Computer Science Graduate Student Felix Heide Receives 2016 Alain Fournier Award

Computer Science graduate student Felix Heide is the recipient of the 2016 Alain Fournier Ph.D. Dissertation Award.  His dissertation, titled “Structure-aware Computational Imaging”, makes significant contributions to computational imaging and displays, and has major impacts on research in computer graphics, image processing, computer vision, optics, photography, and human perception.

Felix completed his Ph.D. under the supervisor of Computer Science Professor Wolfgang Heidrich.  He has published seven ACM Trans. on Graphics papers, two “oral” papers at CVPR, two in Optics Express, and one in Scientific Nature Reports.  He participated to five patents, co-founded the company Algolux, and served on program committees of SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, and two CCD workshops of CVPR, as well as chaired the poster program of ICCP.

The “Alain Fournier Memorial Fund” was created to celebrate Alain’s life, to commemorate his accomplishments, and to honour his memory.  Each year, one exceptional computer graphics Ph.D. dissertation is selected through a juried process by a committee of accomplished computer graphics researchers to receive the award. Since the award's inception in 2007, half of the award recipients were from UBC Computer Science.  

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