Bedrich Benes is a Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. from Czech Technical University in Prague in 1998. Bedrich was papers co-chair of Eurographics 2017, and he was a Program Committee Member of numerous conferences, including Siggraph, Siggraph Asia, International Conference on Geometric Modeling and Processing, Symposium on Geometry Processing, Workshop on Procedural Content Generation in Games, Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), Computer Graphics International (CGI), Eurographics, and Eurographics Workshop on Natural Phenomena.
Bedrich is a Fellow of the European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics) and a senior member of ACM and IEEE. He is the editor-in-chief of Elsevier Graphical Models and an associate editor of seven Journal Editorial Boards, including in Silico Plants (Oxford Academic), Computer Graphics Forum (Willey), Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds (Wiley), and IEEE Computer Graphics Applications. Bedrich was Editor in Chief of Computer Graphics Forum (Willey) from 2018 to 2021.
Dr. Benes works in generative methods for geometry synthesis and deep learning, and his main focus is on procedural, inverse procedural modeling, simulation of natural phenomena, and additive manufacturing. He has published over 180 research papers in the field. He has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation, NASA, Adobe Research, Intel, Siemens, Samsung, the Department of Energy, and Ford Inc., among others. Bedrich is a Purdue University faculty scholar.
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