Holger Theisel (6038)
||University of Magdeburg, FIN-ISG
Holger Theisel is a full professor for Visual Computing at the University of Magdeburg (Germany). He received his M.S. (1994), Ph.D. (1996) and habilitation (2001) degrees from the University of Rostock (Germany) where he studied Computer Science (1989 - 1994) and worked as a research and teaching assistant (1995 - 2001). He spent 12 months (1994 - 1995) as a visiting scholar at Arizona State University (USA), and 6 months as a guest lecturer at ICIMAF Havana (Cuba). 2002 - 2006 he was a member of the Computer Graphics group at MPI Informatik Saarbrücken (Germany). 2006-2007 he was a professor for Computer Graphics at Bielefeld University (Germany). Since October 2007 he is at the University of Magdeburg.
His research interests focus on scientific visualization as well as on geometric modelling, geometry processing, information visualization and Visual Analytics. He co-authored more than 70 papers in the top journals in the field (Computer Graphics Forum, IEEE TVCG, ACM TOG, IEEE CG & Applications). He served as General Chair of the IEEE VIS 2018 conference in Berlin.