The Visual Computing Institute is a research institute within the Computer Science Department at RWTH Aachen University. It brings together all research groups that are addressing the diverse scientific aspects of the generation, processing, analysis, and display of visual data. As such, the VCI covers a very broad spectrum of research competences ranging from geometry processing and computer graphics to computer vision, immersive visualization and simulation. Our mission is to develop innovative methods and algorithms in this area and to create impact in fundamental research as well as in industrial applications. Further information about projects, research, and teaching activities can be found on the individual group websites:
If you are interest in a student worker position dealing with context menus in immersive, virtual environment, click here.
|Oct. 11, 2019|
M.Sc. Networked Production Engineering
Networking is tool. Thus, the highly interdisciplinary Master program Networked Production Engineering” (NPE) enables students to obtain technology-related qualifications for our increasingly networked world of work. Thereby three specialization are offered: Additive Manufacturing, Smart Factory, and E-Mobility. Obviously, Virtual Reality as smart technology - to take production to the networked level - is one of many important aspects here.
Interested in finding out more? Watch NPE's imagefilm here and see our aixCAVE at 1:09.
|Oct. 11, 2019|
We have a paper on Inter-Surface Maps at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019.
|Aug. 26, 2019|
Sebastian Pick receives doctoral degree from RWTH Aachen University
Today, our colleague Sebastian Pick successfully passed his Ph.D. defense and received a doctoral degree from RWTH Aachen University for his thesis on "Interactive Data Annotation for Virtual Reality Applications". Congratulations!
|July 15, 2019|
Successful Presentations at ISC'19
At this year's International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) exhibition in Frankfurt, scientists of JARA-HPC have presented an application based on Unreal Engine for visualizing a direct numerical simulation of early flame kernel development. In the interactive exhibit, the visitors of the booth were provided with stereo glasses and flysticks to interactively explore the combustion simulation projected through the display wall. The application has gathered interest from a wide range of people, ranging from youth interested in utilization of game engines for scientific visualization, to domain scientists asking the specifics of the direct numerical simulation in display. The responses were overall positive, and included valuable feedback for further development. A particular theme was extension of the immersive visualization environment to arbitrary datasets.
|June 20, 2019|
Astronauts Cassidy and Hansen Visting Virtual AMS-02
The astronauts Christopher J. Cassidy (US) and Jeremy R. Hansen (Canada) are preparing for one of the most demanding missions in space: Replacing the cooling system at the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer AMS-02 on the International Space Station ISS in at least five intensive space operations.
|May 21, 2019|