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					Dr. Gregory M.Nielson                        Curriculum Vitae                                      Page 1




                                     Name:                 Dr. Gregory Morris Nielson
                                     Title:                Professor
                                     Current Employer:     Arizona State University (ASU)
                                     E-mail:               nielson@asu.edu
                                     Web                   www.fulton.asu.edu/fulton/faculty



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Education and Degrees Held:

Ph.D.           University of Utah                    1968-70
M.A.            University of Utah                    1965-68
B.              University of Utah                    1961-65

Professional career:
INSTITUTION                            DATES          RANK
Arizona State University               1985-     Professor of Computer Science
Arizona State University               1983-85           Assoc. Prof. of Computer Science
Arizona State University               1975-83           Assoc. Prof. of Math.
Arizona State University               1970-75           Assist. Prof. of Math.
Law. Liv. Nat. Lab.                    1987(Sum)   Visiting Research Scientist

Research Interest:
       Scientific Visualization,
       Geometric Modeling,
       Computer Graphcis

Research Grants:
       National Science Foundation, NSF, Geometry Processing for Isosurfaces, 2005-2008
       Army Research Office, ARO, Analysis of Implicit Methods for Modeling Urban/Terrain Environments,
        2005-2008
       National Science Foundations, NSF, (w J. Zhender) Observations and Modeling of Orographic
        cumulus Development Using Digital Imaging and Data Cataloguing
       German Research Foundation, DFG, International Training and Research Group, ITRG, 2004-2013
       Office of Naval Research, ONR, Applications of Volume Modeling Techniques to Dynamic
        Containment Regions for Naval Applications, 2002-2005
       National Science FoundationNSF, Data Management Tools for Surfaces and Volumes, September 2000
        to September 2004
       Office of Naval Research, ONR, Constructing Efficient Volume Models, 2000-2003
       National Science Foundation, NSF, 3D Knowledge: Acquisition Representation and Analysis in a
        Distributed Environment, with others (13 PI’s) August 1999 to August 2004
       Defense Advance Research Projects Administration, DARPA, Applied Neural Implants and Control,
        with others (14 PI’s, D. Kipke (lead), May 2000 to May 2004.
       ONR, Adaptive Volume Modeling of Noisy, Redundant 3D Data, January 1997 to December 1999.
       National Aeronautical and Space Administration, NASA, Multiresolution and Explicit Methods for
        Analyzing and Visualizing CFD Data Sets, January 1995 to December 1997.
       National Science Foundation, NSF, Visual Applications Laboratory, with F. Golshani (lead), G. Farin,
        A. Rockwood, T. Foley, 1996
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      North Atlantic Treaty Organization, "Scattered Data", with Hans Hagen May 1989 to May 1995
      Barrows Neurological Institute, "Geometric modelling and graphical display of MR data", with M.
       Henderson, June 1988 to May 1989.
      Associated Western Universities, "Faculty Participation Program", Summer 1988.
      Department of Energy, "Computer aided surface representation", with R. Barnhill, G. Farin and T.
       Foley, June 1987 to May 1991
      North Atlantic Treaty Organization, "Fitting scattered data over surfaces", with Hans Hagen, May 1988
       to May 1989.
      Office of Naval Research, "Knot selection for smoothing scattered data", September 1983 to September
       1987.
      National Aeronautical and Space Administration, "Dynamic display of data on closed surface", with
       Tom Foley, June 1985 to August 1986.
      Office of Naval Research, "Scale invariant methods for fitting scattered data", September 1982 to
       September 1983.
      Office of Naval Research, "The use of tension parameters in bivariate interpolation and surface
       design", September 1980 to September 1982.
      Office of Naval Research, "Triangular interpolants for scattered data approximation and surface
       design", September 1978 to September 1980.
      Air Force Office of Scientific Research, "Adaptive procedures for measurement of flight training", with
       B. Leshowitz, May 1973 to August 1975.
      Office of Naval Research, "Interactive computer aided geometric design", September 1973 to
       September 1977.
      Office of Naval Research, "Smooth surface design", February 1972 to September 1973.

Publications:
The total number= 113

Teaching experience:

Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis , Approximation Theory,
Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Scientific Visualization

Professional Activities:
   Organizer, Dagstuhl Seminar on Scientific Visualization, May 2005
   Director, IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Graphics, 1991 to present
   Steering Committee, Visualization 2006, Baltimore, October 2006
   Editorial Advisory Board, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 1998 to 2007
   Associate Editor, Computer Aided Geometric Design, 1984 to present
   Steering Committee, Visualizaton 2004, Austin Texas, October 2004
   International Program Committee, Visualization Symposium 2004, Constance Germany, 2004
   Organizer, Dagstuhl Seminar on Scientific Visualization, May 2003, Germany, 2003
   Editorial Boad, COMPUTER GRAPHICS (Russia) 1992 to present
   Editor-in-Chief (Associate) and CoFounder, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer
       Graphcis, 1994 to 1998
   Editorial Board, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 1987 to 1993
   Editorial Board, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 1978 to 2001
   Editorial Board, Visualization and Computer Animation Journal, 1989 to present 1999
   Editorial Board, Computer Graphics and Applications, 1991 to 2001
   Steering Committee, Visualization ’00, Salt Lake City, October 2000
   Steering Committee, Program Committee, VolVis ’00, Salt Lake City, 2000
   International Program Committee, Eurographics ’00, Interlaken, 2000
   Organizer, Dagstuhl Seminar on Scientific Visualization, Germany, 2000
   Steering Committee, Visualization ’99, San Francisco, October 1999
   Organizing Committee, Steering Committee, Curves and Surfaces, France, 1999
   International Program Committee, Review Committee, CGI ’99, Germany, 1999
   IEEE Liason, International Program Committee, Graphicon ’99, Moscow, 1999
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   Keynote Speaker, Program Committee, Volume Graphics, Swansea, 1999
   Program Committee, Eurographics, Portugal, 1999
   Steering Committee, Visualization ’98, Research Triangle Park, October 1998
   International Program Committee, Pacific Graphics ’97 & ‘99 Seoul, October 1997
   International Program Committee, Graphicon ’97, Moscow, July 1997
   Program Committee, Implicit Surfaces Conference, Seattle, June 1998
   Program Committee, Steering Committee, VolVis ’98, October 1998
   International Program Committee, CGIM ’98, IASTED, Canada, June 1998
   Organizer of Seminar on Scientific Visualization, Dagstuhl, Germany, May 1997
   Organizer of Visualization Symposium, SIAM Geometric Design, Nashville, November 1997
   Steering Committee, JTCCG Operation Committee, Visualization ’97, Phoenix, October 1997
   International Program Committee, GrahiCon ’96, Moscow, July 1996
   Organizer, Volume Visualization Workshop, Tempe, February 1997
   Organizer, Symposium on Visualization, Chamonix, June 1996
   Steering Committee, Chair Papers Committee, Editor of Proceedings, Visualization ’96, San Francisco,
       October 1996
   Steering Committee, Chair Papers Committee, Editor of Proceedings, Visualization ’95, Atlanta,
       October 1995
   International Program Committee, GraphiCon ’95, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 1995
   International Program Committee, Eurographics ’95, Netherlands, September 1995
   Program Committee, Sixth Eurographics Workshop on Visualization in Scientific Computing, Italy,
       April 1995
   Steering Committee & Chair Tutorial Committee, Visualization ’94
   Organizer, IBFI Seminar on Flow Visualization, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, May 1994
   Internation Program Committee, GraphiCon ’94
   Member of Papers Committee, SIGGRAPH '94, Orlando, July 1994
   Program Committee, ACM/IEEE 1994 Volume Visualization Workshop, Washington DC
   International Program Committee, Eurographics Workshop on ViSC, Rostock, Germany, 1994
   International Program Committee, Eurographics '94, Oslo.
   The Gunter Enderle Award Committtee, 1993
   International Program Committee, Eurographics '93, Barcelona, September, 1993
   IEEE CS Liason to GraphiCon '93, St. Petersburg, September, 1993.
   Chair of Papers Committee, IEEE Computer Society Conference, "Visualization '93", San Jose,
       October 1993
   Chair of Papers Committee, IEEE Computer Society Conference, "Visualization '92", Boston, October
       1992
   Guest Editor, Computer Graphics and Applications, Theme issue on Visualization, September 1994.
   Guest Editor, Computer Graphics and Applications, Theme issue on CAGD, January 1993.
   Guest Editor, Computer Graphics and Applications, Theme issue on CAGD, November 1992.
   Guest Editor, Computer Graphics and Applications special issue on "Visualization," May, 1991.
   Organizer, Dagstuhl Seminar on Scientific Visualization, Saarbruken, Germany, 1991
   Chair of Papers Committee, IEEE Computer Society Conference, "Visualization '91", San Diego,
       October 1991
   Member of Educators' Program Committee, SIGGRAPH '91, Las Vegas, July 1991
   Member of Papers Committee, SIGGRAPH '91, Las Vegas, July 1991
   Member of Program Committee, Animation '91, Geneva, May 1991
   Chair of Program Committee, IEEE Computer Society Conference, "Visualization '90", San Francisco,
       October 1990.
   Guest Editor, IEEE Computer, Special issue on Visualization in Scientific Computing, August 1989
   Winner (with T. Foley and D. Lane), Ardent TITAN Demonstration Software Contest, Surfaces on
       Surfaces, August, 1989
   Organizer, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Symposium, Stanford University, 1982
   Guest Editor, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, Special issue on "Surfaces", January 1984.
   IEEE Computer Society Computer Graphics Technical Committee Executive Committee Member,
       1986 to present
   Chairman, IEEE Computer Society Technical Commitee on Computer Graphics, 1989-1991


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   Organizer, Course for SIAM Meeting, "Visualization Techniques for Geometric Design", November,
      1989
   Organizer, "Workstation Technology Session", The Working World of Computer Graphics IV, Tempe,
      1989.
   Organizer, Course for SIGGRAPH, "Curve and Surface Design: From Geometry to Applications,"
      Dallas, 1990.
   Leadership Council, NCGA/AZ, 1989 - present. AZ Chapter won NCGA "Chaper of Year Award",
      1990

University Activities:
Professor of Arizona State University
Member of
        Gradual Admissions Committee,
        Executive Committee,
        Personel Committee,
        Advisory Committee,
        Student Advisory Committees:
       Don Utter, (Ph,D., 1973), "Variational and convergence properties of splines used for curve design."
       Tom Foley, (Ph.D. 1979), "Smooth multivariate interpolation to scattered data."
       Ramamani Ramaraj, (M.S., 1986), "Interpolation and display of scattered data over a sphere."
       Fureyow Shieh, (M.S., 1987), "Recursive fractal nu-spline for natural objects."
       Scott E. Hill, (M.S., 1988), "Applicability of the simulated annealing method for tomographic image reconstruction"
       Alex Kelley, (M.S., 1988), "Terrain simulation using a model of stream erosion"
       Jean Sheu, (M.S. 1989), "Ray tracing quadratic patches"
       Tim Dierks, (M.S 1990), "The modelling and visualization of scattered volumetric data"
       Chao-Chi Chen (M.S. 1990), "Interpolation of orientation matrices using sphere splines in computer animation"
       Bernd Hamann, (Ph.D. 1991), "Visulization and modeling contours of trivariate functions"
       John Tvedt, (M. S. 1991), "Comparison of trivariate scattered data interpolation methods"
       Ellen Burghardt, (M.S. 1992), "Graphical Analysis of Multivariate Numeric Data in a Personal Computer
                Environment"
       Il-Hong Jung, (M.S. 1993), "Topological Visualizing Method of Vector Fields in Fluid Data Sets"
       Junwon Sung (M.S. 1993), "IsoSurface Generationbased on Quadratic Interpolation"
       Keith Voegele (Ph.D. 1995), “Tessellation of Categorical Data: An Example using Bibliographic Data”
       Natarajan Srinivasan (M.S. 1995), “An Efficient Method for the Computation of Tangent Curves”
       Kun Lee (Ph.D. 1995), “Data Dependent Tetrahedrization”
       Junwon Sung (Ph.D. 1997), “Multiresolution Modeling of Curvilinear Grids”
       Il-Hong Jung (Ph.D. 1998), “Exact Incremental Methods for Computing Tangent Curves and Haar Wavelets over
                Curvilinear Grids”
       Russell Louis Corfman (M.S. 1998), “Visualizing Multiresolutions of Vector Data on a Sphere using Spherical
                Wavelets”
       Hui-Yang Huang (M.S. 1999), “A Piecewise-Linear Approximation Contour for Unorganized Points”
       Donald Eric Olander, (M. S. 2002), “Surface Reconstruction from Point Cloud Data by Isosurface of Radial Basis
                Field Functions”
       Ryan Holmes (M.S. 2003), “Meshing Around: Complexity-Driven Meshing of Isosurfaes of Genus Zero”
       Adam Huang (Ph.D. 2003), “Three-dimensional Biomedical Image Segmentation and Visualization: A Shape-
                based Approach”
       Stephen Scott Sylvester (M. S. 2004) “Andrew Glassner’s Method: Interpolating Volume Data Sets from
                Unorganized 3D Data”
       Gary Graff (M. S. 2004), “Applying Binary Volume Models to Dynamic Containment Regions for Naval
                Applications”
       Yosei Sugiyama, (M. S. 2006) “Extended Dual Marching Cubes”

Awards:
  IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Contribution Award, 1995
  John Gregory Memorial Award for Research Accomplishments in Geometric Modeling. 1996
  IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award, 1997
  IEEE Golden Core (Charter Member 1996)
  ASU Mentor of the Year Award, 1999


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