Prof. Dieter W. Fellner

Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research


Dieter W. Fellner is professor of computer science at TU Darmstadt, Germany and Director of the Fraunhofer Institute of Computer Graphics (IGD) at the same location. He is also professor at TU Graz (Austria) and he currently serves as Chairman of the Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group (IUK-Verbund).

His research activities over the last years covered efficient rendering and visualization algorithms, generative and reconstructive modeling, virtual and augmented reality, graphical aspects of internet-based multimedia information systems, cultural heritage and digital libraries as well as visual healthcare technologies.

In the medical/healthcare field he is currently coordinating a strategic initiative on the development of a digital twin.

In the areas of computer graphics, cultural heritage and digital libraries he is a member of the editorial boards of leading journals in the respective fields and a member of the program committees of many international conferences and workshops.

He is a member of the Academia Europaea and a Fellow of the EUROGRAPHICS Association which has awarded him the Eurographics Gold Medal in 2018.