Hey, I am Felix.

I am an entrepreneurial thinking physicist.

At the moment, I am in the final project of my MBA.

In the beginning of 2021, a new chapter will begin.

To be part of my journey, to have coffee, or to recommend hiking trails:

Reach out to me via e-mail.


  • Machine Learning & Computer Vision
  • Startups & Entrepreneurship
  • Remote Sensing
  • Fitness & Strength Training
  • 10k Runs & Multi-Day Hikes


  • MBA, (2021)

    Collège des Ingénieurs

  • Ph.D. in Remote Sensing and AI, 2020

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

  • M.Sc. in Particle Physics, 2017

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

  • B.Sc. in Physics, 2014

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


More details on LinkedIn


MBA Consultant


Jul 2020 – Present Basel (CH)
Digital Biomarker Informatics; pRED Informatics

Consultant – Data Science, AI, and Computer Vision

Felix M. Riese – Scientific Consultant

Feb 2020 – Present Karlsruhe (DE)
Freelancing consultant for Data Science, AI, and Computer Vision.

Data Science Intern


Sep 2019 – Dec 2019 Sydney (AU)
Design and implementation of crop type classifier based on satellite images in Python; developed parallelized software on Google Cloud.

Researcher / Ph.D. Candidate

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

May 2017 – Jun 2020 Karlsruhe (DE)
Development of unsupervised, supervised, and semi-supervised machine learning tools; research in the estimation of soil moisture, soil type, water quality parameters, and land-use; data acquisition with hyperspectral camera, DJI drones, and multiple other sensor systems.


DHBW Karlsruhe

Jan 2016 – May 2018 Karlsruhe (DE)
Lectures and exams for linear algebra, analysis, statistics, and knowledge-based systems.


Personal and open-source projects, see also GitHub



Development of supervised self-organizing maps (SUSI) for regression and classification.


Sustainable drinking water supply for prosperous regions with water shortage

DHBW lectures

Lectures about linear algebra, analysis, statistics and knowledge-based systems at the DHBW Karlsruhe.

KAMUN 2016

I was conference manager at the Karlsruhe Model United Nations (KAMUN) conference 2016.