Funding

The Wichmann-lab was involved in the acquisition of the following small and large-scale grants, and its research has received financial support from the following funding agencies, either through grants or ad-hominem scholarships:

     

2018-2019 SMARTSTART 2, "Joint Training Program in Computational Neuroscience", funded by the Bernstein Network as well as the Volkswagen Stiftung and awarded to Jan Lause.
2018-2019 DFG Project WI2103/4-3, Die Integration von früher Sehverarbeitung, Salienzmodellen und Blicksteuerung: Experimente, Modellierung und räumliche Statistik with Prof. Engbert
2018-2019 Promotionsstipendium nach dem Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz (LGFG) awarded to Bernhard Lang
2018 Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) / International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience. Bridging fund for a doctoral position at the GTC Tübingen awarded to Bernhard Lang
2017-2020

Member of the IKT 2020 "Graduate Training Center Machine Learning” in Tübingen funded by the BMBF.

2017-2023

Faculty Member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Intelligent Systems. The IMPRS is run by the Max-Planck-Institut for Intelligente Systems together with the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen as well as the Universität Stuttgart

2017-2020

DFG Project INST 37/998-1, Top-down control of visual inference in sensory representations in early visual cortex with Dr. Nienborg and Dr. Macke

2017-2020 DFG Project INST 37/996-1, Causal inference strategies in human vision with Prof. Schölkopf
2017-2020 Principal Investigator of the DFG SFB 1233 Robust Vision
2016-2017 Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) / International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience. Bridging fund for a doctoral position at the GTC Tübingen awarded to Johanna Salu
2016 Investitions- und Infrastrukturfonds of the Universität Tübingen for a number of GPU compute servers with Prof.’s Bringmann, Butz, Grust, Lensch, Schilling and Zell
2014-2017 DFG Project WI2103/4-1, Die Integration von früher Sehverarbeitung, Salienzmodellen und Blicksteuerung: Experimente, Modellierung und räumliche Statistik with Prof. Engbert
2013-2015 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Postdoctoral research stipend awarded to Dr. Tom Wallis
2011-2015 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen, Project Neural Information Processing,
BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1002A
2010-2015 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project B3 Perceptual Stability in the Face of Input Variability: Machine Learning of Critical Features with Prof. Engbert, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1001B
2010-2012 Principal Investigator of the DFG GRK 1598 Sensory Computation in Neural Systems
2009-2012 DFG Project FR2854/1-1, Untersuchung der Variabilität von Wahrnehmungsprozessen durch Kombination von Signalentdeckungstheorie und Redaktionszeit with Dr. Fründ
2008-2013 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology Berlin. Project A4 Rapid brain-guided recognition of objects in broadband sensor data with Prof. Obermayer and Dr. Lüschow, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0850
2007-2012

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project A6 Modelling of Cognitive Processes, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0414

2003-2006

DFG Project WI2103/1, Wahrnehmung natürlicher Szenen with
Prof. Gegenfurtner

2000-2001 Fund for Scientific-Research-Flanders (FWO) Visiting Fellowship
1998-2001 Fellowship by Examination, Magdalen College, Oxford
1994-1998 Wellcome Trust Mathematical Biology Studentship
1994-1997 Jubilee Scholarship, St. Hugh's College, Oxford
1992-1997 Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1992-1994 Scholar of University College, Oxford