Neuronale Informationsverarbeitung

Alumni

Simon Barthelmé

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

Ingo Fründ

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

Frank Jäkel

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

PhD student @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics from 2004 to 2007
Thesis title Some Theoretical Aspects of Human Categorization Behavior: Similarity and Generalization, University of Tübingen. Continued as a postdoc @TU Berlin

Marianne Maertens

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

Thomas Wallis

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

Postdoc @ NIP from 2013 to 2016. Continued at the Bethge lab

Tiziano Zito

Postdoc @ TU Berlin from 2009 to 2011. Continued at the Institute for Theoretical Biology at the Humboldt University of Berlin.
Postdoc @ NIP from 01/2018 to 03/2018
Research assistant @ NIP from 07/2017 to 12/2017


Hannah Dold

PhD student @ TU Berlin from 2008 to 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 to 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 to 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.

David Janssen

PhD student @ NIP from 2012 to 2017
Thesis title 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 to 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 to 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 to 09/2018
Thesis title Modelling Early Spatial Vision and its Influence on Eye Movements in Natural Scenes, University of Tübingen. Continued as a postdoc in Wei Ji Ma's lab at NYU and Nikolaus Kriegeskorte's lab at Columbia University.

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

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


Valentin Hänel

MSc student and student assistant @ TU Berlin from 2007 to 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 to 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.

Lab rotation student @ NIP from10/2016 to 02/2017
Research assistant @ NIP from 10/2017 to 12/2017

Shaohan Li

MSc student @ NIP from 06/2018 to 05/2019
Thesis title Comparison of partition scaling and MLDS in lightness perception, University of Tübingen.

Kristof Meding

MSc student @ NIP from 04/2017 to 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. Continued as a PhD student @ NIP.

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

Patrick Putzky

MSc student and student assistant @ NIP from 01/2013 to 08/2013
Thesis title Statistical framework for molecular psychophysics, co-supervised with Jakob Macke, University of Tübingen. Continued as a PhD student at the  Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam under the supervision of Max Welling.

Johanna Salu

MSc student @ NIP from 02/2016 to 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.

Student research assistant @ NIP from 04/2016 to 09/2016, from 05/2017 to 09/2017 and from 06/2018 to 07/2018

Saskia Tobias

MSc student @ NIP from 04/2014 to 08/2014
Thesis title Human sensitivity to spatial distortions in peripheral vision, University of Tübingen.


Robert Geirhos

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

Lab rotation student @ NIP from 01/2016 to 03/2016
Student research assistant @ NIP from 02/2016 to 03/2016, from 10/2016 to 09/2017 and from 02/2018 to 04/2018

Anna Giron

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

Konstantin Helmsauer

BSc student @ NIP from 03/2014 to  08/2014
Thesis title Causal Inference and Noise Distributions in Early Vision, University of Tübingen.

Student assistant @ NIP from 10/2014 to 01/2015

Britta Lewke

BSc student @ NIP from 05/2015 to 12/2015
Thesis title Semantic and contextual influences on peripheral visual sensitivity, University of Tübingen.

Carlos Medina

BSc student @ NIP from 03/2017 to 08/2017
Thesis title Comparing deep neural networks against humans: resilience against image manipulations in natural image classification, University of Tübingen.

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

Wiebke Ringels

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

Freya Thießen

BSc student @ NIP from 04/2018 to 09/2018
Thesis title Distinguishing perceptual from decisional processes using confidence, University of Tübingen.


Lab rotation students

Sebastian Bruijns 10/2018 to 01/2019

Nicole Eichert 09/2015 to 11/2015

Nathasja Franke 9/2016 to 02/2017

Markus Frey 04/2014 to 08/2014

Marius Görner 03/2015 to 10/2015

Peter Kraemer 12/2015 to 03/2016

Dörte Kuhrt 04/2014 to 08/2014

Jan Lause 09/2017 to 11/2017

Noemi Martin 09/2013 to 02/2014

Jonathan Oesterle 10/2017 to 02/2018

Harald Papp 01/2016 to 04/2016

Niclas Renner 05/2015 to 12/2016

Michaela Socher 09/2013 to 02/2014

Patrick Weis 02/2013 to 04/2013

Marlene Weller 04/2018 to 09/2018

Essay rotation students

David Hoffmann 09/2017 to 10/2017

Sophie Laturnus 09/2015 to 10/2015

Azadeh Nazemorroaya 09/2016 to 10/2016

Theresa Stadler 09/2015 to 10/2015


Student research assistants

Mirza Canovic 11/2017 to 07/2018

Ole Fortmann 11/2015 to 04/2016

Jan Lause 01/2018 to 07/2018 and in 11/2018

Carlos Medina 05/2018 to 07/2018 and in 10/2018

Vincent Plikat 11/2018 to 01/2019

Alina Renz 10/2017 to 05/2018

Patricia Rubisch 12/2015 to 09/2018

Markus Wallner 10/2018 to 02/2019