Short Biography

Markus Enzweiler received the MSc degree in computer science from the University of Ulm, Germany, in 2005. In 2002 and 2003 he was a visiting student researcher at the Centre for Vision Research at York University, Toronto, Canada. He received the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Heidelberg, Germany in 2011. Since 2010, he has been working with Mercedes-Benz Research & Development in Stuttgart, Germany. His current work focuses on camera- and LiDAR-based scene understanding for self-driving cars. Since 2015, he teaches a Master’s level course on computer vision and deep learning at the HFT Stuttgart, Germany. He is a junior-fellow of the German Informatics Society.

He received graduate and PhD scholarships from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation). In 2012, he received both the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Best PhD Dissertation Award and the Uni-DAS Research Award for his work on vision-based pedestrian recognition.

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Achievements

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IEEE IV Symposium Best Paper Award 2016 for: L. Schneider et al. Semantic Stixels: Depth is Not Enough, 2016.

GI Juniorfellow
Juniorfellow of the German Informatics Society
(GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik)



IEEE ITS Outstanding Application Award

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society
Outstanding Application Award 2014
(Daimler Image Understanding Team)



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IEEE IV Symposium Best Paper Award 2014 for: B. Fröhlich, M. Enzweiler, and U. Franke. Will this Car Change the Lane ? - Turn Signal Recognition in the Frequency Domain, 2014.



GCPR Main Prize 2013

GCPR (German Conference on Pattern Recognition) Main Prize 2013



IEEE ITSS Best PhD Dissertation Award

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Best PhD Dissertation Award 2012


IEEE ITSS Best PhD Dissertation Award

Uni-DAS Wissenschaftspreis (Uni-DAS Research Award) for outstanding PhD dissertations in the field of driver assistance systems (DAS)
2012



Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
(German National Merit Foundation)
Undergraduate, Graduate & PhD scholarship

01/2003 - 10/2009


Price for outstanding Bachelor's Thesis
2004


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship
09/2003 - 12/2003