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I am a senior research scientist (directeur de recherche) with the AVIZ project team at Inria, located on the Saclay / Université Paris Saclay campus, south of Paris in France.

I am member of the Scientific Visualization and Computer Graphics research group within the Johann Bernoulli Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Since September 2010,

My research focuses on interactive scientific visualization and illustrative rendering, using methods from computer graphics, non-photorealistic rendering (NPR), and human-computer interaction. I am specifically interested in (2D and, in particular, 3D) interaction techniques for work with illustrative visualizations on non-traditional hardware as well as illustrative visualization that is inspired by traditional illustration.

p text-align=justify color=red I am currently looking for a PhD student with a solid background in computer graphics and/or visualization who is interested in working with me on the topic of Support of the Interactive Visual Exploration and Classification of Temporal Development in 3D Datasets using the Example of Cell Division Data. Please contact me by e-mail if you are interested or directly apply at the mentioned application site.

News and Upcoming Events

October 2020 At the virtual IEEE VIS 2020, we will present a journal paper on “HyperLabels—Browsing of Dense and Hierarchical Molecular 3D Models”.
October 2020 At the virtual IEEE VIS 2020, we will also present four posters: one on “Tangible Volumetric Brushing in Augmented Reality”, one on “An Interactive System for Analyzing Plant Embryo Cell Division”, one on “Subjective Views in Co-Located Augmented Reality”, and one on “Black-and-White Textures for Visualization on E-ink Displays”.
October 2020 Our survey on collaborative work in augmented reality was accepted as a journal article to be published in the journal IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
August 2020 Our book chapter on “Visual Abstraction” was published by Springer.
April 2020 We did not present our conference paper on “Towards an Understanding of Augmented Reality Extensions for Existing 3D Data Analysis Tools” at ACM CHI, because CHI was cancelled due to Covid-19. Nonetheless, we presented the paper virtually.
February 2020 Our journal article on “HyperLabels—Browsing of Dense and Hierarchical Molecular 3D Models” was accepted to the journal IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. We will present the paper at IEEE VIS later this year.
January 2020 Jiayi Hong started as my new PhD student, working on interactive visualization and classification of temporal development in 3D datasets.
December 2019 My former PhD student Lonni Besançon gave a TEDx talk about our work on reducing affective responses to surgical images through color manipulation and stylization.
October 2019 Our extended journal article on “Reducing Affective Responses to Surgical Images through Color Manipulation and Stylization” was accepted to the journal Computer Graphics Forum.
October 2019 We presented our journal article on “ScaleTrotter: Illustrative Visual Travels Across Negative Scales” at IEEE VIS 2019.
October 2019 We also presented a poster on “Exploring Carnivorous Plant Habitats based on Images from Social Media” at IEEE VIS 2019.
August 2019 Our journal article on “A Model of Spatial Directness in Interactive Visualization” has been published in the journal IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
June 2019 We presented two journal articles at EuroVis 2019: one on “Augmenting Tactile 3D Data Navigation With Pressure Sensing” and one on “Hybrid Touch/Tangible Spatial 3D Data Selection”.
May 2019 We presented a workshop paper on “A Vision of Bringing Immersive Visualization to Scientific Workflows” at the CHI 2019 Workshop on Immersive Analytics: Interaction Design and Prototyping for Immersive Analytics.
May 2019 Our journal article on “Analysis of Drawing Characteristics for Reproducing Traditional Hand-Made Stippling” is published in the journal Computers & Graphics.
March 2019 Our survey article on “Multiscale Molecular Visualization” was published in the Journal of Molecular Biology.

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