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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NRC Postdoctoral Research Position in Immersive Scientific Visualization


Information Technology Laboratory, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division

RO# Location
50.77.11.C0664 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.


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Simon Mou Sen Su 443-824-5593


With the continuing increase in speed and capability of commodity graphics hardware, immersive visualization offers increasing opportunities to express scientifically meaningful results. Data at NIST spans a wide range from nano to cement to models that exhibit complex dynamics. This research will build on open source software that runs on a desktop environment as well as in an immersive environment. Opportunities exist for (1) investigating the use of immersive visualization as a scientific instrument for exploration and representation of data; (2) developing interactive measurement techniques on visualizations; (3) developing ways to merge analysis with visualization and provide quantitative feedback into the visualization; (4) exploring and expressing uncertainties due to the data as well as the visualization methods; (5) harnessing the growing capability of graphics processors to provide insight; (6) advancing the use of abstraction to express meaning in data; and (7) developing user interaction methods, including direct manipulation techniques.

Scientific visualization; Immersive Visualization; In Situ visualization; Real-time multi-variate volume rendering; Mixed reality; 3D User Interfaces; Spatial Computing; Collaborative visualization


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$74,950.00 $3,000.00
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