Travel Logs

Life and Research in Salt Lake City by Peter Salz2012

My name is Peter Salz, I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Computer Graphics group of Prof. Hans Hagen. During my Computer Science studies in Kaiserslautern from 2005 to 2011, I majored in Computer Graphics and Visualization. After working on 3D visualization of time-dynamic biological data and object tracking in low-quality images, my new research topic of interest, Visual Computing in Medicine, brought me to the International Research Training Group (IRTG) for Visualization of Large and Unstructured Data Sets.

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Been there, done that by Kathrin Häb2011

It was end of September 2011, when I got an E-Mail from Prof. Dr. Hans Hagen, to whom I applied three months before. “I will see if I can do something for you”, he said as he received my application, “we are always happy to find motivated graduates”. Since I did not hear from him for quite a while, I accepted a job as a teacher and adopted two classes in a school here in Kaiserslautern. Happily sharing my knowledge in German and Geography with the 6th and 7th grade, I really enjoyed my work there and felt established.

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