Wolfgang Heidrich


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Aaron Marcus and Associates, The University of British Columbia and KAUST, Designer

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Analyst
  • University of British Columbia
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2020

    Wolfgang Heidrich is the Director of the Visual Computing Center and a Professor of Computer Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. He was previously  a Professor at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Heidrich?s research interest is in  computational imaging and display, focusing on hardware-software co-design of the next- generation imaging systems. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Erlangen and  then worked as a Research Associate in the Max-Planck-Institute in Saarbrucken. Dr. Heidrich has chaired the papers program for Siggraph Asia 2016 and ICCP 2016. He is the  recipient of a Humboldt Research Award (2014).  

    SIGGRAPH 2012

    Professor Wolfgang Heidrich holds the Dolby Research Chair in Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Erlangen in 1999, and then worked as a Research Associate in the Computer Graphics Group of the Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrucken, Germany,  before joining UBC in 2000. Heidrich’s research interests lie at the inter- section of computer graphics, computer vision, imaging, and optics. In  particular, he has worked on High Dynamic Range imaging and display, image-based modeling, measuring, and rendering, geometry acquisition, GPU-based rendering, and global illumination. Heidrich has written over 100 refereed publications on these subjects and has served on numerous program committees. He was the program co-chair for Graphics Hardware 2002, Graphics Interface 2004, the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2006, and ProCams 2011.  

    SIGGRAPH 1996

    Mr. Heidrich received his BA degree in graphic design from the College of Design Schwabisch Gmund in Germany and his MA in graphic design from the Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London. He has done corporate identity design for several German cities and information- oriented graphic design for Bosch GmbH in Germany. He has worked as a user interface designer in the Human Factors Division of BT Laboratories in England, where he specialized in the design of interactive multimedia and graphical user interfaces for network management applications.  

    SIGGRAPH 1994

    Mr. Heidrich received his BA degree in graphic design from the College of Design Schwābisch Gmünd in Germany and his MA in graphic design from the Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London. He has done corporate identity design for several German cities and information· oriented graphic design for Bosch GmbH in Germany. He has worked as a user interface designer in the Human Factors Division of BT Laboratories.in England, where he specialized in the design of interactive multimedia and graphical user interfaces for network management applications.

    SIGGRAPH 1993

    Mr Heidrich received his masters in graphic design from the Central St Martins College of Art and Design in London. He has done conceptual and environmental graphic design for several German cities, Schwäbisch and Neckartenzlingen graphic design for Bosch GmbH Reutlingen and user interface design in the Human Factors Divisions of British Telecom Laboratories London.  

     


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