Chair in Visual Computing · University of Rostock
Dr. Staadt is a full professor of Computer Science and was, from 2016–2018, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Rostock. He received a Master of Science in computer science and a PhD in computer science from TU Darmstadt and ETH Zurich, respectively. Prior to joining the University of Rostock, he was an Assistant Professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, where he was also the director of the Virtual Reality Laboratory. His research interests include computer graphics, virtual reality, telepresence, visualization, and multiresolution analysis. He serves as a member of international program committees of many graphics, VR, and visualization conferences. Dr. Staadt is associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), Computers & Graphics, and Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds. He was co-chair of the program committees of the EG/IEEE Symposium on Point-Based Graphics (PBG) 2008, and the Forth International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT) 2008, and the 5th Joint Virtual Reality Conference of Eurographics Virtual Environments and EuroVR (JVRC) 2013. He was STAR Co-Chair of Eurographics 2015 in Zurich and Program Co-Chair of ACM VRST 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Staadt is fellow of the Eurographics Association and a member of ACM, ACM SIGGRAPH, and the IEEE Computer Society. Since 2013, he is chair of the Expert Group on Virtual and Augmented Reality of the German Informatics Society.
PhD in Computer Science, 2001
MSc in Computer Science, 1994
Technical University of Darmstadt
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