Prof. Peter Eisert

Biography

Peter Eisert is Professor for Visual Computing at the Humboldt University Berlin and heading the Vision & Imaging Technologies Department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications - Heinrich Hertz Institute Berlin, Germany. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering "with highest honors" from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1995 and the Dr.-Ing. degree "with highest honors" from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in 2000. In 2001, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford University, USA, on 3D image analysis and synthesis as well as facial animation and computer graphics. In 2002, he joined the Image Processing Department at FhG-HHI, where he is coordinating and initiating numerous national and international 3rd party funded research projects with a total budget of more than 10 Mio Euros. He has published more than 150 conference and journal papers on the subject of 3D reconstruction, facial expression analysis and synthesis and image-based rendering. In 2002, he received the SPIE VCIP Young Investigator Award, in 2008 the best paper award of the CVPR Nordia Workshop, and in 2011 and 2012 the best poster award of Eurographics. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Image and Video Processing and in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. His research interests include 3D image analysis and synthesis, face processing, image-based rendering, computer vision, computer graphics, as well as image and video processing.