Thomas Brox

Prof. Dr. Thomas Brox 2018
Year of birth, place
1976, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
lives and works in
Freiburg, Germany

Thomas Brox received his PhD in Computer Science from Saarland University in 2005. He then joined the Computer Vision Group at the University of Bonn as a postdoc. He headed the Intelligent Systems Group at the University of Dresden for one year as an acting faculty member. After two years as a postdoc in Jitendra Malik's Computer Vision Group at U.C. Berkeley, he moved to the University of Freiburg, where he heads the Computer Vision Group. Prof. Brox is co-editor of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and the International Journal of Computer Vision. He regularly served as divisional director for the major Computer Vision conferences and reviews for various funding organizations. He received the Longuet-Higgins Best Paper Award 2004 and the Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision 2014 for his work on optical flow estimation. In 2011 he received an ERC Starting Grant.