Mahdi Saleh

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M.Sc. Mahdi Saleh

Informatics 16 - Chair of Computer Aided Medical Procedures (Prof. Navab)

Postal address

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München


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Research Interests

  • 3D computer vision and deep learnnig
  • 6D Object pose estimation
  • Point cloud processing and Graph Neural Networks
  • 3D object detection and semantic segmentation


  • I am starting a PhD research internship at Meta Reality Labs, Redmond WA
  • Won 2 awards at BOP 6D Object Pose 2022 challenge
  • 1 papers accepted at IROS 2022, Kyoto Japan
  • 2 papers accepted at CVPR 2022, New Orleans, USA
  • 1 paper accepted at Neurips 2021
  • I am starting a PhD research internship at Facebook Reality Labs, CA
  • Outstanding Reviewer at CVPR 2021
  • Accepted Oral paper at 3DV 2020


  • Saleh, Mahdi; Wang, Yige; Navab, Nassir; Busam, Benjamin; Tombari, Federico: CloudAttention: Efficient Multi-Scale Attention Scheme For 3D Point Cloud Learning. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2022 mehr…
  • Saleh, Mahdi; Wu, Shun-Cheng; Cosmo, Luca; Navab, Nassir; Busam, Benjamin; Tombari, Federico: Bending Graphs: Hierarchical Shape Matching using Gated Optimal Transport. Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022 mehr…
  • Su, Yongzhi; Saleh, Mahdi; Fetzer, Torben; Rambach, Jason; Navab, Nassir; Busam, Benjamin; Stricker, Didier; Tombari, Federico: ZebraPose: Coarse to Fine Surface Encoding for 6DoF Object Pose Estimation. Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022 mehr…
  • Yu, Hao; Li, Fu; Saleh, Mahdi; Busam, Benjamin; Ilic, Slobodan: CoFiNet: Reliable Coarse-to-fine Correspondences for Robust PointCloud Registration. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 34, 2021 mehr…

Student Projects

If you are looking for an IDP, guided research or master thesis around these topics please contact me.

  • Here is a list of current and previously supervised projects:
    Semester Type Topic By Material
    2022/23 WS Master's Thesis Vertebrae shape completion in ultrasound M. Gafencu  
    2022/23 WS Master's Thesis Real Time Camera Relocalization In Dynamic Environment E. shishniashvili  
    2022 SS DI-LAB Project Partial 3D Thyroid Registration A. Baumann, V. Burgin, E. Hoppe, H. Y. Kim

    Final Report

    2022 SS NLO Project Case Studies Nonlinear Optimization: Deformable Shape Matching B. Wu, L. Lüdtke, B. Lipp, P. Massetani

    Course Webpage

    2022 SS AT3DCV Project RANSAC with GNN A. R. Bhattarai, E. D. Franco, K. Han  
    2022 SS Master's Thesis Domain Agnostic Feature Extraction using Graph Neural Networks R. Srikanth  
    2021/22 WS Guided Research Self-supervised 3D Detection with Scene Flow M. Herold, A. Srinivas  
    2021/22 WS Master's Thesis 3D Object Detection and Pose Estimation Using Scene Graphs S. Jeevanandam  
    2021/22 WS Guided Research [Exploring point cloud shape completion and upsamplnig for 3D object detection E. Abdelhafez  
    2021 SS Lab Project Hierarchical Retrieval in 3D Scans using GNN A. Bodonhelyi, A. Desousa  
    2021 SS Master's Thesis PointPerceiver?: Hierarchical point cloud processing with Transformers Y. Wang  
    2021 SS Master's Thesis Weakly-Supervised 3D Object Detection by Self-Ensembling E. Cakir  
    2020/21 WS Master's IDP 3D Object Detection and Flow Estimation in Dynamic Surgical Enviroments D. Gokay, E. Simsar  
    2020/21 WS Hiwi 3D Pedestrian Detection from LiDAR Point Clouds Ch. Yeshwanth  
    2020 SS Guided Research 3D Object Detection from Multi-scale Point Clouds Features N. Danis  
    2020 SS Practical Project Tabletop Object Trajectory Augmentation using 3D Point Clouds A. Mehrfard, I. Chan, R. Fok  
    2019/20 WS Master's IDP Graph-based Point Cloud Registration for Tool Tracking Shervin Dehghani  
    2019/20 WS Hiwi Project Visual Assistance with 3D captioning HyunJun Jung  
    2018/19 WS Practical Project Autonomous Garbage Collector using 3D Computer Vision and Reinforcement Learning HyunJun Jung
    Damian Bogunowicz
    Sangram Gupta
     Final Presentation
     Video Welcome.AI
    2018/19 WS Practical Project 3D Reconstruction and Semantic Segmentation for Furniture Replacement Vasiliki Sideri
    Shervin Dehghani
    Tam Tran
     Final Presentation
    2018/19 WS Bachelor's Thesis Deep Reinforcement Learning Simulation for Path Planning Tobias Valinski
    2018/19 SS Lab Course 3d Joint Motion Visualization for Sports or Physical Therapy Sri Divya Vajapeyajula  
    2018/19 SS Lab Course Live Avatar of 3D Human Pose Tracking Arturo Diaz Coca  
    2018 SS Bachelor's IDP Implementation of Mobile Robot Communication Interface and Sensor Control Krist S.