Dieter Fritsch – Profile

Professional Positions and Work: 2019 – now: Secretary General Class of Natural Sciences, Sudet. Academy of Sciences and Arts, Munich; 2017 – now: Vice Chairman and Board Member UN-GGIM Private Sector Network, United Nations, New York, USA; 2014 – now Visiting Professor Computer Science & GIS at Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), Khartoum, Sudan; 2013 – now: Visiting Professor Surveying & Architecture at the German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt; 2005-12 Member of Apple’s University Education Forum, Apple Inc., Cupertino, USA; 2002 – now: Member Board of Trustees the German University in Cairo (GUC), since 2016 Vice Chairman GUC BoT for Academic Affairs; 2002 – 2006: Member Board of Directors Leica Geosystems, Heerbrugg, Switzerland; 2000: Academic Co-founder The German University in Cairo (GUC), Cairo, Egypt; 2000-06: President of the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany; 1998-2000: Vice President Teaching and Life Long Learning of the University of Stuttgart; 1996-2000: President of Technical Commission IV ISPRS Mapping and Geographic Information Systems; 1994-96: Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany: 1983-87 President IAG Special Study Group 4.60: Parameter Estimations:

R&D: 1992-2015 Organizer of the “The Photogrammetric Week Series”; Research Areas: Photogrammetry, GIS, BIM, Computer Vision, Statistical Inference, Signal Processing, Laser Scanning. More than 460 publications, thereof 23 Textbooks/proceedings; Supervisor of 40 PhDs (finished), Univ. Stuttgart, Supervisor of 5 ongoing PhDs at SUST, Khartoum, Co-Supervisor/External Reviewer of 55 PhDs worldwide.