Michael Wimmer (6656)

Organization: TU Wien
Address: Favoritenstrasse 9-11/193-02
1040 Vienna
Country: Austria
Telephone: +4315880118687
Fax: +4315880118699
Email: wimmer@cg.tuwien.ac.at

Michael Wimmer is currently a full professor at the Institute of Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology at TU Wien, where he heads the Rendering and Modeling Group and is director of the Center for Geometry and Computational Design. His academic career started with his M.Sc. in 1997 at TU Wien, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 2001.

His research interests are real-time rendering, computer games, real-time visualization of urban environments, point-based rendering, reconstruction of urban models, procedural modeling and shape modeling.

He has coauthored over 160 papers in these fields, as well as the book Real-Time Shadows. He regularly serves on program committees of the important conferences in the field, including ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, IEEE VR, Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, ACM I3D, SGP, SMI, HPG, etc. He is currently associate editor of ACM TOG and Computers & Graphics, and previously for IEEE TVCG and CGF. He was papers co-chair of EGSR 2008, Pacific Graphics 2012, Eurographics 2015, Eurographics GCH 2018, VMV 2019, and EG 2021 short papers.