Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Brandmeier


Scientific Director Institute of Safety in Future Mobility (ISAFE)


Phone:+49 841 9348-7460
E-Mail:
Room: H023
Subject Area: Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Communication

Research


  • Sensor systems and algorithms for assive Vehicle Safety, in particular crash impact sound
    sensing recognition (CISS) and rollover detection
  • Integration of Active and Passive Vehicle Safety Systems / Integral Vehicle Safety
  • High-Performance functions in the Integral Vehicle Safety
  • XiL-Test methods for vehicle safety systems with high cross-linking
  • Predictive crash detection based on integrated environmental sensor systems
  • Test methods for referencing and validation of precrash systems
  • High-precision positioning and dynamic vehicle location for safety applications
  • VRU-Target-dummy systems for the test of vehicle safety systems 

Vita


  • From July 2020: Scientific Director Institute of Safety in Future Mobility (ISAFE)
  • Oct. 2011-2018: Deputy Scientific Director of the Center of Applied Research (Zentrum für Angewandte Forschung) - ZAF
  • June 2011 - Dec 2012: Reviewer of the German Scientific Council (Wissenschaftsrat) (Assessment of the higher education system of the city state of Bremen and the state of Saarland)
  • June 2010-July 2020: Scientific Director of the test and research center CARISSMA
  • Oct. 2008 - July 2010: Academic advisor for Mechatronics, Establishing vehicle mechatronics as one major field of studies and as a competence field at the Institute of Applied Research (Institut für Angewandte Forschung) - IAF
  • From Sept. 2008: Reviewer of several programs of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF): FH³, FHProfUnt 2010 and 2011, programs for young talents in engineering
  • Oct. 2007 - March 2008: Research semester, topic: "Integration of Active and Passive Safety" in cooperation with Siemens VDO
  • Oct. 2004 - Sept. 2007: Installation and Mentoring of a scholarship program with Siemens VDO
  • From Oct. 2003: Professor for "Electrical engineering and vehicle communication systems
  • From June 1995: Developing an electromechanical braking system (brake-by-wire) until the adaption to the series development
  • From April 1994: Vehicle dynamic systems (brake, steering and suspension)
  • Oct. 1997 - Sept. 2003: Management of system development for electromechanical braking systems at Siemens VDO Automotive in Regensburg (Joint Venture with Continental) and head of algorithm development, Passive Safety in the series
  • From Dec. 1992: Exhaust gas after treatment of diesel engines in aconsortium with three vehicle manufacturers
  • Nov. 1992 - Sept. 1997: Advanced Development at Siemens VDO Automotive, Regensburg, Head of various projects in Advanced Development
  • July 1992 Dissertation: "Wear and tear detection by vibration analysis on a lathe" (Verschleißerkennung durch Schwingungsanalyse an der Drehmaschine)
  • July 1988 - Oct. 1992: Research Assistant at the Institute of Process Measuring and Control Engineering (Institut für Prozessmesstechnik & Prozessleittechnik) at the University of Karlsruhe (Prof. Kronmüller)
  • Oct. 1982 - May 1988: Studies in the field of electrical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)

Publications


  • Zaumseil, Patrick; Steinhauser, Dagmar; Held, Patrick; Kamann, Alexander; Brandmeier, Thomas (2019): Radar-based Near Field Environment Perception using Back Projection Algorithm. Tagung: EuRad, 04.10.19, Paris, France, ISBN 978-2-87487-057-6.
  • Steinhauser, Dagmar; Held, Patrick; Kamann, Alexander; Koch, Andreas; Brandmeier, Thomas (2019): Micro-Doppler Extraction of Pedestrian Limbs for High Resolution Automotive Radar. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Paris, France, ISBN 978-1-7281-0560-4.
  • Sequeira, Gerald; Patel, Akshay; Afraj, Shahabaz; Lugner, Robert; Brandmeier, Thomas (2019): FEM-based Methodology for Crash Severity Estimation in Frontal Crash Scenarios, Conference, Journal: CMAME, 08.12.2019 – 10.12.2019, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Sequeira, Gerald; Shahabaz, Afraj; Lugner, Robert; Brandmeier, Thomas (2019): LiDAR based prediction and contact based validation of crash parameters for a preemptive restraint strategy. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES), Conference dates 04.09 – 06.09, Cairo, Egypt, ISBN 978-1-7281-3473-4.
  • Schneider, Kilian; Lugner, Robert; Brandmeier, Thomas (2019): Lidar-Based Contour Estimation of Oncoming Vehicles in Pre-Crash Scenarios. IEEE IV 2019: Intelligent vehicles symposium 09. – 12. Juni 2019, Paris, France, ISBN 978-1-7281-0560-4.
  • Mühlfeld, Florian; Doric, Igor; Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): Statistical Behavior Modeling for Driver-Adaptive Precrash Systems. In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 14 (4), S. 1764–1772, DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2267799.
  • Kamann, Alexander; Held, Patrick; Florian Perras; Zaumseil, Patrick; Brandmeier, Thomas; Schwarz, U. T. (2018): Automotive Radar Multipath Propagation in Uncertain Environments. IEEE 21st ITSC, Maui, HI, USA, ISBN 978-1-7281-0323-5.
  • Kamann, Alexander; Bielmeier, J.; Hasirlioglu, Sinan; Schwarz, U.; Brandmeier, Thomas (2017): Object Tracking based on an Extended Kallman filter in High Dynamic Driving Situations. 20th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Yokohama, Japan, ISBN 978-1-5386-1526-3.
  • Kamann, Alexander; Hasirlioglu, Sinan; Doric, Igor; Speth, Thomas; Brandmeier, Thomas; Schwarz (2017): Test Methodology for Automotive Surround Sensors in Dynamic Driving Situations. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 4. Juli 2017, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-1-5090-5932-4.
  • Held, Patrick; Steinhauser, Dagmar; Kamann, Alexander; Koch, Andreas; Brandmeier, Thomas; Schwarz, Ulrich T. (2019): Micro-Doppler Extraction of Bicycle Pedaling Movements Using Automotive Radar. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 09.-12.06.2019, Paris, France, ISBN 978-1-7281-0560-4.
  • Hasirlioglu, Sinan; Kamann, Alexander; Doric, Igor; Brandmeier, Thomas (2016): Test Methodology for Rain Influence on Automotive Surround Sensors. IEEE 19th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Pages: 2242 – 2247, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ISBN 978-1-5090-1889-5
  • Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Faisst, Holger; Spannaus, Paul; Brandmeier, Thomas (2012): Model-Based Soil Trip Rollover Prediction Using Driving Dynamics. In: Aleksandar J. Subic (Hg.): Sustainable automotive technologies 2012. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference. Berlin, New York: Springer, S. 363–372
  • Doric, Igor; Reitberger, Andreas; Wittmann, Sebastian; Harrison, Robert; Brandmeier, Thomas (2017): A Novel Approach for the Test of Active Pedestrian Safety Systems. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Volume: 18, Issue: 5 Pages: 1299 – 1312, DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2016.2606439.
  • Böhmländer, Dennis; Yano, Vitor; Brandmeier, Thomas; Zimmer, Alessandro; Ling, Lee Luan; Wong, Chi-Biu; Dirndorfer, Tobias (2014): A Novel Approach for Intelligent Pre-Crash Threat Assessment Systems. 2014 IEEE 17th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), pp. 954–961, Qingdao, China, ISBN 978-1-4799-6078-1
  • Böhmländer, Dennis; Doric, Igor; Appel, Eva; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): Video Camera and Capacitive Sensor Data Fusion for Pedestrian Protection Systems. In: Markus Kucera und Thomas Waas (Hg.): Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems. WISES 2013. Pilsen.
  • Reitberger, Andreas; Doric, Igor; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): A survey on the shoulder joint design of a humanoid dummy for the test of Pedestrian Protection Systems. In: Werner Bogner, Olaf Ziemann und Jürgen Mottok (Hg.): ARC 2013. 17th and 18th October 2013, Deggendorf. Applied Research Conference 2013. Deggendorf. Aachen: Shaker, S. 354–359.
  • Speth, Thomas; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): Positioning with a dual-frequency GPS receiver via RTK. In: Werner Bogner, Olaf Ziemann und Jürgen Mottok (Hg.): ARC 2013. 17th and 18th October 2013, Deggendorf. Applied Research Conference 2013. Deggendorf. Aachen: Shaker, S. 419–423.
  • Mühlfeld, Florian; Doric, Igor; Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): Statistical Behavior Modeling for Driver-Adaptive Precrash Systems. In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 14 (4), S. 1764–1772. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2267799.
  • Lugner, Robert; Sequeira, Gerald; Brandmeier, Thomas (2013): Crash Detection with Structure-Born Sound – Analysis of plastic buckling of thin-walled circular tubes. In: Werner Bogner, Olaf Ziemann und Jürgen Mottok (Hg.): ARC 2013. 17th and 18th October 2013, Deggendorf. Applied Research Conference 2013. Deggendorf. Aachen: Shaker, S. 50–53.
  • Raith, Andreas; Sattler, Kathrin; Schyr, Christian; Sadou Daouda; Brandmeier, Thomas (2012): Test system including crash data feeding for maneuver-based testing of integrated safety systems. crash.tech. TÜV Süd. München, April 2012.
  • Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Mühlfeld, Florian; Faisst, Holger; Jumar, Ulrich; Brandmeier, Thomas (2012): Verbesserung modellbasierter Überschlagserkennung mittels Schätzung relevanter Fahrzeugparameter. Model Based Rollover Detection Improvement by Estimation of Relevant Vehicle Parameters. In: at - Automatisierungstechnik 60 (7), S. 417–425.
  • Sattler, Kathrin; Raith, Andreas; Brandmeier, Thomas (2012): Efficient test methods for the system of highly networked safety systems. In: Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (Hg.): Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems. Klagenfurt.
  • Sattler, Kathrin; Raith, Andreas; Brandmeier, Thomas; Schyr, Christian; Sadou, Daouda (2012 / 2013): Maneuver-Based Testing of Integrated, Highly Interconnected Safety Systems. In: International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies (Hg.): FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress / Proceedings of the Fisita 2012 World Automotive Congress. Proceedings and Abstracts / Vehicle Design and Testing (II), Bd. 196. FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress. Beijing, November. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, S. 1677–1689.
  • Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Faisst, Holger; Spannaus, Paul; Brandmeier, Thomas (2012): Model-Based Soil Trip Rollover Prediction Using Driving Dynamics. International Conference on Sustainable Automotive technologies ICSAT 2012. Melbourne, März 2012.
  • Sendtner, Ernst; Spannaus, Paul; Winkler, Roman; Matlok, Daniel; Brandmeier, Thomas; Grifka, Joachim (2011): Körperschallbasierte Detektion der Mikroseparation nach Hüftgelenksersatz. 59. Jahrestagung der Vereinigung Süddeutscher Orthopäden und Unfallchirurgen e. V. Baden-Baden, April/Mai 2011.
  • Scherrmann, Patrick; Kohlhuber, Markus; Brandmeier, Thomas (2011): Auswertung aktiv erzeugter Körperschallsignale im Fahrzeug. 10. Dresdner Sensor-Symposium. Forschungsgesellschaft für Messtechnik, Sensorik und Medizintechnik e. V. Dresden. Dresden, Dezember 2011.
  • Raith, Andreas; Sattler, Kathrin; Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Brandmeier, Thomas (2011): Networking and Integration of Active and Passive Safety Systems. In: Markus Kucera und Thomas Waas (Hg.): Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems. WISES 2011. Regensburg, S. 75–80.
  • Sattler, Kathrin; Raith, Andreas; Brandmeier, Thomas (2011): Crashfähiges Testsystem für vernetzte Sicherheitssysteme im Automobil. In: Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Hg.): 10. Magdeburger Maschinenbau-Tage. 27.-29. September 2011. 10. Magdeburger Maschinenbau-Tage. Magdeburg.
  • Mühlfeld, Florian; Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Brandmeier, Thomas (2011): Prädiktionsmodell der Fahrzeugtrajektorie für vorausschauende Sicherheitssysteme. In: Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Hg.): 10. Magdeburger Maschinenbau-Tage. 27.-29. September 2011. 10. Magdeburger Maschinenbau-Tage. Magdeburg. Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg. Magdeburg, S. C4-4.
  • Brandmeier, Thomas; Mühlfeld, Florian; Ertlmeier, Rudi; Happe, Johannes (2011): Criticality estimation of Pre-Crash scenarios. 14th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Washington DC, USA.
  • Brandmeier, Thomas; Lauerer, Christian; Spannaus, Paul (2010): Erfassung und Auswertung hochfrequenter mechanischer Wellen im Fahrzeugcrash zur Verbesserung der Crasherkennung von Insassenschutzsystemen. 15. ITG/GMA-Fachtagung, Nürnberg.
  • Brandmeier, Thomas; Kohlhuber, Markus; Wöckel, Sebastian; Auge, Jörg; Geigenfeind, Mario (2009): Körperschallbasierte Seitencrasherkennung, Chancen und Herausforderungen der Modellbildung. 9. Dresdner Sensor-Symposium, Dresden.
  • Ertlmeier, Rudolf; Spannaus, Paul (2008): Expanding design process of the Airbag Control Unit ACU – Connection of active and passive safety by using vehicles dynamics for rollover and side crash detection. In: University of Applied Sciences Regensburg (Hg.): Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems. University of Applied Sciences Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, July 10-11, 2008. International Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems; WISES, S. 75–83.
  • Feser, Michael; McConnel, Douglas; Brandmeier, Thomas; Lauerer, Christian (2006): Advanced Crash Discrimination using Crash Impact Sound Sensing. SAE 2006. Detroit, April 2006.
  • Paggel, Jens; Feser, Michael; Brandmeier, Thomas; Spannaus, Paul; Lauerer, Christian (2006): Active and Passive Safety Integration for Advanced Rollover Protection. In: Fraunhofer ICT (Hg.): Airbag 2006 - 8th Int. Symposium and Exhibition on Sophisticated Car Occupant Safety Systems. Proceedings. Airbag 2006. Karlsruhe, Dezember 2006, S. 1–17.
  • Brandmeier, Thomas; Lauerer, Christian; Spannaus, Paul; Feser, Michael (2006): Crasherkennung durch Körperschallmessung. In: Ulrich Brill (Hg.): Sensoren im Automobil. Unter Mitarbeit von Thomas Tille. Essen, S. 187–203.
  • Feser, Michael; Wieand, Christian; Schmidt, Claus; Brandmeier, Thomas (2004): Crash impact sound sensing (CISS) - higher crash discrimination performance at lower cost. Airbag 2004. Karlsruhe, 2004.