|Prof. Dr.-Ing. Silko-Matthias Kruse
School of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Tel: +49 (0)731/50-28411
Silko was awarded a Ph.D in 1997, from the Technical University Berlin in electrical engineering. Up until 1993 he was employed at the Technical University Berlin. From 1993 until 2000 he worked as a researcher in the field of image coding and segmentation at Heinrich-Hertz-Institute für Nachrichtentechnik, Berlin GmbH (HHI), Germany. In 2000 he joint the School of Information Systems (now Computing Sciences), University of East Anglia, Norwich, England as a lecturer. Since September 2002 he is with the Fachhochschule Ulm, Germany, as a Professor working in the field of media informatics.
Silko's research interests cover image and video processing, segmentation, understanding and coding. Special research topics include virtual environments, telepresence systems, robot vision and motion estimation.