Daniel Acevedo-Feliz, Ph.D.



  • Scientific Visualization.
  • Virtual Reality.
  • Human Perception and Visual Design.
  • BIM: Building Information Modeling.

Selected Publications

Education Profile

  • 2007:  Ph.D. Computer Science, Brown University.
  • 2001:  Sc.M. Computer Science, Brown University.
  • 1997:  B.S. Civil Engineering, University of A Coruna, Spain.

Professional Profile

  • 2009-Present: Virtual Reality and Scientific Visualization Research Scientist, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA.
  • 2008-2009:  Head of 3D Modeling and Visualization Group, R&D Department, ACCIONA Infrastructures,S.A.,Madrid, Spain.
  • 1998-2007:  Graduate Research Assistant, Visualization Research Lab, Brown University.
  • 1995-1998:  Research Assistant, Engineering and Urban Design Visualization Group, University of A Courna, Spain.
  • 1995-1998:  Research Assistant, Structural Engineering Department, University of A Courna, Spain.

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Member: ACM Member.
  • Member: ACM SIGGRAPH.
  • Member: IEEE. 


  • 2007:  Paris Kanellakis Fellowship. Computer Science Department, Brown University.
  • 2005:  Best Poster Award. IEEE Visualization 2005 Conference. Minneapolis, MN. 
  • October 2001:   Best Case Study Award. IEEE Visualization 2001 Conference. San Diego, CA. 
  • 2000-2001and 2002-2003: Marcelino Botin Foundation Fellowship, Santander, Spain, for continuing graduate level education Brown University, Providence RI.
  • 1998-2000:  Pedro Barrie de la Maza Foundation Fellowship, A Coruna, Spain, for continuing graduate level education at
    Brown University, Providence RI.


‚ÄčKAUST Visualization Core Laboratory.