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Bedrich Benes

Professor of Computer Graphics Technology

Professor of Computer Science (courtesy)

Joined department: Spring 2018


PhD, Czech Technical University in Prague, Computer Science (1998)
MS, Czech Technical University in Prague, Computer Science (1991)

Bedrich Benes is Professor in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology and Computer Science (by courtesy) at Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana and director of High Performance Computer Graphics Laboratory at Purdue. He is also editor in chief of Computer Graphics Forum journal. He studied Computer Science and received his Master of Science and doctorate from Czech Technical University in Prague. Bedrich's research areas include Geometric Modeling, Procedural Modeling, Real-Time Rendering, and High Performance Computer Graphics.

Selected Publications

Ondrej Stava, Juraj Vanek, Bedrich Benes, Nathan Carr, and Radomir Mech. 2012. Stress relief: improving structural strength of 3D printable objects. ACM Trans. Graph. 31, 4, Article 48 (July 2012),
Vojtech Krs, Ersin Yumer, Nathan Carr, Bedrich Benes, and Radomir Mech. 2017. Skippy: single view 3D curve interactive modeling. ACM Trans. Graph. 36, 4, Article 128 (July 2017),

Soeren Pirk, Vojtech Krs, Kaimo Hu, Suren Deepak Rajasekaran, Hao Kang, Yusuke Yoshiyasu, Bedrich Benes, and Leonidas J. Guibas. 2017. Understanding and exploiting object interaction landscapes. ACM Trans. Graph. 36, 4,

Eric Guerin, Julie Digne, Eric Galin, Adrien Peytavie, Christian Wolf, Bedrich Benes, and Benoit Martinez. 2017. Interactive example-based terrain authoring with conditional generative adversarial networks. ACM Trans. Graph. 36, 6, Article 228 (November 2017)

Soeren Pirk, Ondrej Stava, Julian Kratt, Michel Abdul Massih Said, Boris Neubert, Radomir Mech, Bedrich Benes, and Oliver Deussen. 2012. Plastic trees: interactive self-adapting botanical tree models. ACM Trans. Graph. 31, 4, Article 50 (July 2012),

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