Michael Wimmer (6656)

Organization: Vienna University of Technology
Address: Favoritenstrasse 9-11/186
1040 Vienna
Country: Austria
Telephone: +4315880118687
Fax: +4315880118699
Email: wimmer@cg.tuwien.ac.at

Michael Wimmer is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms of the Vienna University of Technology, where he heads the Rendering Group. His academic career started with his M.Sc. in 1997 at the Vienna Universtiy of Technology, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 2001. His research interests are real-time rendering, computer games, real-time visualization of urban environments, point-based rendering, procedural modeling and shape modeling. He has coauthored over 100 papers in these fields. He also coauthored the book Real-Time Shadows.

He served on many program committees, including ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, ACM I3D, etc. He is currently associate editor of Computers & Graphics and TVCG. He was papers co-chair of EGSR 2008, Pacific Graphics 2012, and Eurographics 2015, where he helped redesign the technical papers selection process.