Persönlicher Status und Werkzeuge

Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers

Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers

Professor for Computer Science and Mathematics
Chair for Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition
Managing Director, Dept. of Computer Science

Technische Universität München

Department of Computer Science
Informatik 9
Boltzmannstrasse 3
85748 Garching

Tel: +49-89-289-17755
Fax: +49-89-289-17757
Office: 02.09.054



2002 University of Mannheim Ph.D., Summa cum Laude Computer Science
1997 University of Heidelberg Diplom (~ M.S.), with distinction Theoretical Physics
1994 University of Heidelberg Vordiplom (~ B.A.), Grade 1.0 Mathematics
1994 University of Heidelberg Vordiplom (~ B.A.), Grade 1.0 Physics


12/09 - Full Professor (W3), TU Munich (Germany), Dept. of Computer Science. Since 07/12 dual affiliation in the Dept. of Mathematics
07/07 - 08/07 Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research (Cambridge), Machine Learning and Perception.
10/05 - 11/09 Associate Professor (W2), University of Bonn (Germany), Dept. of Computer Science.
08/04 - 09/05 Researcher Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research (Princeton)
12/02 - 08/04 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Los Angeles, Dept. of Computer Science, with Prof. Stefano Soatto at the UCLA Vision Lab.
6/99 - 11/02 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Mannheim, Dept. of Math. and Computer Science, with Prof. Christoph Schnörr in the Computer Vision Group.
6/98 - 5/99 Graduate Research Assistant, Humboldt University, Berlin, Dept. of Biology, with Prof. Andreas V. M. Herz at the Institute for Theoretical Biology.
1/96 - 5/98 Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Heidelberg, Dept. of Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics with Prof. Andreas Mielke and Prof. Franz Wegner, Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics.
6/95 - 8/95 Graduate Research Assistant, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, Dept. of Physics, with Prof. K.K. Likharev in the Rapid Single-Flux-Quantum Lab.

Honors and Awards

2015 ERC Consolidator Grant (2 Mio Euro).
2014 ERC Proof of Concept Grant.
2013 Best Vision Paper Nomination at ICRA 2013.
2010 Listed among “Germany's Top 40 Researchers Under 40” (Capital, Dec 2010).
2010 Best Paper Honorable Mention at ACCV 2010.
2009 ERC Starting Grant (2 Mio Euro).
2009 Best Paper Award at DAGM 2009.
2005 Emmy Noether Scholarship (5-year grant of the German Science Foundation).
2005 2005 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research (Elected from more than 1000 postdocs).
2004 Olympus Award 2004 (Highest Award of the German Pattern Recognition Society).
2003 Best Paper of the Year 2003 (Int. Pattern Recognition Society).
2003 Runner-up for Best Thesis in Computer Science 2002 by the German Society of Computer Science.
2002 Best Paper Award at DAGM 2002.
2001 Best Student Paper, IEEE Int. Workshop on Variational and Level Set Methods in Computer Vision.
2001 Conference Prize at DAGM 2001.
94/95 Fulbright Scholar in Indiana and New York.
93-97 Member of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (top 0.3 % of German university students).
1988 Honorary member of the American National Honor Society.


Recent Talks

See talks.

Professional Activities

Associate Editor: Int. Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV)
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI)
SIAM J. on Imaging Sciences (SIIMS)
Dagstuhl Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs)
Organizer: IPAM Workshop on Convex Relaxation Methods 2013,
Hausdorff Workshop on Geometry and Statistics of Shapes 2008,
IPAM Workshop on Graph Cuts and Related Discrete or Continuous Optimization Problems 2008,
Dagstuhl Workshop on Theoretical Foundations of Computer Vision 2008,
General Chair: ECCV '18 (Munich), EMMCVPR '09 (Bonn)
Program Chair: ACCV '14, EMMCVPR '07
Area Chair: ICCV '13, ICCV '11, CVPR '14, CVPR '13, CVPR '12, CVPR '11, CVPR '09, CVPR '08, ACCV '10, IROS '13, BMVC '15, ...
Program Committee: ECCV '04, '06, '08, '10, '12
ICCV '05, '07, '09
CVPR '05, '06, '07, '10,...

Other Interests

Languages: German, English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish.
Music: Choir, piano, guitar.
Sports: Rock climbing, snowboarding, surfing, judo, swimming, soccer, hiking.
Last edited 22.06.2015 23:15 by Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers