Two papers from KAUST's Visual Computing Center were recognized at IEEE VIS 2023, with one introducing a new method for detecting and visualizing vortex structures in 2D fluid flows, and the other presenting a framework for physicalizing biological structures as 3D-printed models.
CEMSE Professor Wolfgang Heidrich will receive the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technique’s (ACM SIGGRAPH) Computer Graphics Achievement Award this August. The ACM SIGGRAPH is a global nonprofit organization that advances computer graphics and interactive technologies.
KAUST Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohamed H. Elhoseiny has been elected as a senior member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Elhoseiny was recognized for his longstanding contributions to the field of artificial intelligence and long-term membership in the AAAI.
KAUST Professor of Computer Science Peter Richtárik and his former student Nicolas Loizou, currently a postdoctoral researcher at Mila - Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute and soon to take up an assistant professorship position at Johns Hopkins University, recently received the 2020 Computational Optimization and Applications (COAP) Best Paper Award.

The 2021 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) has granted Outstanding Reviewer awards to seven members of IVUL: Alejandro Pardo, Ali Thabet, Chen Zhao, Mattia Soldan, Mengmeng Xu, Juan C. Pérez, and Silvio Giancola.

Laurent Condat, a research scientist based in the KAUST Visual Computing Center, has recently been appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (TSP). The peer-reviewed journal covers novel theory, algorithms, performance analyses, and applications of techniques for the processing, understanding, learning, retrieval, mining, and extraction of information from signals.