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 (in cooperation with objectiv partner) (Master Thesis)
  • Don’t be an Idiot! How to Prevent Abusive Interactions with Chatbots (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • What's up? ;-) The Effect of Emoticion Use on the Perception of Chatbots (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Is Making Mistakes Human? The Effect of Chatbots Making Typing Errors (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Back in my Days... - The Effect of Avatar and Age on the Perception of Chatbots (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • Another One, Another One - The Effect of Chatbots Fragmenting Responses into Multiple Messages (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


  • No topics available at the moment


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)
  • Combining Capabilities Developed through the Digital Transformation of Personal and Work Life (Bachelor or Master Thesis)
  • The Impact of the Agility of IT Departments on Other Departments (Master Thesis)
  • Necessity of Individual Dynamic Capabilities in the Area of Digital Transformation in Hospitals / Medical Practices (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


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German/English


Tim-Benjamin Lembcke
lembcke1@uni-goettingen.de
(Digital) Nudging / Gamification | Design Thinking (Education) | Information System and AI Ethics


  • No topics available at the moment


Language: German or English


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)
  • "Are we making a better world with ICTs?" - The Use of Health Applications in Developing Countries (Bachelor or 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)
  • Cost Evaluation of an electrified Container Terminal - Scenarios and Cost Evaluation (Master Thesis)
  • Bringing New Energy to Current Smart Grid Research - A Literature Review on Smart Grid (Bachelor 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@uni-goettingen.de
Information Security | Crisis Response Strategies | Data Breaches


  • An overview of current topics can be found here.


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 data breach response strategies.


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


Christoph Prinz
christoph.prinz@uni-goettingen.de


  • Applying Machine Learning to Balance Demand and Supply in Shared Mobility Systems (Master Thesis)


Language: German/English


Mathias Willnat
mathias.willnat@uni-goettingen.de
Shared Mobility | Transportation Modelling | Data Science


Language: German/English
All my topics can be written as a bachelor or master thesis. Naturally, depending on the type of thesis, expectations differ regarding requested scope and methodical complexity.
Feel free to also contact me, if you have a research idea of your own for a bachelor or master thesis or project study, particularly if it relates to data-driven transportation research or quantitative mobility analytics.