Leif Kobbelt

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • RWTH Aachen University, Senior Researcher

Other Affiliation(s):

  • University of Erlangen
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik


  • Germany


  • Leif Kobbelt is a distinguished professor of Computer Science at RWTH Aachen University and head of the Institute for Computergraphics and Multimedia. After having received his PhD from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology he worked at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and the Max Planck Institute of Computer Science. His major research interests include 3D reconstruction, efficient geometry processing, and realistic realtime rendering. He was awarded with a number of renowned academic prices including the Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz price, the Eurographics Outstanding Technical Contribution Award, an ERC Advanced Grant and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize.

    SIGGRAPH 1999

    Leif Kobbelt is a senior researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for computer sciences in Saarbrücken, Germany. His major research interests include multiresolution and free-form modeling as well as the efficient handling of polygonal mesh data. He received his habilitation degree from the University of Erlangen, Germany where he worked from 1996 to 1999. In 1995/96 he spent one postdoc year at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He received his master’s (1992) and Ph.D. (1994) degrees from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. During the last 7 years he did research in various fields of computer graphics and CAGD.  


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