University of Heidelberg

Jens Fangerau

Jens Fangerau

Computer Graphics and Visualization - CoVis
Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR)
Heidelberg University
Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
D-69120 Heidelberg

Tel.: +49-(0)6221-548861
Zimmer: 531

Research Interests

  • Visualization and analysis of multivariate and time-dependent data
  • Similarity analysis of cell movements and cell divisions
  • Computer Graphics
  • Volume Rendering, Radiosity and Raytracing
  • Parallel Computing on Graphics Processing Units using CUDA and OpenCL


Lab of Maizel (Dr. Alexis Maizel), Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), Heidelberg University
Department of Molecular Developmental Biology & Physiology (Prof. Dr. Jochen Wittbrodt), Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), Heidelberg University
Multidimensional Image Processing (Prof. Dr. Fred Hamprecht), Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing (HCI), Heidelberg University


  • 2013
    • Jens Fangerau, Burkhard Höckendorf, Bastian Rieck, Christian Heine, Jochen Wittbrodt, Heike Leitte,
      Interactive Similarity Analysis and Error Detection in Large Tree Collections,
      3rd International Workshop on Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences (VMLS), 2013, (to appear), Online video
  • 2012
    • Jens Fangerau, Burkhard Höckendorf, Jochen Wittbrodt, Heike Leitte,
      Similarity Analysis of Cell Movements in Video Microscopy,
      2nd IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis), pp. 69-76, 2012
    • Heike Leitte, Jens Fangerau, Xinghua Lou, Burkhard Höckendorf, Steffen Lemke, Alexis Maizel, Jochen Wittbrodt,
      Visualization Software for 3D Video Microscopy: A Design Study,
      Proceedings of EuroVis 2012 Short Papers
  • 2010
    • Jens Fangerau, Susanne Krömker,
      Parallel Volume Rendering Implementation on Graphics Cards using CUDA,
      In: R. Keller et al. (Eds.): Facing the Multicore-Challenge, Springer LNCS series 6310, pp. 143-153., Heidelberg
  • 2009
    • Jens Fangerau,
      Volume Rendering auf Grafikkarten und parallele Implementierung unter CUDA,
      diploma thesis, Heidelberg University

Curriculum vitae

since 11/2010Member of "Computer Graphics and Visualization" at IWR, Heidelberg University, Germany.
since 11/2009Scholarship holder and member of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences (HGS MathComp), Heidelberg University.
07/2009Diploma in Mathematics.
Diploma thesis "Volume Rendering auf Grafikkarten und parallele Implementierung unter CUDA".
2006 - 2012Research assistant in the "Visualization and Numerical Geometry Group" (vNGG) Heidelberg, University.
2003 - 2009Diploma study of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Heidelberg University.
05/2002Abitur at Helmholtz Gymnasium Heidelberg
08/08/1982Born in Heidelberg, Germany
Heike Jänicke, 
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