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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Gunther Notni

Endowed professor Industrial image processing

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Gunther Notni

Gunther Notni, born on February 23. 1963 in Potsdam, studied physics at the Friederich-Schiller-Universität Jena from 1983-1988. From 1988 to 1992, he was aspirant at the Institute of Applied Optics of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena and obtained his PhD degree (Thesis title: "Investigations on wave coupling in volume gratings and their application in the two-wave mixing and phase conjugation "). During this period (1991-92), he received a PhD scholarship from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (Bonn). Since 1992 has worked in Jena at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IO IOF. Here, he assumed the head of the Department of Optical Systems in 1994. His work focuses on the development of 3D and spectral image acquisition methods, high-resolution surface and shape measuring methods, application of wavelet methods in optical metrology, optical techniques of system development and the development of THz systems. As part of the activities he managed a variety of projects of the DFG, BMBF and the EU.

Gunther Notni is member of the German Society for Applied Optics (DGAO), of the medways e.V. Thuringia (Board Member) and the VDI / VDE Technical Committee 3:32 "Optical 3D Measurement Techniques" (deputy Speaker).

His scientific work was awarded the Faculty Prize 1992 by the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, the Research Prize of the State of Thuringia in 2001 (Category Transfer) and 2014 (Category Applied Research) received the 2005 "Judson C. Hickey Writing Award" of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and the Rudolf Kingslake Award by SPIE (Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers) in 2014.

In the winter term 2014/15 he was appointed as endowed Professor at the Technische Universität Ilmenau of the newly initiated professorship Industrial Image Processing. With the retirement of Professor Linß Professor Notni took next to the endowed chair, the acting head of the Department of Quality Assurance and Industrial Image Processing.

Since October 2019, the endowed professorship has been transferred to the professorship for Quality Assurance and Industrial Image Processing and has been unlimited.