Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Kaup
Cauerstraße 7, D-91058 Erlangen
+49 9131 85 27100
+49 9131 85 28849
André Kaup received the Dipl.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing. degrees in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, in 1989 and 1995, respectively. From 1989 to 1995, he was with the Institute for Communication Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, where he was responsible for industrial as well as academic research projects in the area of high resolution printed image compression, object-based image analysis and coding, and models for human perception. In 1995, he joined the Networks and Multimedia Communications Department, Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich, Germany, where he chaired work packages in several European research projects in the areas of very low bit rate video coding, image quality enhancement, and mobile multimedia communications. In 1999, he was appointed the Head of the Mobile Applications and Services Group in the same department with research focusing on multimedia adaptation for heterogeneous communication networks. Since 2001, he has been a Full Professor and the Head of the Chair of Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. From 1997 to 2001, he was the Head of the German MPEG delegation, and from 1998 to 2001 he also served as Adjunct Professor with the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 2005 to 2007 he was a Vice Speaker of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 603 Modeling and Analysis of Complex Scenes and Sensor Data. He has authored more than 200 journal and conference papers and has over 50 patents granted and patent applications published. His current research interests include image and video signal processing, coding of images, video, and multiview data, as well as multimedia communication.
André Kaup is a Voting Member of the IEEE Communications Society Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, member of the German ITG, and Fellow of the IEEE. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and was a Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. He was elected Siemens Inventor of the year 1998 and was the recipient of the 1999 ITG Award. He received Best Paper Awards at the IEEE International Workshops on Multimedia Signal Processing in 2009, 2011, and 2012, and the International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services in 2010.
Field of activity
- Image and Video Compression
- Communication Networks
- Signals and Systems I
- Signals and Systems II
- Visual Computing for Communication (Multimedia Communications II)