Graz Technical University & CSH Associate Faculty
Thomas Pock, born 1978 in Graz, received his PhD (2005–2008) in Computer Engineering (Telematik) from Graz University of Technology. After a Post-doc position at the University of Bonn, he moved back to Graz University of Technology where he has been an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision.
In 2013 Thomas received the START price of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the German Pattern recognition award of the German association for pattern recognition (DAGM). In 2014, he received a starting grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Since June 2014, he is Professor of Computer Science at Graz University of Technology (AIT Stiftungsprofessur “Mobile Computer Vision”) and a principal scientist at the Center for Vision, Automation & Control at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT).
Thomas’ focus of his research is the development of mathematical models for computer vision and image processing as well as the development of efficient convex and non-smooth optimization algorithms.