Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michael Krone

Juniorprofessor für Visuelle Big Data Analytik in den Lebenswissenschaften

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Sand 14
72076 Tübingen
Raum C308b (2. Stock)
 +49 7071 29-70456
michael.kronespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
http://va.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de

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Forschung

Schwerpunkte

  • Wissenschaftliche Visualisierung für
    • Molekulare Strukturen / Strukturbiologie
    • Materialwissenschaften
    • Biomedizinische Daten
  • Visual Analytics
    • Interaktive visuelle Analyse großer Daten (Big Data)
  • Computergraphik
    • Rendering & Beleuchtung
  • Parallelisierung & GPGPU
    • CUDA

Forschungsprojekte

Siehe Projektseite.


Seit 2018
Juniorprofessor für Visuelle Big Data Analytik

an der Universität Tübingen

SoSe 2016 & 2017
Gastdozent

an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), München

2016-2018
PostDoc

am Visualisierungsinstitut der Universität Stuttgart (VISUS)

2015
Promotion (Dr. rer. nat.)

Doktorprüfung in Informatik (summa cum laude), Hauptberichter: Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl (Universität Stuttgart), Mitberichter: Prof. Amitabh Varshney, Ph.D. (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

2011
Forschungsaufenthalt

an der University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA (Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group)

2009-2015
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Doktorand

bei Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl am Visualisierungsinstitut der Universität Stuttgart (VISUS)

2002-2008
Diplomstudium Informatik

an der Universität Stuttgart Nebenfach: Technische Biologie

1983
geb. in Stuttgart


Publikationen

2016 – 2019

2019
  • M. Schäfer, M. Krone, “A Massively Parallel CUDA Algorithm to Compute and Visualize the Solvent Excluded Surface for Dynamic Molecular Data,” in EG/EuroVis 2019 Workshop on Molecular Graphics and Visual Analysis of Molecular Data (MolVA), 2019.
  • X. Martinez, M. Krone, Marc Baaden, “QuickSES: A Library for Fast Computation of Solvent Excluded Surfaces,” in EG/EuroVis 2019 Workshop on Molecular Graphics and Visual Analysis of Molecular Data (MolVA), 2019.
  • A. Groß, M. Becher, G. Reina, T. Ertl, M. Krone, “A User Interaction Design for Object Manipulation via Eye Tracking in Virtual Reality,” in IEEE VR 2019 Workshop on Novel Input Devices and Interaction Techniques (NIDIT), 2019.
  • K. Schatz, J. Schneider, C. Müller, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Abstracted Visualization of Halo Topologies in Dark Matter Simulations,” in Topological Data Analysis, Springer, 2019.
2018
  • F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Web-based Volume Rendering using Progressive Importance-based Data Transfer,” in International Symposium on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization (VMV), 2018.
  • N. Alharbi, M. Chavent, M. Krone, and R. S. Laramee, “VAPLI: Novel Visual Abstraction for Protein-Lipid Interactions,” in IEEE Scientific Visualization Conference (SciVis) Short Papers, 2018.
  • C. Schulz, K. Schatz, M. Krone, M. Braun, T. Ertl, and D. Weiskopf, “Uncertainty Visualization for Secondary Structures of Proteins,” in 2018 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), 2018, pp. 96–105.
  • C. Müller, M. Krone, M. Huber, V. Biener, D. Herr, S. Koch, G. Reina, D. Weiskopf, and T. Ertl, “Interactive Molecular Graphics for Augmented Reality Using HoloLens,” Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, vol. 15, no. 2, 2018.
  • M. Krone, S. Grottel, G. Reina, C. Müller, and T. Ertl, “10 Years of MegaMol: The Pain and Gain of Creating Your Own Visualization Framework,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 109–114, Jan. 2018.
  • P. Gralka, S. Grottel, J. Staib, K. Schatz, G. Karch, M. Hirschler, M. Krone, G. Reina, S. Gumhold, and T. Ertl, “2016 IEEE Scientific Visualization Contest Winner: Visual and Structural Analysis of Point-based Simulation Ensembles,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 106–117, May 2018.
  • C. P. Bradley, N. Emamy, T. Ertl, D. Göddeke, A. Hessenthaler, T. Klotz, A. Krämer, M. Krone, B. Maier, M. Mehl, T. Rau, and O. Röhrle, “Enabling Detailed, Biophysics-Based Skeletal Muscle Models on HPC Systems,” Front. Physiol., vol. 9, 2018.
  • M. Becher, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Feature-based Volumetric Terrain Generation and Decoration,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, pp. 1–1, 2018.
2017
  • K. Schatz, M. Krone, C. Müller, J. Schneider, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Visualization of Halo Topologies in Dark Matter Simulations,” in Proceedings of TopoInVis, 2017.
  • S. Reinhardt, M. Huber, O. Dumitrescu, M. Krone, B. Eberhardt, and D. Weiskopf, “Visual Debugging of SPH Simulations,” in 2017 21st International Conference Information Visualisation (IV), 2017, pp. 117–126.
  • T. Rau, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Challenges and Opportunities using Software-defined Visualization in MegaMol,” in 7th Workshop on Visual Analytics, Information Visualization and Scientific Visualization, 2017.
  • M. Krone, K. Schatz, N. Hieronymus, C. Müller, M. Becher, T. Barthelmes, A. Cooper, S. Currle, P. Gralka, M. Hlawatsch, L. Pietrzyk, T. Rau, G. Reina, R. Trefft, and T. Ertl, “From Visualization Research to Public Presentation - Design and Realization of a Scientific Exhibition,” in Proceedings of SIGRAD 2017, 2017, vol. 143, pp. 17–24.
  • M. Krone, F. Frieß, K. Scharnowski, G. Reina, S. Fademrecht, T. Kulschewski, J. Pleiss, and T. Ertl, “Molecular Surface Maps,” IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graphics, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 701–710, 2017.
  • M. Krone, G. Reina, S. Zahn, T. Tremel, C. Bahnmüller, and T. Ertl, “Implicit Sphere Shadow Maps,” in 2017 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), 2017, pp. 275–279.
  • B. Kozlíková, M. Krone, M. Falk, N. Lindow, M. Baaden, D. Baum, I. Viola, J. Parulek, and H.-C. Hege, “Visualization of Biomolecular Structures: State of the Art Revisited,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 178–204, 2017.
  • P. Hermosilla, M. Krone, V. Guallar, P.-P. Vázquez, À. Vinacua, and T. Ropinski, “Interactive GPU-based generation of solvent-excluded surfaces,” Vis Comput, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 869–881, Jun. 2017.
  • M. Becher, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Feature-based Volumetric Terrain Generation,” in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, New York, NY, USA, 2017, pp. 10:1–10:9.
  • N. Alharbi, M. Alharbi, X. Martinez, M. Krone, A. S. Rose, M. Baaden, R. S. Laramee, and M. Chavent, “Molecular Visualization of Computational Biology Data: A Survey of Surveys,” in EuroVis 2017 - Short Papers, 2017.
2016
  • K. Schatz, C. Müller, M. Krone, J. Schneider, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Interactive visual exploration of a trillion particles,” in 6th IEEE Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), 2016, pp. 56–64.
  • F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, M. Becher, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “GPU-based remote visualization of dynamic molecular data on the web,” Graphical Models, 2016.
  • F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “State-of-the-Art Report in Web-based Visualization,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 553–575, 2016.
  • C. Müller, M. Krone, K. Scharnowski, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “An Evaluation of the Utility of Large High-Resolution Displays for Comparative Scientific Visualisation,” IJSI, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 355–370, 2016.
  • M. Krone, B. Kozlíkova, N. Lindow, M. Baaden, D. Baum, J. Parulek, H.-C. Hege, and I. Viola, “Visual Analysis of Biomolecular Cavities: State of the Art,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 527–551, 2016.
  • S. Grottel, G. Reina, M. Krone, C. Müller, and T. Ertl, “MegaMol - for Fun and Profit,” in Workshop on Visualization in Practice, 2016.
  • M. Falk, S. Grottel, M. Krone, and G. Reina, Interactive GPU-based Visualization of Large Dynamic Particle Data. Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2016.

2011 – 2015

2015
  • K. Scharnowski, M. Krone, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “On the Reproducibility of our Biomolecular Visualization,” in EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization (EuroRV3), 2015.
  • B. Rau, F. Friess, M. Krone, C. Müller, and T. Ertl, “Enhancing visualization of molecular simulations using sonification,” in IEEE International Workshop on Virtual and Augmented Reality for Molecular Science (VARMS@IEEEVR), 2015, pp. 25–30.
  • F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, M. Becher, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Remote Visualization of Dynamic Molecular Data Using WebGL,” in International Conference on 3D Web Technology, 2015, pp. 115–122.
  • C. Müller, M. Krone, K. Scharnowski, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “On the Utility of Large High-Resolution Displays for Comparative Scientific Visualisation,” in International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI), 2015, vol. 8, pp. 131–136.
  • K. Lawonn, M. Krone, T. Ertl, and B. Preim, “On the Reproducibility of Line Integral Convolution for Real-Time Illustration of Molecular Surface Shape and Salient Regions,” in EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization (EuroRV3), 2015.
  • M. Krone, C. Müller, T. Ertl, D. Kauker, A. C. Silva, D. Salsa, M. Gräber, and M. Kallert, “Remote Rendering and User Interaction on Mobile Devices for Scientific Visualization,” in International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI), 2015, vol. 8.
  • M. Krone, “Interactive Visual Analysis of Biomolecular Simulations,” Dissertation, University of Stuttgart, 2015.
  • B. Kozlíková, M. Krone, N. Lindow, M. Falk, M. Baaden, D. Baum, I. Viola, J. Parulek, and H.-C. Hege, “Visualization of Biomolecular Structures: State of the Art,” in Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis) - STARs, 2015, pp. 61–81.
  • S. Grottel, M. Krone, C. Müller, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “MegaMol - A Prototyping Framework for Particle-based Visualization,” IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graphics, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 201–214, 2015.
2014
  • K. Scharnowski, M. Krone, G. Reina, T. Kulschewski, J. Pleiss, and T. Ertl, “Comparative Visualization of Molecular Surfaces Using Deformable Models,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 191–200, 2014.
  • F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, G. Karch, M. Becher, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Visualization of Molecular Structures using State-of-the-Art Techniques in WebGL,” in International Conference on 3D Web Technology, 2014, vol. 19, pp. 133–141.
  • K. Lawonn, M. Krone, T. Ertl, and B. Preim, “Line Integral Convolution for Real-Time Illustration of Molecular Surface Shape and Salient Regions,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 181–190, 2014.
  • M. Krone, D. Kauker, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Visual Analysis of Dynamic Protein Cavities and Binding Sites,” in IEEE PacificVis - Visualization Notes, 2014, vol. 1, pp. 301–305.
  • M. Krone, M. Huber, K. Scharnowski, M. Hirschler, D. Kauker, G. Reina, U. Nieken, D. Weiskopf, and T. Ertl, “Evaluation of Visualizations for Interface Analysis of SPH,” in EuroVis - Short Papers, 2014, vol. 3, pp. 109–113.
  • J. Heinrich, M. Krone, S. I. O’Donoghue, and D. Weiskopf, “Visualising Intrinsic Disorder and Conformational Variation in Protein Ensembles,” Faraday Discuss., vol. 169, pp. 179–193, 2014.
  • T. Ertl, M. Krone, S. Kesselheim, K. Scharnowski, G. Reina, and C. Holm, “Visual Analysis for Space-Time Aggregation of Biomolecular Simulations,” Faraday Discuss., vol. 169, pp. 167–178, 2014.
2013
  • K. Scharnowski, M. Krone, F. Sadlo, P. Beck, J. Roth, H.-R. Trebin, and T. Ertl, “2012 IEEE Visualization Contest Winner: Visualizing Polarization Domains in Barium Titanate,” IEEE Comput. Graph. Appl., vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 9–17, 2013.
  • M. Krone, G. Reina, C. Schulz, T. Kulschewski, J. Pleiss, and T. Ertl, “Interactive Extraction and Tracking of Biomolecular Surface Features,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 331–340, 2013.
  • D. Kauker, M. Krone, A. Panagiotidis, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Rendering Molecular Surfaces using Order-Independent Transparency,” in Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, 2013, vol. 13, pp. 33–40.
  • D. Kauker, M. Krone, A. Panagiotidis, G. Reina, and T. Ertl, “Evaluation of per-pixel linked lists for distributed rendering and comparative analysis,” CVS, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 111–121, 2013.
  • M. Falk, M. Krone, and T. Ertl, “Atomistic Visualization of Mesoscopic Whole-Cell Simulations Using Ray-Casted Instancing,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 195–206, 2013.
2012
  • M. Krone, J. E. Stone, T. Ertl, and K. Schulten, “Fast Visualization of Gaussian Density Surfaces for Molecular Dynamics and Particle System Trajectories,” in EuroVis - Short Papers, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 67–71.
  • S. Grottel, M. Krone, K. Scharnowski, and T. Ertl, “Object-Space Ambient Occlusion for Molecular Dynamics,” in IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, 2012, pp. 209–216.
  • M. Falk, M. Krone, and T. Ertl, “Atomistic Visualization of Mesoscopic Whole-Cell Simulations,” in EG Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine, 2012, pp. 123–130.
2011
  • B. Thomaß, J. Walter, M. Krone, H. Hasse, and T. Ertl, “Interactive Exploration of Polymer-Solvent Interactions,” in Vision, Modeling, and Visualization, 2011, vol. 16, pp. 301–308.
  • M. Krone, S. Grottel, and T. Ertl, “Parallel Contour-Buildup Algorithm for the Molecular Surface,” in IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization, 2011, pp. 17–22.
  • M. Krone, M. Falk, S. Rehm, J. Pleiss, and T. Ertl, “Interactive Exploration of Protein Cavities,” Comput. Graph. Forum, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 673–682, 2011.
  • M. Chavent, B. Lévy, M. Krone, K. Bidmon, J.-P. Nominé, T. Ertl, and M. Baaden, “GPU-powered Tools Boost Molecular Visualization,” Brief. Bioinform., vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 689–701, 2011.

2008 – 2010

2010
  • M. Krone, C. Dachsbacher, and T. Ertl, “Parallel Computation and Interactive Visualization of Time-varying Solvent Excluded Surfaces,” in Proc. of ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2010, vol. 1, pp. 402–405.
2009
  • M. Krone, K. Bidmon, and T. Ertl, “Interactive Visualization of Molecular Surface Dynamics,” IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graphics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1391–1398, 2009.
2008
  • M. Krone, K. Bidmon, and T. Ertl, “GPU-based Visualisation of Protein Secondary Structure,” in Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics, 2008, vol. 8, pp. 115–122.

Preise und Auszeichnungen

  • ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (i3D) 2017: Best Paper Award für “Feature-based Volumetric Terrain Generation” (3. Platz)
  • IEEE VGTC VPG Doctoral Dissertation Award 2016 Honorable Mention
  • Doktorandenpreis des Sonderforschungsbereichs 716 2016 (beste Doktorarbeit 2014/2015)
  • IEEE VIS 2016: Gewinner des IEEE SciVis Contest 2016 (S. Grottel, P. Gralka, J. Staib, K. Schatz, G. K. Karch, M. Hirschler, M. Krone, G. Reina, S. Gumhold, T. Ertl: “Visual and Structural Analysis of Point-based Simulation Ensembles”)
  • IEEE VIS 2016 Workshop on Visualization in Practice: Best Paper Award für “MegaMol for Fun and Profit” (S. Grottel, G. Reina, M. Krone, C. Müller, T. Ertl)
  • IEEE VisWeek 2012: Gewinner des IEEE SciVis Contest (K. Scharnowski, M. Krone, P. Beck, F. Sadlo: “Visualization of Polarization Domains in Barium Titanate”)
  • Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine 2012: Best Paper Award für “Atomistic Visualization of Mesoscopic Whole-Cell Simulations”
  • IEEE VisWeek 2009: Honorable Mention für “Interactive Visualization of Molecular Surface Dynamics” (Endauswahl für den Best Paper Award)

Funktionen / Mitgliedschaften

  • IEEE-Mitglied
  • Co-Organisator der NII Shonan Meeting Seminar No.145 "The Moving Target of Visualization Software for an Ever More Complex World" (zusammen mit Prof. Hank Childs, University of Oregon, USA, Prof. Takayuki Itoh, Ochanomizu University, Japan und Dr. Guido Reina, Universität Stuttgart)
  • Organisationskomitee (Abstract Chair) des Community of Special Interest (COSI) event “BioVis – Biological Data Visualizations” der ISMB (Chicago, IL, Jun. 2018)
  • Co-Organisator des “Workshop on Molecular Graphics and Visual Analysis of Molecular Data” der 20th EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization (EuroVis, Brno, Czech Republic, Jun. 2018)
  • Co-Organisator der Special Session “From Virtual Reality to Immersive Analytics in Bioinformatics” der Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX (Burlingame, CA, Feb. 2018)
  • Co-Organisator des CECAM-Workshops “Particle-based Simulations for Hard and Soft Matter” (Okt. 2016)
  • Komiteemitglied und Opponent für die Verteidigung der Dissertation von Herrn Ivan Kolesár (23.06.2017, Universität Bergen, Norwegen; Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Helwig Hauser)
  • Mitgliedschaft in Programmkomitees (Auswahl):
    • International Symposium on Big Data Visual Analytics (2016, 2017)
    • IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (2016, 2017)
    • EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization (Full Paper: 2018, 2019; Short Paper: 2016, 2017, 2018)
    • IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (Visualization Notes: 2017, 2018)
  • seit 2009: Tätigkeit als Gutachter für diverse wissenschaftliche Konferenzen und Fachzeitschriften in den Bereichen Visualisierung, Computergraphik und Bioinformatik (unter anderem IEEE Trans. Vis. Comp. Graphics, Comput. Graph. Forum, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, J. Mol. Graph. Model., J. Comput. Chem., IEEE Trans. Comput. Biol. Bioinf., Comp. Biol. Chem.)