Joachim Weickert

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Joachim Weickert (born 15 March 1965, Ludwigshafen) is a German professor of mathematics and computer science at Saarland University. In 2010, Weickert was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize for his work in image processing.[1][2]

Weickert did his undergraduate studies at the University of Kaiserslautern and then stayed there as a graduate student, earning his doctorate in mathematics in 1996 under the supervision of Helmut Neunzert; his dissertation was entitled Anisotropic Diffusion in Image Processing.[3] After taking postdoctoral research positions at the University of Utrecht and the University of Copenhagen, he became an assistant professor at the University of Mannheim, and earned a habilitation degree there in 2001. In the same year, he took a faculty position as a full professor at Saarland University.[4]


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