Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek

ABOUT / Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek

Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek (male) is Scientific Director at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), where he heads the research area “Agents and Simulated Reality” since 2008. 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 is a full professor for 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/M.Sc.) and got PhD in Computer Science from Erlangen University. Philipp Slusallek has done pioneering work in the area of Real-Time Ray Tracing, High-Performance Graphics Hardware, Real-time Lighting Simulation, Massive Model Visualization, and Network-Integrated Multimedia Applications. His current research interests are focused on 3D Internet technology, integrating real-time graphics and artificial intelligence, immersive collaborative environments, distributed simulation and visualization, as well as on exploiting multi- and many-core hardware for visual computing and simulation. Philipp Slusallek has co-authored more than 200 publications in the context of Visual Computing. He has been associate editor of IEEE Transaction of Computer Graphics and Visualization and has served on the program committee of many international graphics conferences, including EUROGRAPHICS, High-Performance Graphics, Graphics Hardware, EG Rendering Symposium, Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing, Parallel Graphics and Visualization, Graphics Interface, Vision-Modeling-Visualization and chaired several of these events. He founded two spin-off companies: Motama and inTrace, which received the European IST Innovation Award in 2006. His research in Display as a Service received the CeBIT Innovation Award 2013.

Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017 (Teaming Phase 2)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 739578

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.