Juris Grigs is a Computer Science Ph.D. student in the KAUST High-Performance Visualization Group (VCCVis) under the supervision of Professor Markus Hadwiger at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Education and Early Career

Juris obtained his bachelor's degree in ​Physics from the University of Latvia in 2017. He joined KAUST as an Electrical Engineering student with the Integrated Microwaves Packaging Antennas & Circuit Technology (IMPACT) Research Group. Now,he is a Ph.D. student in the VCCVis Research Group.

Research Interests

Juris's research interests include ​data visualization, computer graphics, and numerical simulations.

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, 2020
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2019
  • B.Sc., Physics, University of Latvia, Latvia, 2017


Bldg 1, Level 4, 4335-WS12

Academic Advisors

  • Markus Hadwiger, Professor, Computer Science.