Jürgen Waser is a researcher and project leader at the VRVis Research Center for Virtual Reality and Visualization. He is Head of the Integrated Simulations Group and Lead Developer of the VRVis software Visdom Since completion of his master studies in Technical Physics, he has been working in the area of flood simulation and visualization. His PhD thesis "Visual Steering to Support Decision Making in Visdom" demonstrates Visdom as a decision support system for flood management.
Visdom wins the renowned international sustainability award WSA 2022 in the category Smart Settlement & Urbanization.
The simulation software Visdom was awarded the prestigious Change Maker Award WSA Austria in the category "Smart Settlement & Urbanization".
The VRVis simulation software Visdom was awarded the Energy Globe Award, Water category.
The VRVis simulation software Visdom is nominated for both the WSA Austria Award, category sustainability, and the Energy Globe Award, category water.
VRVis and SOBOS convince with new forecasting solution for water levels in rivers at the IÖB-Challenge of viadonau.
Daniel Cornel receives the Best Paper Award of EuroVis 2019!
VRVis receives 3rd place at the Best Paper Award for the paper "Visualization of Object-Centered Vulnerability to Possible Flood Hazards.
The project "Visdom - visual flood management action planning" was awarded the Innovation Prize of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce.
Jürgen Waser was awarded an "Honorable Mention" at the IEEE VIS 2010 with his paper "World Lines".