation with the UMG) (Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Christine Harnischmacher
christine.harnischmacher@uni-goettingen.de
Electrification | Smart Grid | Shared Mobility


  • Electrification of Transportation - Understanding Business Models in Electrified Mobility (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Does Sustainability Matter? - Understanding the Management Perspective on Electrified Transportation in Businesses (Master Thesis)
  • Bringing New Energy to Current Smart Grid Research - A Literature Review on Smart Grid (Bachelor Thesis)
  • There's an App for that - Does the use of IS lead to more sustainable behavior? (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Better late than never - A qualitative research analysis on the effect of the increased availability of IS on service quality in mobility services (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • To Charge or not to Charge - Evaluating the deterioration of electric charging infrastructure in a closed transportation system (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Total Cost of Ownership - A Literature Review on the Concept of Total Cost of Ownership (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Diving into Maritime Informatics - A Citation Network Analysis on Maritime Informatics (Bachelor Thesis)


Language: German/English
Feel free to also contact me, if you have a research idea of your own for a bachelor or master thesis or project study, relating to the fields of electrified transportation or Green IS.


Hannes Kurtz
hannes.kurtz@volkswagen.de


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German/English


Kristin Masuch
kristin.masuch@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de
Information Security | Compliance | Smart Grid


  • Fleet electrification in the context of logistics 4.0 - A systematic literature analysis on external and internal factors. (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English
Feel free to also contact me, if you have a research idea of your own for a bachelor or master thesis or project study, relating to the fields of information security or compliance.


Dr. Ilja Nastjuk
ilja.nastjuk@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de
The Dark Side of Digitalization


  • Technostress in the context of in-vehicle information systems/dating portals/further areas (Master Thesis)
  • The dark side of digitalization (Master Thesis)
  • Hit or Flop: Predicting innovation diffusion through what the media says about an innovation (Master Thesis)
  • Discovering trending topics in the news and the emotions surrounding these topics (Master Thesis)
  • Old ideas end up in university textbooks: a look at the topics covered in university textbooks and the frequency they appear in academic and practitioner literatures (Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Schahin Tofangchi
schahin.tofangchi@uni-goettingen.de
Big Data Analytics


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German/English



Christoph Prinz
christoph.prinz@uni-goettingen.de


  • Applying Machine Learning to Balance Demand and Supply in Shared Mobility Systems (Master Thesis)
  • How to get Co-Workers Motivated, Relied and Satisfied? - A Literature Review about Persuasive Mechanisms in Crowd Sourcing (Bachelor or Master Thesis)


Language: German/English