Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
      Robert Skupin
      Video Coding & Analytics Department
      Robert Skupin
Research Associate
Multimedia Communications Group

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications
Heinrich Hertz Institute
Einsteinufer 37
10587 Berlin

Tel: +49 30 31002 185


Robert Skupin graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree in Electrical Engineering from BRSU in Sankt Augustin, Germany in 2009 and received his MSc degree in Computer Engineering from Technical University of Berlin (TUB), Germany in 2014. Since 2009, he is with the Multimedia Communications Group in the Video Coding and Analytics Department of Dr. Thomas Schierl and Dr. Detlev Marpe at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), Berlin, Germany.

His research interests lie in the area of video data coding and transport. Currently, his work is focused on techniques towards high quality 360 video services with HEVC and beyond. Robert is an active participant in standardization activities in JCT-VC and MPEG and has as such successfully contributed to HEVC and MPEG-DASH. He has also technically contributed to various scientific and industry-funded research projects such as SVConS and COAST in the EU FP7 program and is steering work in the German BMBF project CODEPAN.

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