Silvia Miksch is University Professor and head of the Research Division “Visual Analytics” (CVAST), Institute of Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology, TU Wien. She served as paper co-chair of several conferences including IEEE VAST 2010, 2011 and 2020 and VIS Overall Papers Chair (IEEE VIS 2021) as well as EuroVis 2012 and on the editorial board of several journals including IEEE TVCG and CGF. She acts in various strategic committees, such as the VAST steering committee and the VIS Executive Committee. In 2020 she was inducted into The IEEE Visualization Academy.
Her main research interests are Visualization/Visual Analytics (particularly Focus+Context and Interaction) and Time.