Norbert Haala

Delegate Germany (academia)

Short biography

Norbert Haala is Professor at the Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart, where he is responsible for research and teaching in photogrammetric computer vision and image processing. In addition to the evaluation and automatic interpretation of LiDAR data, both from airborne and terrestrial platforms, his main interests cover automatic approaches for image based generation of high quality 3D data. Norbert is winner of the Carl Pulfrich Award in 2013 honoring his impacts to further develop photogrammetric restitutions, in particular in the areas of 3D City Modelling, Dense Image Matching and the use of UAVs. Currently, Norbert chairs the ISPRS working group WG II/2: Point Cloud Generation and leads the working group Sensors and platforms within the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation.

About University of Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technically oriented universities in Germany with global significance. Since its founding in 1829, the University of Stuttgart has developed into a major research university located in the heart of one of Europe's economically strongest and most innovative regions. Nearly 26,000 students pursue their studies on two campuses in 10 colleges and 150 degree programs.