About Me

Dr.-Ing. Florian BaumannDr. Florian Baumann received his PhD in the area of Machine Learning applied to Scene Understanding in 2015. He is addicted to Machine Learning since over 10 years and published for than 20 publications. His main research area is visual recognition and solving high-demanding learning problems.
Since December 2016, Florian is the Technical Director of ADASENS Automotive GmbH. He is in charge of delivering and creating the company’s products and targets as well as pre-development and research topics. This includes Machine Learning techniques and Computer Vision algorithms to solve the automotive industry's high demands.


05/2012 – 08/2015 – Machine Learning / Computer Vision (Dr.-Ing.), Leibniz University of Hannover
09/2006 – 03/2012 – Electrical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), Leibniz University of Hannover


12/2016 – today – Technical Director, Adasens Automotive GmbH
04/2016 – 11/2016 – Vision Systems Lead, Adasens Automotive GmbH
10/2015 – 03/2016 – Technical Team Lead, Adasens Automotive GmbH
09/2015 – 09/2015 – Development Engineer, Adasens Automotive GmbH
05/2012 – 08/2015 – PhD Student, Project Engineer, Leibniz University of Hannover
2011 – 2012 – Development Engineer, Robert Bosch Car Multimedia GmbH
2009 – 2012 – Development Engineer, Viscom AG

Awards and Grants

2014, Scientific grant  for the best business idea of a Start-Up contest.
2014, Best Student Paper Award by ICPRAM’2014.
2010, Student price for outstanding, voluntary and social engagement.


VDI’2018 – Making Cameras self-aware for autonomous Driving: Online Calibration & Blockage Detection
M³-UK’2017 – Machine Learning in the Automotive Industry
TNT’2015 – Random Forests and its Applications to Scene Understanding
WACV’2015 –
ICIAR’2014 –
ISVC’2014 –
AVSS’2014 –
ICPRAM’2014 –
SCIA’2013 –
ISVC’2010 – Symmetry Enhanced Boosting

Social Skills

10/2017 – 04/2018 – Program Committee of M³ Germany
03/2017 – 10/2017 – Program Committee of M³ UK
2006 – 2012 Industry-student fair KISS ME, Supporting students to get in contact with industry partners.

Other Qualifications

Project management, Operational management
Innovation management
Patent law and Intellectual property rights
Leadership skills

Development Skills

MS Excel, MS Word, Latex, Pages, Keynote
C/C++, Obj-C, Java, MISRA
MATLAB, R, Python