M. Sc. Dirk Schweers

Senior Research Associate in the IPS department Robotics and Automation

Curriculum vitae

After an apprenticeship as a mechatronics technician, Dirk Schweers studied mechatronics at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences and systems engineering at the University of Bremen, specialising in automation technology and robotics. Mr. Schweers completed his studies in 2015 and has been working as a research scientist at the Bremen Institute for Production and Logistics since 2016. Since then, he has been working in the Robotics and Automation Department on the combination of machine learning, image processing and control technology tasks. Mr. Schweers is also editor of the magazine Industrie 4.0 Management, which deals with the present and future of industrial business processes.

Research interest

  • Machine learning, image processing and control engineering
  • Energy and resource efficient production
  • Process optimization through robotics and automation systems
  • Industry 4.0, cyber-physical production and logistics systems


Dirk Schweers works in the research project ALSO 4.0 in which the efficiency of an aluminium melting furnace shall be increased. Within the project he deals with the approximation of the melting behaviour of the aluminum including the complete state of the furnace.


ErgoKI Detection and AI-based analysis of ergonomic data in manual assembly using wearbles and machine vision techniques
OptiAssist AI-based anomaly and cause analysis of assembly process data to derive process and assistance system improvement proposals
AI-Consult Multimodal, AI-supported cognitive information support system in logistics processes
AKAMAI ASRS New Intralogistics warehouse system
ViProQAS Visual Product Quality Auditing System
MARGO Optimizing Material Flow with AGV’s in Ring Gear Production
ALSO 4.0 Increasing the efficiency of an aluminium furnace by the use of intelligent control modules, extended sensors and innovative solution methodology in the combustion technology


M. Sc. Dirk Schweers
BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH
Hochschulring 20
28359 Bremen

Telephone +49 421 218-50 124

M. Sc. Dirk Schweers

Senior Research Associate in der IPS-Abteilung Robotik und Automatisierung

Telephone +49 421 218-50 124

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