The OpenSpace project is proud to have a long history of academic achievements being supported by talented graduate students from a variety of academic institutions around the globe. Below is a list of theses that highlight research using OpenSpace.







  • Hans-Christian Helltegen, Visualizing Space Weather: Acquiring and Rendering Data of Earth's Magnetosphere — Community Coordinated Modeling Center

  • Victor Sand, Dynamic Visualization of Space Weather Data Community Coordinated Modeling Center



  • OpenSpace: Bringing NASA Missions to the Public
    Alexander Bock, Charles Hansen, and Anders Ynnerman
    IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (pdf)

  • OpenSpace: Changing the Narrative of Public Dissemination in Astronomical Visualization from What to How
    Alexander Bock, Emil Axelsson, Carter Emmart, Masha Kuznetsova, Charles Hansen, and Anders Ynnerman
    IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (pdf)

  • Exploranation: A New Science Communication Paradigm, Anders Ynnerman, Jonas Löwgren, and Lena Tibell
    IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications

  • Globe Browsing: Contextualized Spatio-Temporal Planetary Surface Visualization
    Karl Bladin, Emil Axelsson, Erik Broberg, Carter Emmart, Patric Ljung, Alexander Bock, and Anders Ynnerman
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (pdf)
    Best Scientific Visualization Paper Award

  • OpenSpace: An Open-Source Astrovisualization Framework
    Alexander Bock, Emil Axelsson, Karl Bladin, Jonathas Costa, Gene Payne, Matthew Territo, Joakim Kilby, Masha Kuznetsova, Carter Emmart, and Anders Ynnerman
    Journal of Open-Source Software (pdf)

  • Dynamic Scene Graph: Enabling Scaling, Positioning, and Navigation in the Universe
    Emil Axelsson, Jonathas Costa, Claudio Silva, Alexander Bock, and Anders Ynnerman
    Computer Graphics Forum (pdf)

  • OpenSpace: Public Dissemination of Space Mission Profiles
    Alexander Bock, Michal Marcinkowski, Joakim Kilby, Carter Emmart, and Anders Ynnerman
    IEEE Vis Poster Session (pdf, poster)
    Best Scientific Visualization Poster

  • Visual Verification of Space Weather Ensemble Simulations
    Alexander Bock, Asher Pembroke, Leila Mays, Lutz Rastaetter, Anders Ynnerman, and Timo Ropinski
    IEEE Vis (pdf)