Institute of Computer Science

Short bio

As of March 2017, Prof. Zwicker has moved to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. His new web page is here.

Matthias Zwicker has been a professor at the University of Bern and the head of the Computer Graphics Group at the Institute for Computer Science and Applied Mathematics since September 2008. He obtained a PhD from ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. His thesis focused on reconstruction, rendering, and editing of point-sampled geometry. From 2003 to 2006 he was a post-doctoral associate with the computer graphics group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then held a position as an Assistant Professor at the University of California in San Diego from 2006 to 2008. His research focus is on signal processing for high-quality rendering, point-based methods for rendering and modeling, and data-driven modeling and animation. He has served as a papers co-chair and conference chair of the IEEE/Eurographics Symposium on Point-Based Graphics, and as a papers co-chair for Eurographics 2010. He has been a member of program committees for various conferences including ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics, and he is an associate editor for Computer Graphics Forum, the journal of the Eurographics Association.