From 1999 to 2003 he was the editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
He got the John Gregory Memorial Award and the Solid Modelling Pioneer Award for his achievements in Geometric Modeling in 2002. His lifetime contributions to Scientific Visualization were honored by the IEEE Visualization Career Award  and the IEEE Visualization Academy of Science membership.
- Curriculum vitae from Kaiserslautern, retrieved 2011-05-08.
- Kaufman, Arie E.; Hagen, Hans; Ebert, David S. (2009), "The 15th Anniversary of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics: Celebrating a Success Story", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 15 (5): 705–706, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2009.82.
- John Gregory Memorial Award
- IEEE Visualization Career Award in 2009