Arian Beckmann

Arian Beckmann is a research associate at the "Computer Vision & Graphics" Group at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI). He graduated in Mathematics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster with a Master of Science in 2021. His research interests include generative modelling, adversarial machine learning, probabilistic machine learning and computer vision. He is currently part of the FakeID project in which he works on the development of AI-based methods for the generation and robust detection of Deepfakes. Likewise, he supports the NeuroHum project in acquiring a deeper understanding of humans perception of virtual avatars.

For further details about his activities please check the subsections below.

Biography

­­­­Education:

10/2018 - 03/2021 M.Sc in Mathematics with minor in Computer Science at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster)
03/2021 Master Thesis: "A Robbins-Monro procedure for estimation in semiparametric models"
01/2020 - 05/2020 Semester abroad at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers Institute of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden
10/2014 - 09/2017 B.Sc in Mathematics with minor in Philosophy at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster)

Work and Research Experience:

since 08/2021 Research associate, Computer Vision & Graphics Group, Fraunhofer HHI
10/2020 - 03/2021 Student assistant, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, WWU Münster
06/2020 - 10/2020 Working student in learning experience at edyoucated GmbH
06/2018 - 01/2020 Working student in data science at Westphalia DataLab GmbH
02/2018 - 05/2018 Data Science Intern at Daimler AG

Projects

FakeID

April 2021 - March 2024

Identification of Deepfakes in video-based authentication processes.

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NeuroHum

May 2021 - April 2025

Neurocognitively-guided modelling of virtual humans for enhanced realism in immersive media.

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