Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jens Krüger

Prof. Dr. Jens Krüger


Jens Krüger studied computer science at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen where he received his diploma in 2002. In 2006 he finished his PhD at the Technische Universität München and after Post Doc positions in Munich and at the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute he became a research Assistant Professor at the University of Utah. In 2009 he joined the Cluster of Excellence Multimodal Computing and Interaction at Saarland University to head the Interactive Visualization and Data Analysis group. Since 2013, Jens Krüger is Chair of the Computergraphics and Visualization group at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
In addition to his position in Duisburg-Essen, he also holds an adjunct professorship from the University of Utah and is a principal investigator of various academic and industry projects in the areas of computer graphics and visualization.

Areas of Research

The Computergraphics and Visualization Group carries out fundamental and applied research on various aspects of interactive simulation, scientific visualization, and human computer interaction. Current and previous research projects include:

  • Parallel IO
  • Hybrid Rendering & Visualizaion
  • Volume & Flow Visualization
  • Illustrative Visualization
  • Focus+context Techniques
  • Hirachical Data Representations
  • Real-time Simulation and Rendering
  • Human Machine Interaction
  • Interaction and Locomotion in Virtual Reality
  • Exergames
  • Virtual Body Ownership

Teaching Activities

  • Scientific Visualization
  • Computer Graphics
  • Interactive Image Synthesis
  • Simulation and Animation
  • GPU Effects & GP-GPU
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Datastructures and Algorithms


Click here for a list of recent publications.

How to get in Touch

Building LE, Room 304
Lotharstraße 65, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 203 379 2687 (currently unavailable)
Email: [Get my Signature]
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