Habilitation of Dr. Franz Rottensteiner

Dr. Rottensteiner successfully defended his Habilitation at the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation and received the venia docendi for the scientific field of Photogrammetry on October, 24., 2008. His work appeared as Geoscientific Report No. 83, "Automatic Extraction of Buildings from Airborne Laserscanner data and Aerial Images".

Dr. Rottensteiner received his Diploma and Ph.D. degree (2001), both with excellence, at the Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing from the Vienna University of Technology.

He continued to be a member of the staff until 2008, but spent a period of two years at the University of New South Wales in Sydney (Australia) and at the Melbourne University (Australia), also for a period of two years. Currently, Mr. Rottensteiner is at the Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation at the Leibniz University Hannover (Germany).
 Nov. 25, 2008