Dr.-Ing. Uwe Wössner

Head, Visualization Department

Dr.-Ing. Uwe Wössner has been the head of the HLRS Visualization Department since 2004. He leads the coordination of all HLRS activities in the field of virtual reality, including providing visualization services for University of Stuttgart institutes and HLRS's industry partners.

In addition, Wössner has been a guest professor and guest lecturer at the IFOER, ITE, JASEC, TU-Vienna, Austria and at HSR, Rapperswil, Switzerland. He is also co-founder of VirCinity GmbH, and has served as a committee member for VR- and 3D user interface-related conferences such as IEEE VR, IEEE Vis, EuroVR, GI VRAR, SC21.

Awards
  • 2003 HPC Challenge International Award “Global Analysis of Arthropod Evolution”
  • 2006 HPC Bandwidth Challenge International Award
Scientific interests
  • VR based computational steering of simulations
  • Direct interaction techniques for analyzing scientific simulations in virtual environments
  • VRML in the CAVE
  • Combining BIM, VR and simulations
  • Collaborative Virtual Environments
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Digital Twins
Teaching activities
  • Lecture "Virtuelle und erweiterte Realität in der technischen wissenschaftlichen Visualisierung“.
  • Lecture "Modelling with 3D Studio Max for VR-Environments"
  • Lecture "Visualization of numerical simulation results with COVISE"

Publications

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2020 [ to top ]

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    Deckert, A., Dembski, F., Ulmer, F., Ruddat, M., W"ossner, U.: Digital tools in stakeholder participation for the German Energy Transition. Can digital tools improve participation and its outcome?. The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions. S. 161–177. Academic Press (2020).
     
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    Dembski, F., W"ossner, U., Letzgus, M., Ruddat, M., Yamu, C.: Urban digital twins for smart cities and citizens: The case study of Herrenberg, Germany. Sustainability. 12, 2307 (2020).
     

2019 [ to top ]

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    Dembski, F., W"ossner, U., Yamu, C.: Digital Twin. Virtual Reality and Space Syntax: Civic engagement and decision support for smart, sustainable cities. In Proceedings of the 12th International Space Syntax Conference, Beijing, China. S. 8–13 (2019).
     
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    Ham, J., Woessner, U., Kieferle, J., Harvey, L.: Exploring the Affordances and Musico-Spatial Performance Opportunities of a Virtual Drumming Environment. (2019).
     
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    Dembski, F., W"ossner, U., Letzgus, M.: The Digital Twin-Tackling Urban Challenges with Models, Spatial Analysis and Numerical Simulations in Immersive Virtual Environments. (2019).
     
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    Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: Virtual Reality in Early Phases of Architectural Studies-Experiments with first year students in immersive rear projection based virtual environments. (2019).
     

2018 [ to top ]

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    Eloy, S., Ourique, L., Woessner, U., Kieferle, J., Schotte, W.: How present am I: three virtual reality facilities testing the fear of falling. How present am I: three virtual reality facilities testing the fear of falling. 717–726 (2018).
     

2017 [ to top ]

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    Trento, A., Woessner, U., Kieferle, J.B., Cataldo, A.: DSA - Digital Support for Art - Process and Tools to Realize a Large Sculpture in a Heritage Urban Environment. In: Fioravanti, A., Cursi, S., Elahmar, S., Gargaro, S., Loffreda, G., Novembri, G., und Trento, A. (Hrsg.) ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge!. S. 571–580. Sapienza University of Rome (2017).
     
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    Ham, J., Kieferle, J.B., Woessner, U.: Exploring the Three Dimensional Spatiality of Polyrhythmic Drum Improvisation. ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge!. S. 629–636. Fioravanti, ACursi, S, Elahmar, S, Gargaro, S, Loffreda, G, Novembri, G, Trento, A (2017).
     

2016 [ to top ]

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    Woessner, U., Kieferle, J.B.: BIM Collaboration in Virtual Environments - Supporting collaboration in co-located and distributed settings. In: Herneoja, A., Österlund, T., und Markkanen, P. (Hrsg.) Complexity & Simplicity. S. 565–572. University of Oulu (2016).
     

2015 [ to top ]

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    Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: BIM Interactive - About combining BIM and Virtual Reality - A Bidirectional Interaction Method for BIM Models in Different Environments. Proceedings of the 33rd eCAADe Conference. S. 69–75. , Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria (2015).
     
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    Melnikova, N., Orlov, S., Shabrov, N., Kiev, V., Kuzin, A., Resch, M., Woessner, U., Aumüller, M.: CAVE 3D: Software Extensions for Scientific Visualization of Large-scale Models. Procedia Computer Science. 66, 679–688 (2015).
     
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    vor dem Berge, M., Buchholz, J., Cupertino, L., Da Costa, G., Donoghue, A., Gallizo, G., Jarus, M., Lopez, L., Oleksiak, A., Pages, E., others: CoolEmAll: Models and Tools for Planning and Operating Energy Efficient Data Centres. Handbook on Data Centers. S. 191–245. Springer (2015).
     

2010 [ to top ]

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    Willmann, R.T., Woessner, U.: Augmented Reality Visualization of Automobile Air Conditioning Using Optical Tracking Tools. ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. S. 399–406. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2010).
     
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    Seybold, F., Woessner, U.: Gaalet - a C++ expression template library for implementing geometric algebra. Proceedings of the 6th High-End Visualization Workshop, Obergurgl. Lehmanns Media-LOB.de, Berlin (2010).
     

2009 [ to top ]

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    Buchau, A., Rucker, W.M., Wössner, U., Becker, M.: Augmented reality in teaching of electrodynamics. COMPEL - The international journal for computation and mathematics in electrical and electronic engineering. 28, 948–963 (2009).
     
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    Voigt, A., Kieferle, J., Uwe, W.: Urban-spatial Experiments with Digital City Models in a Multi-dimensional VR-Simulation Environment (“Urban Experimental Lab”). SIGraDi 2009. , Sao Paulo, Brazil (2009).
     
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    Woessner, U.: Virtuelle und hybride Prototypen in kooperativen ArbeitsumgebungenPhD dissertation (2009).
     

2008 [ to top ]

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    Niebling, F., Griesser, R., Woessner, U.: Using augmented reality and interactive simulations to realize hybrid prototypes. Advances in Visual Computing. S. 1008–1017. Springer (2008).
     

2007 [ to top ]

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    Woessner, U., Kieferle, J., Becker, M.: Interactive Simulations - An Intuitive Way of Making Supercomputing Ressources Available to the End User. Aktuelle Trends in der Softwareforschung. S. 84–94. do it.software-forschungstag (2007).
     

2006 [ to top ]

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    Uwe Woessner, M.B.: Arctis: augmented reality collaborative tangible interactive simulation. Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing. S. 304. ACM (2006).
     
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    Kieferle, J., Wossner, U., Becker, M.: Interactive Simulation of Architecture in Virtual Environments. BourdakisV. and Charitos, D. eds. Communicating Space (s)[24th eCAADe Conference ProceedingsVolos Greece 2006. S. 52–57 (2006).
     
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    Becker, M., Woessner, U.: Tangible interfaces for interactive flow simulation. Computational Science and High Performance Computing II. S. 253–260. Springer (2006).
     

2004 [ to top ]

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    Stewart, C., Hart, D., Aumueller, M., Keller, R., Mueller, M., Li, H., Repasky, R., Sheppard, R., Berry, D.K., Hess, M., Woessner, U., others: A global grid for analysis of arthropod evolution. Grid Computing, 2004. Proceedings. Fifth IEEE/ACM International Workshop on. S. 328–337. IEEE (2004).
     
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    Woessner, U., Kieferle, J., Drosdol, J.: Interaction methods for architecture in virtual environments. Architecture in the Network Society. 66–73 (2004).
     
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    Kniss, J., Schulze, J.P., Woessner, U., Winkler, P., Lang, U., Hansen, C.: Medical applications of multi-field volume rendering and VR techniques. Proceedings of the Sixth Joint Eurographics-IEEE TCVG conference on Visualization. S. 249–254. Eurographics Association (2004).
     
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    Lang, U., Woessner, U.: Virtual and Augmented Reality Developments for Engineering Applications. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering ECCOMAS 2004. S. 24–28. , Jyväskylä (2004).
     

2003 [ to top ]

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    Lang, U., Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: 3D Visualization and Animation--An Introduction. Photogrammetric Week. S. 217–226. Citeseer (2003).
     
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    Brooke, J., Eickermann, T., Woessner, U.: Application steering in a collaborative environment. Supercomputing, 2003 ACM/IEEE Conference. S. 61–61. IEEE (2003).
     
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    Breckenridge, A., Pierson, L., Sanielevici, S., Welling, J., Keller, R., Woessner, U., Schulze, J.: Distributed, on-demand, data-intensive and collaborative simulation analysis. Future Generation Computer Systems. 19, 849–859 (2003).
     
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    Drosdol, J., Kieferle, J., Wierse, A., Woessner, U.: Interdisciplinary cooperation in the development of customer-oriented brand architecture. Proceedings of Trends in Landscape Modeling, Dessau. (2003).
     
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    Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: Mixed realities: improving the planning process by using augmented and virtual reality. Proceedings of the 4th Conference on new technologies in landscape architecture (2003).
     
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    Woessner, U., Schulze, J., Lang, U.: Remote Volume Rendering for Virtual Environments using PC Clusters. IEEE VR. , Los Angeles (2003).
     
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    Drosdol, J., Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: The Integration of Virtual Reality (VR) into the Architectural Workflow. Digital Design [21th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-1-6]. S. 25–28 (2003).
     
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    Drosdol, J., Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: The Integration of Virtual Reality (VR) into the Architectural Workflow-Experiences with an interprofessional project at DaimlerChrysler, in, Digital Design. Digital Design [21th eCAADe Conference Proceedings/ISBN 0-9541183-1-6] Graz (Austria). S. 25–28 (2003).
     

2002 [ to top ]

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    Woessner, U., Schulze, J.P., Walz, S.P., Lang, U.: Evaluation of a collaborative volume rendering application in a distributed virtual environment. Proceedings of the 8th Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments (EGVE). S. 113–122. WIT Press (2002).
     

2001 [ to top ]

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    Kieferle, J., Woessner, U.: Showing the invisible. Seven rules for a new approach of using immersive virtual reality in architecture. 19th eCAADe Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Helsinki. S. 376–381 (2001).
     
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    Schulze-Doebold, J., Woessner, U., Walz, S.P., Lang, U.: Volume rendering in a virtual environment. Springer (2001).
     

1999 [ to top ]

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    Woessner, U., Rantzau, D., Lang, U., Rainer, D.: Modelling Turbines in the CUBE: Towards an Intuitive Functional Design Based on Scientific Simulation. Proc. of the 3rd Workshop on Immersive Projection Technology (IPTW ’99). , Stuttgart, Germany (1999).
     

1998 [ to top ]

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    Eisinger, R., Goede, E., Rantzau, D., Ruprecht, A., Woessner, U.: Analyzing draft tube characteristics for hydraulic turbines in a VR environment. Springer (1998).
     
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    Rantzau, D., Frank, K., Lang, U., Rainer, D., W"ossner, U.: COVISE in the CUBE: an environment for analyzing large and complex simulation data. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Immersive Projection Technology (1998).
     
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    Woessner, U., Rantzau, D., Rainer, D., Center, F.H.P.C.: Interactive Simulation Steering in VR and Handling of Large Datasets. IEEE Virtual Environments. Citeseer (1998).
     

1997 [ to top ]

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    Lang, U., Rantzau, D., Woessner, U.: Kooperative Visualisierung. BI: Informationen für Nutzer des Rechenzentrums (1997). 18–20 (1997).