About Me

Professional Experience

02/2014 – present 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) (2017-2019)
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 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
Session Chair PhotoGA 2017
ISPRS Congress 2016
Whispers 2015
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
Projects CatSAR


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 – present 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 – present 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