Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Image-processing

Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Vienna University of Technology, M.S., Computer Science, 1997
  • Vienna University of Technology, Ph.D., Computer Science, 2001
  • Vienna University of Technology, M.S., Urban Planning, 2002

Professional Profile

  • July 2014 - Present:      Professor, KAUST, KSA
  • Aug 2011- Jun 2014:    Associate Professor, KAUST, KSA
  • Aug 2010 - July 2011:   Associate Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  • Aug 2004 - May 2010:  Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  • Aug 2002 - Aug 2004:   Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Oct 1997 - Aug 2002:    Research Assistant, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • June 2000 - Jan 2001:   Researcher, UJF Grenoble (iMAGIS - GRAVIR/IMAG, INRIA), France
  • Mar 2000 - June 2000:  Lecturer, Fachhochschule Hagenberg, Austria
  • Mar 1999 - June 1999:  Lecturer, Fachhochschule Hagenberg, Austria
  • Sept 1998 - Jan 1999:    Researcher, University of Rennes I, France

Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2006
  • Best Proposal Award for GAMEWORLD, 2006
  • Best Paper Award at VAST 2006 – 2nd place (Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage)
  • Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship 2003
  • Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship 2002
  • Günther Enderle Award for the best paper at Eurographics 2001
  • Best Student Paper Award at Eurographics 2001

KAUST Affiliations

  • Visual Computing Center (VCC)