Supervised students:

PhD thesis advisor:

  • Fabian Schenk. Edge-based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping. 2020
  • Tobias Koch. Automated and Precise 3D Building Reconstruction using UAVs. 2020
  • Thomas Holzmann. Image-Based Urban 3D Reconstruction. 2019
  • Ksenia Bittner. Building Information Extraction and Refinement from VHR Satellite Imagery using Deep Learning Techniques. 2019.
  • Tahmineh Partovi. 3D Building Model Reconstruction from Very High Resolution Satellite Stereo Imagery. 2019
  • Christian Mostegel. Confidence Prediction for Scene Adaptive Multi-View Stereo. 2018
  • Xiangyu Zhu. Semantic Information Extraction from UAV Imagery and Aerial Imagery. 2019
  • Gim Hee Lee. Visual mapping and pose estimation for self-driving cars. 2014
  • Olivier Saurer. Immersive Environments: From Virtual Indoor Tours to Outdoor Modelling. 2016
  • Lorenz Maier. Dynamic Robot Architecture for Robust Realtime Computer Vision. 2017
  • Petri Tanskanen. Live 3D Reconstruction on Mobile Phones. 2016
  • Gellért Máttyus. Joint Information Augmentation of Road Maps, Aerial Images and Ground Images. 2016
  • Lionel Heng. Toward Full Autonomy for Vision-Guided Robots. 2014

MS thesis supervisor:

  • Rafael Weilharter. Robust RGB-D Slam. 2017 (ongoing)
  • Nikolaus Heran. Semantic segmentation of UAV images (ongoing)
  • Christoph Herzog. Improving stereo matching under difficult conditions with CNN-based confidence learning (ongoing)
  • Philipp Reitter. Improving robot navigation through semantic image segmentation. 2017 (ongoing)
  • Jörg Schlager. From Aerial Images to Virtual Driving Environments. 2017
  • Jaka Cikac. Drone control using gestures. 2017

MS thesis advisor:

  • Tobias Koch. Robustes Tracking mithilfe des Partikel Filters - Ein merkmalsbasierter Ansatz und dessen Anwendung im Bereich der Verkehrsüberwachung. 2014 (TUM)
  • Lorenz Meier. Fast and robust localization and mapping on micro air vehicles. 2011 (ETH)
  • Pascal Dufour. Real-Time Stereo-Matching for Micro Air Vehicles. 2010 (ETH)
  • Petri Tanskanen. Relative pose estimation on a micro air vehicle. 2010 (ETH)
  • Diego Browarnik. Computer vision based flight control for the pole racing competition. 2010 (ETH)
  • Ingo Jenni. SIFT Feature extraction and target recognition on an embedded computer. 2009 (ETH)
  • Christian Dobler. Development of Flight Hardware for a Next Generation Autonomous Micro Air Vehicle. 2009 (ETH)
  • Olivier Saurer. OmniTour - Interactive interior exploration and automatic topological map creation using video data from an omni-directional camera. 2009 (ETH)
  • Arnold Irschara. Visuelle Odometrie für mobile Roboter mittels einer einzigen Kamera. 2006
  • Thomas Mauthner. Robot Localization using Omnidirectional Images.
  • Sandra Ober. Erkennen von stückweise planaren Objekten mit Geometric Hashing. 2004

BA thesis supervisor:

  • Andreas Johann Schütz. Photogrammetrische Auswertung von Bildern der Spacelab - Metric Camera. 2014 (TUM)
  • Moritz Brunnengräber. Kalibration des UAV Kamerasystems Asctec Firefly. 2014 (TUM)
Key Facts

Research Interests

3D Computer Vision,  Robot Vision, Multi View Geometry, Visual-Inertial Fusion, Micro Aerial Vehicle, Autonomous Systems, Aerial Imaging


Technische Universität München, ETH Zürich, German Space and Aerospace Center (DLR), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Kentucky, Graz University of Technology


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