Univ.-Prof.in Ph.D. MSc. Silvia Miksch
Silvia Miksch is University Professor and head of the Research Division "Visual Analytics” (Centre for Visual Analytics Science and Technology (CVAST)), Institute of Visual Computing & Human-Centered Technology, TU Wien and is also a Key Researcher at VRVis. From 2006 to 2010 she was University Professor and head of the Department of Information and Knowledge Engineering at Danube University Krems, Austria. In April 2010 she established the awarded Laura Bassi Centre of Expertise "CVAST – Center for Visual Analytics Science and Technology " funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research, and Economy. She has served on various program committees of international scientific conferences and was, for example, conference paper co-chair of the IEEE VAST (2010 and 2011) and EuroVis 2012. She reviewed for several scientific journals, belong/belonged to the editorial board of IEEE TVCG, CGF Wiley. She acts in various strategic and guiding committees, such as the VAST steering committee and the VIS Executive Committee (VEC).
Her main research interests are Visualization/Visual Analytics (particularly Focus+Context and Interaction) and Time.