Dr.-Ing. Kristina Scherbaum

Kristina received her Master in Computer Science from the Saarland University and a Diploma from the Stuttgart Media University. She received her PhD in Computer Science at Saarland University within the Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken. Her research has been focused on facial modeling using 3D morphable face models.  
In 2010 Kristina has been working as a research assistant at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York and became the head of administration of the Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction in November 2010.

Research interests

Modeling of Faces, Face Detection and Recognition, Face Manipulation.


EUROGRAPHICS 2004, Best Paper Award (1st Prize)
Paper: Exchanging Faces in Images

RTT Emerging Technology 2011, Emerging Technology Contest, (2nd Place Winner)
Paper: Computer-suggested Facial Makeup



Dr.-Ing. Kristina Scherbaum

Dr.-Ing. Kristina Scherbaum

Saarland University
Cluster of Excellence
Multimodal Computing and Interaction

Campus E1 7 Room 123
66123 Saarbrücken

Fon: + 49 681 302-70150



Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken Saarland University Cluster of Excellence Kompetenzzentrum Informatik Saarland