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Jian Huang

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UTK


After earning his PhD in computer science from the Ohio State University, Jian Huang started his academic career at the University of Tennessee, becoming an assistant professor in 2001 and later an associate professor in 2007. Thanks to support by his colleagues and great work by his students, he was a past winner of DOE Early Career Principal Investigator (ECPI) Award, UTK Chancellor's Professional Promise Award in Research and Creative Achievement, and College of Engineering Research Fellow Award. He had the great honor to be named "ACM Faculty of The Year" by EECS students for the academic year of 2009-2010. His research expertise includes ultrascale scientific visualization areas such as large data visualization, multivariate data visualization and time-varying data visualization, as well as systems oriented areas of visualization such as parallel, distributed, remote and collaborative visualization. His groups's research has been funded by Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA and UT-Battelle.


Data Visualization

Parallel Computing


Scott Simmerman, James Osborne and Jian Huang, "Eden: Simiplified Management of Atypical HPC Jobs", IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering (CiSE), ?(?), pp. ??-??, in press, 2012. url

Amy Szczepanski, Troy Baer, Yashema Mack, Jian Huang and Sean Ahern, "Usage of a HPC Data Analysis and Visualization System", IEEE Computer, ?(?), pp. ??-??, in press, 2012. url

Wesley Kendall, Jian Huang and Tom Peterka, "Geometric Quantification of Features in Large Flow Fields", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (Special Issue on Extreme Scale Analytics), 32(4), pp. 50-59, 2012. pdf

Wesley Kendall, Jingyuan Wang, Melissa Allen, Tom Peterka, Jian Huang, and David Erickson, "Simplified Parallel Domain Traversal", Proc. of SC'11, pp. 10:1-10:11, November 2011, Seattle, WA. (SC'11 best student paper award) pdf

Ken Moreland, Wesley Kendall, Tom Peterka, and Jian Huang, "An Image Compositing Solution at Scale", Proc. of SC'11, pp. 25:1-25:10, November 2011, Seattle, WA. pdf

Wesley Kendall, Jian Huang, Tom Peterka, Rob Latham and Robert Ross, "Visualization Viewpoints: Towards a General I/O Layer for Parallel Visualization Applications", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 31(6), pp. 6-10, 2011. pdf

Wesley Kendall, Markus Glatter, Jian Huang, Tom Peterka, Robert Latham and Robert Ross, "Terascale Data Organization for Discovering Multivariate Climatic Trends", Proc. of SC'09, pp. 15:1-15:2, November 2009, Portland, OR. pdf

C. Ryan Johnson and Jian Huang, "Distribution Driven Visualization of Volume Data", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 15(5), pp. 734-746, 2009. pdf

Markus Glatter, Jian Huang, Sean Ahern, Jamison Daniel and Aidong Lu, "Visualizing Temporal Patterns in Large Multivariate Data using Modified Globbing", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 14(6), pp. 1467-1474, 2008. pdf

Joshua New, Wesley Kendall, Jian Huang, Elissa Chesler, "Dynamic Visualization of Gene Coexpression in Systems Genetics Data", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 14(5), pp. 1081-1094, 2008. pdf

Qishi Wu, Jinzhu Gao, Mengxia Zhu, Nageswara Rao, Jian Huang and S. Sitharama Iyengar,"Self-Adaptive Configuration of Visualization Pipeline over Wide-Area Networks", IEEE Transactions on Computers, 57(1), pp. 55-68, 2008. pdf

Robert Sisneros, Chad Jones, Jian Huang, Jinzhu Gao, Byung-Hoon Park and Nagiza Samatova,"A Multi-Level Cache Model for Run-Time Optimization of Remote Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(5), pp. 991-1003, 2007. pdf

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