Christian Theobalt

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  • Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Saarland Informatics Campus, Professor of Computer Science


  • Germany


  • SIGGRAPH 2015

    Christian Theobalt is a Professor of Computer Science at the Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics and Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany. Most of his research deals with algorithmic problems that lie on the boundary between the fields of Computer Vision and Computer Graphics, such as dynamic 3D scene reconstruction and marker-less motion capture, computer animation, appearance and reflectance modelling, machine learning for graphics and vision, new sensors  for 3D acquisition, advanced video processing, as well as image- and physically- based rendering. He received the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society in  2007, the EUROGRAPHICS Young Researcher Award in 2009, the German Pattern Recognition Award in 2012, and an ERC Starting Grant in 2013.  

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