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Thomas Brox

Professor for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing
Head of the Computer Vision Group

Department of Computer Science
University of Freiburg
Germany

Office location:
Georges-Köhler-Allee, Building 052, room 01-29/30
79110 Freiburg

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Thomas Brox

Personal Contact Publications Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth: November 16, 1976


since 2010 Full Professor
heading the Computer Vision Group at the University of Freiburg, Germany

2008-2010 Postdoctoral Researcher
in the Computer Vision Group at the U.C. Berkeley, USA

2007-2008 Temporary Professor
heading the Intelligent Systems Group at the TU Dresden, Germany

2005-2007 Postdoctoral Researcher
in the Computer Vision Group at the University of Bonn, Germany

2002-2005 PhD Student
in the Mathematical Image Analysis Group at the Saarland University, Germany
2005 Dissertation
Title: From Pixels to Regions: Partial Differential Equations in Image Analysis (PDF)
2002 Research stay at the INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France
3 months

1997-2002 Studies of Computer Engineering
at the University of Mannheim, Germany
2002 Diploma (~M.Sc.), summa cum laude
Topic: Smoothing of matrix-valued data (PDF)
1999 Preliminary Diploma (~B.Sc.)

Awards:
2016 2x Best paper honorable mention at the GCPR 2016 conference
2015 Best PhD paper award at the SSVM 2015 conference
2014 Koendrink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision
2014 Best reviewer award at CVPR 2014
2013 Best reviewer award at CVPR 2013
2011 ERC Starting Grant
2010 Honorable Mention in the Pascal VOC segmentation challenge
2005 DAGM Best Paper Award at DAGM 2005
2004 "The Longuet-Higgins Best Paper Award" at ECCV 2004

Responsibilities:
since 2014 Director of the Computer Science Department
since 2010 Steering Committee Member of the BIOSS Excellence Cluster
since 2015 Member of the BrainLinks-BrainTools Excellence Cluster

Associate Editor:
since 2014 International Journal of Computer Vision
since 2012 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
2010-2015 Image and Vision Computing

Program Chair:
2020 European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
2018 German Conference on Pattern Recognition (GCPR)

Area Chair:
2011,2015 International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
2014,2016 European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
2014 Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV)

Member of Program Commitees:
since 2007 International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
since 2007 Int. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
since 2006 European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
2009,2011,2013 International Conference on Scale Space and Variational Methods (SSVM)
2007 Asian Conf. on Computer Vision (ACCV)
2009,2011 Int. Conf. on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (EMMCVPR)

Teaching:
since 2014 Course Optimization, University of Freiburg
since 2011 Course Statistical Pattern Recognition, University of Freiburg
since 2010 Course Computer Vision, University of Freiburg
since 2010 Course Image Processing, University of Freiburg
2009 Tutorial on Variational Optical Flow Estimation at ICCV 2009 (with Andres Bruhn)
2008 Course Computer Vision, University of Dresden
2008 Course Machine Learning, University of Dresden
2007 Course Image Processing, University of Dresden
2007 Course Pattern Matching in Computer Vision, University of Dresden
2006 Course Matching Problems in Computer Vision, University of Bonn

PhDs:
2016 Philipp Fischer
2016 Maddalena Strumia
2016 David Pilutti
2015 Peter Ochs
2014 Esmeralda Ruiz
2012 Margret Keuper