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Dr. Peter Rautek

Research Scientist

Visual Computing Center, Bldg. 1, lvl. 2, Office 2220
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia

+966 (0) 12-808-0481

peter.rautek@kaust.edu.sa

Education profile

  • Ph.D in Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2009
  • MSc (Computergraphik und Digitale Bildverarbeitung), Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2005
  • BSc (Medieninformatik), Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2003

Professional Profile

  • 2011 – today: Research Scientist, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009 – 2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 2005 – 2009: Research Assistant, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 2004 – 2005: Computer Science teacher at school for social services (part time), Seegasse, Vienna, Austria
  • March 2003 – Jan 2004: Teaching Assistant (part time), Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Awards

​KAUST Seed Fund 2013

KAUST Affiliations

  • Visual Computing Center (VCC)
  • Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE)
  • Co-Founder of KAUST startup Visual Experience
  • Co-Founder of the Maker Space SDG​ at KAUST

Recent Publications

2021

Objective Observer-Relative Flow Visualization in Curved Spaces for Unsteady 2D Geophysical Flows

P. Rautek, M. Mlejnek, J. Beyer, J. Troidl, H. Pfister, T. Theußl, M. Hadwiger
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2020 (Best Paper Award)

2019

Time-Dependent Flow seen through Approximate Observer Killing Fields

M. Hadwiger, M. Mlejnek, T. Theußl, P. Rautek
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2018

2018

Screen-Space Normal Distribution Function Caching for Consistent Multi-Resolution Rendering of Large Particle Data

M. Ibrahim, P. Wickenhäuser, P. Rautek, G. Reina, M. Hadwiger
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2017

2017

A Versatile and Efficient GPU Data Structure for Spatial Indexing

J. Schneider, P. Rautek
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2016

2016

JiTTree: A Just-in-Time Compiled Sparse GPU Volume Data Structure

M. Labschütz, S. Bruckner, E. Gröller, M. Hadwiger, P. Rautek
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2015

2014

ViSlang: A System for Interpreted Domain-specific Languages for Scientific Visualization

P. Rautek, S. Bruckner, M. Gröller, M. Hadwiger
IEEE Scientific Visualization 2014