CV in Tabular Form

Personal Information
Name Hege, Hans-Christian
Place of Birth Kapellen-Deutschhof, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Nationality German
Civil status Married, 2 children
1984 – 1989 Graduate Studies in Theoretical Physics (Computational Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Lattice Gauge Theory),
Freie Universität Berlin
1977 – 1984 Diploma Studies in Physics (major), Mathematics, and Philosophy,
Freie Universität Berlin
1974 – 1977 Further Education (Abitur),
Speyer-Kolleg, Speyer a. Rh.
Professional Development
2003 Appointment as Honorary Professor
in ‘Scientific Visualization’,
German Film School – University for Digital Production
2001 – 2006 Guest Professor (PhD program in Computer Science),
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
since 1991 Head of the Research Department
Visual Data Analysis at ZIB
1989 – 1991 Researcher in High Performance Computing
and Computational Physics, ZIB
1984 – 1989 Research Associate in Computational Physics,
Freie Universität Berlin
Research Fields
1991 – present Data Visualization, Data and Image Analysis
with applications (sorted according to length scale) in:

  • Quantum Chemistry (quantum reaction dynamics, electronic structures)
  • Biochemistry (conformation analysis, drug design)
  • Biology (neurobiology, developmental biology, plant biology, cell biology, molecular biology)
  • Biophysics (molecular surface, molecular paths, cavity dynamics)
  • Materials Science (biological materials, porous media, composites, metals)
  • Medicine (oncology, angiology, orthopedics and biomechanics, gastroenterology, cardiology)
  • Flow Dynamics (flow control, turbulence)
  • Landscape and Urban Modeling (vegetation modeling, landscape planning, archaeological reconstruction)
  • Climate Research (climate visualization, ensemble visualization, cloud tracking)
  • Astrophysics (numerical relativity, collision of black holes and neutron stars, cometary plasma environments)
1989 – 1994 High Performance Computing, Computational Physics
1984 – 1989 Quantum Field Theory, Lattice Gauge Theory, Computational Physics
1982 – 1984 Stochastic Geometry, Computational Geometry, Statistical Physics, Computational Physics
Professional Services
2016 Co-Chair International Geometry Summit (incl. Symposium on Geometry Processing (SGP), Shape Modeling International (SMI) and Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM))
2016, 2008 Co-Chair MathFilm Festival
2015, 2013 Co-Chair Eurographics Medical Prize Competition – MedPrize
2013, 2009 Co-Chair Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences – VMLS
2009 Co-Chair Eurographics/IEEE Symposium on Visualization – EuroVis
2008, 2007 Co-Chair IEEE/Eurographics International Symposia on Volume Graphics
2007 Co-Chair Topology-Based Methods in Visualization – TopoInVis
2002, 1997, 1995 Co-Chair International Conferences on Visualization and Mathematics – VisMath
1998 Co-Chair VideoMath Festival at International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM)
1998 – Member of Editorial Board of Book Series Mathematics + Visualization, Springer
1991 – Member of about 70 International Program Committees
Industrial Experience
2005 Co-founder,
1999 – 2004
Co-founder and CEO,
Indeed – Visual Concepts GmbH, Berlin
(now Visage Imaging)
1986 – 1989 Co-Founder and Senior Scientist,
Mental Images GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin
(now NVIDIA Advanced Rendering Center)
ACM Association for Computing Machinery
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Eurographics European Association for Computer Graphics
GI Gesellschaft für Informatik
DPG Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
CURAC Deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie

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