Scott Schaefer

Professor and Associate Head for Academics

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Office: 527B HRBB
Phone: 979.862.4251
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Research Interests

  • Computer graphics
  • Geometric modeling
  • Scientific visualization

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Herbert H. Richardson Faculty Fellow
  • NSF CAREER Award
  • Best Paper Award(The Günter Enderle Award), Eurographics 2011 for “Wavelet Rasterization”
  • 2011 Computer Science & Engineering Undergraduate Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2010 Computer Science & Engineering Undergraduate Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Education

  • Ph.D. Computer Science Rice University 2006
  • M.S. Computer Science Rice University 2003
  • B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics Trinity University 2000

Selected Publications

Dual Contouring of Hermite D ata. Ju T., Losasso F., Schaefer S., Warren J. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 19% acceptance ) , Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 339 - 346, (2002).

Mean Value Coordinates for Closed Triangular Meshes. Ju T., Schaefer S., Warren J. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 21% acceptance ) , Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 561 - 566 (2005) .

Image Deformation using Moving Least Squares. Schaefer S., McPhail T., Warren J. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 18% acceptance) , Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 533 - 540 (2006).

Approximating Catmull - Clark Subdivision Surfaces with B icubic Patches. Loop, C. and Schaefer S. ACM Transactions on Graphics , Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 8:1 - 8:11 (2008).

Approximating Subdivision Surfaces w ith Gregory Patches for Hardware Tessellation. Loop C., Schaefer S., Ni T., and Castano I. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH ASIA , 25% acceptance ), Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 151:1 - 9 (2009).

Hair Meshes. Yuksel C., Schaefer S. and Keyser J. AC M Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH ASIA , 25% acceptance ), Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 166:1 - 7 (2009).

Parameterizing Subdivision Surfaces. He L., Hormann K., Schaefer S. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 26% acceptance), Vol.29, No. 4, pp. 120:1 - 6 (2010).

Triangle Surfaces with Discrete Equivalence Classes. Singh M. and Schaefer S. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH , 26% acceptance), Vol.29, No. 4, pp. 46:1 - 7 (2010).

Wavelet Rasterization. Manson J., Schaefer S. Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics, 17% acceptance), Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 395 - 404 (2011).

Mesh Denoising via L0 Minimization. Lei H. and Schaefer S. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH, 24% acceptance), Vol.32, No. 4, pp. 64:1-8 (2013).

Cardinality-Constrained Texture Filtering. Manson J. and Schaefer S. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH, 24% acceptance), Vol.32, No. 4, pp. 140:1-8 (2013).