December 2021

December 14, 2021
SFB-TRR 161 Researchers among Most Cited Scholars in Their Fields

The most recent edition of the Stanford/Elsevier citation database ranks scholars according to the frequency with which their publications were cited. For 2020, five SFB-TRR 161 members ranked among the top 2% in their fields.
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December 13, 2021
University of Konstanz Researchers Receive Landeslehrpreis

SFB-TRR 161 project leaders Harald Reiterer and Falk Schreiber are part of a team of researchers who won the teaching award of the state of Baden-Württemberg for their teaching concept Media Exhibition Design. In different modules, students design and implement innovative exhibition concepts on current topics across university departments and disciplines.
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November 19, 2021
Exhibition - InComputable Imagery: Reimagining the brushstroke

A collaboration of the artist Liat Grayver (Berlin) and Oliver Deussen's e-David Painting Robot (Uni Konstanz) can be visited in an exhibition worth seeing at the Kulturzentrum am Münster in Konstanz.
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November 15, 2021
CommAward for "Stayin' Alive - Mit Seuchen leben"

Exhibition resulting from the teaching module "Media Exhibition Design" wins Gold at the CommAwards in the category "Raum".
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November 10, 2021
Artificial Intelligence Researchers at the University of Stuttgart Join European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS)

SFB-TRR 161 project leader Andreas Bulling is one of two founding directors of the Stuttgart ELLIS unit, which was successful with its application in a highly selective and competitive selection process.
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November 2, 2021
IEEE VIS 2021 Best Paper Honorable Mention Award for "SpEuler: Semantics-preserving Euler Diagrams"

Paper tackles the question of how highly overlapping set-typed data can be visualized comprehensibly.
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October 27, 2021
It’s All About the Money (?) – Self-Marketing and Negotiation Strategies for Women in Computer Science

Talk and coaching by negotiation expert and systemic coach Claudia Kimich.
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October 26, 2021
Daniel Weiskopf Receives 2021 VGTC Visualization Technical Achievement Award

With the award, the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee honors Daniel Weiskopf for his outstanding research on quantifiable approaches.
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October 22, 2021
German Informatics Society Appoints Oliver Deussen as Fellow

Award honors scientists for their outstanding achievements in computer science
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October 5, 2021
Michael Sedlmair Joins Editorial Board of TVCG as Associate Editor

Published by the IEEE Computer Society, TVCG is the top-tier journal in the field of visualization.
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September 9, 2021
New Pooling Workshops at the University of Stuttgart

Several workshops for female researchers and principal investigators will take place in October and November.
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May 11, 2021
Albrecht Schmidt Elected Member of the Leopoldina

Project leader Albrecht Schmidt has recently been elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina where he participates in the Informatics section.
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March 16, 2021
Miriam Butt Elected First Chairwoman of the German Linguistics Society

Miriam Butt from SFB-TRR 161's project D02 was elected first chairwoman of the German linguistics society Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) at their annual membership meeting in February. 
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March 15, 2021
Project Leader Michael Sedlmair Appointed as W3 Professor

Michael Sedlmair was appointed to a permanent W3 professorship after only 2.5 years on a tenure-track professorship.
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February 5, 2021
fintechcube interview with Michael Sedlmair

Michael Sedlmair gave an interview for the fintechcube on Immersive Analytics: What are the strengths and weaknesses of the technology and where do we stand?
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