be a full three-day event from July 26 (Wed) to July 28 (Fri). The
conference starts at 8:00am on July 26 and ends at 8pm on July 28.
Final conference program
Computer Science and Applied and Computational Mathematics. the California
Institute of Technology
Peter Schröder is
Professor of Computer Science and Applied and Computational Mathematics at
the California Institute of Technology where he began his academic career in
1995. Prior to Caltech and a short stint as postdoctoral research fellow at
Interval Corporation (summer 1995) he was a postdoctoral research fellow at
the University of South Carolina department of mathematics and a lecturer in
the computer science department, where he worked with Prof. Björn Jawerth
and Dr. Wim Sweldens. He received his PhD in computer science from Princeton
University in 1994 for work on "Wavelet Methods for Illumination
Computations." Prior to Princeton he was a member of the technical staff at
Thinking Machines, where he worked on graphics algorithms for massively
parallel computers. In 1990 he received an MS degree from MIT's Media Lab.
He did his undergraduate work at the Technical University of Berlin in
computer science and pure mathematics. He has also held an appointment as a
visiting researcher with the German national computer science research lab (GMD)
and its visualization group.
Prof. Schröder is a world expert in the area of wavelet
based methods for computer graphics. He helped pioneer the use of fast
wavelet solvers for illumination computations and developed (with Dr.
Sweldens) the first practical spherical wavelet transform. Multiresolution
techniques have been the subject of many invited lectures and courses he has
given in Europe and North America for academic and industrial audiences. His
publications record ranges from WIRED magazine to Siggraph conferences and
special scientific journal issues on wavelets. In 1995 he was awarded a NSF
CAREER award and named a Sloan Fellow. More recently he was named a Packard
Fellow and Finalist in the 2001 Discover Awards.
Computer Science, Purdue University
Before joining the
Purdue faculty, Professor Hoffmann taught at the University of Waterloo,
Canada. He has been visiting professor at the Christian-Albrechts University
in Kiel, West Germany (1980), and at Cornell University (1984-1986). His
research focuses on geometric and solid modeling, its applications to
manufacturing and science, and the simulation of physical systems. The
research includes, in particular, research on geometric constraint solving,
modeling biological structures, robustness in geometric computation, and the
semantics of generative, feature-based design. Professor Hoffmann is the
author of Group-Theoretic Algorithms and Graph Isomorphism, Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, 136, Springer-Verlag and of Geometric and Solid Modeling:
An Introduction, published by Morgan Kaufmann, Inc. Professor Hoffmann has
received national media attention for his work simulating the 9/11 Pentagon
Professor Hoffmann serves on the editorial
boards of Computer-Aided Geometric Design, Computer Aided Design, ACM
Transactions on Graphics, and on the editorial board of Computer-Aided
Design and Applications. He is interim co-director of Purdue’s Computing
Research Institute and co-director of Purdue’s Product Lifecycle Management
Center of Excellence. He has organized numerous national and international
workshops and conferences. The author of two monographs, he has published in
diverse areas of computer science. His research has received continuous
funding since 1978. He is the PI on Purdue’s NSF Envision Center grant.
, detailed schedule)
List of papers in each
Note: All the short papers will be presented in the
Poster Session on 7/26.