Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany 

PhD in Informatics

Computer Graphics HCI Group

Area: Featured-based Visualization

Expected Oct. 2016 



Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Msc in Engineering: Area Systems and Computing

Area: Visual Computing

Thesis: UCIV 4 Planning: A User-Centered Approach for the Design of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning

G.P.A. 4.59/5.0                 

April 2013 



Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Bachelor in Industrial Design

Thesis: Otus: Interactive System for Pre-Diagnosis of Children's Auditory Perception

Minor in Electronic and Time-Based Art

G.P.A. 4.35/5.0          

Sept. 2008

WORKING
EXPERIENCE

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Research Assistant (as Graduate Student)

Systems and Computing Engineering Department

IMAGINE Research Group

Projects:    

    • Military Training System: Fluvial Combat Simulator
    • Visual Analytics for Urban Systems                
July 2009 - Present 



Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Research Assistant 

School of Medicine

EpiAndes Research Group

Projects:  

    • Predictive Model for Speech Perception in Deaf Children Post Cochlear Implants 
    • Ciclovias of the Americas and the Caribbean: A public Health Program                  
Sept. 2007 - Present 


Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Research Assistant 

Design Department

Design and Product Communication Research Group

Project:    

    • Interaction Design for First Person  Shooter (FPS) Video Games 
Sept. 2008 - July 2009 


Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Teaching  Assistant 

Systems and Computing Engineering Department

Course: 

    • Introduction to Systems and Computing Engineering 
January 2009 - Present  

HONORS
& AWARDS

Students representative - International Research Training Group - IRTG 2057


Colciencias Young Researchers Schoolarship

Project: Visual Analysis of  Population Dynamics for Bogotá-Region


Colciencias Young Researchers Schoolarship

Project: Communication and Visualization of Spatial Data to Support Urban  and Regional Planning


Honorable Mention for Meritorious Degree Project    

2014


 
2011
 



2010





2008




LANGUAGES

Spanish Native

English Proficient writing and speaking

French Basic writing and speaking

German    Basic writing and speaking   



COMPUTER
SKILLS

Applications









Operating Systems



Languages



Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere, Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver)
ArcGIS - QGIS
Design Builder
Processing
Rhinoceros, Blender 
Wiring / Arduino
VisIT, Paraview
VTK



Linux, Windows




Java, Python, Javascript, SQL, JOGL, OpenGL

PUBLICATIONS

2016


Naranjo-Valero C., Fernandez-Prieto, D., Hernandez, J. H., and Hagen, H. STRAD Wheel: A Web-Based Library for the Visualization of Temporal Data. In: IEEE VIS Workshop on Visualization in Practice: Open Source Visualization and Visual Analytics Software, 2016.


2015


Fernandez-Prieto, D., Hagen, E., Engel, D., Bayer, D., Hernandez, J. H., Garth, C., and Scheler, I. Visual Exploration of Location-Based Social Networks Data in Urban Planning. In: IEEE PacificVis Visualization Notes Short Paper Track, 2015.


2014


Fernández-Prieto, D., Triana, J.A., Ibarra, J.C., Arteaga, I.C., Hernández, J.T., Hagen, H. Radial Visualization for Geo-spatial Categorical Data. Poster Abstracts of IEEE VIS 2014.


Fernández-Prieto, D., Zeckzer, D., Hernández, J.T., UCIV 4 Planning: A User-Centered Approach for the Design of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning,  IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 27-39, 2014.


Häb, K., Schweitzer, S., Fernández-Prieto, D., Hagen, E., Engel, D., Böttinger, M., Scheler, I., Visualization of Building Performance Simulation Results: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. IEEE PacificVis Visualization Notes Short Paper Track, 2014.


2013


Fernández-Prieto, D., Zeckzer, D., Hernández, J.T., Using User-Centered Techniques for the Design and Evaluation of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning: Case Study Bogota 21, 2nd EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization, pp. 11-15, Leipzig, Germany, 2013.


2010


Triana, J.A., Fernández, D., Ibarra, J.C., & Hernández, J.T. (2010). Le Corbusier in Bogota: A 3D Immersive Model in an Urban Heritage Context. Sigradi 2010 (pp. 338-342). Bogotá.