The Computer Graphics Group studies scientific visualization, physically-based rendering, animation, computer-aided geometric design, rapid prototyping, computer aided cornea modeling and visualization, medical imaging, tele-immersive environments for geographically distributed collaboration, and virtual environments for surgical simulation.
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  • Computer Aided Design and Modeling:

    Computer aided geometric design. Splines and subdivision. Surface optimization. Texture synthesis. Sound synthesis. Rapid prototyping.

  • Rendering:

    Image based rendering. Vision realistic rendering. Computational photography and video.

  • Visualization:

    Scientific and information visualization. Virtual environments, tele-immersive environments

  • Animation:

    Motion capture analysis and synthesis. Physically based simulation. Video games.

  • Art:

    Abstract sculpture, art & mathematics

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Faculty Awards

  • ACM Prize in Computing: Alexei (Alyosha) Efros, 2016.
  • National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Member: Ruzena Bajcsy, 1997. Susan L. Graham, 1993.
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences Member: Ruzena Bajcsy, 2007. Susan L. Graham, 1995.
  • Berkeley Citation: Ruzena Bajcsy, 2023. Carlo H. Séquin, 2016. Susan L. Graham, 2009.
  • Sloan Research Fellow: Angjoo Kanazawa, 2023. Ren Ng, 2017. Björn Hartmann, 2013. Michael Lustig, 2013. Alexei (Alyosha) Efros, 2008. Jonathan Shewchuk, 2004. James O'Brien, 2003.

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