The Computational Sciences Group as a part of the Visual Computing Center is located on the second floor of KAUST's Building One.


​​​​Scientific Members

Prof. Dr. Dominik L. Michels, M.Sc.

CSG Head and Faculty · Computer Science and Mathematics

Stanford Faculty Computer Science · Max Planck Alumnus · Postdoc Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech · Ph.D. Mathematics and Natural Sciences at University of Bonn · Visiting Scholar at Harvard, JINR, and MIT · M.Sc. Computer Science at University of Bonn and B-IT · B.Sc. Computer Science and Physics at University of Bonn · AFCEA Academic Award Recipient · Johannes Kepler Scholar · German National Merit Foundation Scholar

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Dr. Dmitry A. Lyakhov, M.Sc.

CSG Postdoc · Computational Mathematics

National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Alumnus · Postdoc Joint Institute for Nuclear Research · Lecturer Belarusian State University · Ph.D. Mathematics at Belarusian State University · M.Sc. Theoretical and Mathematical Physics at Belarusian State University


Libo Huang, M.Sc.

CSG Doctoral Fellow · Mathematics

M.Sc. Geophysics at KAUST · B.Sc. Geophysics at Peking University · Liu Guang Ding Scholar · Li Yan Hong Scholar


Han Shao, M.Sc.

CSG Doctoral Fellow · Mathematics

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering at KAUST · B.Sc. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at University of Science and Technology of China · Hezhi Scholar · National Scholar


J. Paul T. Mueller, B.Sc.

CSG Graduate Researcher · Computer Science

Stanford Graduate Researcher in Computer Science · Stanford TA and University of Bonn TA · B.Sc. Computer Science and Economics at University of Bonn · Scientific Researcher at University of Bonn · Fraunhofer IAIS Alumnus · German National Merit Foundation Scholar · Max Planck Visual Computing Scholar · German Academic Exchange Service Scholar · German Industry Foundation Scholar · Heidelberg Laureate Forum Invited Participant

Wenting Wu, BBA

CSG Student · Computer Science

BBA Information Management (Computer Science and Information Engineering) at Zhejiang Gongshang University



​​​​Other Members

The Computational Sciences Group is a part of the Visual Computing Center and supported by their administrative and research staff.