Benes elected Fellow of the European Association for Computer Graphics
Professor Bedrich Benes' research is in generative methods for geometry synthesis, and his main focus is on procedural, inverse procedural modeling, simulation of natural phenomena, deep learning, and additive manufacturing.
Benes has been elected Eurographics Fellow in recognition of his outstanding contributions to procedural modeling and simulation of natural phenomena, and his comprehensive service to the community and the Eurographics Association in particular.
Benes is a Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. from Czech Technical University in Prague in 1998.
He is a senior member of ACM and IEEE and now a Fellow of the European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics). He is a member of seven Journal Editorial Boards, including Associate Editor of in Silico Plants (Oxford Academic), Associate Editor of Computer Graphics Forum (Willey), Associate Editor of Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), Associate Editor of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds (Wiley), and Associate Editor of IEEE Computer Graphics Applications. Bedrich was Editor in Chief of Computer Graphics Forum (Willey) from 2018-to 2021.
Benes research is in generative methods for geometry synthesis, and his main focus is on procedural, inverse procedural modeling, simulation of natural phenomena, deep learning, and additive manufacturing. He has published over 170 research papers in the field. He has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation, NASA, Adobe Research, Intel, Siemens, Samsung, Department of Energy, and Ford Inc., among others. Benes is also a Purdue University faculty scholar.
About the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University
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