News & Announcements
Project ViTraS was featured in the TV report ARD Wissen: Mein Körper. Mein (Mehr-)Gewicht.
🏆 Our paper analyzing whether embodied avatars are harmful to our self-experience received an honorable mention at ACM CHI 2023 🥂.
🏆 We received the teaching award of TU Dortmund (best course with >60 participants) for our course “Mathematics for Computer Science 2”. 🥂
🏆 We received the teaching award Lehrer-Lämpel-Preis for the course “Geometric Modeling” in the summer term 2022. Moreover, our course “Math for Computer Science 2” was the best-evaluated compulsory course. Thanks to all students who participated in the evaluation!
Our work on smartphone-based blendshape personalization has been accepted for ACM VRST 2022. 🥂
Martin successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Komaritzan! 👍🍾
Our work on modulating embodied avatars for body image intervention in VR has been accepted in Frontiers in Virtual Reality. 🥂
🏆 We received the teaching award Lehrer-Lämpel-Preis for the winter term 2021/2022. 🥂 Thanks to all students who participated in the evaluation!
Our work on variational quadratic shape functions for polygons/polyhedra has been accepted for SIGGRAPH. 🥂
🏆🏆 We received the teaching award Lehrer-Lämpel-Preis for the winter term 2020/2021 as well as for the summer term 2021. 🥂 Thanks to all students who participated in the evaluation!
Our project “HyLeC: Hybrid Learning Center”, a collaboration with EngineeringEducation, University Library, and Rehabilitation Sciences, will be funded by Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre with 3.3M Euro. See here for the official press release.
Our smartphone-based avatar reconstruction was featured in a TU Dortmund press release, a 120 seconds lecture, a WDR TV spot, a DLF radio interview, a Heise ct article, and an unizet article.
🏆 Our paper on Realistic Virtual Humans from Smartphone Videos received the Best Paper Award at ACM VRST 2020 🥂.
🏆 Our paper on a compact patch-based representation for technical mesh models received the Best Paper Award at VMV 2020 🥂.
Prof. Botsch and his group have moved from Bielefeld University to TU Dortmund University.
We received our last teaching award in Bielefeld, with a record percentage of 96% of the students in our two courses voting to give us the award 🍾🥂. Thank you very much!
Astrid presented our paper on Polygon Laplacians at Eurographics. Source code is available here.
We released version 1.2.1 of PMP, our polygon mesh processing library: http://www.pmp-library.org
🏆 We received the new teaching award for continuously outstanding teaching quality. 🥂 Thanks a lot to all students who voted for us!
Felix successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Hülsmann! 👍🍾
Jascha defended his PhD and turned into DrAchenbach. 🐉Congratulations! 👍🍾
🏆Project ViTraS won the DIVR Best Impact Award: http://places-festival.de/divr-award/ ViTraS investigates VR therapy through stimulation of modulated body image. It is a large collaboration of JMU Würzburg (coordinator), Uni Bielefeld, HTW Berlin, FH Gera, TU Munich, TheCaptury & Brainboost.
🏆 Eduard received a Eurographics PhD Award at Eurographics 2019 in Genova. Congratulations!
We released the first official version of PMP, our simple, efficient and flexible library for polygon mesh processing: http://www.pmp-library.org