Oliver Rübel
Computer Research Scientist
Phone: +1 510 486 4064
Email: oruebel@lbl.gov
Wep: http://vis.lbl.gov/~oruebel/
1 Cyclotron Road
Mail Stop 50F1650
Berkeley, CA 94720


Education

  • October 2014 – present: Computer Research Scientist, Data Analytics and Visualization Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • March 2011 – 2014: Computer Systems Engineer, Visualization Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • March 2010 – March 2011: Post-doctoral researcher, Data Analysis Group, Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA.
  • November 2009: Dr. rer. nat (equivalent Ph.D), Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Thesis title: "Linking Automated Data Analysis and Visualziation with Applications in Developmental Biology and High-energy Physics" Advisors: Dr. Hans Hagen (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany), Dr. Bernd Hamann (University of California, Davis, CA, U.S.A.), and Dr. Gunther H. Weber (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.). During my Ph.D. I was a fellow of the International Research Training Group 1131 of the University of Kaiserslautern and Student Assistant at the Visualization Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • Janurary 2006: Diploma (equivalent M.S.), Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Thesis title: "Integrating Data Analysis and Visualization for the Exploration of Three-dimensional Gene Expression Data." Advisors: Dr. Hans Hagen (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany), Dr. Bernd Hamann (University of California, Davis, CA, U.S.A.), and Dr. Gunther H. Weber (University of California, Davis, CA, U.S.A; currently at LBNL). Received award by the Sparkassenstiftung for outstanding work in diploma thesis (Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2007).

Research Interests

Scientific visualization, information visualization, data management and I/O, data analysis, computer graphics, data clustering, automatic feature detection, data segmentation, topological methods, bioinformatics, gene expression data analysis and visualization, analysis and visualization of laser wake eld particle accelerator simulations analysis and visualization of mass spectrometry imaging and LC/MS data.

Affiliations

  1. Research Scientist, Data Analytics and Visualization Group, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA. October 2014 – present

  2. Computer Systems Engineer, Visualization Group, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA. March 2011 – September 2014

  3. Member of the Data and Analytics Services Group, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA. March 2011 – November 2016

  4. Member of the Center for Innovative Financial Technology (CIFT), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA. [Online] http://crd.lbl.gov/groups-depts/SDM/current-projects/cift/cift-researchers/, 2011 – present

  5. Member of the DOE SciDAC Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Institute, [Online] http://sdav-scidac.org/. April 2012 – March 2017 (project ended)

  6. Postdoctoral researcher, Data Analysis Group, Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA. March 2010 - March 2011

  7. Student assistant at the Visualization Group, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, [Online] http://vis.lbl.gov/staff/. June 2005 – November 2005 and July 2006 – March 2010. Guest: March 2010 – March 2011.

  8. Visiting scholar at the Institute for Data Analysis and Visualization (IDAV), Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, CA, USA. [Online] http://www.idav.ucdavis.edu/people/index_html?cat_name=visiting%20scholars. March 2005 – March 2010

  9. Collegiate of the International Research Training Group “Visualization of Large and Unstructured Data Sets Applications in Geospatial Planning, Modeling, and Engineering,” University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. [Online] http://www.irtg.uni-kl.de/. November 2005 – March 2010. Current status: Alumni

  10. Member of the Berkeley Drosophila Transcription Network Project (BDTNP), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA. [Online] http://bdtnp.lbl.gov/Fly-Net/index.jsp?w=people. March 2005 – present.

  11. Member of the DOE SciDAC Visualization and Analytics Center for Enabling Technologies (VACET). [Online] http://www.vacet.org/contact.html. November 2007 – November 2011 (end of project).