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Fernando Puente-leon
Executive Director of the Institute
+49 721 608-44520
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Michael Heizmann
Director of the Institute
+49 721 608-44598
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Building 06.35
76187 Karlsruhe

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How to find us

Job offers

For information about current job offers please click here. Unsolicited applications are always welcome.

DFG Priority Programme

On January 1st, 2016, the DFG-funded 1835 Kooperativ Interagierende Automobile (1835 Cooperatively Interacting Automobiles) priority program was launched, in which IIIT is involved with the subproject Discrete Event Modelling of Cooperative Decision Behaviour in Automatic Vehicle Operation. Further information can be found here.

OCM 2019

The fourth International Conference on Optical Characterization of Materials (OCM 2019) took place in Karlsruhe on March 13 and 14, 2019. It was organized by IIIT together with the Karlsruhe Centre for Material Signatures and the German Chapter of the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society. Further information and the conference proceedings are available on the conference website.

Image Processing

Current Lecture News

  • PDSV: Die Anmeldung zum Praktikum Digitale Signalverarbeitung im Sommersemester 2020 ist ab sofort per E-Mail an markus.schwabe@kit.edu möglich. Bitte geben Sie dazu Namen und Matrikelnummer an. Falls Sie sich als Gruppe anmelden, geben Sie bitte die Daten und Email-Adressen aller Teilnehmenden an.
  • PDSV: Für die Durchführung des Praktikums im Sommersemester 2020 werden betreuende HiWis gesucht! Diese müssen das Praktikum noch nicht absolviert haben und können am Ende des Semesters regulär an der Klausur teilnehmen. Bei Interesse melden Sie sich bitte bei M. Schwabe.


AHMT Preisverleihung
Measurement Technology Award 2018 goes to IIIT

At the Measuring Technology Symposium 2018 Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Bauer was honoured with the renowned AHMT Measuring Technology Prize for his dissertation which he wrote at IIIT under the guidance of Professor Puente. We congratulate Dr Bauer on this award! (Image: Copyright AHMT)

Internship in the USA

For the summer semester 2020 there are vacancies for an internship at Hitachi in Detroit, USA. Further information can be found here.

Scientific employee in the field of industrial measurement

At the IIIT we offer a vacancy for a scientific employee in the field of industrial measurement.

Definitive book of Machine Vision

Prof. Puente has published together with Prof. Beyerer and Dr. Frese a standard work on Machine Vision. The book offers a thorough introduction to machine vision and covers systematically all relevant components of most automated visual inspection and image processing systems.

Professor Puente appointed Editor-in-Chief of TM

Prof. Puente, together with Prof. Zagar (University of Linz), was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the renowned trade journal Technisches Messen (TM). TM addresses the entire spectrum of modern, multidisciplinary measurement technology.