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Dr Bailin Deng

Dr Bailin Deng

Lecturer

School of Computer Science and Informatics

Email
dengb3@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4591
Campuses
WX/2.06C, Queen's Buildings - West Building Extension, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

I am a lecturer in the School of Computer Science and Informatics, and a member of the Visual Computing Research Group. I work on 3D geometry processing and its application, such as freeform architectural design, digital fabrication, and human face modelling. I also work on numerical algorithms, especially on large-scale optimisation for geometry processing and physical simulation. 

Previously, I worked as a lecturer in computer science at the University of Hull between 2015 and 2017. From 2012 to 2015, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Graphics and Geometry Laboratory at EPFL, working with Mark Pauly. I obtained my PhD in Technical Mathematics from Vienna University of Technology in 2011, under the supervision of Helmut Pottmann. I received my master degree in Computer Science and bachelor degree in Computer Software in 2008 and 2005 respectively, both from Tsinghua University.

In summer 2018, I was a visiting professor at the University of Science and Technology of China, hosted by the Graphics & Geometric Computing Laboratory.

More information can be found on my personal webpage.

Biography

Education and qualifications

Academic Positions

Honours and awards

Professional memberships

  • Member of ACM, IEEE, Eurographics, and Asia Graphics.
  • Fellow of HEA

Committees and reviewing

Program Committee Member:

  • Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM): 2020/2019
  • Advances in Architectural Geometry: 2020/2018/2016
  • Computational Visual Media Conference: 2019
  • SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Brief and Posters: 2019/2018/2017/2016
  • International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP): 2019/2018/2017
  • Pacific Graphics: 2018
  • International Conference on Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP): 2018
  • Shape Modeling International (SMI): 2016

Grant Reviewer:

  • EPSRC
  • British Council

Reviewer for Conferences and Journals:

  • ACM SIGGRAPH
  • ACM SIGGRAPH Asia
  • CVPR
  • Eurographics
  • ACM Transactions on Graphics
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • Computer Graphics Forum
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Aided Geometric Design

and many others.

Publications

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2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Teaching

Cardiff University

  • Object Orientation, Algorithms and Data Structures: 2018-Now
  • Computational Design for Fabrication: 2019-Now
  • Algorithms and Data Structures: 2017-2018
  • Distributed and Cloud Computing: 2017

University of Hull

  • Real-Time Graphics: 2015

EPFL

  • Digital 3D Geometry Processing: 2013

My primary research interest is in the analysis and processing of 3D geometry, including:

  • Computational design tools for freeform architecture and digital fabrication
  • 3D data processing techniques, such as denoising, filtering, and registration
  • Human face modelling and recognition using RGB and RGB-D images
  • Efficient numerical algorithms for 3D geometry processing and physical simulation

My work has been published in top venus for visual computing, including ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, IEEE TIP, and IEEE TPAMI. I am a recipient of the Best Paper Award at GMP 2019.

Source codes for my research work are released on my github page.

I have served on the program committees of various international conferences, including:

  • Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM): 2020/2019
  • Advances in Architectural Geometry: 2020/2018/2016
  • Computational Visual Media Conference: 2019
  • SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Brief and Posters: 2019/2018/2017/2016
  • International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP): 2019/2018/2017
  • Pacific Graphics: 2018
  • International Conference on Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP): 2018
  • Shape Modeling International (SMI): 2016 

In 2018, I was awarded a visiting professorship at the University of Science and Technology of China, to collaborate with the Graphics & Geometric Computing Laboratory.

Funded Research Projects

  • Efficient Multi-resolution Design for Constraint-based Modelling. Royal Society, 03/2020-03/2022, PI (with Dr Yukun Lai from Cardiff University and Dr Amir Vaxman from Utrecht University)

Supervision

I am interested in supervising PhD/MPhil students in the areas of:

  • Computational design
  • Geometry processing
  • Physical simulation
  • Numerical optimization

I have worked with research students from various institutions. Past and present supervision/co-supervision of research students include:

  • Alexandre Kaspar (Master's student at EPFL), currently PhD student at MIT.
  • Zishun Liu (Master's student at USTC), currently PhD student at TU Delft.
  • Luo Jiang (PhD student at USTC), currently postdoc at Nanyang Technological University
  • Jiong Tao (Master's student at USTC)
  • Wenqing Ouyang (Master's student at USTC)
  • Yuxin Yao (Master's student at USTC)
  • Yue Peng (PhD student at USTC)
  • Yiling Pan (PhD student at Tsinghua University)
  • Hayley Hatton (PhD student at Hull)
  • Qun-Ce Xu (PhD student at Bath)

Past projects