Damian Borth

Damian Borth

Damian Borth

Prof. Dr.

Academic Director of the Ph.D. Programme in Computer Science

School of Computer Science (SCS) - Institute of Computer Science (ICS-HSG)
Büro 61-510
Rosenbergstrasse 30
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Machine Learning

Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence

Remote Sensing

Earth Observation

  • Postdoc, UC Berkeley, USA
  • Postdoctoral DAAD Fellow, Int. Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, USA
  • Visiting Scholar Columbia University, New York City, USA
  • Researcher, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI), Germany
  • PhD, TU Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany 
Teaching Activities

I am teaching at the School of Computer Science the lectures in Deep Learning, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence at the master and bachelor level. I also give lectures at the MBI and MUG and GSERM. Further, I am involved in executive education at IEMBA,  EMBA , and the collaborative executive education program with ETH Zürich embaX.



  • ACM SIGMM Test of Time Award, 2023
  • Google Research Scholar Award, 2022
  • Best Student Paper Award, CVPR EarthVision Workshop, 2022
  • Thomas Mann House Fellowship, 2019
  • I am AI Fellow, NVIDIA , 2018
  • NVIDIA AI Lab Award, 2016
  • Recipient of the German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014-2015
  • Recipient of the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science Scholarship,  2011-2014
  • Best-Paper Award, ACM Int. Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), 2012
  • 1. Place, McKinsey Business Technology Award, 2011
Additional Information

Further information about the AIML Lab can be found at:

Alexandria Forschungsteam