Prof. Dr. Matthias Zwicker
|Position:||Head of Research Group|
|Phone:||+41 31 631 3301|
Matthias Zwicker has been a professor at the University of Bern and the head of the Computer Graphics Group at the Institute of Computer Science from September 2008 to January 2017. He obtained a PhD from ETH in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2003. From 2003 to 2006 he was a post-doctoral associate with the computer graphics group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then held a position as an Assistant Professor at the University of California in San Diego from 2006 to 2008. His research focus is on efficient high-quality rendering, signal processing techniques for computer graphics, data-driven modeling and animation, and point-based methods. He has served as a papers co-chair and conference chair of the IEEE/Eurographics Symposium on Point-Based Graphics, and as a papers co-chair for Eurographics 2010. He has been a member of program committees for various conferences including ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, and he has served as an associate editor for journals such as the Computer Graphics Forum and the Visual Computer.