Konstantin Poelke won “Honorable Mention” in the illustrations category of the world’s leading visualization competition for science and engineering: the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge. As no-one was selected for the first place, “Honorable Mention” is this year’s highest award in this category. The International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge is held each year by the National Science Foundation and the journal Science.
For the competition entry, he visualized a complex function using the technique of domain coloring. He assigned each complex number in its equation to a spot on a color wheel. The result packs two dimensions of information (hue and brightness) into each point in the image.
Scientists, graphic designers, and artists may submit entries to the visualization competition. The award-winning contributions are those that most successfully mediate between research and society at large. The various categories include schematic illustrations, photographs, videos, and interactive computer games. This year 212 entries were submitted in five categories.
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Konstantin Poelke, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Freie Universität Berlin
Sofia Garzon, BMS Phase II Student, MSc Freie Universität Berlin, BSc Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá
Martha Nansubuga, BMS Phase II Student, MSc Humboldt University of Berlin, MSc University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Under...
Sophia Elia, BMS Phase II Student, BMS Qualifying Exam, Msc FU Berlin, BA UC Berkeley, California
Li Li, BMS Phase II Student, BMS Qualifying Exam, Msc HU Berlin, BSc Tsinghua University
Dragana Radojičić, BMS Alumna, MSc TU Berlin, Qualifying Exam BMS, BSc University of Belgrade
Alexander Fairley, BMS Phase II student,Qualifying Exam BMS, BSc University of Glasgow
Efstathia Katsigianni, BMS Phase II Student, MSc HU Berlin, Qualifying Exam BMS, BSc University of Patras
Christoph Gorgulla, BMS Alumnus, PhD completed in May 2018, MSc Freie Universität Berlin, BSc Freie Universität Berlin
Ignacio Barros, BMS Alumnus, PhD completed in June 2018, Qualifying Exam BMS, MSc Freie Universität Berlin, BSc Pontific...
Todor Bilarev, BMS Phase II Student, Qualifying Exam BMS, MSc Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, BSc Jacobs University Brem...
BMS student successful in NSF/Science competition