News Releases from 2022

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UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing celebrates a strong showing at SIGGRAPH 2022

UC San Diego faculty and research teams affiliated with the UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing are well represented, yet again, at SIGGRAPH 2022, which is the top academic venue for the computer graphics field.

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June 13, 2022

An Zheng Awarded Chancellor's Dissertation Medal

An Zheng, a newly minted Ph.D. in UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering,  is among seven university students selected to receive the 2022 UC San Diego Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal. Zheng was co-advised by computer science professor Hao Su, who is a faculty member of the UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing. 

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June 9, 2022

ACM Dissertation Honorable Mention

The ACM Dissertation Honorable Mention has been awarded to Pratul Srinivasan and Ben Mildenhall for their work on Neural Radiance Fields (NeRFs). Srinivasan is the last of UC San Diego Computer Science & Engineering professor Ravi Ramamoorthi's graduate students to graduate from UC Berkeley. Professor Ramamoorthi moved from UC Berkeley to UC San Diego in 2014. At UC San Diego, Ramamoorthi Directs the UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing.

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May 17, 2022

Center faculty member Thomas A. DeFanti named to IEEE Virtual Reality Academy

UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing faculty member Thomas A. DeFanti has been inducted into the inagural class of the IEEE Virtual Reality Academy. Established in 2022 by the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Community (VGTC), the IEEE Virtual Reality Academy recognizes significant contributions and highlights the accomplishments of the leaders in the fast-growing virtual reality field. 

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NSF funds UC San Diego computer science graduate student developing view synthesis techniques

Alexander Trevithick, a UC San Diego computer science graduate student affiliated with the UC San Diego Center for Visual Computing, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Student Research Fellowship.

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