Dean of Studies
Academic Director - Software Engineering and Media Computing (B.Eng.)
Member, Academic Affairs Committee
Member, Central Examination Committee
In the winter term 2020/21
All publications are in German
Der Einsatz des ePortfolios im Projekt „Flexibles Studium“
Wirtschaft & Beruf Zeitschrift für Corporate Learning, 67 Jahrgang, 01.2015
DER EINSATZ DES ePORTFOLIOS IM PROJEKT „FLEXIBLES STUDIUM“ DER FAKULTÄT INFORMATIONSTECHNIK
spektrum Zeitschrift der Hochschule Esslingen Vol. 37 Oktober 2013
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Schmidt
He earned his diploma in electrical engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg with main focus of studies on: Multidimensional digital signal processing, communications systems, stochastic communication theory, speech processing, image processing, control and systems theory.
Afterwards he has been a research assistant at the University of Karlsruhe, he was active in research and teaching, working in the fields of linear electrical networks, digital signal processing, digital image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, systems theory, linear algebra and coding theory.
While working as an research assistant, he had a doctorate at the University of Karlsruhe under doctoral supervisor of Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Kristian Kroschel with a topic in the fields of digtal image processing, pattern recognition and computer vision for autonomous systems.
After his PhD he was several years active for Philips Kommunikationsindustrie AG, Nuremberg, in the fields of software development for public communication systems and in research on multimedia network access.
His publications and international talks during his industrial activities come from the fields of: Image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, ISDN communication, video communication and multimedia network access.
He became an appointment Professorship at the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences on winter semester 1993/94.
His fields of teaching are:
Media computing, digital media, computer graphics, information theory, virtual reality, cryptology, IT security and security engineering.
On summer semester 1999, he conducted a sabbatical semester for research on the topic "Virtual actors in virtual worlds" at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and Automation in Stuttgart, Germany.
During his professorship he published papers in the field of how to support students in the introductory study's phase.
He was academic director of Communications Systems from summer semester 1998 to winter semester 2006/07.
He was vice dean of department of Information Technology from winter semester 2006/07 to summer semester 2011.
Since winter semester 2010/11 he is dean of studies of department of Information Technology.
Since summer semester 2013 he is also academic director of study programme Software Engineering and Media Computing.
He is head of Lab Multimedia and Virtual Reality.
Memberships in professional associations:
Member of advisory board of VDE, Württemberg district association
IEEE Member, Computer Society