Research Interests

​Interactive and GPU-based Visualization, GPU-friendly Data Compression, Large-scale Visualization, Level of Detail Algorithms


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D equivalent) , Computer Science, Technische Universität München, Germany, 2009
  • Dipl. Inform. (M.Sc. equivalent), Computer Science, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 2004

Professional Profile

  • ​May.2013—Today: Co-Founder Hachid Arabia (Seedfunded through KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • Sep. 2011—Today: Research Scientist, Visual Computing Center, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • Dec. 2010: Postdoctoral Fellow, Geometric Modeling and Scientific Visualization Center, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Computer Graphics and Visualization Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2005—2009: Research & Teaching Assistant / Ph.D candidate, Computer Graphics and Visualization Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2001—2004: Student Research Assistant, Scientific Visualization Group, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​IEEE Member

Awards

  • Seed Fund for Hachid Arabia 2013
  • KAUST VentureLab Fall 2012
  • IEEE Visualization Contest 1st Place 2006 – California Streaming
  • IEEE Visualization Contest 1st Place 2005 – All You need is… Particles!

KAUST Affiliations

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