Joachim Weickert

Awards

  1. Wacker Memorial Prize 1993 for the best master's thesis of a student of the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI). This price is awarded every second year. The title of the diploma thesis is "Mathematical Models of a Diffusion and Exchange Process".
  2. Olympus Prize 1998 for outstanding work in the area of nonlinear anisotropic diffusion filtering. The Olympus Prize is regarded as the highest German award in the areas of pattern recognition, image processing and computer vision.
  3. DAGM Prize 1999 of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This prize has been awarded at the 1999 DAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for a paper on spatiotemporal optic flow computation with nonlinear flow-driven smoothness terms. It has been authored by J. Weickert and C. Schnörr.
  4. VLSM 2001 Paper Award at the First IEEE Workshop on Variational and Level Set Methods (Vancouver 2001) for the article "Diffusion-Snakes: Combining Statistical Shape Knowledge and Image Information in a Variational Framework" authored by D. Cremers, C. Schnörr and J. Weickert.
  5. DAGM Prize 2002 of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This prize has been awarded at the 2002 DAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for the paper "Combining the Advantages of Local and Global Optic Flow Methods" authored by A. Bruhn, J. Weickert and C. Schnörr.
  6. Teaching Award for the best computer science class at Saarland University in the summer term 2003. This prize has been awarded for the class on "Differential Equations in Image Processing and Computer Vision".
  7. DMV Paper Award 2003 in the section ``Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing and Visualisation'' for the presentation titled "Relations between Nonlinear Denoising Methods in Signal and Image Processing". This prize has been awarded at the 2003 Conference of the German Society of Mathematicians (DMV) in Rostock.
  8. DAGM Prize 2003 of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This prize has been awarded at the 2003 DAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for the paper "Median Filtering of Tensor-Valued Images". Its authors are M. Welk, B. Burgeth, C. Feddern and J. Weickert.
  9. Longuet-Higgins Best Paper Award 2004 for the best paper at the Eighth European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2004). This prize is regarded as the highest European award in computer vision. It has been awarded to the authors T. Brox, A. Bruhn, N. Papenberg and J. Weickert for their paper "High Accuracy Optical Flow Estimation Based on a Theory for Warping". In total, 555 manuscripts have been submitted.
  10. DAGM Prize 2005 of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This price has been awarded at the 2005 DAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for the contribution "Optic Flow Goes Stereo: A Variational Method for Estimating Discontinuity-Preserving Dense Disparity Maps" authored by N. Slesareva, A. Bruhn and J. Weickert.
  11. Teaching Award for the best computer science class at Saarland University in the summer term 2006. This prize has been awarded for the class on "Differential Equations in Image Processing and Computer Vision".
  12. ISVC Best Paper Award at the Third International Symposium on Visual Computing (Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Nov. 2006). This award has been presented to the authors T. Schultz, B. Burgeth and J. Weickert for their contribution "Flexible segmentation and smoothing of DT-MRI fields through a customizable structure tensor".
  13. CVPR 2008 Outstanding Reviewer Award for excellent reviewing at the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Anchorage, June 2008).
  14. Teaching Award for the best mathematics class at Saarland University in the summer term 2009. This prize has been awarded for the class on "Differential Equations in Image Processing and Computer Vision".
  15. Leibniz Prize 2010 by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize is the most prestigeous science award in Germany. It includes up to 2.5 million Euro in research funds.
  16. DAGM Main Prize 2010 of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This price has been awarded at the 2010 DAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for the contribution "From Box Filtering to Fast Explicit Diffusion" authored by S. Grewenig, J. Weickert and A. Bruhn. In total, 134 papers from 21 countries have been submitted.
  17. Most Influential Paper over the Decade Award at the MVA 2011 Conference (June 13-15, 2011, Nara, Japan). It has been given to Luis Alvarez, Rachid Deriche, Javier Sánchez, and Joachim Weickert for their MVA 2000 paper ''Dense Disparity Map Estimation Respecting Image Derivatives: A PDE and Scale-Space Based Approach.''
  18. Academy Membership. In honour of his scientific achievements, Joachim Weickert has become elected member of the Academia Europaea - The Academy of Europe.
  19. Mathematics Teaching Award for the best mathematics class at Saarland University in the winter term 2011 / 2012. This prize has been awarded for the class on "Image Processing and Computer Vision".
  20. Computer Science Teaching Award for the best core and advanced class in computer science at Saarland University in the winter term 2011 / 2012. This prize has been awarded for the class on "Image Processing and Computer Vision".
  21. DAGM-OAGM 2012 Paper Award of the German Pattern Recognition Society (DAGM). This price has been awarded to Christopher Schroers, Henning Zimmer, Levi Valgaerts, Andrés Bruhn, Oliver Demetz, and Joachim Weickert at the 2012 DAGM-OAGM Pattern Recognition Symposium for their paper on "Anisotropic Range Image Integration".
  22. Maria Petrou Prize for Invariance in Computer Vision. At the 2013 British Machine Vision Conference (Bristol, September 9-13, 2013), Oliver Demetz, David Hafner, and Joachim Weickert have received the Maria Petrou Prize for Invariance in Computer Vision for their paper "The Complete Rank Transform: A Tool for Accurate and Morphologically Invariant Matching of Structures". In total, 439 papers have been submitted.
  23. Computer Science Teaching Award. Oliver Demetz and Joachim Weickert have received a Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer science students for their seminar on Advances in Image Processing and Computer Vision. The seminar took place in the winter term 2013 / 2014.
  24. Jan Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision. At the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2014, Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 6-12, 2014), Thomas Brox, Andres Bruhn, Nils Papenberg, and Joachim Weickert have received the Jan Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision. This test of time award was given for their ECCV 2004 paper "High Accuracy Optical Flow Estimation Based on a Theory for Warping".
  25. Computer Science Teaching Award. A Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer science students has been given to Pascal Peter (instructor) and Joachim Weickert (examiner) for their classes on Image Acquisition Methods. These classes have been held in the summer term 2014.
  26. SSVM 2015 Reviewer Award. At the Fifth International Conference on Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision (SSVM 2015, Lege Cap Ferret, France, May 31 - June 4, 2015), the MIA group has been awarded for very thorough reviewing.
  27. Jean Kuntzmann Prize 2016. Joachim Weickert is the laureat of the Prix Jean Kuntzmann 2016 pour les Sciences du Numérique. This prize is awarded by the Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann and the Persyval-Lab of the University Grenoble Alpes to honour outstanding interdisciplinary research that covers mathematics, computer science, and applications.
  28. Computer Science Teaching Award. On April 18, 2016, a Busy Beaver Teaching Award of the computer science students has been given to Joachim Weickert for his classes on Differential Equations in Image Processing and Computer Vision.
  29. GCPR 2016 Best Paper Award. At the 38th German Conference on Pattern Recognition (GCPR 2016, Hanover, Germany, September 12-15, 2016), Peter Ochs, Joachim Weickert, Martin Reißel, and Sven Grewenig have received the Best Paper Award for their publication on "FSI Schemes: Fast Semi-Iterative Solvers for PDEs and Optimisation Methods".
  30. PCS 2016 Best Poster Award. At the 32nd Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2016, Nuremberg, Germany, December 5-7, 2016), Sarah Andris, Pascal Peter, and Joachim Weickert have received the Best Poster Award for their paper "A Proof-of-Concept Framework for PDE-Based Video Compression".
  31. 2017 ERC Advanced Grant. The proposal "INCOVID: Inpainting-based Compression of Visual Data" has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. 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 research on a new generation of methods for compressing images and videos more efficiently.
  32. Winter Term 2016/2017 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 class on "Mathematics for Computer Scientists III".


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