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M.Sc. Oliver Mothes

Former Research Associate
Oliver Mothes


Address: Computer Vision Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 (0) 3641 9 46424
E-mail: oliver (dot) mothes (at) uni-jena (dot) de
Room: 1211

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2020: Transfer Coordinator Science of the Thuringian Center of Learning Systems and Robotics (TZLR)
  • since 2015: Research Associate in the Computer Vision Group Jena
  • 2014: Master Thesis "Imitation menschlicher Bewegungen durch humanoide Roboter" ("Imitation of human movements by humanoid robots")
  • 2012: Study Research Project "Visualisierung der Phasenumwandlung von Bariumtitanat unter Verwendung von Dipolmomentvektor-Quantisierung" ("Visualization of Barium Titanat Phase Transition using Quantization of Dipole /li>Moment Vectors")<
  • 2011: Bachelor Thesis "Anwendung und Auswertung von Applikaitonen für Eye-Tracking-Systeme" ("Usability and evaluation of applications of eye tracking systems")
  • 2007-2014: Studies in Network Computing at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology with specialization in computer vision and virtual reality

Research Interests

  • Deep Learning
  • Facial Expression Analysis
  • 4D Facial Analysis
  • Multi Object Tracking


since 2019 : Bridging the Gap: Mimics and Muscles (DFG)
2018 - 2019 : Optical Facial Asymmetry Analysis
2016 - 2018 : Optical Character Recognition for Visual Zone Reading
2015 - 2016 : Avian Bipedal Locomotion (DFG)


SS2019 - Seminar: Maschinelles Lernen für Literaturwissenschaftler

Supervised Students / Pupils

Helge Wrede - Bachelor Thesis - "Analyses of Graph-based Multi-object Tracking Algorithms"
Melih Gultekin - IAESTE Student - "Avian Bipedal Pose Classification using CNNs"
Mohmmed Al Houri - Internship (Master of Photonics) - "Graph-based Mulit-object Tracking"
Rhythm Vijayvargiya - IAESTE-Student - "Image Classification using CNNs"
Lukas Bromnitz und Alexander Berkov - Seminarfacharbeit des Carl-Zeiss-Gymnasiums Jena - "Neuronale Netze zur optischen CAPTCHA-Erkennung"
Anish Raj - Internship (Master of Medical Photonics) - "Facial Landmark Localization"
Anish Raj - Master Thesis - "Facial Palsy Prediction"