Silvia Miksch was inducted into The IEEE VGTC Visualization Academy (or in short Vis Academy). The Vis Academy was established in 2018 by the IEEE VGTC Executive Committee. Induction to the Vis Academy is the highest and most prestigious honor in the field of visualization.
The Vis Academy is a prestigious academy, the “visualization technology hall of fame” or the “visualization fellows assembly”, and will highlight the accomplishments of the research leaders of the field of visualization that will indirectly underscore the accomplishments of the entire field. In addition to being an honorary academy, the academy will be called upon to provide technical leadership, mentoring and fostering new talents, and other community services, as necessary.