Complex Engineered Systems

Application Domain

Complex Engineered Systems is one of the core research areas at VRAC.  This domain focuses on harnessing virtual and augmented reality technologies to tackle intricate challenges in engineering and systems integration. VRAC researchers work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions for modeling, simulating, visualizing, and optimizing complex systems across various industries, as well as improving the design and efficiency of manufacturing processes to enhancing the functionality and safety of autonomous systems, 

Featured research projects

Simulation, visualization, and decision support methods

  • Researchers at VRAC are using state-of-the-art technologies to develop cutting-edge solutions. Through simulation, they create realistic virtual environments that enable experimentation, training, and analysis. The center’s expertise in visualization results in immersive and data-rich representations that facilitate understanding complex information, aiding in decision-making processes. Moreover, VRAC’s research in decision support methods leverages advanced algorithms and AI-driven systems to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of decision-making. This multidisciplinary approach not only drives innovation but also empowers industries and organizations to make more informed choices, optimize processes, and address complex challenges effectively.

Human-machine systems

  • This research encompasses the development of intuitive and immersive interfaces, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), to facilitate seamless human-machine interaction. VRAC’s work in this area extends to collaborative robotics, where machines and humans work together harmoniously. Additionally, research efforts delve into the ethical and societal implications of human-machine integration, ensuring responsible and beneficial deployment of these systems.