Jinxiang Chai

Associate Professor

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Office: 527A HRBB
Phone: 979.845.3510
Fax: 979.845.1420
Email: jchai@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • Computer animation
  • computer graphics
  • interaction techniques for 3D graphics
  • computer vision
  • image-based modeling and rendering
  • image and video processing
  • Human motion modeling, understanding, simulation and control
  • Motion capture for everyone
  • Facial acquisition, modeling and animation
  • hand motion acquisition, modeling and simulation
  • Visual modeling and understanding
  • data-driven graphics and vision

Awards & Honors

  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2011

Education

  • Ph.D., School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
  • M.S., Computer Science, Chinese Academy of Science
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Selected Publications

Y. Wang, J. Min, J. Zhang, Y. Liu, F. Xu, Q. Dai and J. Chai, "Video-based Hand Manipulation Capture Through Composite Motion Control," ACM Transactions on Graphics ,32(4), (to present at SIGGRAPH 2013).

X. Wei, P. Zhang and J. Chai, "Accurate Realtime Full-body Motion Capture Using a Single Depth Camera," ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31(6): Article No. 180,(presented at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012).

J. Min and J. Chai, "Motion Graphs++: a Compact Generative Model for Semantic Motion Analysis and Synthesis," ACM Transactions on Graphics, 31(6): Article No. 148, (presented at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012).

H. Huang, J. Chai, X. Tong and H.-T. Wu, "Leveraging Motion Capture and 3D Scanning for High-Fidelity Facial Performance Acquisition," ACM Transactions on Graphics (presented at SIGGRAPH 2011), 30(4): Article No. 74, 2011.

X. Wei, J. Min and J. Chai, "Physically-valid Statistical Motion Models for Human Motion Synthesis," ACM Transactions on Graphics (presented at SIGGRAPH 2011), 30(3): Article No. 19, 2011.

X. Wei and J. Chai, "Modeling Physically Realistic Human Motion from Monocular Video Sequences," ACM Transactions on Computer Graphics (proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2010), 29(4): Article No. 42, 2010.

J. Min, Y.-L. Chen and J. Chai, "Interactive Animation Generation with Deformable Motion Models," ACM Transactions on Computer Graphics (presented in SIGGRAPH 2010), 29(1): Article. No.9, 2010.

M. Lau, J. Chai, Y.-Q. Xu and H. Shum, "Interactive Facial Modeling Using Model Priors," ACM Transactions on Computer Graphics (presented in SIGGRAPH 2010), 29(1): Article No.3, 2010.