Klaus Mueller received a Ph.D. in computer science from the Ohio State University. He is currently a professor in the Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University and is also an
adjunct scientist in the Computational Science Initiative at Brookhaven National Labs. His current research interests are visualization, visual analytics, data science, medical imaging, and high performance computing, He won the US National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2001 and the SUNY Chancellor Award in 2011. Mueller has authored more than 170 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, which have been cited more than 6,500 times. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences, has participated in numerous tutorials on various topics, and was until recently the chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Visualization and Computer Graphics. He is also back on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics and he is a senior member of the IEEE.