IAM

I am actively looking for research internships starting as soon as possible.

I am a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics supervised by Prof. Bernt Schiele and Prof. Matthias Hein . My research interests lie in computer vision and deep learning. Specifically, I am interested in adversarial examples — imperceptibly perturbed images fooling deep neural networks; by understanding the phenomenon of their existence, I want to make deep learning more reliable.

Previously, I obtained both a bachelor and a master degree from RWTH Aachen University . For my master thesis, I worked on weakly-supervised 3D shape completion under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Geiger from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and received the STEM-Award IT 2018 as well as the Springorum-Denkmünze . As part of my master degree, I also had the opportunity to spend a semester at Georgia Tech , funded by a scholarship from the Hans Hermann Voss Foundation , working with Prof. Irfan Essa on video segmentation. For my bachelor thesis, I worked on superpixel segmentation under the supervision of Prof. Bastian Leibe .

Over the last few years, I worked for RS Computer , Fraunhofer FKIE , the Computer Vision Group and MATHCCES at RWTH Aachen University , Fyusion , MOBIS and Microsoft . Occasionally, I still do consulting and web development.

On this blog you will find articles, reading notes and some projects — which can also be found on GitHub or ShortScience . Here's my CV , some mission statements , as well as LinkedIn , Xing , and Google Scholar profiles.

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