Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek

Philipp Slusallek is Scientific Director at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), where he leads the research area “Agents and Simulated Reality”. He is also Director for Research at the Intel Visual Computing Institute, a central research institute of Saarland University co-funded by Intel and established in 2009. At Saarland University he has been a full Professor of Computer Graphics since 1999. Before coming to Saarland University, he was a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University, USA. He studied physics in Frankfurt and Tübingen (Diploma/MSc) and got his PhD in Computer Science from Erlangen University.

Philipp Slusallek has done pioneering work in the areas of graphics hardware, massive model visualization, 3D Internet, distributed media applications, and 3D tomographic reconstructions. His general research interest is in creating intelligent, interactive, immersive, collaborative, distributed, and simulated digital realities. He has co-authored more than 200 publications and 4 patents in the context of visual computing. He has been associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics and has served on the program committees of many international graphics conferences, including Eurographics, High-Performance Graphics, Graphics Hardware, EG Rendering Symposium, Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing, Graphics Interface, and Vision-Modeling-Visualization, and chaired several of these events.

He founded three spin-off companies: Pxio, Motama, and inTrace, which received the European IST Innovation Award in 2006. His research on Display as a Service received the CeBIT Innovation Award 2013.


Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek

Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek

Saarland University FR 6.2 - Computer Graphics Lab

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66123 Saarbrücken

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Deutsches Forschungsinstitut für Künstliche Intelligenz Saarbrücken Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University Cluster of Excellence