Professor  Stefan Bruckner Digital Library

Based in Bergen, Norway
Stefan Bruckner


Stefan Bruckner is a full professor in Visualization at the Department of Informatics of the University of Bergen, Norway. He received his master's degree (2004) and Ph.D. (2008), both in Computer Science, from the TU Wien, Austria, and was awarded the habilitation (venia docendi) in Practical Computer Science in 2012. Before his appointment in Bergen in 2013, he was an assistant professor at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms at the TU Wien.

His research interests include all aspects of data visualization, with a particular focus on interactive techniques for the exploration and analysis of spatial data. He has made significant contributions to areas such as illustrative visualization, volume rendering, smart visual interfaces, biomedical data visualization, and visual parameter space exploration. In addition to his contributions in basic research, he has successfully led industry collaborations with major companies such as GE Healthcare and Agfa HealthCare, and has 6 granted patents. 

He is a recipient of the Eurographics Young Researcher Award, the Karl-Heinz-Höhne Award for Medical Visualization, and his research has received 8 best paper awards and honorable mentions at international events. He was program co-chair of EuroVis, PacificVis, the Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine, the Eurographics Medical Prize, and serves on the editorial board of Computers & Graphics. He is a member of ACM SIGGRAPH, Eurographics, and the IEEE Computer Society.

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  • Navigating the Space of Visualizations
    Considering the vast amounts of data involved in many scientific disciplines and industrial applications, it is essential to provide effective and efficient means for forming a mental model...
  • Smart Visualization in Medicine
    Medicine has been a prominent driver for visualization research over many years with application areas ranging from diagnostics to intra-interventional guidance. Considerable success has been...
  • Visual Exploration and Analysis of Volumetric Data
    Information technology has led to a rapid increase in the amount of data generated in areas as diverse as biology, medicine, astronomy, climate science, or engineering. In many cases the data -...

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