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Alec Jacobson Curriculum Vitæ

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Academic Positions

Assistant Professor, 2016–present
Canada Research Chair
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014–2016
Department of Computer Science
Columbia University
Mentor: Eitan Grinspun

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013–2014
Department of Computer Science
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich)
Mentor: Olga Sorkine-Hornung

Education

PhD in Computer Science, 2013
ETH Zurich
ETH Medal
Thesis: Algorithms and Interfaces for Real-Time Deformation of 2D and 3D Shapes
Advisor: Olga Sorkine-Hornung

MA in Computer Science, 2011
Courant Institute, New York University
Advisors: Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Denis Zorin

BA with joint major in Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009
Courant Institute, New York University
Departmental high honors, magna cum laude
Advisor: Denis Zorin

ACM SIGGRAPH & Communications of the ACM Publications

Additional Journal Publications

Juried Demos, Workshop Courses, Posters, & Technical Reports

Open-source Projects

libigl: A Simple C++ Geometry Processing Library
Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo, and others
2013–present
gptoolbox: Geometry Processing Toolbox for MATLAB
Alec Jacobson and others
2013–present
thingi10K: Ten Thousand 3D Models for Testing Robustness of Geometric Algorithms
Qingnan Zhou and Alec Jacobson
2016–present

Awards and Honors

2017 Eurographics Significant Young Researcher Award
2017 Canada Research Chair
2017 Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Geometry Processing Dataset Award
2017 Eurographics Junior Fellow
2017 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation Best Poster Award
2016 Connaught New Researcher
2015 Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Geometry Processing Software Award
2015 US Junior Oberwolfach Fellow
2015 NYCASCENT Fellow
2015 Back cover image on Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia
2014 Eurographics Best PhD Thesis
2014 Heidelberg Laureate Forum Young Researcher
2013 ETH Medal for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, top 8% university-wide
2013 Intel PhD Fellowship
2011 Back cover image on Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH
2009 New York University Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship (3 years)
2009 Grand Prize, Games For Learning Institute Game Design Challenge
2009 New York University Founder’s Day Award

Employment

2016–present University of Toronto Assistant Professor
2014–2016 Columbia University
Mentor: Eitan Grinspun
Postdoctoral researcher & co-instructor
2013–2014 ETH Zurich
Mentor: Olga Sorkine-Hornung
Postdoctoral researcher & teaching assistant
2011–2013 ETH Zurich
Advisor: Olga Sorkine-Hornung
Graduate researcher & teaching assistant
2010 Adobe Research
Advisor: Jovan Popović
Summer research intern
2009–2011 New York University
Advisors: Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Denis Zorin
Graduate researcher
2008–2009 New York University
Advisors: Denis Zorin, Yotam Gingold
Undergraduate researcher
2008 IBM
Advisor: Chuck Wallace
Summer programming intern
2007 Mayo Clinic
Advisor: Željko Bajzer
Summer research intern

Research Funding

2017–2022 NSERC Discovery, RGPIN–2017–05235 $155,000 CAD
2017–2020 NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement, RGPAS–2017–507938 $120,000 CAD
2017–2022 Canada Research Chair $158,335 CAD
2017–2018 Fields Institute, one visiting faculty researcher $10,500 CAD
2017–2018 Centre de Formació Interdisciplinària Superior, one undergraduate research fellow
2017–2018 Fields Institute, Workshop Funding $25,000 CAD
2017 Fields Institute, FURSP, four summer undergraduate research fellows
2017 NSERC USRA, one summer undergraduate research fellow
2016–2017 Connaught New Researcher Award $10,000 CAD
2016–present Adobe Systems gift
2015 SGP Software Award €1,000 EUR
2014 US Junior Oberwolfach Fellow €200 EUR
2012 Intel Doctoral Student Honor Programme $35,000 USD

Conference Talks

Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing
Generalized Matryoshka: Computational Design of Nesting Objects
July 3, 2017
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing (invited course)
libigl: Prototyping Geometry Processing Research in C++
July 1, 2017
ACM SIGGRAPH
Computational Design of Reconfigurables
July 27, 2016
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing (invited course)
Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation, “Direct Methods & Automatic Methods”
June 18, 2016
Graphics Interface (invited talk)
Large-Scale Painting of Photographs by Interactive Optimization
June 3, 2016
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing (invited course)
Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation, “Direct Methods & Automatic Methods”
July 5, 2015
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia (invited course)
Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation, “Automatic Methods”
December 3, 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH
Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation, “Automatic Methods”
August 14, 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH
Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation
August 12, 2014
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing
libigl: A C++ Library for Geometry Processing without a Mesh Data Structure
July 4, 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH
Robust Inside-Outside Segmentation using Generalized Winding Numbers
July 22, 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH
Fast Automatic Skinning Transformations
August 8, 2012
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing
Smooth Shape-Aware Functions with Controlled Extrema
July 16, 2012
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia
Stretchable and Twistable Bones for Skeletal Shape Deformation
December 14, 2011
ACM SIGGRAPH
Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Deformation
August 10, 2011
Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Geometry Processing
Mixed Finite Elements for Variational Surface Modeling
July 6, 2010

Invited Talks

Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Interactivity
Human Math Interaction
invited by Xiaojun Bi, Otmar Hilliges, Takeo Igarashi, and Antti Oulasvirta
June 6, 2017
Graphics Interface
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Elmar Eisemann
May 19, 2017
University of Waterloo
Robust Geometry Processing for Irregularly Bounded Domains
invited by Christopher Batty
April 18, 2017
Bellairs Workshop on Computer Animation
Robust Geometry Processing for Irregularly Bounded Domains
invited by Paul Kry
February 4, 2017
Toronto User Experience
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Daniel Wigdor
October 25, 2016
Cornell University
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Steve Marschner
March 22, 2016
Adobe Research
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by David Salesin
March 14, 2016
Purdue University
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Voicu Popescu
March 10, 2016
University of Toronto
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Karan Singh
March 7, 2016
University of Southern California
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Jernej Barbič
February 18, 2016
UC Riverside
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by K. K. Ramakrishnan
February 10, 2016
University of Tokyo
Breaking Barriers between Humans and Geometry
invited by Takeo Igarashi
October 30, 2015
Geometry Workshop in Seggau
Nested Cages
invited by Alexander I. Bobenko, Helmut Pottmann, and Johannes Wallner
July 12, 2015
Oberwolfach Discrete Differential Geometry Workshop
Nested Cages
invited by Alexander I. Bobenko, Richard Kenyon and Peter Schröder
March 5, 2015
City University of Hong Kong
From Model to Motion
invited by Hongbo Fu
December 9, 2014
Visual Effects Society, London
Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation
invited by Ean Carr
September 17, 2014
Double Negative, London
Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation
invited by Ean Carr
September 17, 2014
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation
invited by Andy Nealen
August 1, 2014
George Mason University
Robust Inside-Outside Segmentation using Generalized Winding Numbers
invited by Yotam Gingold
July 19, 2013
New York University
Robust Inside-Outside Segmentation using Generalized Winding Numbers
invited by Qingnan Zhou
June 25, 2013
CVGC Seminar Series, Columbia University
Algorithms and Interfaces for Real-Time Deformation of 2D and 3D Shapes
invited by Eitan Grinspun
June 18, 2013
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Saarbrücken
Achieving High-quality Shape Deformation in Real Time
invited by Tino Weinkauf
February 26, 2013
Workshop on Computer Graphics and Emerging Technology,
Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology

Achieving High-quality Shape Deformation in Real Time
invited by Baoquan Chen
November 26, 2012
New York University
Fast Automatic Skinning Transformations
invited by Denis Zorin
July 31, 2012
NSF Workshop on Barycentric Coordinates
in Geometry Processing and Finite/Boundary Element Methods

High-quality Weight Functions via Constrained Optimization
invited by Kai Hormann
July 25, 2012
Freie Universität
High-quality Weight Functions via Constrained Optimization
invited by Konrad Polthier
June 22, 2012
SIGGRAPH Tokyo (teleconference)
Stretchable, Twistable Bones for Skeletal Shape Deformation
invited by Jun Saito
February 24, 2012
LiberoVision, Zurich
Real-time Shape Deformation:
Bounded Biharmonic Weights and Stretchable, Twistable Bones

invited by Remo Ziegler
February 2, 2012
DISI University of Genoa
Real-time Deformation: Bounded Biharmonic Weights and Stretchable, Twistable Bones
invited by Enrico Puppo
June 27, 2011
ETH Zurich-Disney Research Zurich Tech Talk
Mixed Finite Elements for Variational Surface Modeling
invited by Alexander Hornung
October 20, 2010

Teaching

2017 Geometry Processing
University of Toronto
Designed novel curriculum
Instructor
2016–2017 Computer Graphics
University of Toronto
Instructor
2015 Seminar in Geometry and Animation
Columbia University
Designed novel curriculum
Co-instructor
2013 Advanced Topics in Visual Computing
ETH Zurich
Co-instructor
2011–2013 Computer Graphics
ETH Zurich
Assistant
2008–2009 America Counts Math Intervention
Clinton Public Middle School for Artists and Writers, New York
Student teacher

Advising

Hsueh-Ti Derek Liu
PhD candidate, University of Toronto
2017–present
Sarah Kushner
PhD candidate, University of Toronto
2017–present
Gavin Barill
MSc candidate, University of Toronto
2017–present
Lawson Fulton
MSc candidate, University of Toronto
2017–present
Timothy Jeruzalski
MSc candidate, University of Toronto
2016–present
Oded Stein
PhD candidate, Columbia University
2015–present
Leonardo Koller Sacht
visiting PhD student from IMPA, ETH Zurich
next stop: adjunct professor at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
2012–2014
Stefan Messmer
MS, ETH Zurich
next stop: senior software engineer at MP Technology
2013–2014
Dingzeyu Li
visiting BA student from HKUST, ETH Zurich
next stop: PhD candidate at Columbia University
2012–2013
Christian Schulz
MS, ETH Zurich
next stop: PhD candidate at ETH Zurich
2012
David Meier
MS, ETH Zurich
next stop: software engineer at LiberoVision
2012
Oliver Glauser
MS, ETH Zurich
next stop: PhD candidate at ETH Zurich
2011–2012
Yang Song
MA, New York University
next stop: PhD candidate at University of Utah
2010–2011

Undergraduates and summer students

Eduard Gonzalvo Gelabert
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, visiting
Centre de Formació Interdisciplinària Superior
2017–2018
Herng Yi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, visiting
Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program
2017
Silvia Sellán
University of Oviedo, visiting
Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program
2017
Mitchell Dembowski
Reyerson University, visiting
Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program
2017
Christine Ma
University of Toronto
Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program
2017
Gavin Barill
University of Toronto
2017
Darren Moore
University of Toronto
2017
Lawson Fulton
University of Toronto
2017
Klint Qinami
Columbia University
2016
Lucas Schuermann
Columbia University
2015
Vaibhav Vavilala
Columbia University
2015

Doctoral Committee

Akash Garg
Columbia University
Interactive, Computation Assisted Design Tools
February 13, 2017

Editorial Posts, Workshop Organizing, Program Chairing

Organizer, Fields Institute Workshop on Robust Geometric Algorithms for Computational Fabrication, 2018
Associate Editor, Computers & Graphics, 2017
Posters Chair, Pacific Graphics, 2017

Conference Program Committees

ACM SIGGRAPH, 2017, 2018
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Courses, 2015
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Briefs & Posters, 2016, 2017
CAD/Graphics, 2015
Eurographics, 2017, 2018
Eurographics Short Papers, 2012, 2013, 2014
Geometric Modeling and Processing, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Graphics Interface, 2017
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), 2015, 2016, 2017
Pacific Graphics, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Shape Modeling International, 2016
Symposium on Computer Animation, 2015, 2016, 2017
Symposium on Computational Fabrication, 2017
Symposium on Geometry Processing, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Symposium on Geometry Processing Reproducibility Stamp, 2016
Symposium on Geometry Processing Software Award, 2017
Replicability Stamp, 2017

Conference Session Chairing

ACM SIGGRAPH, 2017
Eurographics, 2017
Graphics Interface, 2017
Symposium on Geometry Processing, 2015, 2016, 2017
Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics, 2015

Funding Referee Service

SNF Early PostDoc.Mobility Fellowship

Referee Service

ACM SIGGRAPH
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Courses
ACM Transactions and Graphics
CAD/Graphics
CVPR Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Computer Graphics Forum
Computer Aided Geometric Design
Computers and Graphics
ECCV European Conference on Computer Vision
Engineering with Computers
Eurographics
Eurographics Short Papers
Geometric Modeling and Processing
Graphical Models
Graphics Interface
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV)
International Journal of Computer Vision
Journal of Graphics Tools
Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques
Mathematical Geosciences
Pacific Graphics
SIAM Journal of Imaging Sciences
SIBGRAPI Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images
Shape Modeling International
Symposium on Computer Animation
Symposium on Geometry Processing

Visitors I have hosted

Dominik Michels
KAUST
On the Integration of Stiff Nonlinear Problems
September 13, 2017
Oliver Weeger
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Isogeometric collocation methods for nonlinear 3D rods
August 18, 2017
Marc Alexa
TU Berlin
Eye Tracking in 3D
July 27, 2017
Erik Postma
Maplesoft Research & Development
Examples of Computer Algebra with Maple
July 13, 2017
Nobuyuki Umetani
Autodesk Research
NeuralCFD: Learning Three-dimensional Flow for Interactive Aerodynamic Design
June 15, 2017
David Hahn
IST Austria
Simulating with surfaces: Boundary elements for liquids and fractures
May 11, 2017
Derek Liu
Carnegie Mellon University
A Spectrum of Spectra: From Instrinsic to Extrinsic Shape Analysis
April 28, 2017
Cory Mogk
Autodesk Research
More than AutoCAD and Maya: The Hidden Secrets of Autodesk
April 13, 2017
Liane Makatura
Dartmouth University
Environment-Scale Fabrication: Replicating Outdoor Climbing Experiences
March 30, 2017
Emilio Vital Brazil
IBM Research
Facing the high-dimensions: Inverse projection with radial basis functions
March 9, 2017
Eftychios Sifakis
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Digital humans, virtual surgery and fast fluids:
Do they have more in common than their hunger for performance?
February 23, 2017
Daniel Hambleton
MESH Consultants Inc.
IOGRAM: A New Development Platform for 3D Software
February 16, 2017
Joaquim Jorge
Instituto Superior Técnico
Multimodal interfaces for Shape Exploration: Beyond 2D Sketching
January 26, 2017
Marius Kintel
Shapefactory
OpenSCAD: A different approach to 3D Modeling
December 1, 2016
Ali Mazalek
Ryerson University
Movement, Material, Mind: Tangible and Embodied Interactions for Discovery and Learning
November 24, 2016
Noah Lockwood
Industrial Light and Magic
VFX and Computer Science: Raptors, Rathtars, and Augmented Reality
November 7, 2016
Nobuyuki Umetani
Autodesk Research
Printone: Interactive Resonance Simulation for Free-form Print-wind Instrument Design
November 3, 2016
Jovan Popović
Adobe Research
Character Animator
October 26, 2016
David Steinman
University of Toronto, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Towards illustration-inspired visualization of cerebral aneurysm blood flow dynamics
October 6, 2016
David Duvenaud
University of Toronto, Machine Learning
Differentiating through physical simulations to optimize initial conditions
September 22, 2016
Christopher Batty
University of Waterloo
Surface-Only Animation of Gases and Liquids
September 15, 2016
David Palmer
Pixar Research
Discrete measured foliations and applications
September 8, 2016
Oded Stein
Columbia University
The finite element method for higher-order PDEs on subdivision surfaces
September 1, 2016
Oliver Glauser
ETH Zurich
Rig Animation with a Tangible and Modular Input Device
April 21, 2016
Roi Poranne
ETH Zurich
Scalable Locally Injective Mappings
April 21, 2016
Qingnan Zhou
New York University
Pushing the Limits of 3D Printing Technologies
March 24, 2016
Ken Perlin
New York University
Chalktalk
June 18, 2015
Andy Nealen
NYU Poly
Exploring Game Space
May 5, 2015
Noam Aigerman
Weizmann Institute
Representation of bijections between surface meshes using non-injective mappings to the plane
August 18, 2014
Maks Ovsjanikov
École Polytechnique
Geometry Processing via Linear Operators
May 20, 2014

  1. Songrun Liu, Zachary Ferguson, Alec Jacobson, Yotam Gingold. “Seamless: Seam erasure and seam-aware decoupling of shape from mesh resolution,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 2017.

  2. Qingnan Zhou, Eitan Grinspun, Denis Zorin, Alec Jacobson. “Mesh Arrangements for Solid Geometry,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2016.

  3. Akash Garg, Alec Jacobson, Eitan Grinspun. “Computational Design of Reconfigurables,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2016.

  4. Oliver Glauser, Wan-Chun Ma, Daniele Panozzo, Alec Jacobson, Otmar Hilliges, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Rig Animation with a Tangible and Modular Input Device,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2016.

  5. Leonardo Sacht, Etienne Vouga, Alec Jacobson. “Nested Cages,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 2015.

  6. Yu Wang, Alec Jacobson, Jernej Barbič, Ladislav Kavan. “Linear Subspace Design for Real-Time Shape Deformation,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2015.

  7. Songrun Liu, Alec Jacobson, Yotam Gingold. “Skinning Cubic Bézier Splines and Catmull-Clark Subdivision Surfaces,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 2014.

  8. Daniel Sýkora, Ladislav Kavan, Martin Čadík, Ondřej Jamriška, Alec Jacobson, Brian Whited, Maryann Simmons, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Ink-and-Ray: Bas-Relief Meshes for Adding Global Illumination Effects to Hand-Drawn Characters,” ACM Transactions on Graphics, 2014.

  9. Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo, Oliver Glauser, Cédric Pradalier, Otmar Hilliges, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2014.

  10. Alec Jacobson, Ilya Baran, Jovan Popović, Olga Sorkine. “Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Shape Deformation,” Communications of the ACM: Research Highlights, 2014.
    Preface by Joe Waren, 中国版 translated by Kun Zhou

  11. Alec Jacobson, Ladislav Kavan, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Robust Inside-Outside Segmentation using Generalized Winding Numbers,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2013.

  12. Kaan Yücer, Alec Jacobson, Alexander Hornung, Olga Sorkine. “Transfusive Image Manipulation,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 2012.
    Patent: US9202431

  13. Alec Jacobson, Ilya Baran, Ladislav Kavan, Jovan Popović, Olga Sorkine. “Fast Automatic Skinning Transformations,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2012.

  14. Alec Jacobson, Olga Sorkine. “Stretchable and Twistable Bones for Skeletal Shape Deformation,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 2011.

  15. Alec Jacobson, Ilya Baran, Jovan Popović, Olga Sorkine. “Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Shape Deformation,” ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2011.

  16. Alec Jacobson. “Generalized Matryoshka: Computational Design of Nesting Objects,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. SGP), 2017.

  17. Hsueh-Ti Derek Liu, Alec Jacobson, Keenan Crane. “A Dirac Operator for Extrinsic Shape Analysis,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. SGP), 2017.

  18. Jean-Charles Bazin, Claudia Plüss, Guo Yu, Tobias Martin, Alec Jacobson, Markus Gross. “Physically Based Video Editing,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Pacific Graphics), 2016.

  19. Alec Jacobson. “Breathing Life into Shapes,” Computer Graphics & Applications: Dissertation Impact, 2015.
    Invited by James D. Foley

  20. Romain Prévost, Alec Jacobson, Wojciech Jarosz, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Large-Scale Spray Painting of Photographs by Interactive Optimization,” Computers & Graphics, 2015

  21. David Günther, Alec Jacobson, Jan Reininghaus, Hans-Peter Seidel, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Tino Weinkauf. “Fast and Memory-Efficient Topological Denoising of 2D and 3D Scalar Fields,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. SciVis), 2014.

  22. Kenshi Takayama, Alec Jacobson, Ladislav Kavan, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “A Simple Method for Correcting Facet Orientations in Polygon Meshes Based on Ray Casting,” Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques, 2014.

  23. Alec Jacobson. “Bijective Mappings with Generalized Barycentric Coordinates: a Counterexample,” Journal of Graphics Tools, 2013.

  24. Leonardo Sacht, Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo, Christian Schüller, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Consistent Volumetric Discretizations Inside Self-Intersecting Surfaces,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. SGP), 2013.

  25. Alec Jacobson, Tino Weinkauf, Olga Sorkine. “Smooth Shape-Aware Functions with Controlled Extrema,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. SGP), 2012.

  26. Alec Jacobson, Elif Tosun, Olga Sorkine, Denis Zorin. “Mixed Finite Elements for Variational Surface Modeling,” Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. SGP), 2010.

  27. Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo. “libigl: Prototyping Geometry Processing Research in C++,” ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Courses, 2017, accepted.

  28. Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo. “libigl: Prototyping Geometry Processing Research in C++,” Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Geometry Processing Courses, 2017.

  29. Oded Stein, Eitan Grinspun, Max Wardetzky, Alec Jacobson. “Natural Boundary Conditions for Smoothing in Geometry Processing,” ArXiv, 2017.

  30. Oliver Glauser, Benedek Vartok, Wan-Chun Ma, Daniele Panozzo, Alec Jacobson, Otmar Hilliges, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Rig Animation with a Tangible and Modular Input Device,” ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium Demos, 2016.

  31. Qingnan Zhou, Alec Jacobson. “Thingi10K: A Dataset of 10000 3D-Printing Models”, arXiv:1605.04797, 2016
    SGP 2017 Dataset Award

  32. Akash Garg, Alec Jacobson, Eitan Grinspun. “Computational Design of Reconfigurables,” Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics Posters, 2016.

  33. Qingnan Zhou, Alec Jacobson. “Mesh Arrangements for Solid Geometry,” Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics Posters, 2016.

  34. Akash Garg, Alec Jacobson, Eitan Grinspun. “Computational Design of Reconfigurables,” Symposium on Computational Fabrication Posters, 2016.

  35. Qingnan Zhou, Alec Jacobson. “Mesh Arrangements for Solid Geometry,” Symposium on Computational Fabrication Posters, 2016.

  36. Alec Jacobson. “Boolean Operations using Generalized Winding Numbers,” Columbia University, 2016.

  37. Alec Jacobson, Leonardo Sacht, Etienne Vouga. “Nested Cages,” Oberwolfach Report: Discrete Differential Geometry, 2015.

  38. Alec Jacobson. “Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation,” Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Geometry Processing Invited Courses, 2015.

  39. Leonardo Sacht, Etienne Vouga, Alec Jacobson. “Nested Cages,” Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics Posters, 2015.

  40. Yu Wang, Alec Jacobson, Jernej Barbič, Ladislav Kavan. “Linear Subspace Design for Real-Time Shape Deformation,” Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics Posters, 2015.

  41. Alec Jacobson, Yotam Gingold. “Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation,” ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Invited Courses, 2014.

  42. Alec Jacobson, Zhigang Deng, Ladislav Kavan, J.P. Lewis. “Skinning: Real-time Shape Deformation,” ACM SIGGRAPH Courses, 2014.

  43. Daniele Panozzo, Alec Jacobson. “libigl: A C++ Library for Geometry Processing without a Mesh Data Structure,” Eurographics/ACM Symposium on Geometry Processing Courses, 2014.

  44. Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo, Oliver Glauser, Cédric Pradalier, Otmar Hilliges, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation,” ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium Demos, 2014.

  45. Alec Jacobson, Daniele Panozzo, Oliver Glauser, Cédric Pradalier, Otmar Hilliges, Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Tangible and Modular Input Device for Character Articulation,” ACM SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, 2014.

  46. Kenshi Takayama, Alec Jacobson, Ladislav Kavan, and Olga Sorkine-Hornung. “Consistently Orienting Facets in Polygon Meshes by Minimizing the Dirichlet Energy of Generalized Winding Numbers,” ETH Zurich, 2014.

  47. Alec Jacobson. “Schur Complement Trick for Positive Semi-definite Energies,” Columbia University, 2014.

  48. Alec Jacobson. “Bijective Mappings with Generalized Barycentric Coordinates: A Counterexample,” ETH Zurich, 2012.

  49. Alec Jacobson, Olga Sorkine. “A Cotangent Laplacian for Images as Surfaces,” ETH Zurich, 2012.

  50. Murphy Stein, Alec Jacobson, Yongming Hong. “Games for Learning Institute at NYU: Super Transformation,” Games for Change Festival Demos, 2010.