Leonard Salewski
PhD Researcher
leonard.salewski at uni-tuebingen.de


Leonard Salewski is a Ph.D. candidate in the International Max-Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems (IMPRS-IS) under the supervision of Prof. Zeynep Akata and Prof. Hendrik Lensch. He received his bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Stuttgart in 2016 and focused on Information Technology and Flight Control and Systems Technology for his master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. In 2018 he was a research intern at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence.

His primary research interests lie in the intersection of computer vision and natural language processing as well as in meta learning.


  • "CLEVR-X: A Visual Reasoning Dataset for Natural Language Explanations", Leonard Salewski, A. Sophia Koepke, Hendrik P. A. Lensch, Zeynep Akata, Springer LNAI 13200 xxAI – Beyond explainable Artificial Intelligence 2022
  • "e-ViL: A Dataset and Benchmark for Natural Language Explanations in Vision-Language Tasks", Maxime Kayser, Oana-Maria Camburu, Leonard Salewski, Cornelius Emde, Virginie Do, Zeynep Akata, Thomas Lukasiewicz, IEEE International Conference of Computer Vision, ICCV 2021