ParaView User

with Mathieu Westphal in Lyon, France

October 3, 2018 (1 day long)

This course will give an overview of ParaView: how to visualize and process data. The examples are based on use cases from several scientific domains.

The training mixes theory and application with a set of tutorials and exercises.


  1. Explore ParaView user's interface

  2. Visualize and process data using ParaView

  3. Discover ParaView Python scripting

  4. Discover ParaView extension with plugins


  1. VTK: a basic knowledge is a plus


ParaView Overview

  • Datasets visualization and browsing
  • Datasets post processing 
  • Pipeline and filters


  • Introduction to the ParaView Python API


  • Introduction to the use and development of ParaView plugins
This training course will be taught in English.
Course notes are also in English.
Participants are asked to bring a laptop computer for this training session.
The instructor will communicate all the specifications required to each participants before the training session.

Lunch is included.

All Kitware training courses can be customized and held at Kitware's training centers (In the EU: Lyon, France; or in the US: Clifton Park, New York; Carrboro, North Carolina; Santa Fe, New Mexico) or at your own site (quotation).

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* VAT excluded.
A 10% discount (432 € VAT excluded) is applied for students.

Practical information

October 3, 2018
(Early registrations end: September 12, 2018)

Standard price: 600 €
Current price: 480 €*

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About the instructor

Mathieu received his engineering degree from INSA Lyon, and extended his expertise with a Master in fundamental informatics at ENS Lyon in 2010. Prior to joining Kitware, Mathieu was employed at CNRS (French Research Center) as a research engineer and worked on different projects focusing on adaptive optics, recasting in large datasets, visualization pipelines using C++, C/Python, Malab VTK/Qt/ParaView. Mathieu also worked for INRIA, Winsoft and Modelys during short missions and internships.

His proficiency covers C,C++, Python, OpenGL, GLSL, VTK, ParaView, Cublas, CMake/CDash/CTest.

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