Gregory Nielson

Gregory NielsonProfessor Gregory Nielson joined ASU in the Department of Mathematics in 1970. He moved to CSE in 1985. Before coming to ASU he worked as a visiting research scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Nielson’s research interests include computer graphics, scientific visualization, computer-aided geometric design and scientific computing.


Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Utah, 1970

Research interests

Scientific visualization, geometric modeling

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Meritorious Award, Dagstuhl (John Gregory Memorial)
  • Research Award, ASU Mentor of Year Award, IEEE Golden Core Member, IEEE Outstanding Contribution Award

Key activities

  • Director, IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Graphics and Visualization, Editorial Board, Computer-Aided Geometric Design, Editorial Advisory Board & Founding Editor, Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics