Werner Hansmann (272)

Organization: Univ Hamburg MIN-Fakult / Informatik
Address: Postfach 1164
29634 Schneverdingen
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49-5193-7634
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Email: hansmann@informatik.uni-hamburg.de

Dr. Werner Hansmann, University of Hamburg, Germany

Werner Hansmann was in charge of computer graphics and geometric modelling both in research and education at the Informatics Department of Hamburg University. Originally a civil engineer he specialized in CAD, and he received his doctorate in computer science in 1985 for his work on blends for free-form surfaces. He has been working in the field of computer graphics since the early 1970s when he was involved in the development of interactive graphics software for first generation CAD workstations. In the past he has held academic positions at the Bauhaus University at Weimar, Germany, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, and at the Ruhr-University at Bochum, Germany. He has been a member of Eurographics since 1980, and of ACM SIGGRAPH since 2000. In 1995 he was elected to fellowship of the Eurographics Association. He co-chaired and co-organized several Eurographics events as well as joint ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics events. For various Eurographics events and other international conferences he served as programme committee member; and he acted as referee for a number of research organizations and journals. In 1997 he was chairman of the Eurographics Promotions Board. He has been a member of the Eurographics Publications Board and co-editor of the Eurographics workshop proceedings series since 1992. In 2002 and 2003 he was Director for Education of ACM SIGGRAPH. Since January 1999 he has been Eurographics Treasurer.