Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Burkhardt

Hans Burkhardt obtained his Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering in 1969, Dr.-Ing. degree in 1974, and Venia Legendi in 1979 from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. From 1969 he was Research Assistant and in 1975 he became Lecturer at the University of Karlsruhe. During 1980-81 he had a scientific fellowship at the IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose, CA. In 1981 he became Professor for Control and Signal Theory at the University of Karlsruhe. During 1985-1996 he was full Professor at the Technical University of Hamburg and director of an Institute in the Computer Science Department and additionally scientific advisor between 1990 and 1996 for the Microelectronic Application Center (MAZ) in Hamburg. Since 1997 he is full Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Freiburg; director of an Institute for Pattern Recognition and Image Processing and currently Deputy Dean of the Faculty for Applied Sciences. Since 2000 he is president of the German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM).

He has published over 130 papers and given more than 180 lectures. He is a consultant for several national and international institutions e.g. the German Science Foundation (DFG), the European Commission and different international organizations and journals. In 1998 he was chair of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV). 

Experience: Invariants in pattern recognition, optimal image restoration methods, motion estimation algorithms, parallel algorithms in image processing and pattern recognition, image analysis and vision guided control of combustion processes. 

Contact Information: 
Prof. Hans Burkhardt
Computer Science Department, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg Germany
Georges-Koehler-Allee 052, 79110 Freiburg i.Br., Germany
phone: +49-761-2038260, fax: +49-761-2038262