Bijaya B. Karki

Professor, Division Chair

3325E Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225 578 1252 / Fax: 225 578 1465


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Computational Physics, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1997

Diploma with Honors, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 1994

M.Sc. with Distinction, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1992


Research Interests

Scientific Visualization and Applications, Computational Materials, Large-Scale Simulations


Teaching Responsibilities

CSC 7443: Scientific Information Visualization

CSC 4103: Operating Systems

CSC 3102: Advanced Data Structures and Algorithmic Analysis


Selected Publications

Bohara B and Karki BB, Clutter reduction in visualization of particle (atom) trajectories with adaptive position merging, The 9th Int'l Conf. on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP'14), 2014

Bohara B and Karki BB, Visualizing microscopic structure of simulated model basalt melt, Computers & Geosciences, 2013, 57: 166-174

Karki BB, Zhang J and Stixrude L, First-principles viscosity and derived models for MgO-SiO2 melt system at high temperatures, Geophysical Research Letters, 2013, 40: 94-99

Khurana S, Brener N, Karki BB, Benger W, Roy S, Acharya S, Ritter M and Iyengar SS, Multiscale color coding of fluid flow mixing indicators along integration lines, The 15th Int'l. Conf. on Central Europe in Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG'12), 2012, pp 357-365

Karki BB and Stixrude L, Viscosity of MgSiO3 liquid at Earth's mantle conditions: Implications for an early magma ocean, Science, 2010, 328: 740-742

Gu S and Karki BB, Component-based isosurface extraction for multiple dataset visualization, Journal of Winter School of Computer Graphics (WSCG), 2010, 18: 97-104


Personal Homepage




Bijaya B. Karki