Neural Information Processing

Funding

The Wichmann-lab was involved in the acquisition of the following small and large-scale grants, and its research has received financial support from the following funding agencies, either through grants or ad-hominem scholarships:

2021-2024

DFG Project SFB1233, Teilprojekt 4, Causal inference strategies in human vision with Prof. Bethge and Prof. Schölkopf

2021-2023

PI in SP3 of the Network Project “Compositionality in Minds and Machines” within the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2064: Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and the MPI für Intelligente Systeme.

2020-2023

Innovation Fund Project within the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2064: Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and the MPI für Intelligente Systeme.

2019-2024

PI of the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2064: Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and the MPI für Intelligente Systeme.

2018-2019

SMARTSTART 2, Joint Training Program in Computational Neuroscience, funded by the Bernstein Network as well as the Volkswagen Stiftung and awarded to Jan Lause.

2018-2019

DFG Project WI2103/4-3, Die Integration von früher Sehverarbeitung, Salienzmodellen und Blicksteuerung: Experimente, Modellierung und räumliche Statistik with Prof. Engbert

2018-2019

Promotionsstipendium nach dem Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz (LGFG) awarded to Bernhard Lang

2018

Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) / International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience. Bridging fund for a doctoral position at the GTC Tübingen awarded to Bernhard Lang

2017-2023

Faculty Member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Intelligent Systems. The IMPRS is run by the Max-Planck-Institut for Intelligente Systems together with the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen as well as the Universität Stuttgart

2017-2020

Member of the IKT 2020 "Graduate Training Center Machine Learning” in Tübingen funded by the BMBF.

2017-2020

DFG Project SFB1233, Teilprojekt 6, Top-down control of visual inference in sensory representations in early visual cortex with Dr. Nienborg and Dr. Macke

2017-2020

DFG Project SFB1233, Teilprojekt 4, Causal inference strategies in human vision with Prof. Schölkopf

2017-2020

Principal Investigator of the DFG SFB 1233 Robust Vision

2016-2017

Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) / International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience. Bridging fund for a doctoral position at the GTC Tübingen awarded to Johanna Salu.

2016

Investitions- und Infrastrukturfonds of the Universität Tübingen for a number of GPU compute servers with Prof.’s Bringmann, Butz, Grust, Lensch, Schilling and Zell.

2014-2017

DFG Project WI2103/4-1, Die Integration von früher Sehverarbeitung, Salienzmodellen und Blicksteuerung: Experimente, Modellierung und räumliche Statistik with Prof. Engbert

2013-2015

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Postdoctoral research stipend awarded to Dr. Tom Wallis

2011-2015

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen, Project Neural Information Processing, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1002A.

2010-2015

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project B3 Perceptual Stability in the Face of Input Variability: Machine Learning of Critical Features with Prof. Engbert, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1001B

2010-2012

Principal Investigator of the DFG GRK 1598 Sensory Computation in Neural Systems

2009-2012

DFG Project FR2854/1-1, Untersuchung der Variabilität von Wahrnehmungsprozessen durch Kombination von Signalentdeckungstheorie und Redaktionszeit with Dr. Fründ

2008-2013

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology Berlin. Project A4 Rapid brain-guided recognition of objects in broadband sensor data with Prof. Obermayer and Dr. Lüschow, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0850

2007-2012

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project A6 Modelling of Cognitive Processes, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0414

2003-2006

DFG Project WI2103/1, Wahrnehmung natürlicher Szenen with Prof. Gegenfurtner

2000-2001

Fund for Scientific-Research-Flanders (FWO) Visiting Fellowship

1998-2001

Fellowship by Examination, Magdalen College, Oxford

1994-1998

Wellcome Trust Mathematical Biology Studentship

1994-1997

Jubilee Scholarship, St. Hugh's College, Oxford

1992-1997

Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

1992-1994

Scholar of University College, Oxford