Faramarz F. Samavati, PhD Professor Department of Computer Science University of Calgary Lab: Graphics Jungle Research Group: Visual and Interactive Computing Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faramarz F. Samavati is a Professor of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary. His research interests include Computer Graphics, Visualization and 3D imaging. Dr. Samavati has published over 90 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and a book in Sketch-based modeling (Springer, google books, Amazon). Faramarz Samavati currently supervises a group of very good graduate students. He is a Member of ACM and EG. He was general co-chair of SBIM2009 and a program committee member of SBIM 2012 and CGI0212. Currently, he is Associate Head (Graduate Director) of the Department of Computer Science. He is also Associate Editor of Computer & Graphics (Elsevier's journal), a network investigator of GRAND NCE (Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada in Graphics, Animation and New Media) an IPC members of Eurographics 2013 and Graphics co-chair of Graphics Interface 2013. Prof. Samavati currently hold several research grants: NSERC DG, NSERC CRD, GRAND NCE, and PYXIS Innovation.
His research keywords are: Geometric Modeling, Sketch-Based Modeling, Visualizations, Surface Modeling, Subdivision Surfaces, Flexible Projection, NURBS, Multiresolution, Wavelets, Interactive Modeling, Non-photo Realistic Rendering, Shape Modeling, Volume Modeling and Segmentation, Image-based modeling and rendering, Deformation, Animation, 3D reconstruction, Geometric Processing, Digital Earth, Sankey Diagram, L-system, Constraint-based modeling, Scientific Visualization.