Global Optimization Methods for Computer Vision
Daniel Cremers received Bachelor degrees in Mathematics (1994) and Physics (1994), and a Master's degree in Theoretical Physics (1997) from the University of Heidelberg. In 2002 he obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Mannheim, Germany. Subsequently he spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and one year as a permanent researcher at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ. From 2005 until 2009 he was associate professor at the University of Bonn, Germany. Since 2009 he holds the chair for Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition at the Technical University, Munich. His publications received several awards, including the award of Best Paper of the Year 2003 by the Int. Pattern Recognition Society and the
2005 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research. In December
2010 the magazine Capital listed Prof. Cremers among "Germany's Top 40 Researchers Below 40".