On June 16, 2017, Sebastian Hoffmann has defended his Ph.D. thesis on
"Competitive Image Compression with Linear PDEs".
Prof. Gerlind Plonka-Hoch
(University of Göttingen) was external committee member.
Joachim Weickert will serve as area chair for the
31rst IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
(CVPR 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, June 18-23, 2018).
DCC 2018 Plenary Lecture:
Joachim Weickert is going to give an invited plenary lecture on
inpainting-based image compression at the
2018 Data Compression Conference (DCC 2018, Snowbird, Utah, USA,
March 27-30, 2018). The DCC is the leading conference in the field
of data compression.
Computer Science Teaching Award:
On April 18, 2017, a Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer
science students has been given to Joachim Weickert for his
"Mathematics for Computer Scientists III".
ERC Advanced Grant:
Joachim Weickert has been awarded an
ERC Advanced Grant for his proposal
"INCOVID: Inpainting-based Compression of Visual Data". This prestigious
grant by the European Research Council (ERC) provides funding of up to
2.46 million Euro over a period of five years. It supports our research
new generation of methods for compressing images and videos more
GAMM 2018 Plenary Lecture:
Joachim Weickert is going to give an invited plenary lecture at the
89th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied
Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2018, TU Munich, Germany, March 19-23,
2017 Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow:
In autumn 2017, Joachim Weickert will be a
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Isaac Newton Institute for
Mathematical Sciences, located at the University of Cambridge (UK).