prof.dr.ir. J.J. (Jack) van Wijk - Expertise

Wijk, prof.dr.ir. J.J. van
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Chair :
Visualisatie
Department :
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Section :
Algorithms and Visualization W&I
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
MF 4.059
Tel :
+31 40-247 4579
Tel (internal) :
4579
Tel (inh internal) :
5155
Email :
j.j.v.wijk@tue.nl
Section :
Computer Science General
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
MF 4.059
Tel :
+31 40-247 4579
Tel (internal) :
4579
Tel (inh internal) :
5155
Email :
j.j.v.wijk@tue.nl

Expertise

  • D16700 - Computer graphics
  • Visual analytics
  • Visualization

Biography

Jack (Jarke J.) van Wijk is full professor in visualization at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He received a MSc degree in industrial design engineering in 1982 and a PhD degree in computer science in 1986, both from Delft University of Technology, both with honors. After a short period in the software industry, he has worked for ten years at the Netherlands Energy Research Foundation ECN. He joined Eindhoven University of Technology in 1998, where he became a full professor of visualization in 2001. His main research interests are information visualization, visual analytics, mathematical visualization, and flow visualization. He is cofounder and VP Scientific Affairs of MagnaView BV. He has (co-)authored more than 150 papers in visualization and computer graphics. He has been paper cochair for IEEE Visualization (2003, 2004), IEEE InfoVis (2006, 2007), IEEE VAST 2009, IEEE PacificVis 2010 and EG/IEEE EuroVis (2011, 2016, 2017). He received the IEEE Visualization Technical Achievement Award in 2007; the Eurographics 2013 Outstanding Technical Contributions Award; best paper awards at IEEE InfoVis 2003, IEEE Visualization 2005, IEEE PacificVis 2013, IEEE InfoVis 2014, IEEE VAST 2015; and the 2009 Henry Johns Award of The Cartographic Journal.