August 4, 2021

Ray Tracing Gems II is available now online for free, and includes a chapter by me on demystifying the shader binding table!

March 17, 2021

I’ve successfully defended my PhD dissertation!

February 5, 2021

The preprint of our paper IPDPS 2021 paper, Adaptive Spatially Aware I/O for Multiresolution Particle Data Layouts, is now online!

December 10, 2020

Our paper extending our work on RTX-accelerated point location, Accelerating Unstructured Mesh Point Location with RT Cores, has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics!

October 30, 2020

I received a special IEEE award for Meritorious Service for my work on the IEEE VIS 2020 Tech Committee!

October 25, 2020

Our paper, Interactive Visualization of Terascale Data in the Browser: Fact or Fiction?, received an Honorable Mention at LDAV 2020!

September 7, 2020

The preprint of our VIS paper Efficient and Flexible Hierarchical Data Layouts for a Unified Encoding of Scalar Field Precision and Resolution is now available!

September 4, 2020

The preprint of our VIS paper Ray Tracing Structured AMR Data Using ExaBricks is now available!

September 4, 2020

The preprint of our VIS short paper A Virtual Frame Buffer Abstraction for Parallel Rendering of Large Tiled Display Walls is now available!

September 3, 2020

The preprint of our VIS paper Improving the Usability of Virtual Reality Neuron Tracing with Topological Elements is now available!

August 27, 2020

The preprint of our LDAV paper Interactive Visualization of Terascale Data in the Browser: Fact or Fiction? is now available!

July 15, 2020

Nate presented our paper Using Hardware Ray Transforms to Accelerate Ray/Primitive Intersections for Long, Thin Primitive Types at HPG 2020, the talk recording is available on Youtube

July 5, 2020

The preprint of our HPG 2020 paper Using Hardware Ray Transforms to Accelerate Ray/Primitive Intersections for Long, Thin Primitive Types is now online!

May 26, 2020

Feng’s EuroVis 2020 presentation on our Tree-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement rendering paper is now online.

April 5, 2020

The pre-print of our paper at EuroVis 2020 is now available online here.

August 10, 2019

The pre-print of our short paper at IEEE VIS 2019 is now available online here.

August 8, 2019

I presented our paper Spatially-aware Parallel I/O for Particle Data at ICPP 2019 in Kyoto.

July 8, 2019

Ingo Wald presented our short paper RTX Beyond Ray Tracing: Exploring the Use of Hardware Ray Tracing Cores for Tet-Mesh Point Location at HPG 2019 in Strasbourg.

June 6, 2019

I presented our paper Scalable Ray Tracing Using the Distributed FrameBuffer, and Mengjiao Han presented our paper Ray Tracing Generalized Tube Primitives: Method and Applications at EuroVis 2019 in Porto.

May 23, 2019

The pre-print of our short paper accepted to HPG 2019 is now available online.

March 27, 2019

The pre-prints of our two papers accepted to EuroVis 2019 are now available online.

December 14, 2018

Our paper CPU Isosurface Ray Tracing of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data has been published in IEEE TVCG.

November 12, 2018

I presented our paper libIS: A Lightweight Library for Flexible In Transit Visualization at ISAV 2018 in Dallas.

October 25, 2018

Feng Wang presented our paper CPU Isosurface Ray Tracing of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data at IEEE VIS 2018 in Berlin.

October 21, 2018

I’ll be presenting part of the Topology Toolkit Tutorial at IEEE VIS in Berlin.

June 4, 2018

Chuck Hansen presented our paper VisIt-OSPRay: Toward an Exascale Volume Visualization System at EGPGV18 in Brno.

February 19, 2018

I’m visiting Argonne National Laboratory for the next two weeks to work with Silvio Rizzi and Joe Insley on our interactive in situ visualization project.

January 1, 2018

Our paper A Virtual Reality Visualization Tool for Neuron Tracing has been published in IEEE TVCG.

November 30, 2017

Carson Brownlee presented our paper on CPU Volume Rendering of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 Symposium on Visualization in Bangkok.

November 19, 2017

An article covering our virtual reality tool for neuron tracing appeared in Scientific American.

November 14, 2017

Pavol Klacansky and I presented a poster on our virtual reality visualization tool for neuron tracing at the 2017 Society of Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington D.C.

November 12, 2017

I gave a lightning talk about our work on Flexible In Situ Visualization of LAMMPS Simulations at ISAV17 in Denver.

November 11, 2017

I presented our hands-on tutorial Using OSPRay with Data-Distributed Applications at the 2017 Intel HPC Developer Conference in Denver. A PDF of the slides is available online.

Silvio Rizzi presented our work on Interactive In Situ Visualization of LAMMPS Simulations with OSPRay at the 2017 Intel HPC Developer Conference in Denver. A recording of the talk and slides are available online.

October 3, 2017

I presented our paper A Virtual Reality Visualization Tool for Neuron Tracing at IEEE VIS17 in Phoenix.

October 1, 2017

I presented the CPU-based rendering section of the Interactive Visualization of Large Dynamic Particle Data tutorial with Martin Falk, Michael Krone and Guido Reina at IEEE VIS17 in Phoenix.

June 12, 2017

I presented our paper Progressive CPU Volume Rendering with Sample Accumulation at EGPGV 2017 in Barcelona.

May 15, 2017

I’m returning for an internship at Intel in Austin with the OSPRay team.

May 12, 2016

I’m starting my summer internship at Intel in Austin, where I’ll be working with the OSPRay team.

October 1, 2016

Our paper In Situ Exploration of Particle Simulations with CPU Ray Tracing has been published in Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations.

May 9, 2016

Our paper VTK-m: Accelerating the Visualization Toolkit for Massively Threaded Architectures has been published in IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications.

October 29, 2015

Ingo Wald presented our paper CPU Ray Tracing Large Particle Data with Balanced P-k-d Trees at IEEE VIS15 in Chicago.

June 12, 2015

I’m starting my summer internship at Los Alamos National Lab as part of the Data Science at Scale School. I’ll be working with Chris Sewell on the VTK-m project.

August 22, 2014

I’m starting my PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah!