Dr. Marc A. Kastner

About me

Curriculum vitae

Last updated: 2023-09-11


Name Marc Aurel Kastner, Ph.D.
Birthday February 6th, 1990
Nationality German



Professional experience

Position Location Date
Assistant Professor

Computer Vision Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan

2022-04 ~
Postdoctoral researcher

Satoh-Lab, National Insitute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan

2020-04 ~ 2022-03
Visiting Researcher

Contents Science Lab, Nagoya University, Japan

2020-04 ~ 2022-03


Degree / Program Location Date

Ph.D., Informatics

Murase-Lab, Nagoya University, Japan

2017-04 ~ 2020-03

(Internship student, Informatics)

Satoh-Lab, NII, Tokyo, Japan

2019-06 ~ 2019-07

(Research student, Information Science)

Nagoya University, Japan

2016-04 ~ 2017-03

Master of Science, Computer Science

TU Braunschweig, Germany

2013-04 ~ 2016-02

(NUPACE exchange program)

Nagoya University, Japan

2013-09 ~ 2014-08

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

TU Braunschweig, Germany

2010-10 ~ 2013-04

Teaching experience

Course Curriculum Term
Advanced Pattern Recognition (Partly) Kyoto University Summer term 2023
Computer Vision Group Seminar Kyoto University Summer term 2023
Introduction to Computer Vision Kyoto University Summer term 2022-2023
Experiments on Electrical Engineering (Microcontrollers) Kyoto University Summer term 2022-2023
Data-Tools First (Python & Unity) RWDC Leading program Summer term 2019
Data-Tools First (Python & Unity) RWDC Leading program Summer term 2018

Academic Services

Position Location
Area chair ACM MM 2021-2023
Journal reviewer ACL-RR, ACM TIST, ACM TOMM, IEEE Access, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TMM, IEEJ TEEE, IEICE Trans. Fund., SN Computer Science, Springer IJCV, Springer MMSJ
Organizing team ACCV 2020 (Publication Chair), ACM ICMR 2022 (Web/Social Media Chair), MIRU 2022 (Young Researcher Program Co-Organizer), MUWS 2022 @The Web Conf (Workshop Co-Organizer), MUWS 2023 @ACM CIKM (Workshop Co-Organizer), NarSUM@ACM MM 2023 (Web & Social Media Chair)
Technical Program Committee ACM ICMI 2021-2023, ACM ICMR 2021-2023, ACM MM 2020-2021, ACM MM 2021 (Reproducibility Track), ACM MMAsia 2021-2023, CVPR 2022-2023, ECCV 2022, ICCV 2021-2023, IEEE AVSS 2023, IEEE ICASSP 2023, IEEE ICME 2022-2023, IEEE ISCAS 2022, IEEE MIPR 2021-2023, IEEE VCIP 2021-2023, IEEE WACV 2024, IJCAI 2021-2024, MIRU 2022-2023, MVA 2023, SoICT 2022-2023

Academic and other Societies

Association Membership Type

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

  • Member of ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (ACM SIGMM)
Professional member

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Member of IEEE Computer Society
Professional member

Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)

  • Advisory Committee for Group on Pattern Recognition and Media Understanding (PRMU)
Full member

Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)

Full member

Universala Esperanto Asocio (UEA)

Full member

Japana Esperanto Instituto (JEI)

Full member

Tutmonda Esperantista Junulara Organizo (TEJO)

Full member

Fundings and Scholarships

Type Details
Academic scholarship

Research scholarship by Japanese government (Monbukagakusho, co-elected by German Academic Exchange Service DAAD), April 2016 ~ March 2020

Academic Honors and Awards

Type Details
Paper award MVE2020.03, MIRU2023
Outstanding reviewer award CVPR 2022, ICMR 2022

Student work experiences

Position Location Topic Date
Research assistant

RWDC Leading program, Nagoya University, Japan

Assisting student projects and classes, Translation (Japanese -> English), Proofreading (English) 2017-04 ~ 2020-03
Research assistant

Prof. Ruediger Kapitza, Arthur Martens, TU Braunschweig, Germany

Research project: Software system development for non-volatile RAM 2014-10 ~ 2016-02
Research assistant

Prof. Marcus Magnor, Dr. Pablo Bauszat, TU Braunschweig, Germany

Research project: Interactive Ray Tracing 2012-07 ~ 2013-08
Research assistant

Prof. Marcus Magnor, Dr. Kai Berger, TU Braunschweig, Germany

Research project: Real time gas flow detection with Kinect cameras 2012-04 ~ 2012-07


Language Degree Proficiency level
German native speaker -
English near native CEFR C2
Japanese fluent CEFR C1 / JLPT N1
Esperanto intermediate CEFR B2
French beginner CEFR A1-A2
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