International Conference on Animation,
Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia
May 02-05, Stuttgart, Germany

Boris Neubert, JProf. Visual Computing, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Boris Neubert is Juniorprofessor for Visual Computing at the Institute for Visualisation and Data Analysis at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research interests evolve around effectively creating cg content combining methods from machine learning, computer vision, and simulation supporting artist in their creative work. He teaches graduate courses on mathematical principles for visual special effects, computer vision, and visualisation.

Boris publishes and serves as reviewer and committee member at Siggraph, Siggraph Asia and Eurographics, but gave his first research talk as graduate student at FMX in Stuttgart.

He graduated from University of Konstanz and was awarded the ‘Best Phd Thesis Award’ of the Eurographics Association for his dissertation ‘Computer Graphics and Nature’. Before joining KIT he was part of the ‘Computational Symmetry for Geometry Data Analysis and Design’ project at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and spent time at other - both beautiful and inspiring - places such as Stanford, Microsoft Research, and Weta Digital.

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute, supported by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart (AMCRS), AMD, AutodeskBackstage, Epic Games and Mackevision. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).