Speaker:Prof. Vaclav Skala
Affiliations: University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Prof. Vaclav Skala
Prof. Vaclav Skala as a professor at the University of West Bohemia (UWB), Pilsen [Plzen] at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He has been with the Brunel University at London, U.K., Gavle University, Sweden, Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia and others. He is the Head of the Center of Computer Graphics and Visualization at UWB.
Prof. Vaclav Skala is a Fellow of the Eurographics Association. He has been serving as an associate editor of prestigious research journals such as Computers and Graphics (Elsevier), The Visual Computer (Springer), Computer Graphics Forum (John Wiley & Sons.) etc. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of WSCG and Computer Science Research Notes.
Prof. Vaclav Skala is active especially within computer graphics and visualization research communities and organizing research oriented conferences, e.g. WSCG, GraVisMa, HCI-Europe etc. He has been also serving as an international program committee member of many international conferences and member of editorial boards.
Prof. Vaclav Skala has published over 135 research indexed papers with more than 720 (Scopus) and 1700 (Scholar) citations.
His current research is targeted to geometric algebra, meshless (meshfree) methods for scalar and vector fields approximation, fundamental algorithms and data structures for computer graphics and visualization.