Alumni

Thomas Wallis

Interim Professor @ NIP from 10/2017-09/2018

Simon Barthelmé

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2010-2012
Continued as postdoc in Daphne Bavelier's lab at the University of Geneva, CH.

Ingo Fründ

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2009-2012
Continued as postdoc in James Elder's lab at the University of York, CA.

Frank Jäkel

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2007-2008
Continued as postdoc in Josh Tenenbaum's lab at MIT, USA.

Marianne Maertens

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2008-2011
Continued as group leader of an independent DFG-Emmy-Noether Group at the TU Berlin.

Tom Wallis

Postdoc @ NIP from 2013-2016

Continued at the Bethge lab
 

Tiziano Zito

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2009-2011
Continued at the Institute for Theoretical Biology at the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Research Scientist @ NIP from 01/2018-03/2018


Hannah Dold

PhD student @ TU Berlin from 2008-2012

Thesis title On modeling data from visual psychophysics: A Bayesian graphical model approach, Technische Universität Berlin.
Left academia and continued to work in industry

Robbe Goris

Co-supervised PhD student @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics and TU Berlin from 2005-2009

Thesis title Early Stages in Spatial Vision: Data and Models, University of Leuven.

Continued as postdoc in Tony Movshon & Eero Simoncelli's labs at NYU, USA.

Arnulf Graf

Co-supervised PhD student @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics from 2000-2004

Thesis title Classification and Feature Extraction in Man and Machine, University of Tübingen

Continued as postdoc in Tony Movshon's lab at NYU,USA.

Frank Jäkel

PhD student @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics from 2004-2007
Continued as a postdoc @TU Berlin

David Janssen

PhD student @ NIP from 2012-2017
Thesis topic Computational models of spatial vision
Left academia before completion of his thesis.

Pedro Rosas

Co-supervised PhD student @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics and KU Leuven from 1999-2004

 

Thesis title Reliability-sensitive depth-cue combination: Texture, motion, and haptic cues in slant discrimination, University of Leuven.

Continued as research scientist in the Center for Integrated Neurosciences and the Department of Mathematical Engineering of the University of Chile, CL.

Vinzenz Schönfelder

PhD student @ TU Berlin from 2007-2012

Thesis title Identification of Stimulus Cues in Tone-in-Noise Detection with Sparse Logistic Regression, Technische Universität Berlin.

Continued as a postdoc in Mathew Diamond’s laboratory at the SISSA in Trieste, Italy.

Heiko Schütt

PhD student @ NIP from 09/2014-09/2018

Thesis title Modelling Early Spatial Vision and its Influence on Eye Movements in Natural Scenes, University of Tübingen

Continued as a postdoc at the NYU, New York


Valentin Hänel

MSc student and student assistant @ TU Berlin from 2007-2011

Thesis title A Large-Scale Comparison of Classical Bootstrap Confidence Intervals to Bayesian Credible Intervals for Psychometric Functions, TU and HU Berlin.

Continued as software engineer at the Blue Brain Project of the EPFL in Lausanne, CH.

Bernhard Lang

MSc student @ NIP from 02/2017-09/2017
Thesis title Examining Lightness Perception with Photorealistically Rendered Scenes, University of Tübingen.

Continued @NIP within the IMPRS Bridging fund for doctoral position at the GTC

Kristof Meding

MSc student @ NIP from 04/2017-10/2017

Thesis title Retinal image quality of the human eye across the visual field, University of Tübingen, co-supervised with Michael Hirsch, MPI-IS Tübingen

Patrick Putzky

MSc student and student assistant @ NIP from 01/2013-08/2013

Thesis title Statistical framework for molecular psychophysics, co-supervised with Jakob Macke, University of Tübingen.

Continued as a PhD student the the Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam under the supervision of Max Welling.

Johanna Salu

MSc student @ NIP from 02/2016-10/2016
Thesis title Perception of Chord Components in Consonant and Dissonant Pure Tone and Piano Chords, University of Tübingen.
Continued @NIP within the IMPRS Bridging fund for doctoral position at the GTC

Heiko Schütt

MSc student @ NIP from 03/2014-08/2014
Thesis title Painless Bayesian inference for psychometric functions, University of Tübingen.
Continued as a PhD student @ NIP

Saskia Tobias

MSc student @ NIP from 04/2014-08/2014

Thesis title Human sensitivity to spatial distortions in peripheral vision, University of Tübingen.


Robert Geirhos

BSc student @ NIP from 04/2016- 08/2016
Thesis title Object Recognition in Man and Deep Neural Networks, University of Tübingen.

Anna Giron

BSc student @ NIP from 09/2017- 03/2018
Thesis title Modeling classification images using generalized linear models, University of Tübingen.

Konstantin Helmsauer

BSc student @ NIP from 03/2014- 08/2014
and student assistant from 10/2014-01/2015

Thesis title Causal Inference and Noise Distributions in Early Vision, University of Tübingen.

Britta Lewke

BSc student @ NIP from 05/2015-12/2015

Thesis title Semantic and contextual influences on peripheral visual sensitivity

Carlos Medina

BSc student @ NIP from 03/2017-08/2017
Thesis title Comparing deep neural networks against humans: resilience against image manipulations in natural image classification


 

Wiebke Ringels

BSc student @ NIP from 09/2017-03/2018
Thesis title Measuring scene appearance - comparison of three psychophysical tasks, University of Tübingen.

Freya Thießen

BSc student @ NIP from 04/2018-09/2018


Nicole Eichert

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2015-11/2015

Nathasja Franke

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2016-02/2017

Markus Frey

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 04/2014-08/2014

Robert Geirhos

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 01/2016- 03/2016

Marius Görner

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 03/2015-10/2015

 

David Hoffmann

Essay rotation student @ NIP from 09/2017-10/2017

Peter Kraemer

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 12/2015-03/2016

Dörte Kuhrt

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 04/2014-08/2014

Bernhard Lang

Lab rotation student @ NIP from10/2016-02/2017

Sophie Laturnus

Essay rotation student @ NIP from 09/2015-10/2015

Jan Lause

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2017-11/2017

Noemi Martin

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2013-02/2014
 

Kristof Meding

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 02/2017-04/2017

Azadeh Nazemorroaya

Essay rotation student @ NIP from 09/2016-10/2016

Jonathan Oesterle

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 10/2017-02/2018

Harald Papp

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 01/2016-04/2016

Niclas Renner

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 05/2015-12/2016

Heiko Schütt

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2013-02/2014

Michaela Socher

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 09/2013-02/2014

Theresa Stadler

Essay rotation student @ NIP from 09/2015-10/2015

Patrick Weis

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 02/2013-04/2013

Marlene Weller

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 04/2018-09/2018


Mirza Canovic

Student research assistant @ NIP from 11/2017-07/2018

Ole Fortmann

Student research assistant @ NIP from 11/2015-04/2016

Robert Geirhos

Student research assistant @ NIP from 02/2016-03/2016,
from 10/2016-09/2017 and from 02/2018-04/2018

Bernhard Lang

Research assistant @ NIP from 10/2017-12/2017

Jan Lause

Student research assistant @ NIP from 01/2018-07/2018

Carlos Medina

Student research assistant @ NIP from 05/2018-07/2018
and in 10/2018

Alina Renz

Student research assistant @ NIP from 10/2017-05/2018

Patricia Rubisch

Student assistant @ NIP from 12/2015-09/2018

Johanna Salu

Student research assistant @ NIP from 04/2016-09/2016

and from 05/2017-09/2017

and from 06/2018-07/2018
 

Tiziano Zito

Research assistant @ NIP from 07/2017-12/2017