Bastian Leibe is associate professor and head of the computer vision group at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He leads a European Research Council starting grant for the project, “Computer Vision for Scene Understanding from a first-person Perspective (CV-Super)”. The research looks to develop computers which see and understand what humans see when they navigate their way through busy inner-city locations.
Leibe has published over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and has several awards for his research work, including the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Best Paper of the Year 2010 Award, the ICRA Best Vision Paper Award in 2009, the DAGM Olympus Prize in 2008, the CVPR Best Paper Award in 2007, ETH Medal and the DAGM Main Prize in 2004. He holds a PhD from ETH Zurich, a master’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and a diploma degree from the University of Stuttgart, all three in computer science.
- Project: Computer Vision for Scene Understanding from a first-person Perspective (CV-Super)
- Host Institution: RWTH Aachen University, Germany
- Call details: Starting Grant , ERC-2012-StG, panel PE6
- Project at CORDIS: http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/104439_en.html
Check this short video of him explaining his project: