Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Department of Simulation and Graphics

Department of Simulation and Graphics

The Department of Simulation and Graphics was founded in 1990.

In the "research triangle" of the Faculty of Computer Science (Image -- Interaction -- Knowledge), the research areas of the Department are mainly established in the "Image" field and constitute the scientific background for specific training in the study course "Computational Visualistics".

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Schirra

Efficient algorithms for geometrical and combinatorial problems.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Hansen

The group develops methods and clinical applications to support medical interventions.

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dietz Tönnies

We investigate how knowledge about images can be represented, learned and used for analysis.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Lessig

We develop mathematical and algorithmic basics for computer graphics and other fields.


Prof. Dr. Graham Horton

The chair deals with the state analysis of continuous stochastic processes.


Prof. Dr. Bernhard Preim

The Visualization Group develops, validates and clinically tests medical visualization methods and applications.

Prof. Dr. Holger Theisel

Priorities of the Visual Computing Group  are different fields of visualization and modeling.

Curricular development for informatics education and IT school infrastructures for digital education.

Doz. Dr. Rüdiger Hohmann

Prof. Dr. Peter Lorenz

Letzte Änderung: 25.09.2018 - Contact Person: Webmaster


New BMBF project: Collaborative training for surgeons using VR techniques

The research campus STIMULATE and the Faculty of Computer Science have started this month with a 3-year research project in the field of Virtual Reality (VR). More information


New HCI project in coorperation with the University of Waterloo, Canada. More information


A team lead by Patrick Saalfeld was awarded with the 2nd price at the Dirk Bartz price competition (Eurographics Medical Price). Picture


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Head of the institute
Prof. Dr. Graham Horton
Faculty of Computer Science
Department of Simulation and Graphics
Universitätsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg

Phone: (+49-391) 67-58444
Fax: (+49 391) 67-41164
Office: G29-218
Post address
Fakultät für Informatik
Institut für Simulation und Graphik
PF 4120
39016 Magdeburg
House address