Leif Kobbelt#

Email:kobbelt 'at' cs.rwth-aachen.de
Membership Number:4130
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:lkobbelt
Homepage: http://www.graphics.rwth-aachen.de


Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2001 Full Professor of Computer Science, Head of the Visual Computing Institute, RWTH Aachen University
  • 1999 -2000 Associate Professor Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken
  • 1996 -1999 Assistant Professor University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 1995 -1996 Post-Doc, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computer graphics
  • Geometry processing
  • Computer aided (geometric) design
  • Interactive geometric modeling
  • Computer vision
  • Subdivision surfaces
  • Multiresolution modeling
  • Polygon mesh generation & optimization
  • Point-based graphics

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Award (DFG)
  • 2013 ERC Advanced Grant ("ACROSS: 3D Reconstruction and Modeling ACROSS Different Levels of Abstraction")
  • 2013 named a "Distinguished Professor" at RWTH Aachen University
  • 2009 Matheon Guest Professor 2009 (Matheon, Berlin)
  • 2008 named a Eurographics Fellow
  • 2005 and 2006 Two ACM Recognition of Service Awards
  • 2004 Outstanding Technical Contribution Award (Eurographics Association)
  • 2000 Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Award (Federal Ministry for Education and Research / DFG)
  • 1995 Postdoc scholarship, DAAD
  • 1994 Award of the Förderverein „Forschungszentrum Informatik“ (best diploma exam and thesis of the year)
  • 1993 Accepted to the National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

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