Doctor of Philosophy

2003-2007 University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ph.D. on computational modelling of visual attention and simulation of asymmetries, similarity and top-down effects in visual search.

Graduate Engineer

1998-2003 Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany

Computer Science for Engineering Applications, Diplom-Ingenieur Diploma (MSc) Thesis: Examination and Implementation of video-based facial expression recognition systems.

Work Experience

Research and Development

2009-2021 Fraunhofer Institut for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, Magdeburg, Germany

PostDoc - Marie-Curie Fellow

2007-2009 University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Research work on leaf shape imaging and modelling of leaf growth.