Robert S. Laramee,
MSc., PhD |
Associate Professor in Data Visualization
| Department of Computer Science
|| (+44) 01792 602 609
| Swansea University
|| mobile telephone:
|| (+44) 0777 2922 564
| Swansea SA2 8PP
|| +44 (0) 1792 295 393
| Wales, United Kingdom
|| +44 (0) 1792 295 708
| [office in room 508, Faraday Building]
| e-mail: r.s.laramee "at" swansea.ac.uk
administration and management
phd in visualization starter kit (PVSK)
2 MRes in Visual Computing Bursaries and
Bursaries (ATM) for the 2013-2014 academic year
has been released.
Have you ever thought about writing a masters
with a focus on data visualization?
Well, if so, come talk to me.
to the visual computing page).
Funding your Postgraduate Studies is a
very helpful guide to funding opportunities.
Here's a link to various
one time funding opportunities at
There are funding opportunities in
the form of
scholarships, bursaries, and other sources of financial aid
for those wishing to take up postgraduate study.
Chinese students are encouraged to consider the
Great Britain-China Trust awards
great reasons to write an MRes
in visual computing degree.
Collaboration with Industry:
Are you a business interested in collaborating with
If so, please let us know.
Also, let us know if you are a student interested in
applying for a
These scholarships fund both Masters and PhD degrees.
We are looking for a student(s) interested in undertaking
leading research work in the field of data visualization.
Data visualization, a vibrant, exciting and rapidly expanding
sub-field of computer science, is concerned with the use of
computers and their graphics capabilities in order to generate
meaningful imagery that provides insight into data from various
Here is the page to apply.
Please let me know if you have questions or would like to talk about
Bob's main research interests lie in data visualization.
Other interests include software engineering and
and human-computer interaction.
The fastest, easiest, and most enjoyable way to get an idea of
the research we have done is to simply watch our visualization
These are the only research videos of their kind in the
entire United Kingdom.
Glyph Sorting: Interactive Visualization for Multi-dimensional
ShakerVis: Visual Analysis of Segment Variation of German
Translations of Shakespeare's Othello
Similarity Measures for Enhancing Interactive Streamline Seeding
Automatic Stream Surface Seeding: A Feature-Centered Approach
Asymmetric Tensor Field Visualization for Surfaces
Angular Histograms: Frequency-Based Visualization for Large,
FoamVis: Visualization of 2D Foam Simulation Data
Mesh-Driven Vector Field Clustering: An Image-Based Approach
Constructing Streak Surfaces in 3D Unsteady Vector Fields
Smooth Graphs for Visual Exploration of Higher-Order State
Easy Integral Surfaces: A Fast, Quad-based Stream and
Path Surface Algorithm
A Distribution-Based Approach to Tracking Points in Velocity
Visualization of Sensor Data from Animal Movement
Evenly Spaced Streamlines for Surfaces: An Image-Based
Vector Glyphs for Surfaces: A Fast and Simple Glyph
Placement Algorithm for Adaptive Resolution Meshes
Extraction and Visualization of Swirl and Tumble Motion
from Engine Simulation Data
Texture Advection on Stream Surfaces: A Novel Hybrid
Visualization Applied to CFD Simulation Results
Visual Analysis and Exploration of Fluid Flow in a Cooling
Investigating Swirl and Tumble Flow with a Comparison of
Image Space Based Visualization of Unsteady Flow On Surfaces
PhD and MRes Candidates in Data Visualization
Michael Nicholas, MRes,
since 1 October 2012
David Chung , PhD, "Multi-Field Visualization",
since 1 July 2010, jointly supervised with Prof. Min
Chen of Oxford University
Successful PhD and MRes Graduates in Data Visualization
Matthew Edmunds, PhD,
"Stream Surface Seeding for Flow Visualization",
Matt successfully defended his PhD thesis on 9 Jan 2014.
"Interactive Visualization of Foam Simulation Data",
Dan successfully defended his PhD Thesis on 16 Dec 2013
and now works for Kitware Inc.
James Walker , MRes, "Visualization of Large,
High-Dimensional, Time-Dependent, Abstract Data"
James successfully defended his MRes Thesis on 7 Dec 2012
and is now a PhD candidate at Swansea University.
of MRes Thesis results
Zhao Geng, PhD,
"Visual Analysis of Abstract, Multi-Dimensional Data
with Parallel Coordinates",
Geng successfully defended his PhD Thesis on 5 Nov 2012
and works as a PostDoc at Leeds University.
PhD, "Interactive, 4D Flow Visualization Based on Integral
Curves and Surfaces",
Tony successfully defended his PhD thesis
on 8 Dec 2011. He now works for Garmin UK Ltd.
Xia , MRes,
"Advanced Visualization of Electroencephalography (EEG) Data",
Bo successfully defended his MRes thesis on 18 November
He now works for Future Facilities Limited.
of MRes Thesis results
Zhenmin Peng, PhD,
"Interactive Visualization of Computational Fluid Dynamics
2007-2011. Peng successfully defended his PhD thesis
on 19 Sep 2011. He now works in the School of Medicine,
Robert S. Laramee received a bachelors degree in physics, cum laude,
from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (ZooMass) in 1997.
In 2000, he
received a masters degree in computer science from the University of
New Hampshire, Durham.
He was awarded a PhD from the Vienna University of Technology
(Gruess Gott TUWien), Austria at the Institute of Computer
Graphics and Algorithms in 2005.
From 2001 to 2006 he was a researcher at the VRVis Research Center
and a software engineer at AVL
(www.avl.com) in the department of
Advanced Simulation Technologies.
Currently he is an Associate Professor at the
Swansea University (Prifysgol Cymru Abertawe), Wales in the
Department of Computer Science (Adran Gwyddor Cyfrifiadur).
His research interests are in the areas of
data visualization, computer graphics and human-computer
He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers in scientific
journals and conferences.
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