Maria Chizhova

Research Assistant

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Lehrstuhl für Digitale Denkmaltechnologien
Office: ZW4/01.24

Am Zwinger 4 (Villa)
D-96047 Bamberg
Telephone: +49 951 863-1632

since October 2014

Doctoral thesis at the Technical University of Munich in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt on the topic "Model-based geometric 3D reconstruction of buildings from point clouds using statistical neighbourhoods"

September 2006 to June 2011

Postgraduate "Surveying" at the State Academy of Agriculture in Ivanovo (Russia)
Diploma thesis on the topic: "Improving the system for the use of soil resources (City of Kochma)".

since December 2017

Research assistant at the Chair of Digital Technologies in Heritage Conservation

December 2016 to September 2018

Research assistant at the Institute for Applied Photogrammetry at Jade University in Oldenburg in the project "Object Recognition and Matching in Colour Images"

July 2016 to September 2017

Research assistant in the project for digital photogrammetry "DiPhoBi4KMU"

January 2015 to July 2015

Assistant in the project "LoD2" at the Vermessungsamt Würzburg

May 2010 to Oktober 2014

Specialist in the International Relations Department of the Ivanovo State Agricultural Academy (Russia)

May 2010 to August 2010

Student assistant (internship) in the soil committee in Ivanovo (Russia)

May 2010 to August 2010

GIS student assistant in the administration of the Leshnewo municipal district (Russia) 

non-academic activities

Work in the Integration Advisory Board (Culture Department) of the City of Schweinfurt


  • Chizhova, M., Gurianov, A., Hess, M., Luhmann, T., Brunn, A., Stilla, U., 2018. Semantic segmentation of building elements using point cloud hashing, in: ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Presented at the ISPRS TC II Mid-term Symposium “Towards Photogrammetry 2020” , June 2018, Copernicus GmbH, Riva del Garda, Italy, pp. 241–250.


  • Chizhova M, Korovin D, Gurianov A, Brodovskii M, Brunn A, Stilla U and Luhmann T. (2017) Automatically Extraction and Reconstruction of Cupola Geometries of Orthodox Churches from Precision Point Clouds. In: Beiträge der 37. Wissenschaftlich-Technischen Jahrestagung der DGPF in Würzburg – Publikationen der DGPF, Band 26, 434 – 443.
  • Chizhova M, Gurianov A, Brunn A, Stilla U and Luhmann T. (2017) Wavelet-basierte Erkennung architektonischer Formen aus präzisen Punktwolken. In: Beiträge der Oldenburger 3D-Tage 2017, 129 – 141
  • Chizhova M, Korovin D, Gurianov A, Brodovskii M, Brunn A, Stilla U and Luhmann T. (2017) Probabilistic Reconstruction of 3D Buildings using Cellular automaton. In: Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII(2/W3), 187-194


  • Chizhova M, Korovin D, Brunn A, Stilla U (2016) Automatical segmentation of cupola blocks from unorganized point clouds. In: Proccedings of GeoSpace Congress in Kiev
  • Chizhova M, Korovin D, Brunn A, Stilla U (2016) Probabilistic feasibility of the reconstruction process of Russian Orthodox churches. In: Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI(B5): 221-227
  • Brodovskii M, Korovin D , Chizhova M, Brunn A, Stilla U (2016) Recognizing separate structural elements of churches using neural networks. In: Kersten TP (Hrsg) 36. Wissenschaftlich-Technische Jahrestagung der DGPF, 153-164