Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carsten Dachsbacher

  • Am Fasanengarten 5, Gebäude 50.34, 1. OG, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

We are looking for talented PhD candidates and PostDocs!

We are looking for new team members! We have open PhD and PostDoc positions.

In particular we are taking applications for two PhD positions for an industry collaboration on global illumination and realistic material models in real-time path tracing, plus PhD/PostDoc positions with open topics ranging from rendering (real-time and offline) to (scientific) visualization.

Talented applicants for PhD positions should hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in computer science, visual computing, applied mathematics, or a related field. The ideal candidates will have experience in one or more of the following subject areas: computer graphics, visualization, perception, data structures and algorithms, strong programming skills. Please contact me via mail if you have any questions or to apply.


Teaching (selection of recent/upcoming courses)

Interactive Computer Graphics (5 ECTS, summer term)

Visualization (5 ECTS, summer term)

Computer Graphics (6 ECTS, winter term)

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Professional Activities (ongoing, recent)

  • Deputy Spokesman of the Technical Committee 'Graphic Data Processing' and Spokesman of the Special Interest Group 'Rendering' of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)) 
  • Recent Program Committees (selection): ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (2022), IEEE VIS (2022/23), High Performance Graphics (23), Eurographics (2022), Pacific Graphics (2022/23), VMV (2023), ...
  • Reviewing: SIGGRAPH; SIGGRAPH ASIA; ACM Transactions on Graphics; IEEE TVCG, Computer Graphics Forum; Eurographics;  EGSR;  IEEE VIS; HPG;  IEEE VE; I3D; Graphics Interface; Pacific Graphics; EuroVis; CAG; Graphical Models; IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications; ACM Transactions on Perception; Computing and Visualization; Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing; Computing and Visualization in Science, Computing and Visualization; Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Infrared Physics & Technology, Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, The Visual Computer, Microprocessors and Microsystems, ...