Martin Ritz has been deputy head of Competence Center Cultural Heritage Digitization since 2012 after working as research fellow for three years at Fraunhofer IGD in the department of Interactive Engineering Technologies.
In parallel to technical coordination, his research topics include acquisition of 3D geometry as well as optical material properties, meaning light interaction of objects for arbitrary combinations of light and observer directions.
He received his Master of Science degree in Informatics 2009 from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, as well as his Master of Science degree computer science 2008 during his studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.