Short CV/Education and training

  • 1990 – 1991
    Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence (IMKAI), University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1991 – 1995
    Research Scientist at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (ÖFAI), Vienna, Austria

  • 1995 – 1996
    Research Scientist at the Knowledge System Laboratory (KSL), Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, CA, USA (project leader: Barbara Hayes-Roth)

  • 1996 – 1999
    Assistant Professor at the Vienna University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Software Technology (IFS), Vienna, Austria

  • Since 1998
    Head of the Information Engineering Group (ieg) research group at the Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (ISIS), Vienna, Austria

  • 1999 – 2005
    Associate University Professor at the Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (ISIS), Vienna, Austria

  • 2001 – 2001
    Visiting/Guest Professor at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Madgeburg, Germany

  • 2001 – 2002
    Visiting/Guest Professor at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Faculty of Natural Science and Engineering, Austria

  • 2004 – 2005
    Scientific Advisor of the Smart Agent Technologies (SAT) studio, one (out of five) areas of the Research Studios Austria, a department of the ARC Seibersdorf research GmbH

  • 2006 – 2010
    University Professor (Univ.-Prof.), Head of the Department of Information & Knowledge Engineering (ike), Danube-University Krems, Krems, Austria

  • Since 2010
    Head of the Laura Bassi Centre of Expertise "CVAST – Center for Visual Analytics Science and Technology"

  • 2011 – 2015
    Associate University Professor at Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (ISIS), Vienna, Austria

  • Since 2015
    Full University Professor (Visual Analytics) at Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems (ISIS), Vienna, Austria

Selected publications

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Alsallakh, B., Hanbury, A., Hauser, H., Miksch, S., Rauber, A.: Visual Methods for Analyzing Probabilistic Classification Data, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20(12):1703–1712, 2014.

  • Miksch, S., Aigner, W.: A Matter of Time: Applying a Data-Users-Tasks Design Triangle to Visual Analytics of Time-Oriented Data, Computers & Graphics, Special Section on Visual Analytics, 38:286–290, 2014.

  • Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Bertone, A., Miksch, S., Rind, A.: Mind the Time: Unleashing Temporal Aspects in Pattern Discovery, Computers & Graphics, Special Section on Visual Analytics, 38:38–50, 2014.

  • Rind, A., Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Alsallakh, B., Miksch, S.: TimeBench: A Data Model and Software Library for Visual Analytics of Time-Oriented Data, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12):2247–2256, 2013.

  • Bögl, M., Aigner, W., Filzmoser, P., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., Rind, A.: Visual Analytics for Model Selection in Time Series Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12):2237–2246, 2013.

  • Rind, A., Wang, T. D., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.: Interactive Information Visualization to Explore and Query Electronic Health Records, Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, 5(3):207–298, 02/2013.

  • Aigner, W., Kainz C., Ma R., Miksch S.: Bertin was Right: An Empirical Evaluation of Indexing to Compare Multivariate Time-Series Data Using Line Plots, Computer Graphics Forum, 30(1):215–228, 2011.

  • Smuc, M., Mayr, E., Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Gärtner, J.: To Score or not to Score? How to Triple Insights for Participatory Design, Special Issue of Computer Graphics & Applications: Visual Analytics Evaluation, 29(3):29–38 2009.

Refereed Conference Articles:

  • Federico, P., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Windhager, F., Smuc, M.: Vertigo Zoom: Combining Relational and Temporal Perspectives on Dynamic Networks, Proceedings of the 11th International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI2012), Capri Island (Naples), Italy, ACM, pp. 437–440, 2012.

Books:

  • Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Schuman, H., Tominski, C.: Visualization of Time-Oriented Data, Human-Computer Interaction, Springer, London, UK, 2011.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • 2010 – 2017: "CVAST – Center for Visual Analytics Science and Technology" funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth in the Laura Bassi Centres of Excellence initiative (role: principal investigator)

  • 2011 – 2014: "HypoVis: Modeling Hypotheses with Visual Analytics Methods to Analyze the Past and Forecast the Future" funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (role: principal investigator)

  • 2012 – 2015: "EXPAND: EXploratory Visualization of Patent Network Dynamics", funded by the program "FIT-IT Visual Computing" of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (role: principal investigator)

  • 2011 – 2015: "MobiGuide: Guiding Patients Anytime Everywhere" European Commission 7th Framework Programm, Collaborative projects – Large-scale integrating project (IP) (role: scientific partner)

  • 2008 – 2010: "VisMaster: Visual Analytics – Mastering the Information Age" funded by the European Commission; Coordination Action (CA) Theme ICT, project number: FP7-ICT-225924 (role: scientific partner)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), since 2011

  • Editorial Board of Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI), since 2012

  • Paper Co-Chair of Eurographics/IEEE Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2012), 2012

  • Paper Co-Chair of IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2011 – 2012

  • Vice-Chair of the ECCAI board – European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence, 1998 – 2002

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