CV - Prof. Deborah Silver

Dr. Deborah Silver 

Professor I,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
Executive Director, Professional Science Master’s Program
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
PO Box 909 Piscataway, NJ 08855-0909
732-445-5117 (PSM Main Office)

Research Interest
Scientific Visualization, Volume Graphics, Computer Graphics, Distributed Computing, Multimedia

Professional Experience

2009 - Present
Executive Director, Professional Science Master’s Program
2008-2010
Associate Dean of Continuing and Professional Education, School of Engineering
1988-present
Assistant, Associate, Professor I, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering,  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
1992, Summer 1991

Faculty Fellow, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA


Education

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science(Supported by the Hewlett-Packard Faculty Development Fellowship).
Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science,New York City, New York. B.S. in Computer Science


Teaching

332:579 Programming Methodologies for Numerical Computing and Computational Finance
332:567 Software Engineering
332:562 Visualization and Advanced Computer Graphics
332:560 Computer Graphics
332:471 Robotics and Vision
332:491 Special Problems in Computer Graphics (undergraduate)
332:601 Special Problems in Computer Graphics(graduate)
332:484 Interactive Computer Graphics, (undergraduate)
332:472 Introduction to Software Engineering
332:393 Professionalism and Ethics
332:327 Programming Methodologies II
332:227 Programming Methodologies I


Professional Activities

  • Vice President, National Professional Science Master's Association 2013-2017
  • Board Member, PSM National Office, 2013-present
  • IEEE Scientific Visualization Steering Committee, 2016
  • Chair, NPSMA Workshop on Cybersecurity (2014)
  • Eurovis paper committee, IEEE Visualization Program Committee (2015,  2016)
  • Co-chair KAV 2008, Program Committee, IEEE Visualization 2006, 2007, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2006), IEEE/ACM Symposium on Volume Graphics, IEEE Visualization 2005,Knowledge Assisted Visualization Workshop (2007,2008),
  • Symposium Chair, IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization, 2004
  • Program Committee, IEEE Visualization 2003, Parallel Visualization and Graphic Symposium 2003, SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis Conference
  • Vice-Chair of Operation, IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Graphics, 1993- 2000.
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 1995-2000.
  • Co-Editor, Visualization Blackboard, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 1994-1998.
  • Program Co-Chair, IEEE Visualization '99, IEEE Visualization '96.
  • Co-Chair of Papers Session, IEEE Visualization '95.
  • Co-chair of the Case Studies session, IEEE Visualization '92, '93, '94.
  • Editor of the IEEE Princeton Section Newsletter, 1989-1991.

 

Administrative Highlights

Professional Science Master’s Program -  Executive Director, 2009-present:

  • Secured government funding for new graduate program (~$1.5M)
  • Wrote and shepherded program proposal through university and state approval process (6 levels of approval)
  • Collaborated with 10 different schools on 3 campuses connecting with faculty and administration
  • Created over 25 different professionally-focused (workforce related) science curricula, including interdisciplinary concentrations in Life Sciences, Engineering, and Computer and Information Sciences
  • Expanded program to over 300 students
  • Managed all aspects of program development: industrial advisory board, industrial outreach and placement, financial budgeting, faculty committees, admissions, recruitment, web marketing, program coordination, and international collaborations
  • Developed online courses and programs
  • Developed international relationships, recruitments,  and joint initiatives
  • Grew program to one of the largest and most recognized PSM programs in the country

Publications

[1] Liu, Li, Deborah Silver, Karen Bemis, Dujuan Kang, and Enrique Curchitser. "Illustrative Visualization of Mesoscale Ocean Eddies." In Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 36, no. 3. (In Press)
[2] Bemis, Karen, Li Liu, Deborah Silver, Dujuan Kang, and Enrique Curchitser, "Case Study on Visualizing Gulf Stream Eddies from ROMS", Poster Session, IEEE SciVis 2016, Best Poster Winner, October 2016.
[3] Liu, Li, Deborah Silver, and Karen Bemis, "JobViz: Interactive Visualization of Majors & Jobs", Poster Session, IEEE InfoVis 2016, October 2016.
[4] Ozer, Sedat, Deborah Silver, Karen Bemis, and Pino Martin. "Activity detection in scientific visualization." IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics 20, no. 3 (2014): 377-390.
[5] Liu, Li, Sedat Ozer, Karen Bemis, Jay Takle, and Deborah Silver. "An interactive method for activity detection visualization." In Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), 2013 IEEE Symposium on, pp. 129-130. IEEE, 2013.
[6] Takle, Jay, Deborah Silver, Eve Kovacs, and Katrin Heitmann. "Visualization of multivariate dark matter halos in cosmology simulations." In Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), 2013 IEEE Symposium on, pp. 131-132. IEEE, 2013.
[7] Ozer, Sedat, Jishang Wei, Deborah Silver, Kwan-Liu Ma, and Pino Martin. "Group dynamics in scientific visualization." In Large Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), 2012 IEEE Symposium on, pp. 97-104. IEEE, 2012.
[8] Takle, Jay, Deborah Silver, and Katrin Heitmann. "A case study: Tracking and visualizing the evolution of dark matter halos and groups of satellite halos in cosmology simulations." In Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2012 IEEE Conference on, pp. 243-244. IEEE, 2012.
[9] Takle, Jay, Katrin Heitmann, Tom Peterka, Deborah Silver, George Zagaris, and Salman Habib. "Tracking and Visualizing Evolution of the Universe: In Situ Parallel Dark Matter Halo Merger Trees." In High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC), 2012 SC Companion:, pp. 1482-1483. IEEE, 2012.
[10] Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver and Min Chen, Constrained Illustrative Volume Deformation, Computers and Graphics, Vol. 34, 2010.
[11] M. Chen, D. Ebert, H. Hagen, R. Laramee, R. van Liere, K. Ma, W. Ribarsky, G. Scheuermann, and D. Silver. Data and Information Knowledge in Visualization, IEEE Computer Graphics and Application, January/February 2009, pp 4-11.
[12] John Novatnack, Nicu Cornea, Ali Shokoufandeh, Deborah Silver, Sven Dickinson, Paul Kantor,  Bing Bai. A Generalized Family of Fixed-Radius Distribution-Based Distance Measures for Content-Based fMRI Image Retrieval. Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol 29/12 pp 1726-1732, 2008.
[13] Scott Klasky, Mladen Vouk, Manish Parashar, Ayla Kahn, Norbert Podhorszki, Roselyne Barreto, Deborah Silver, Steve Parker. Collaborative Visualization Spaces for Petascale Simulations. Proceedings of The 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2008), May 2008.
[14] M. Velez, D. Silver, M. Tremaine, K. Bemis, Visualization Literacy, Poster Session, Infovis 2008, Best Poster Winner, October 2008.
[15] M. Chen, C. Correa, S. Islam, M. Jones, P. Shen, D. Silver, S. Walton and P. Willis. Manipulating, Deforming and Animating Sampled Object Representations, Computer Graphics Forum, 26(4), 2007.
[16] Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver and Min Chen. Illustrative Deformation for Data Exploration. Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics , vol.13, no.6, pp.1320-1327, Nov.-Dec. 2007 (Proc. Visualization 2007, Sacramento, CA, Oct-Nov, 2007).
[17] K. Bennett, D. Silver, C. Correa, S. Klasky, and S-H. Ku, Focus and Context Views for Plasma Turbulence Simulation, Poster Presentation, IEEE Visualization 2007, October 2007.
[18] Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver and Min Chen. Volume Deformation via Scattered Data Interpolation. Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Workshop on Volume Graphics 2007, Sept 2007.
[19] M. Chen, C. Correa, S. Islam, M. Jones, P. Shen, D. Silver, S. Walton and P. Willis. Manipulating, Deforming and Animating Sampled Object Representations, Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 26 (2007), number 4 pp. 824–852.
[20] Carlos D. Correa and Deborah Silver. Programmable Shaders for Deformation Rendering. Eurographics/SIGGRAPH Graphics Hardware 2007. San Diego, CA, August 4-5, 2007.
[21] Carlos D. Correa and Deborah Silver. Visualizing Collision Effects Between Penetrating and Non-Penetrating Objects.: SIGGRAPH 2007 Sketches. San Diego, CA, August, 2007.
[22] S. Islam, D. Silver and M. Chen, Volume splitting and its Applications, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(2), 2007.
[23] N. Cornea, D. Silver and P. Min, Curve Skeleton, Properties and Algorithms, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(3), May 2007.
[24] M. Chen, J. Robinson, D. Silver, Illuminating the Path of Video Visualization in the Shadow of Video Processing, proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2006), December 2006.
[25] Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver and Min Chen. Feature Aligned Volume Manipulation for Illustration and Visualization IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Visualization / Information Visualization 2006), vol. 12, no. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2006
[26] Carlos D. Correa, Deborah Silver and Min Chen. Discontinuous Displacement Mapping for Volume Graphics. Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Workshop on Volume Graphics 2006. Boston, MA, 30-31 July, 2006, pp. 9-16.
[27] S. Islam, D. Silver and M. Chen, Volume splitting and its applications, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2006.
[28] Maria Velez, Deborah Silver, Marilyn Tremaine. Understanding Visualization through Spatial Ability Differences. Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005. Minneapolis, Min. 23-28 Oct. 2005.
[29] Carlos D. Correa and Deborah Silver. Dataset Traversal with Motion-Controlled Transfer Functions.  Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005. Minneapolis, Min. 23-28 Oct. 2005, pg 359.
[30] N. Cornea, D. Silver and P. Min, Curve-Skeleton Applications, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005. Minneapolis, Min. 23-28 Oct. 2005.
[31] N. Cornea, U. Ibraev, D. Silver, A. Shokoufandeh, S. Dickinson, P. Kantor,  A Visualization Tool for FMRI Data Mining, Poster Presentation, IEEE Visualization 2005, October 2005.
[32] N. Cornea, D. Silver, X. Yuan, and R. Balasubramanian, Computing Hierarchical Curve-Skeletons of 3D Objects, The Visual Computer, October 2005.
 [33] N. Cornea, M. Demirci , D. Silver, A. Shokoufandeh, S. Dickinson, P. Kantor (2005). 3D Object Retrieval using Many-to-many Matching of Curve Skeletons. IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications (SMI 2005). MIT, Boston, MA. June 15-17, 2005.
[34] M. Chen, C. Correa, S. Islam, M.W. Jones, P.-Y. Shen, D. Silver, S. J. Watson, P.J. Willis (In Alphabetical Order). Deforming and Animating Discretely Sampled Object Representations. Eurographics 2005, State of the Art Reports (STAR), August 29 - September 2, 2005, pp. 113-140.
[35] D. Silver, K. Yaws, C. Correa, W. Hurt, P. Mason and J. Ziriax. Volumetric Manipulation for Dosimetry Simulations. Poster Presentation at: Bioelectromagnetics 2005, Dublin, Ireland, June 19-24, 2005.
[36] Rule-based Visualization in the Discover Computational Steering Collaboratory 
[37] H. Liu, L. Jiang, M. Parashar and D. Silver, Journal of Future Generation Computer System, Special Issue on Engineering Autonomic Systems, Elsevier Science, volume 21, issue 1, page 53 - 59, Jan 2005.
[38] K. Santilli, K. Bemis, D. Silver, P. Rona, and J. Datsur, Generating Realistic Images from Hydrothermal Plume Data, IEEE Visualization 2004 Conference Proceedings, October 2004 91-96
[39] V. Singh and D. Silver, Interactive Volume Manipulation with Selective Rendering for Improved Visualization, IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization and Graphics, October 2004, p 95-102.
[40] S. Islam, S. Dipankar, D. Silver and M. Chen, Spatial and Temporal Splitting of Scalar Fields in Volume Graphics, IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization, October 2004, 97-94
[41] J. Liang, H. Liu, D. Silver and M. Parashar, Rule-based Visualization in a Computational Steering Collaboratory, International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS ’04), June 2004. 58-65
[42] J. Chen, D. Silver and J. Liang, The Feature Tree: Visualizing Feature Tracking in Distributed AMR Datasets, IEEE Parallel Visualization and Graphics Symposium, October 2003.
[43] M. Chen, D. Silver, A. Winter, V. Singh, and N. Cornea, Spatial Transfer Functions, A Unified Approach to Specifying Deformation in Modeling and Animation, Symposium on  Volume Graphics (VG03), July 2003.
[44] V. Singh, D. Silver, N. Cornea, Hardware Accelerated Volume Manipulation, Symposium on Volume Graphics (VG03), July 2003.
[45] H. Sundar, D. Silver, N. Gagvani, and S. Dickinson, Skeleton Based Shape Matching and Retrieval, Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Shape Modeling and Application (SMI ’03), IEEE Computer Society Press, May 2003, p 130.
[46] J. Chen, D. Silver and M. Parashar, Real-time Feature Extraction and Tracking in a Computational Steering Environment, Proceedings of 11th High Performance Computing Symposium(HPC 2003), International Society for Modeling and Simulation, Orlando, FL, USA, pp. 155 - 160, March-April, 2003.
[47] H. Sundar and D. Silver, Shape Based Cullling for Computer Graphics, 13th Eurographics Workshop on Rendering, Poster Session, June 2002.
[48] P. Rona, K. Bemis, D. Silver and C. Jones. Acoustic Imaging, Visualization and Quantification of Buoyant Hydrothermal Plumes in the Ocean, Marine Geophysical Researches 23: 147-168, 2002.
[49] P. Rona , D. Jackson, K. Bemis, C. Jones, K. Mitsuzawa, D. Palmer, and D. Silver,  Acoustic Advances Study of Sea Floor Hydrothermal Flow, EOS, Transactions, AGU, Vol 83, Number 44, October 2002.
[50] K. Bemis, P. Rona, D. Jackson, C. Jones, D. Silver and K. Mitsuzawa, A Comparison of Black Smoker Hydrothermal Plume Behavior at Monolith Vent and at Clam Acres Vent Field: Dependence on Source Configuration, Mar. Geophys. Res, 2002.
[51] J. Chen, D. Silver and Y. Kusurkar, Distributed Feature Extraction and Tracking, SPIE IS&T Electronic Imaging Symposium, Visualization and Data Analysis Conference, January 2002, San Jose, CA.
[52] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Volume Animation, Graphical Models, Volume 63, Issue 6, November 2001.
[53] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Reshaping Medical Volumetric Data for Enhanced Visualization, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality  (MMVR 2001) Conference Proceedings, August 2001.
[54] S. Arbeeny and D. Silver,  Spatial Navigation of Media Streams, ACM Multimedia Conference (MM '01), September 2001, Ontario, Canada.
[55] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Volumetric Collision Detection, IEEE/ACM Volume Visualization Symposium, October 2000.
[56] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Animating the Visible Human Dataset, NLM Visible Human Conference, October 2000. The movie also appeared in the annual NLM HDTV Video, 2002.
[57] Y. Kusurkar and D. Silver, Visualizing Time Varying Distributed Datasets, April 2000. VDE 2000, PPPL, Princeton, NJ April 2000.
[58] K. Bemis, D. Silver, P. Rona and C. Feng, Case Study: A Methodology for Plume Visualization with Application to Real-Time Acquisition and Navigation, IEEE Visualization 2000, October 2000.
[59] H. Ray and D. Silver, The Race II Engine for Real-Time Volume Rendering, Eurographics, Germany, August 2000.
[60] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Parameter Controlled Volume Thinning, Graphical Models and Image Processing, p 149-1 64, Volume 61 Number 3, 1999.
[61] H. Ray, H. Pfister, D. Silver and T. Cook, Ray Casting Architectures for Volume Visualization, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Volume 5, Number 3, July 1999
[62] X. Wang and D. Silver, Visualizing Evolving Scalar Phenomena, Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), Elsevier, February 1999  Volume 15, Number 1, p 99-108.
[63] D. Silver, F. Post and A. Sarjadan, Flow Visualization, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 7, 1999. ed J. Webster.
[64] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Realistic Volume Animation with Alias. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Volume Graphics, March 1999.
[65] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Realistic Volume Animation, Volume Graphics 99, Chapter 15 in Volume Graphics, Springer Verlag, M. Chen, editor, 1999.
[66] H. Ray and D. Silver, The RACE Architecture, IEEE Visualization 1999, Hot topics, October 1999.
[67] D. Silver, F. Post and A. Sarjadan, Flow Visualization, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 7, 1999. ed J. Webster.
[68] D. Kenchamana-Hosekote, D. Silver and N. Gagvani, Volume Animation Using the Skeleton Tree, Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Volume Visualization (VOLVIS '98), October 1998, Research Triangle Park, NC.
[69] D. Silver and X. Wang, Tracking Features in Unstructured Datasets, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization '98 Conference, October 1998, Research Triangle Park, NC.
[70] P. Rona, K. Bemis, D. Kenchammana-Hosekote, and D. Silver, Accoustic Imaging and Visualization of Plumes Discharging from Black Smoker Vents on the Seafloor, Case Study, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization '98 Conference, October 1998, Research Triangle Park, NC.
[71] D. Silver and X. Wang, Tracking and Visualizing Turbulent 3D Features. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1997.
[72] Rona, P.A., K.G. Bemis, D.R. Jackson, T. Wen, C. Jones, J.G. Dworski, D.R. Kenchammana-Hoskote, and D. Silver,  Acoustic imaging of seafloor hydrothermal flow regimes, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Un., 78: F685, 1997.
[73] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Skeletal Extraction for Visualization, IEEE Visualization 1997 Conference, Hot Topics Proceedings. October 1997.
[74] N. Gagvani and D. Silver, Parameter Controlled Skeletonization of Three Dimensional Objects, Short Paper, Visualization '97 Hot Topics. October 1997.
[75] T. Walsum, F. Post, D. Silver and F. Post Feature Extraction and Iconic Visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics, July 1996.
[76] R. Shahidi, R. Mezrich, and D. Silver, " Proposed Simulation of Volumetric Image Navigation Using a Surgical Microscope," Journal of Image Guided Surgery, Volume 1, Issue 5, Pages 249-265 (1995).
[77] N.J. Zabusky, D. Silver and V. Fernandez, Visiometrics and modeling in computational fluid dynamics. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 40(1996). 181-191.
[78] V. Fernandez, D. Silver and N. Zabusky, Visiometrics of Complex Physical Processes: Diagnosing Vortex Dominated Flows. Computers in Physics. Sept/Oct 1996.
[79] D. Silver and X. Wang, Volume Tracking. IEEE Visualization '96 Conference Proceeding. October 1996.
[80] N. Langrana, Burdea, G, Dinsmore, M, Gomez, D, Harper, E, Silver, D, and Mezrich, R, Virtual Reality Training Simulation with Force Feedback: Palpation of Lesions, Proceedings of 1996 Advances in Bioengineering, ASME Bioengineering Symposium, November 1996.
[81] D. Silver, Feature Visualization, in Advances in Scientific Visualization, ed. by G. Nielson, and H. Hagen, Springer Verlag, 1996.
[82] N. J. Zabusky, V. M. Fernandez and D. Silver, Collapse, intensification and reconnection in vortex dominated flows: visiometrics and modeling.  Physica D, 86:1-11, 1995.
[83] P. Robertson and D. Silver, Visualization Case Studies: Completing the Loop. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 15(4),  July 1995, pp18-19.
[84] D. Silver, Object Oriented Visualization. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Volume 15, Number 3, May 1995.
[85] F. Post, T. Walsum, F. Post and D. Silver, Iconic Techniques for Feature Visualization, in Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 1995, pp 288-295, November 1995, Atlanta, Georgia.
[86] M. Dao, D. Silver and T. Cook, Low-Cost Hardware Acceleration of Volume Rendering using FPGA's, IEEE Symposium on FPGAs for Custom Computing Machines, April 1995.
[87] V. Fernandez,  N. Zabusky, S. Bhat, D. Silver and S. Chen, Visualization and Feature Extraction in Isotropic Navier Stokes Turbulence, Proceedings of the 1995 AVS Conference, Boston, Mass, April 1995.
[88] M. Dao, T. Cook, D. Silver and P. D'Urbano. Acceleration of Template-Based Ray Casting for Volume Visualization using FPGA's. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on FPGAs for Custom Computing Machines, pp 116-123, 1995.
[89] T. Cook and D. Silver. Acceleration of Volume Visualization Using Altera FPGA's.  PLDcon '95: The Design Conference and Exhibition.
[90] R. Samtaney, D. Silver, N. Zabusky, and J. Cao, Visualizing Features and Tracking Their Evolution, IEEE Computer, Volume 27, Number 7, pp. 20-27, July 1994.
[91] D. Silver and J. Miller, Visualizing Collagen Fibril Growth, Journal of Molecular Graphics, Volume 12, pp.139-145, June 1994.
[92] R. Shahidi, R. Mezrich and D. Silver, Applications of Virtual Reality in Stereotatic Procedures: Volumetric Image Navigation via the Surgical Microscope: Conf, VR in Medicine, NYC, Sept. 1994.
[93] D. Silver and N. Zabusky, Vision and Visualization, Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Visualization and Vision, pp.55-61, June 1994, Seattle, Washington. Silver, D., R. Samtaney and N. Zabusky, Feature Tracking: Visualizing Amorphous Regions and their Evolutions, Proceedings of SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis, Volume 2178, pp.114-122, February 1994.
[94] N. Zabusky,  D. Silver, R. Samtaney and V. Fernandez, Visualization and Quantification of Vortex Dominated Flows, in Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, edited by A. Kent and J. Williams, Marcel Dekker, Inc., pp.375-390, November 1994.
[95] N. Zabusky,  and D. Silver, Computer Graphics to Visiometrics: Visualization and Quantification of Massive Data Sets, in McGraw Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw Hill, Inc., pp.100-103, 1994.
[96] P. Sheu and D. Silver, Extending Object-Oriented Databases with Problem Solving and Visualization, Computers & Graphics, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 447-455, 1993.
[97] N. Zabusky, D. Silver and R. Pelz, Visiometrics, Juxtaposition, and Modeling, Physics Today, 46(3), pp.24-31, March 1993.
[98] D. Silver and N. Zabusky, Quantifying Visualizations for Reduced Modeling in Nonlinear Science: Extracting Structures from Data Sets. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Volume 4, Number 1, March 1993.
[99] W. Acevedo and D. Silver, Visualizing Structure in Earthquake Data, Extended Abstract, USGS/JPL Visualization Workshop, Menlo Park, California, October 1993.
[100] G. Burdea, J. Zhuang, E. Roskos, D. Silver and N. Langrana, Towards a Portable Dextrous Masters with Force Feedback, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, MIT Press, pp.18-28, March 1992.
[101] D. Silver, J. Miller, R. Harrison and D. Prockop, A Helical Model To Account for the Growth of Collagen Fibrils from Symmetrical Pointed Tips. A Special Example of Self-Assembly of Rod-like Monomers, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), Volume 89, pp.9860-9864, October 1992.
[102] N. Zabusky and D. Silver, Case Study: Visualizing Classical Problems in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization '92, pp.436-440, October 1992.
[103] G. Burdea, E. Roskos, D. Silver, F. Thibaud and R. Wolpov, A Distributed Virtual Environment with Dextrous Force Feedback, Proceedings of Interface to Real and Virtual Worlds Conference, Montpellier, France, pp.255-265, March 1992.
[104] D. Silver and W. Acevedo, Visualizing Structure in Earthquake Data, Proceedings of the SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging Science and Technology Conference, Febuary 1992.
[105] G. Burdea, N. Langrana, D. Silver, R. Stone and D. Dipaolo, Diagnostic/Rehabilitation System Using Force Measuring and Force Feedback Dextrous Masters, Proceedings of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, San Diego, California, June 1992.
[106] N. Zabusky, O. Boratov, R. Pelz, M. Gao, D. Silver and S. Cooper, Emergence of Coherent Patterns of Vortex Stretching During Reconnection: A Scattering Paradigm, Phys. Rev. Letters 67(18), 28, pp.2469-2472, October 1991.
[107] D. Silver, J. Stewart and Y. Yong, Visualization Techniques for Bulk Wave Resonators, Proceedings of 1991 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, December 1991.
[108] D, Silver, M. Gao and N. Zabusky, Visualizing Causal Effects in 4D Space-time Vector Fields, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization '91, pp.12-16, October 1991.
[109] G. Burdea, J. Zhuang, E. Roskos, D. Silver and N. Langrana, Direct-Drive Force Feedback Control for the Dataglove, European Robotics and Intelligent Systems Conference, June 1991.
[110] D. Silver and N. Zabusky, 3D Visualization and Quantification of Evolving Amorphous Objects, Proceedings of the SPIE/IS\&T Electronic Imaging Science and Technology Conference, Volume 1459, pp.97-108, Febuary 1991.
[111] D. Silver, N. Zabusky, V. Fernandez, M. Gao and R. Samtaney, Ellipsoidal Quantification of Evolving Phenomena, in Scientific Visualization of Physical Phenomena, edited by  N. Patrikalakis, Springer-Verlag, pp.573-588, June 1991
[112] G. Burdea, J. Zhuang, E. Roskos, D. Silver and N. Langrana, Direct-Drive Force Feedback Control for the Dataglove,  in Engineering Systems with Intelligence: Concepts, Tools and Applications, ed. by S. Tzafestas, Kluwer Academic Press, pp.453-460, 1991.
[113] D. Dobkin, D. and D. Silver, ``Applied Computational Geometry: Towards Robust Solutions of Basic Problems, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Volume 40, Number 1, pp. 70-87, February 1990.
[114] D. Silver, O. Boratav, S. Cooper, and N. Zabusky, Cover Picture, Computers in Physics, November/December 1990.
[115] O. Boratav, R. Pelz, N. Zabusky, C. Liu, D. Silver, S. Cooper, Spiral Winding and Reconnection of Interacting Orthogonal Vortex Tubes, 8th Annual Picture Gallery of APS, Two Video Entries, American Phys. Society Conference, November 1990.
[116] D. Silver. and X. Gu, Vortex Tube Interactions, SIGGRAPH Technical Slide Set, August 1990.
[117] R. Pelz, D. Silver and N. Zabusky, What Happens When Two Vortexes Meet, Pixel, July/August 1990.
[118] D. Dobkin and D. Silver, Recipes for Geometry and Numerical Analysis - Part I: An Empirical Study, Proceedings of the 4th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, pp.93-104, June 1988.
 
Research Presentation & Lectures Since 2000
 
Volumetric Bodies: The Exhibition, Interactive Demo & Art Exhibit, IEEE Visualization 2009
CPES Visualization, CPES meeting, ORNL, December 2007, December 2008
Feature Extraction & Tracking – What’s Next, University of California-Davis, FET Workshop, August 2007
Curve Skeletons, University of Genova, June 2007.
A More Active Approach to Volume Visualization, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, July 2007.
Illustrative Deformation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, December 2006
Feature Tracking, Supercomputing 2006, Workshop on Ultra-Scale Visualization, November 2006
The future of Volumes, Panel, Symposium on Volume Graphics, August 2006.
“Hands-in” Visualization, Tel Aviv University, July 2006
Volume Manipulation, Brooklyn Polytechnic, March 2006.
Curve Skeletons, SIAM Conference on Geometric Design, Phoenix, Arizona October 2005.
Hands–in Visualization, Dagstuhl, Germany, June 2005.
A tool for fMRI Visualization, Baycrest Centre's Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada, May 2005.
fMRI Indexing, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, March 2005.
Volume Manipulation, Dept. of Computer Science, Swansea, UK, November 2004.
Volume Animation, SAND conference, Swansea, UK, November 2004.
Volume Manipulation, Drexel University, March 2004
3D Skeletons, Applications and Algorithms, Princeton, NJ , November 2003
Feature Tracking for AMR Datasets, Dagstuhl, Germany, June 2003.
Large Volumetric Data Manipulation, Tutorial, CASA 2003, NJ, May 2003.
Volume Manipulation, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX, March 2003.
Visualization: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words, Dept of Geology Colloquium Series, Rutgers University, October 2001
Skelselect: A tool for Skeleton Visualization, IEEE Visualization 2001 Conference, Work-In-Progress
Visualization and Volume Animation, University of Delft, Netherlands, March 2001
Visualizing Time Varying Phenomena, Sandia Laboratory, California, January 2001
Visualizing Time Varying Phenomena, Sandia Laboratory, New Mexico December 2000
Volume Animation, University of New Mexico, December 2000
Visualizing Time Varying Phenomena, Department of Energy, Germantown, MD, August 2000.
Visualizing Time Varying Phenomena, Springschool, University of Bonn, Germany,March 2000.
Volume Animation, Springschool, University of Bonn, Germany, March 2000.

Funding

NSF- SMP: Fueling Innovation in NJ Through Graduate Education, 2010-2013, D. Silver (PI), D. Finegold, H. Herrara, A. Gates, B. Zilinskas.
DOE- 2010-2013, Activity Recognition for Ultra-Scale Visualization, part of the SciDAC Institute for Ultra-Scale Visualization.
NSF – CI-TEAM Demonstration Project: Developing Scientific Visualization Literacy for Cybterinfrastructure Training, 2008-2010, D. Silver (PI), M. Tremaine, and K. Bemis.
NSF – Illustrative Deformation. D. Silver PI, 2007-2010.
DOE, Center for Plasma Edge Simulation, C.S. Chang (NYU, overall PI), M. Parashar (PI, Rutgers Portion), D. Silver (co-PI), 2005-2010.
NSF, ITR/IM: Novel Indexing and Retrieval of Dynamic Brain Images, P. Kantor and S. Hanson (PIs), D. Silver (co-PI). 2002-2007.
NSF, Manipulating Volumes: A New Paradigm for Enabling Advanced Visualization, D. Silver PI, 2001-2006.
General Dynamics (for Brooks Air Force City Base), Manipulating Volumes for Dosimetry Studies, June 2004-January 2005. D. Silver is PI.
NSF-SGER, Measuring the Effect of Spatial Abilities in Scientific and Information Visualizations, with M. Tremaine co-PI, 2004-2005. D. Silver is PI.
NSF-ITR, VIP: Vent Imaging and Processing. K. Bemis (PI), P. Rona and D. Silver, 2003-2005.
NSF, Associative Mining of Large Datasets, 2000-2004 with M. Parashar, S. Dickinson, and N. Zabusky. D. Silver is PI.
Air Force Research Laboratory, Manipulating Volumes for Dosimetry Studies, June 2003-November 2004. D. Silver is PI.
NSF, Project Tomorrow, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, J. McDonnel (PI), D. Silver supervised a student under this grant, 2000-2003.
DOE, Visualizing and Tracking Evolving Features in 3D Unstructured and Adaptive Datasets, 1998-2002. with N. Zabusky, D. Silver is PI.
NSF, Acoustic imaging of seafloor hydrothermal flow regimes, OCE 98-18841, P. Rona (PI), D. Silver is in charge of visualization, 1998-2001
ONR Minority Fellowship (for H. Ray), Architectures for Volume Rendering, 1995-99.
SROA, Rutgers University, Group for a Scientific Visualization and Modeling Framework for High Performance Parallel/Distributed Simulations, N. Zabusky (PI) with D. Silver, M. Parashar, and S. Dickinson.. 10/1/98-10/1/99.
DURIP, Equipment for High Performance Computing, Quantification and Visualization, Defense University Research Instrumentation Program, 1997.
NASA, Feature Isolation and Quantification of Datasets, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, 1992-1995, D. Silver was the Principal Investigator. NAG 2-829.
DOE, Visualization and Quantification of Evolving Data Sets, Department of Energy, (4-21366), with N. Zabusky, 1994-1997.D. Silver was a Co-Principal Investigator.
DARPA,HyperComputing and Design: Visiometrics and Modeling, (ARPA-DAST 63-93-C-0064), with S. Amarel and N. Zabusky, 1993-98. D. Silver was a Co-Investigator.
NJSGC, FPGA Based Scientific Visualization,New Jersey Space Grant Consortium, with T. Cook, 1993-1994. D. Silver is a Co-Principal Investigator.
TJUMC, Simulated Rod Growth, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, 1990-94. D. Silver was a Principal Investigator.
CAIP,Laboratory for Visiometrics and Modeling,CAIP Center, with N. Zabusky, 1990 -1995. D. Silver was a Co-Principal Investigator.
NASA, Scientific Visualization, ASEE/NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1991-1992. D. Silver was a Principal Investigator.
NSF, Towards Robust Geometric Computations, Research Initiation Award,1990-1992. D. Silver was a Principal Investigator.
HP, Hewlett-Packard Faculty Development Fellowship, Equipment Fellowship, September . 1988. Rutgers University: Henry Rutgers Research Fellow, 1989-91.

Univerisity appointments since 2000

Director Professional Science Master's Program, Associate Dean for Continuing and Professional Education, Associate Director, CAIP Center, Organizer, ECE Distinguished Lecture Series, 2000-2004, ECE Academic Integrity Committee, Scholarship, Committee, Scholastic Standing Committee, ABET Committee, Computer Engineering Curriculum Committee, University Senator, 2000-2004

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