news archive

Below are old news. Latest news are available on the IGL main page.

15.10.2015
Olga Diamanti has successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Diamanti!
29.09.2015
We have two upcoming SIGGRAPH ASIA 2015 papers, check them out!
01.09.2015
Roi Poranne and Changil Kim join IGL.
10.07.2015
Our open-source geometry processing library libigl wins the Software Award at the Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing 2015!
01.07.2015
Alex (Wan-Chun) Ma joins IGL.
09.06.2015
Two new books co-authored/co-edited by Olga Sorkine-Hornung! Check out "Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model, and Render Visual Reality" and "A Sampler of Useful Computational Tools for Applied Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Image Processing". Especially the second one took many years to write, it was started when Olga was a PhD student and contains a lot of fun and useful wisdom for Visual Computing students and practitioners.
08.06.2015
We have a bunch of new publications this year, including 3 papers to be presented at ACM SIGGRAPH 2015. Check out our publications page!
14.05.2015
Olga Sorkine-Hornung was named Fellow of the Eurographics Association. More...
04.05.2015
Daniele Panozzo wins the EUROGRAPHICS Young Researcher Award!
01.03.2015
An open postdoc position in facial animation is available, please send your application with a recent CV to our lab address or via e-mail.
07.02.2015
Olga Sorkine-Hornung was selected to serve on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics journal.
12.12.2014
Olga Sorkine-Hornung was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure :-) ETH news announcement...
27.11.2014
"Einstein" on SRF (Swiss Radio and Television) did a segment on our research, including the Tangible and Modular Animation Device! Check out the full show (in German), our part starts around 9:55.
05.11.2014
We have 2 new SIGGRAPH ASIA papers this year! Check out our publications page for more details.
01.10.2014
Oliver Glauser joins IGL.
20.08.2014
Last week at the ACM SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies exhibition, we had the honor of presenting our "Puppet" articulation device to thousands of participants, including the Mayor of Vancouver (BC)! Here is a snapshot of the event and a media release about our project.
14.08.2014
CGAL releases a package that implements our As-Rigid-As-Possible Surface Deformation! Check it out!
14.08.2014
The source code for our paper "Content-Aware Surface Parameterization for Interactive Restoration of Historical Documents" is now available. Check it out!
11.07.2014
Our paper on Designing N-PolyVector Fields with Complex Polynomials presented at SGP 2014 has received the Best Paper award!
11.06.2014
We have 4 new SIGGRAPH papers this year, as well as two ACM TOG papers, to be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014. Check out our publications page for more details.
08.05.2014
A new, free iPad app called Animato implements our skinning method using Bounded Biharmonic Weights! The app allows users to animate their photos using an intuitive multitouch interface. Check it out at the Apple AppStore!
30.03.2014
Our SIGGRAPH 2011 paper "Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Deformation" is reprinted as a Research Highlight by the Communications of the ACM, with a foreword by Joe Warren.
25.03.2014
The new (2.7) version of Blender apparently contains a Laplacian Deform Modifier, based on our Laplacian Mesh Editing work! More...
17.03.2014
Alec Jacobson wins the Eurographics Annual Award for Best PhD Thesis. The award is given to the best PhD theses in Computer Graphics in Europe. Congratulations, Alec!
14-17.03.2014
Holly Rushmeier visits IGL and speaks at the Distinguished Computer Science Colloquium. More...
03.03.2014
Migros-magazin publishes an upbeat story featuring the so-called try-out study week (Schnupperstudium) of our Forum for Women in Computer Science. More...
27-28.02.2014
Tim Hoffmann visits IGL and gives a guest lecture in the group seminar.
24-25.02.2014
Detlef Mueller, senior manager of digital creation at Adidas, visits IGL.
03.02.2014
Check out our new EUROGRAPHICS 2014 and TOG papers! Among other things, we are working with colleagues at UCL to digitally restore historical parchments from The Great Parchment Book.
04.01.2014
Happy New Year! New this year, we added the Code section to our website, where we list all research software and code of our group. Note the public release of the libigl library! More...
04.12.2013
Congratulations to Wenzel Jakob for winning the ETH/Marie Curie Fellowship for his postdoctoral research!
07.11.2013
Alec Jacobson will be awarded the ETH Medal for his PhD thesis, titled "Algorithms and Interfaces for Real-Time Deformation of 2D and 3D Shapes". Congratulations again, Dr. Jacobson!
21.10.2013
Olga Sorkine-Hornung wins the Intel Early Career Faculty Award.
01.08.2013
Wenzel Jakob joins IGL.
29.07.2013
Daniel Cohen-Or is visiting IGL for a month.
16.07.2013
François Faure visits IGL. More...
08.07.2013
Yanir Kleiman and Oliver van Kaick from Tel Aviv University are visiting IGL for three months.
26.06.2013
We have three new SGP papers. The materials are now online.
30.05.2013
A free iOS app based on our Axis-Aligned Image Retargeting is out! It is called Refooormat, available on the AppStore for iPhone and iPad.
20.05.2013
Check out the ACM SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Preview! Around time 01:15 you can see snippets from two of our papers.
06.05.2013
Daniele Panozzo wins the 2013 EUROGRAPHICS Annual Award for Best PhD Thesis!
03.05.2013
Alec Jacobson successfully completed his PhD examination. Congratulations, Dr. Jacobson!
19.04.2013
We have five new SIGGRAPH papers. The materials are now online.
10.04.2013
Oliver van Kaick visits IGL. More...
02.04.2013
Romain Prévost joins IGL.
26.03.2013
nano on 3sat features a story about our research. More (in German)...
01.03.2013
Christian Schüller joins IGL.
14.12.2012
ETH Life publishes an article about Daniele Panozzo's and Olga Sorkine-Hornung's collaboration with Phonak. More...
19.11.2012
Tino Weinkauf and David Günther visit IGL for the week.
18.10.2012
We have two new SIGGRAPH ASIA papers. The materials are now online.
08.10.2012
Leo Guibas visits our group and gives the CS Colloquium. More...
03.10.2012
Sony visits the Institute of Visual Computing and IGL.
03.10.2012
Alec Jacobson wins the Intel Doctoral Student Honor Fellowship.
27.09.2012
Vizrt visits the Institute of Visual Computing and IGL.
17.09.2012
Olga Sorkine-Hornung wins the ETH Latsis Prize 2012.
17.09.2012
Leonardo Sacht (IMPA) joins IGL as a visiting PhD student and winner of a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship.
16.08.2012
Olga Sorkine-Hornung is awarded the ERC Start-up Grant for the project "iModel: Intelligent Shape Modeling".
21.06.2012
Emily Whiting wins the ETH / COFUND Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship.
04.06.2012
Jernej Barbic visits our group. More...
10.05.2012
Our new SIGGRAPH paper materials are now online.
10.05.2012
Ofir Weber visits our group. More...
02.04.2012
Kenshi Takayama joins IGL.
29.03.2012
Mario Botsch visits our group. More...
02.01.2012
New master and bachelor thesis projects posted! See our student projects page (available only within the ETH network).
14.12.2011
Our paper on axis-aligned deformations for image retargeting has been accepted to EUROGRAPHICS 2012.
5-6.12.2011
Peter Schroeder visits our group.
15.11.2011
Ladislav Kavan and Emily Whiting join IGL.
3-7.11.2011
Marco Tarini visits our group.
01.11.2011
The Game Developer Magazine lists Olga Sorkine in the annual Top 50 persons who have made a signi cant impact on the game industry.
01.10.2011
Kaan Yücer joins IGL.
12.09.2011
We have three new SIGGRAPH ASIA papers, check out our publications webpage.
01.09.2011
Olga Diamanti and Daniele Panozzo join IGL.
17.08.2011
Olga Sorkine-Hornung is elected to the EUROGRAPHICS Executive Committee. More...
03.08.2011
Olga Sorkine-Hornung receives the 2011 ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award.
23.05.2011
As-Rigid-As-Possible Surface Modeling won a project slot at Google Summer of Code 2011 and will be implemented as part of CGAL over the summer. More...
10.05.2011
We have two new SIGGRAPH papers, check out our publications webpage.