Research Interests

​Prof. Hadwiger's research interests are in scientific visualization and visual computing. They specifically focus on the visualization of extreme-scale data, volume visualization, medical visualization, large-scale image and volume processing, multi-resolution techniques, data streaming and out-of-core processing, domain-specific languages for visualization, interactive segmentation, and GPU algorithms and architecture.


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2004.

  • Dipl.-Ing., Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2000.


Professional Profile

  • 2014 - : Associate Professor of Computer Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2009 – 2014: Assistant Professor of Computer Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2004 – 2009: Senior Researcher for Visualization at the VRVis Research Center, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2000 - 2004: Researcher in Basic Research on Visualization and Medical Visualization, VRVis Research Center, Vienna, Austria.

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Member, ACM
  • Member, IEEE

Awards

  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award (top four papers) at IEEE Information Visualization 2014.
  • Best Poster Award at Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis 2014).
  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award (top five papers) at IEEE Pacific Visualization 2013.
  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award (top three papers) at IEEE Scientific Visualization 2012.
  • Best Application Paper Award at IEEE Visualization 2007.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Visual Computing Center (VCC)
  • Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)