Ingrid Hotz

Professor, Head of Unit


Ingrid Hotz received her M.S. degree in theoretical Physics from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich Germany and the PhD degree from the Computer Science Department at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

 During 2003–2006 she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Data Analysis and Visualization (IDAV) at the University of California. From 2006–2013 she was the leader of a research group at the Zuse Institute in Berlin Germany. From 2013–2015 she was the head of the scientific visualization group at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). 

Since 2015 she is a Professor in Scientific Visualization at the Linköping University in Scientific Visualization and has an affiliation with the Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV) in Linköping.

Research Interests

The main focus of her research lies in the area of data analysis and scientific visualization, ranging from basic research questions to effective solutions to visualization problems in applications including flow analysis, engineering and physics, medical applications, and mechanical engineering ranging from small- to large-scale simulations.

Her research builds on ideas and methods originating from different areas of computer sciences and mathematics, such as computer graphics, computer vision, dynamical systems, computational geometry, and combinatorial topology.



Signe Sidwall Thygesen, Alexei I. Abrikosov, Peter Steneteg, Talha Bin Masood, Ingrid Hotz (2023) Level of Detail Visual Analysis of Structures in Solid-State Materials EuroVis 2023 - Short Papers Continue to DOI
Lin Yan, Talha Bin Masood, Farhan Rasheed, Ingrid Hotz, Bei Wang (2023) Geometry Aware Merge Tree Comparisons for Time-Varying Data with Interleaving Distances IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 29, p. 3489-3506 Continue to DOI
Mohit Sharma, Talha Bin Masood, Signe Sidwall Thygesen, Mathieu Linares, Ingrid Hotz, Vijay Natarajan (2023) Continuous Scatterplot Operators for Bivariate Analysis and Study of Electronic Transitions IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Continue to DOI
Dominique Laniel, Florian Trybel, Yuqing Yin, Timofey Fedotenko, Saiana Khandarkhaeva, Andrey Aslandukov, Georgios Aprilis, Alexei I. Abrikosov, Talha Bin Masood, Carlotta Giacobbe, Eleanor Lawrence Bright, Konstantin Glazyrin, Michael Hanfland, Jonathan Wright, Ingrid Hotz, Igor A. Abrikosov, Leonid Dubrovinsky, Natalia Doubrovinckaia (2023) Aromatic hexazine [N6]4− anion featured in the complex structure of the high-pressure potassium nitrogen compound K9N56 Nature Chemistry Continue to DOI


Farhan Rasheed, Daniel Jönsson, Emma Nilsson, Talha Bin Masood, Ingrid Hotz (2022) Subject-Specific Brain Activity Analysis in fMRI Data Using Merge Trees 2022 IEEE WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGICAL DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION (TOPOINVIS 2022), p. 113-123 Continue to DOI