About the article
Markus Enzweiler received the MSc degree in computer science from the University of Ulm, Germany (2005), and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Heidelberg, Germany (2011). Since 2010, he has been a research scientist at Daimler AG Research & Development in Sindelfingen, Germany, where he co-developed the Daimler vision-based pedestrian detection system which is available in Mercedes-Benz cars. His current research focuses on statistical models of object appearance with application to object recognition, scene understanding and autonomous driving in the domain of intelligent vehicles. He held graduate and PhD scholarships from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation). In 2012, he received both the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Best PhD Dissertation Award and the Uni-DAS Research Award for his work on vision-based pedestrian recognition. He is part of the team that won the 2014 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Outstanding Application Award. In 2014, he was honored with a Junior-Fellowship of the Gesellschaft für Informatik.
Daimler AG Research & Development, Environment Perception, 71059 Sindelfingen, Germany
Published Online: 2015-06-08
Published in Print: 2015-06-28