Prof. Dr. Volker Coors

Scientific Director of the IAF
Prof. Dr. Volker Coors
Area:
Computer Science and Geodesy
Room:
7/030
Office hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 1 - 2 PM
via Web-Conference
https://hft-stuttgart-de.zoom.us/j/61004982620
Phone:
+49 711 8926 2708
Field

GeoInformatics

Vita
  • since 2019

    Scientific Director of the Institute for Applied Research at HFT Stuttgart

  • since 2017

    Spokesman Research Priority “Technologies for spatial data and simulation” at HFT Stuttgart

  • since 2016

    Director Steinbeis Center for Technology Transfer at HFT Stuttgart

  • 2006-2017

    Dean of Studies of Bachelor Information Logistics

  • since 2002

    Professor for Computer Science and Geo-Informatics at HFT Stuttgart Stuttgart

  • 2003

    Graduation (Dr.-Ing.) at the Faculty for Informatics at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Final result: “Sehr gut” (A)

  • 1997 - 2002

    Scientific assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics in Darmstadt. Since 2001 head of project areas 3D-GIS and Location based Services. Since 2002 deputy head of the according department.

  • 1997

    Diploma degree with distinction in Computer Science at the Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany. Subsidiary subject: civil engineering 

  • 2001

    DAAD scholarships for research project at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Awards
  • 2012

    Best Paper Award from Fraunhofer IGD "Intergrating Quality Management in to a 3D Geospatial Server"

  • 2007

    Digital Earth Award for the VEPs (Virtual Environmental Planning System) project

Publications
  • 2020

    Coors, Volker; Betz, Matthias; Duminil, Eric (2020): A Concept of Quality Management of 3D City Models Supporting Application-Specific Requirements. In Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science 88 (1), pp. 3–14. DOI: 10.1007/s41064-020-00094-0   .

  • 2020

    Wate, P.; Iglesias, M.; Coors, V.; Robinson, D. (2020): Framework for emulation and uncertainty quantification of a stochastic building performance simulator. In Applied Energy 258 (88), pp. 3–14. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113759 .

  • 2020

    Koukofikis, A.; Coors, V. (2020): Visual Analytics Web Platform for Detecting High Wind Energy Potential in Urban Environments by employing OGC standards. In Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. XLIV-4/W1-2020, pp. 71–74. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIV-4-W1-2020-71-2020 .

  • 2020

    Coors, V. (Ed.) (2020): OGC 3D-IoT Platform for Smart Cities Engineering Report (OGC 19-073r1). Available online at http://docs.opengeospatial.org/per/19-073r1.html.

  • 2020

    Würstle, Patrick; Santhanavanich, Thunyathep; Padsala, Rushikesh; Coors, Volker (2020): The Conception of an Urban Energy Dashboard using 3D City Models. In : Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems. e-Energy '20: The Eleventh ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems. Virtual Event Australia, June 22 - 26, 2020. New York, NY, USA: ACM, pp. 523–527.

  • 2020

    Santhanavanich, T.; Kim, C.; Coors, V. (2020): INTEGRATION OF HETEROGENEOUS CORONAVIRUS DISEASE COVID-19 DATA SOURCES USING OGC SENSORTHINGS API. In ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. VI-4/W2-2020, pp. 135–141. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-VI-4-W2-2020-135-2020 .

  • 2020

    Schneider, S.; Santhanavanich, T.; Koukofikis, A.; Coors, V. (2020): EXPLORING SCHEMES FOR VISUALIZING URBAN WIND FIELDS BASED ON CFD SIMULATIONS BY EMPLOYING OGC STANDARDS. In ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. VI-4/W2-2020, pp. 157–163. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-VI-4-W2-2020-157-2020 .

  • 2020

    Bao, Keyu; Padsala, Rushikesh; Coors, Volker; Thrän, Daniela; Schröter, Bastian (2020): A Method for Assessing Regional Bioenergy Potentials Based on GIS Data and a Dynamic Yield Simulation Model. In Energies 13 (6488). DOI: 10.3390/en13246488 .

  • 2020

    Bao, K.; Padsala, R.; Coors, V.; Thrän, D.; Schröter, B. (2020): GIS-Based Assessment of Regional Biomass Potentials at the Example of Two Counties in Germany. Conference: 28th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition.

  • 2020

    Deininger, Martina E.; Grün, Maximilian von der; Piepereit, Raul; Schneider, Sven; Santhanavanich, Thunyathep; Coors, Volker; Voß, Ursula (2020): A Continuous, Semi-Automated Workflow: From 3D City Models with Geometric Optimization and CFD Simulations to Visualization of Wind in an Urban Environment. In IJGI 9 (11), p. 657. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9110657 .

  • 2020

    Coors, V. (Ed.) (2020): OGC 3D-IoT Platform for Smart Cities Engineering Report (OGC 19-073r1). Available online at http://docs.opengeospatial.org/per/19-073r1.html.

  • 2020

    Vögele, Monique; Santhanavanich, Thunyathep; Würstle, Patrick; Graf, Gerald; Coors, Volker (2020): Smart Villages - Vernetzung von 3D-Geoinformation und umweltrelevanten Sensordaten im ländlichen Raum (gis.Science 2/2020), pp. 47–58.

  • 2020

    Harbola, S.; Coors, V. (2020): SEASONALITY DEDUCTION PLATFORM: FOR PM10, PM2.5, NO, NO2 AND O3 IN RELATIONSHIP WITH WIND SPEED AND HUMIDITY. In ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. VI-4/W2-2020, pp. 71–78. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-VI-4-W2-2020-71-2020 .

  • 2020

    Schneider, S.; Dastageeri, H.; Rodrigues, P.; Coors, V. (2020): “I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL” – PREDICTING EMOTIONS FROM SENSORS FOR ASSISTED PEDELEC EXPERIENCES IN SMART CITIES. In ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. VI-4/W2-2020, pp. 149–156. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-VI-4-W2-2020-149-2020 .

  • 2020

    Padsala, Rushikesh; Fink, Theresa; Peters-Anders, Jan; Gebetsroither-Geringer, Ernst; Coors, Volker (Eds.) (2020): From Urban Design to Energy Simulation – a Data Conversion Process Bridging the Gap Between Two Domains. REAL CORP 2020, 15-18 September 2020.

  • 2020

    Sini, S. K.; Sihombing, R.; Kabiro, P. M.; Santhanavanich, T.; Coors, V. (2020): THE USE OF 3D GEOVISUALIZATION AND CROWDSOURCING FOR OPTIMIZING ENERGY SIMULATION. In ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. VI-4/W2-2020, pp. 165–172. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-VI-4-W2-2020-165-2020 .

  • 2021

    Santhanavanich, T.; Coors, V. CityThings: An integration of the dynamic sensor data to the3D city model. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science2021, 16 pp , https://doi.org/10.1177/2399808320983000  

  • 2021

    Steingrube, A.; Bao, K.; Wieland, S.; Lalama, A.; Kabiro, P.M.M.; Coors, V.; Schröter, B. A Method for Optimizing and Spatially Distributing Heating Systems by Coupling an Urban Energy Simulation Platform and an Energy System Model. Resources2021, 10, 52. 19 pp https://doi.org/10.3390/resources10050052

  • 2021

    Goy, S.; Coors, V.; Finn, D. Grouping techniques for building stock analysis: A comparative case study. Energy and Buildings 2021, 26 pp. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.110754

  • 2021

    Bao, K.; Padsala, R.; Coors, V.; Thrän, D.; Schröter, B. A GIS-Based Simulation Method for Regional Food Potential and Demand. Land 2021, 10, 880. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10080880

Competitions
  • 2000

    Prize winner ideas competition, virtual and augmented reality of the BMBF for the idea sketch GEIST

Misc.

Volker Coors studied computer science at THE TU Darmstadt and received his doctorate in computer graphics. Since 2002 he has been Professor of Computer Science and Geo-Informatics at HFT Stuttgart. His research focuses on 3D geospatial data infrastructures and the visualization of spatial data. From 2006-2017 he was Dean of Studies of the Information Logistics course. Since 2019 he has been scientific director of the Institute for Applied Research at HFT Stuttgart.
Prof. Coors is a member of the CityGML Standard Working Group (SWG) and chairman of the 3D Portrayal SWG of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). He is a founding member of the joint commission "3D-Stadtmodell" of the German Society for Cartography e.V. and the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation e.V. and German representative on the board of the Urban Data Management Society.