About Me

Professional Experience

05/2019 – present Post-doctoral Researcher,
Department SAR Technology, DLR, Wessling, Germany
02/2014 – 05/2019 Post-doctoral Researcher,
Computer Vision & Remote Sensing group, TU Berlin, Germany
11/2017 – 01/2018 Guest Researcher,
Okutomi Lab, Toyko Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
02/2016 – 04/2017 Lecturing,
Turkish-German University, Istanbul, Turkey
10/2014 – 02/2015 Scientific Coaching,
SOPAT GmbH, Berlin, Germany
04/2010 – 06/2010 Freelance research and development,
Datenmeer GmbH, Berlin, Germany
08/2009 – 08/2009 Guest Researcher,
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation, Leibnitz Universität Hannover, Germany
07/2007 – 07/2014 Research Scientist,
Computer Vision & Remote Sensing group, TU Berlin, Germany
11/2005 – 04/2006 Research Assistant,
Fraunhofer Institute IPK, Berlin, Germany

Professional Activities

Organizations Co-Chair of ISPRS Commission II Working Group 1 - Image Orientation (2016-2020)
Co-Chair of IEEE-GRSS Technical Committee Image Analysis and Data Fusion (IADF) (2017-2021)
Memberships IEEE
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mustererkennung
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation
Berlin International Graduate School in Model and Simulation based Research
Organizer - Chair of the "EarthVision 2020" WS at CVPR 2020
- Chair of the "EarthVision 2019" WS at CVPR 2019
- Chair of the "Photogrametric Computer Vision" WS at CVPR 2019
- Tutorial "Machine Learning in Remote Sensing" at IGARSS 2019
- Invited Session "Data Fusion" at IGARSS 2019
- Invited Session "Labels in Deep Learning: Friend or Foe" at IGARSS 2019
- Program Chair at Smart World Congress
- Invited Session "Data Fusion" at IGARSS 2018
- Tutorial "Machine Learning in Remote Sensing" at IGARSS 2018
- Tutorial "Machine Learning in Remote Sensing" at EUSAR 2018
- Tutorial "Machine Learning in Remote Sensing" at Whispers 2018
- Publication Chair of 3DV 2018
- ISPRS Workshop "Photogrammetry for 3D Geo-Applications" PhotoGA 2017 within the ISPRS GeoSpatial Week 2017
- Tutorial "Machine Learning in Remote Sensing" at IGARSS 2017
Reviewing IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS)
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (P&RS)
Journal of Selected Topics in Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS)
Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation (PFG)
Signal, Image and Video Processing (SIVP)
Pattern Recognition Letters
International Journal of Remote Sensing and Remote Sensing Letters (IJRS)
ISPRS International Journal of Geoinformation (IJGI)
Remote Sensing
Biomedical Engineering

ISPRS Congress
IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision WACV
Project Involvement DeepSAR: Physical parameter estimation from SAR Data via joint model inversion and deep learning
LightCAM: Enlightening the camera obscura – where photogrammetry, computer vision and robotics meet
ICESAR 2019 - A Study on Sea Ice based on F-SAR XCL-Band Data
Global-scale mapping of periglacial landforms on Earth and Mars using deep convolutional networks
CatSAR: Object Categorization for Polarimetric Interferometric SAR Data


2018 Best Student Paper Award, VISAPP (co-authored)
Towards Image Colorization with Random Forests
2016 Best Paper of Young Authors Award, ISPRS Congress (co-authored)
Reconstructing White Walls: Multi-View, Multi-Shot 3D Reconstruction of Textureless Surfaces
2007 Student Award of Faculty IV, TU Berlin


04/2014 – 09/2019 BSc.-Cand. in Mathematics,
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
09/2007-02/2014 Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.),
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
2002 – 2007 Diploma in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inform.),
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


German Mother tongue
English Fluent
Chinese Basic
Japanese Basic
Russian Basic


2008 – 2019 Board member Kobukai-Berlin e.V.
2006 – present Study of Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu
2011 – present Study of chanoyu (Urasenke school)
2012 Open Water Diver