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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Jose Braz
Departamento De Sistemas e Informática, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal

Brief Bio
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GRAPP Program Co-Chairs

Ana Paula Cláudio
Departamento de Informática, LASIGE, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Ana Paula Cláudio is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), and a researcher in BioISI- Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute (BioISI). She holds a Mathematics degree from FCUL and a PhD in Informatics from the same University. Her main research interests are on Computer Graphics in general, 3D modeling, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Digital Heritage, and she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses covering these topics.

Kadi Bouatouch
IRISA, University of Rennes 1

Brief Bio
Professor Kadi Bouatouch is an electronics and automatic systems engineer (ENSEM 1974). He was awarded a PhD in 1977 (University of Nancy 1, France) and a higher doctorate on computer science in the field of computer graphics in 1989 (University of Rennes 1, France). He is/was working on global illumination, lighting simulation for complex environments, GPU based rendering, HDR imaging and computer vision. He is currently Emeritus Professor at the university of Rennes 1 (France) and researcher at IRISA Rennes (Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires). He was the head of the FRVSense team with in IRISA. He was/is member of the program committee of several conferences and workshops and reviewer for several Computer Graphics journals such as: The Visual Computer, ACM Trans. On Graphics, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE Trans. On Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Trans. On image processing, etc. He also acted as a reviewer for many conferences and workshops. He has reported for several PhD theses or higher doctorates in France and abroad (USA, UK, Belgium, Cyprus, The Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Algeria, etc.). He was an associate editor for the Visual Computer Journal. ... More >>


HUCAPP Program Co-Chairs

Manuela Chessa
Dept. of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics, and Systems Engineering, University of Genoa

Brief Bio
Manuela Chessa is a Assistant Professor at Dept. of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics, and Systems Engineering of University of Genova, Italy. She received her MSc in 2005, and the Ph.D. in 2009, under the supervision of Prof. S. P. Sabatini. Her research interests are focused on the study of biological and artificial vision systems, on the development of bioinspired models, and of natural human-machine interfaces based on virtual, augmented and mixed reality. She studies the use of novel sensing technologies (e.g. Microsoft Kinect, Leap Motion, Intel Real Sense) and of visualization devices (e.g. 3D monito rs, head-mounted-displays, tablets) to develop natural interaction systems, always having in mind the human perception. She has been involved in several national and international research projects. She is author and co-author of 55 peer reviewed scientific papers, both on ISI journal and on International Conferences, of 5 book chapters, and of 2 edited book. ... More >>

Alexis Paljic
Robotics Center, Mines Paristech

Brief Bio
Alexis Paljic is an associate professor in the Centre for Robotics, PSL-Research University, Mines ParisTech. His research field is immersion and interaction in virtual reality. He conducts research to explore the conditions of realistic response in virtual reality in the context of predictive use of VR, such as industrial design or therapy. He also seeks to adapt immersion and interaction in the context of wide public use of VR: emerging forms of cinema, games, or cultural mediation.


IVAPP Program Co-Chairs

Andreas Kerren
Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Linnaeus University, Växjö

Brief Bio
Andreas Kerren received the BS and MS degrees as well as his PhD degree from the Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. He is currently a Full Professor in Computer Science at the School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics, Linnaeus University, Sweden, where he is heading the research group for Information and Software Visualization (ISOVIS). His main research interests include the areas of Information Visualization, Software Visualization, Visual Analytics, and Human-Computer Interaction. He is a member of the ACM, the IEEE Computer Society and of various networks such as the European Network on Wor d Structure or the IFIP Working Group 13.7: HCI and Visualization. ... More >>

Christophe Hurter
French Civil Aviation University (ENAC)

Brief Bio
Christophe Hurter is professor at the Interactive Data Visualization group (part of the DEVI team) of the French Civil Aviation University (ENAC) in Toulouse, France. He is also an associate researcher at the research center for the French Military Air Force Test Center (CReA).
His research cover information visualization (InfoVis) and human-computer interaction (HCI), especially the visualization of multivariate data in space and time. He also investigates the design of scalable visual interfaces and the development of pixel based rendering techniques.
Throughout His career, he has been involved with se
veral projects including: Interactive Big Data exploration tools, graph simplifications (edge bundling), paper based interactions, augmented and virtual reality, 3D visualization... ... More >>


VISAPP Program Co-Chairs

Alain Tremeau
Université Jean Monnet in Saint Etienne

Brief Bio
Alain Trémeau is Professor at University Jean Monnet and Vice-Rector for International Relations. He is member of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien (UMR 5516). His research activity covers several topics and applications related to color imaging, color science and computer vision. He published numerous book chapters and articles in the field of color science and recently in the domain of cultural heritage. He coordinates two international master degrees in the fields of color science and computer vision (COSI and 3DMT).

Giovanni Maria Farinella
Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università di Catania

Brief Bio
Giovanni Maria Farinella obtained the degree in Computer Science (egregia cum laude) from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2004. He is Founder Member of the IPLAB Research Group at University of Catania since 2005. He was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Vision) from the University of Catania in 2008. He is currently a Full Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, Italy. His research interests lie in the fields of Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, with focus on First Person (Egocentric) Vision. He is Associate Editor of the intern ational journals IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Pattern Recognition - Elsevier and IET Computer Vision. He has been serving as Area Chair for CVPR 2020/21/22, ICCV 2017/19/21, ECCV 2020, BMVC 2020, WACV 2019, ICPR 2018, and as Program Chair of ECCV 2022, ICIAP 2021 and VISAPP 2019/20/21/22/23. Giovanni Maria Farinella founded (in 2006) and currently directs the International Computer Vision Summer School. He also founded (in 2014) and currently directs the Medical Imaging Summer School. He is member of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS), Senior Member of the IEEE Computer Society, Scientific Advisor of the NVIDIA AI Technology Centre (NVAITC), and board member of the CINI Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems (lead of the area AI for Industry - since 2021). He was awarded the PAMI Mark Everingham Prize 2017. In addition to academic work, Giovanni's industrial experience includes scientific advisorship to different national and international companies and startups, as well as the leadership as Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Next Vision - Spinoff of the University of Catania. ... More >>


GRAPP Associate Chairs

Area: Geometry and Modeling
Bruno Levy
Inria Research

Brief Bio
Bruno Levy is a senior researcher with Inria, and the head of the ALICE group (geometry processing and computer fabrication) that he created in 2004 (now 8 faculties).
He received the Inria/French Academy of Sciences young researcher award in 2011.
He is associate editor for ACM TOG and Graphical Models, and he is a member of the steering committee of SMA/SPM. He was paper co-chair of Eurographics 2014, Pacific raphic 2013, SGP 2010, SPM 2008 and 2007.

During the first part of his carreer (2000-2010) he focused on mesh parameterization,
texture mapping and conversion between representat
ions (e.g. mesh to Splines). More recently, in the frame of his ERC projects GOODSHAPE and VORPALINE, he worked on sampling (vector quantization) and meshing (isotropic, anisotropic, hex-dominant mesh generation).

He currently works on scientific computing and computational physics, developping umerical algorithms for solving partial differential equations (such as Monge-Ampere involved in ptimal transport) and practical geometric algorithms (robust predicates, anisotropic Voronoi diagrams in high dimensions and hexahedral meshing), with applications in fluid dynamics and astrophysics.
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Area: Rendering
Jaroslav Krivanek
Charles University in Prague
Czech Republic

Brief Bio
Jaroslav is an associate professor of computer science at Charles University, Prague, and a co-founder and the Director of Research of Render Legion, the company behind Corona Renderer. Previously, he was affiliated with Cornell University, Czech Technical University, Prague, and University of Central Florida. Jaroslav received his Ph.D. from INRIA Rennes, France.
His primary research interest is in realistic rendering, especially Monte Carlo methods for light transport simulation. His technology was adopted, among other, by Weta Digital, PIXAR, Allegorithmic, and of course Render Legion and Chaos Group. Jaro
slav was selected for the New Europe 100 “list of outstanding challengers from Central and Eastern Europe”.
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Area: Animation and Simulation
Ludovic Hoyet
Independent Researcher

Brief Bio
Ludovic hoyet is a researcher at Inria Rennes, working in the MimeTIC group since 2015. He received his PhD from INSA de Rennes in November 2010, under the supervision of Pr. Franck Multon (University of Rennes 2, M2S lab) and Dr. Taku Komura (University of Edinburgh, IPAB), then worked as a Research Fellow in Trinity College Dublin, under the supervision of Pr. Carol O'Sullivan. His research interests include real-time animation and perception of virtual humans.

Area: Interactive Environments
Maria Beatriz Carmo
BioISI, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Maria Beatriz Carmo is assistant professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.
Her research interests are Visualization, Augmented Reality, Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics


VISAPP Associate Chairs

Area: Image Formation and Preprocessing
M. Emre Emre Celebi
University of Central Arkansas
United States

Brief Bio
M. Emre Celebi received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) in 2002. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, USA) in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He is currently a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. Celebi has actively pursued research in image processing/analysis and data mining with an emphasis on medical image analysis, color image processing, and partitional clustering. He has worked o n several projects funded by the US National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health and published over 150 articles in reputable journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Celebi is an editorial board member of four international journals, reviews for over 110 international journals, and served on the program committee of more than 130 international conferences. He has been invited as speaker to several colloquia, workshops, and conferences, is the organizer of several workshops, and the editor of several journal special issues and books. He is a senior member of the IEEE and SPIE. ... More >>

Area: Image and Video Analysis
Raimondo Schettini
University of Milano Bicocca

Brief Bio
Raimondo Schettini is a professor at the University of Milano Bicocca (Italy). He is a vice director of the Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication, and head of the Imaging and Vision Lab. He has been associated with the Italian National Research Council since 1987, where he led the color imaging lab from 1990 to 2002. He has been a team leader in several research projects and published more than 400 refereed papers and six patents about color reproduction, and image processing, analysis, and classification. He is a fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition for his contributions to pattern recognition research and color image analysis. ... More >>

Area: Image and Video Understanding
Fabio Galasso
Sapienza University of Rome

Brief Bio
Prof. Fabio Galasso heads the Perception and Intelligence Lab at the Computer Science Department of Sapienza University in Rome (Italy), with the goal of fundamental research and innovation transfer in computer vision and machine learning. Prior to Sapienza, he also conducted research at the University of Cambridge (UK) and at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Germany). Research achievements include several national (German) and 2 international (European) funded research projects, the 1st place at the UA-DETRAC'17 international competition for vehicle detection and the 3rd place for vehicle tracking at UA -DETRAC'18. He has been area and industrial chair at top international conferences and co-organizer of international workshops.

Besides academics, Prof. Galasso founded and directed the Computer Vision Department at OSRAM (Munich, Germany), world-wide leader in photonics. He cared about the entire life cycle of ideas, from the creation of new value propositions to the implementation of prototypes and pilots. Innovation transfer achievements include pilot installations at large industrial partners such as Edeka and Vodafone and the creation of a new product, named VISN, which was awarded the 2019 IoT/WT Innovation World Cup, the 2019 Digital Champions Award, and the 2018 Deutscher Digital Award. He is inventor of 23 granted patents.
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Area: Applications and Services
Guanbin Li
Sun Yat-sen University

Brief Bio
Guanbin Li received the PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2016. He is currently a research associate professor in School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University. He was a recipient of Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship, National Natural Science Foundation of China and the CCF-Tencent Open Research Fund. He has authorized and co-authorized on more than 20 papers in top-tier academic journals and conferences, including TIP, TNNLS, CVPR, ICCV and AAAI. He has been serving as a reviewer for numerous academic journals such as TPAMI, TIP, TMM and IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics. He has also ser ved as a program committee member of many leading international conferences, such as CVPR2018 and IJCAI2018. His current research interests include deep learning based image understanding, image processing and video analytics. ... More >>

Area: Motion, Tracking and Stereo Vision
Zoltan Kato
University of Szeged

Brief Bio
Zoltan Kato received the BS and MS degrees in computer science from the Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary in 1988 and 1990, and the PhD degree from University of Nice doing his research at INRIA -- Sophia Antipolis, France in 1994. Since then, he has been a visiting research associate at the Computer Science Department of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; an ERCIM postdoc fellow at CWI, Amsterdam; and a visiting fellow at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. In 2002, he joined the Institute of Informatics, University of Szeged, Hungary, where he is heading the Dep artment of Image Processing and Computer Graphics. His research interests include image segmentation, registration, shape matching, statistical image models, Markov random fields, color, texture, motion, shape modeling, variational and level set methods. He has served on several program committees of major conferences (e.g. Area Chair for ICIP 2008, 2009) and has been an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
He is the President of the Hungarian Association for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (KEPAF) and a Senior Member of IEEE.
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