Lena Gieseke is a professor of Visual Media Technologies / Technical Direction in the 2016 established M.A. Creative Technologies program at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. She earned
a Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart as a member of the Visual Computing group in the Department of Computer Science.
Her research in the field of computer graphics is published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. From 2012-2015 she held a scholarship of the Digital Media doctoral program. In 2015, Lena
Gieseke spent four months as a visiting researcher at Adobe Research in San Jose, USA. Her collaboration with Adobe led to a US patent. Before returning to academia in 2012, Lena Gieseke worked
for several years as a software developer and 3D artist in the visual effects and 3D computer animation industry.
Her animation A 3D Exploration of Picasso’s Guernica has been screened internationally, for example at the animation festival of the Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria.
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