Moritz Wolter

I am Moritz, currently working as a Postdoc at the University of Bonn's High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab. The blog includes a map charting the parts of the fantastic world of applied mathematics I have been able to explore so far. The source code of selected projects is available on GitHub. An exhaustive list of my research work is available via Google Scholar.


Work experience
High Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Research in and teaching of Machine learning. I am part of the team teaching the Foundations of Machine Learning course for our international graduate schools. In terms of research, I helped to secure the "WestAI" project grant. The project focuses on state-of-the-art transformer Research. I am now running the HPCA-Part of the project.

Fraunhofer Center for Machine Learning and SCAI
Research Engineer2020-2022

Running research projects on quantum machine learning using Fraunhofer's Ehningen machine and industry projects with partner companies.

9 Months, Rheumatology unit, University Hospital Bonn
Alternative civilian service (Zivildienst)2009 - 2010

Social hospital work, helping patients, answering phone calls, organizing medical records, hospital in-house pick up and delivery.

Doctorate, Bonn University, magna cum laude
Computer Science2017-2021

Part of the visual computing group and a research unit on "Anticipating Human Behaviour" developed novel complex domain machine learning approaches. Presentation of research results at renowned international conferences. Teaching assistant for the deep learning for visual recognition course, lab and thesis student supervision a master level.

Master’s degree, KU Leuven, cum laude
Mathematical Engineering2014-2017
One semester, Université de Technologie de Compiègne
International bachelors degree, Hamburg University of Technology
General Engineering Science2010 - 2014
Best Presentation Award
International Computer Vision Summer School2018
iGEM foundation Boston
iGEM KU Leuven , responsible for the modeling team2015

Nominated for best mathematical modelling.

Achievements section of team wiki, modeling section of team wiki.

Open Source Contributions

I maintain:

I have contributed code to:

Academic Service

I have served as a reviewer at:

Neurips 2024, ICML2024, CVPR 2024, ICLR 2024, Neurips 2023, ICML 2023, ICLR 2023, ICRA 2023, Neurips 2022, ICLR 2022, ICML 2022, ECML 2022, ICANN 2022, ECML 2021, ICANN 2021, Neurips 2021, AISTATS 2020, ICANN 2020, and ICPR 2020.

I have served as session chair at:

ECML 2022.

Supervised Theses

Randbehandlung bei Wavelets für Faltungsnetzwerke. F. Blanke. Bachelorarbeit, Institut für Numerische Simulation, Universität Bonn, 2021.

Erkennung von Audio-Deepfakes mithilfe von kontinuierlichen Wavelet-Transformationen, Bachelorarbeit Informatik, K. Gasenzer, High Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, Universität Bonn, 2023

Segmentierung von historischen Zeitungsseiten, Bachelorarbeit Informatik, C. Schultz, High Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, Universität Bonn, 2023