Team Members

Dr. Friedrich F. Reinhard

Scientific Advisor

Friedrich F. grew up on Kuzikus. Together with Berend he manages the Kuzikus Wildlife Reserve. Friedrich is a trained microbiologist (PHD Université de Lausanne; MRes University of Nottingham/Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology; BSc. Hon University of Edinburgh).
Friedrich’s main scientific area of interest is ecological land use in the Kalahari. He is project initiator of the SAVMAP research project.

Berend Reinhard

Scientific Advisor

An ecologist by training (MSc. Natural Resource Management Cranfield University, BSc. Hon. Ecology University of Edinburgh) Berend worked in ecological restoration Projects in Switzerland (Ö+L GmbH) before returning home for the daily management of Kuzikus Wildlife Reserve. Berend is very motivated by preserving the Black Rhino as a flagship species of African Wilderness.

‘I see great value in unfolding the potential of Technology to preserve nature.’

Marc Ungeheuer

Chairman
Student at RWTH Aachen University

‘I want to apply my theoretical knowledge in a meaningful, practical and impactful way.’

Julian Giesen

Head of Software Development
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘I am excited about aiding human work with technology to generate a lasting positive impact.’

Benedict Thiele

Head of AI Technologies
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘Keen on applying the engineering concepts that I could acquire during my studies to the world of wildlife conservation.’

Christopher Rösel

Head Of Partnerships and Operations
Student at RWTH Aachen University

‘The use of AI offers new opportunities in wildlife management.’

Vincent Sima

Head of Media and Marketing

Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘I grew up in Namibia. Nature Conservation by Technology is exactly want we need. Let’s make it happen.’

Victor Reisenauer

Full Stack Developer
Student at TU Munich
‘Ambitious to spur a sustainable project by using modern AI technology.’

Katrin Koppe

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘Motivated to work on the acceleration of nature conservation by implementing automated processes.’

Christoph Spurk

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘I believe in value creation for wildlife preservation by leveraging the power of data with machine learning.’

Hsin-Yu Ku

Machine Learning Architect / Data Scientist
Leuphana University of Lüneburg
‘Happy to support a good cause by putting theoretical knowledge to use.’

Lea Jaklen

Machine Learning Architect / Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘Doing my bit to ensure that the current and future generations can enjoy our natural world & the incredible species that live within it using modern AI technologies.’

Prasanth Sathiyamurthy

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘I believe in the approach of creating something meaningful with AI technology.’

Miriam Koppe

Data Scientist
Student at University of Cologne

Ikram Khan

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘With my passion for AI, I aim to use the power of technology to help make an impact in conserving wildlife.’

Chaitra Nayak

Machine Learning Architect / Data Scientist
University of Kaiserslautern
‘I believe that Machine Learning opens up new possibilities in wildlife protection.’

Phong Nguyen

Machine Learning Architect / Data Scientist
PhD Candidate at Fraunhofer ILT
‘Protecting the environment while incorporating remote sensing data and machine learning to preserve it for future generations.’

Hendrik Hamacher

Geoanalyst

Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘Saving biodiversity with AI will bring the endangered species back from the brink of extinction.’

Mert Özcan

Machine Learning Architect / Data Scientist

Student at RWTH Aachen University

‘Learning becomes easier when you learn more.’

Abhilash Ramanjaneya

Data Scientist
Student at TU Darmstadt
‘What better use of technology than to preserve the nature which keeps us alive?’

Bogdan Barz

Data Scientist

Junior group leader at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

‘Deep Learning based Computer Vision applications and Robotic AI.’

Varit Gupta

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University

‘Implementing Sensor and Perception on Edge-Devices using Deep Learning.’

Raza Ahmad

Data Scientist

Student at RWTH Aachen University

‘Combining my knowledge of AI and designing to create something that can help wildlife.’

Dhruv Rana

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University

Juan Stücker Martínez

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University
‘It’s motivating to see different disciplines come together for the good of nature.’

Freya Santana Cubas

Conservation Biologist
Student at University of Göttingen / Lincoln
‘We really need to apply our modern technologies for the good in this world.’

Benedict Müller

Geoanalyst

Master Student at FH Mainz
‘Bringing GIS and Earth Observation together.’

Christian Koert

Geoanalyst

Junior Software Developer at Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
‘New technologies are the game changer in nature conservation.’

Max Sterk

Field Ranger / Conservation Biologist
Student at University of Göttingen / Lincoln
‘Driven by working in an interdisciplinary team to utilize modern computer vision technology for one of the most important challenges – wildlife conservation.’

Felix Schäfer

Data Scientist
Project Engineer at CanControls GmbH
‘Excited to see a positive ecological outcome using interdisciplinary academic fields such as machine learning and GIS.’

Mateo Calero

Data Scientist
Student at RWTH Aachen University

YOU

Motivated WildIntelligenceLab member

Do YOU want to become part of our team?

Do you want to protect the nature, are interested in coding or you want to learn how Machine and Deep Learning Methods can be used to slow down the impact of climate change on endangered ecosystems?

You are a geography, data science, or computer science student and looking for a Bachelor’s or Master’s Thesis?

…please contact us!
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