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Thomas Funkhouser

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David M. Siegel Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1993


Interests: Computer graphics and computer vision.
ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award, 2014.

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Short Bio

Thomas Funkhouser joined the department in 1998 as an assistant professor. He became an associate professor in 2003 and a full professor in 2009.  Before coming to Princeton, he worked for four years on the technical staff at Bell Laboratories.  He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley (1993), a Master’s in computer science from UCLA, and a Bachelor’s in biological sciences from Stanford. Among Professor Funkhouser’s honors and awards are the ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award (2014), Sloan Foundation Fellowship (1999), and National Science Foundation Career Award (2000). 

Selected Publications

  • Tianqiang Liu, Aaron Hertzmann, Wilmot Li, and Thomas Funkhouser,Style Compatibility for 3D Furniture Models,ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2015. 
  • Fu Yu, Jianxiong Xiao, and Thomas Funkhouser,Semantic Alignment of City-Scale LiDAR Data,IEEE Conference on Computer Vision (Proc. CVPR), 2015. 
  • Tianqiang Liu, Siddhartha Chaudhuri, Vladimir G. Kim, Qi-Xing Huang, Niloy J. Mitra, and Thomas Funkhouser,Creating Consistent Scene Graphs Using a Probabilistic Grammar, ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), December 2014. 
  • Vladimir G. Kim, Siddhartha Chaudhuri, Leonidas Guibas, and Thomas Funkhouser.Shape2Pose: Human-Centric Shape Analysis, ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), August 2014.
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