Friedrich Melchert, Machine Learning Developer in Magdeburg, Germany
Friedrich Melchert

Machine Learning Developer in Magdeburg, Germany

Member since May 16, 2022
Friedrich is a passionate developer who has been refining his skills for over a decade in numerous academic and industry projects. He specializes in machine learning and has a vast portfolio of experiences, from firmware development for microcontrollers to the implementation of large-scale cloud applications. Proficient in various software development patterns, Friedrich can quickly adapt to new technologies and deal with conflict and emergencies while staying calm and focused.
Friedrich is now available for hire




Magdeburg, Germany



Preferred Environment

Vue, Laravel, JavaScript, Python, Flask, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

The most amazing...

...thing I’ve developed is an online platform for a seed library that facilitates a sustainable NGO to provide seeds for rare varieties to a broad public.


  • CEO | Lead Developer

    2019 - 2022
    • Developed an innovative mobile sensing system that combines the smartphone display and front-facing camera to facilitate basic spectral measurements with regular smartphones.
    • Implemented a large-scale machine learning cloud to automatically analyze and evaluate spectral information in a problem-specific domain.
    • Designed an online platform for customers to manage acquired data and deploy custom applications based on spectral sensing technology.
    Technologies: Laravel, PHP, Vue, JavaScript, Android, Java, Python, Mobile App Development, Web App Development, Data Research, Image Analysis, Machine Learning, HTML5, PWA
  • Research Manager

    2011 - 2020
    Fraunhofer IFF
    • Developed an automated measurement robot equipped with various spectral sensors to identify the conditions of leaf samples in a biological research facility.
    • Designed and implemented a highly flexible plugin-based software framework to dynamically interconnect various sensing devices with user interfaces and machine learning tools for data analysis.
    • Implemented a high-throughput system for the real-time analysis of high-resolution sensor data with highly optimized machine learning models.
    Technologies: Python, Machine Learning, Data Science, C++
  • Junior Researcher

    2015 - 2017
    University of Groningen
    • Developed algorithms to detect and exploit the functional characteristics of input data to drastically improve the performance of machine learning processes.
    • Published and presented research results at various renowned national and international conferences.
    • Extended and optimized a custom machine learning toolbox for MATLAB focused on prototype-based classification systems.
    Technologies: Machine Learning, Data Science, Python, MATLAB, MATLAB Statistics & Machine Learning Toolbox


  • Free Your Seed | Seed Library Management

    A Laravel-based web application that facilitates the members of the German seed library "free your seed" to manage their members and seed stock. Further members can request specific seeds in a shop-like system and handle their return. The system was custom-designed according to the requirements of the non-governmental organization (NGO) and is continuously refined and extended.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, C++, PHP, Java, HTML5, CSS, Python, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Vuetify, Lumen, Bootstrap, Flask, Nuxt.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, Vuex, REST APIs, Scikit-learn, React, Node.js, PyTorch, D3.js, Chart.js
  • Paradigms

    Data Science
  • Platforms

    Android, Windows, Linux, Bluetooth LE, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Other

    Machine Learning, Data Research, Mobile App Development, Web App Development, PWA, HTTP REST, Embedded Development, Image Analysis, Bluetooth, Medical Devices
  • Tools

    MATLAB, MATLAB Statistics & Machine Learning Toolbox, NPM


  • Partially Completed PhD in Computer Science
    2015 - 2017
    University of Groningen - Groningen, Netherlands
  • Master's Degree in Medical Systems Engineering
    2011 - 2013
    Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg - Magdeburg, Germany
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
    2006 - 2011
    Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg - Magdeburg, Germany

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