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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Jose Braz
Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal

Brief Bio
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GRAPP Program Co-Chairs

Dominique Bechmann
CNRS-Université de Strasbourg

Brief Bio
Dominique Bechmann is a professor of computer science at the Strasbourg University where she is leading the Computer Graphics and Geometry team, at the ICube CNRS Lab since 1997. From 1986 to 1989, she did her PhD at the IBM scientific centre (Paris, France) on geometric modeling of anatomic organs. In 1990, she did a postdoc at the T.J. Watson research centre (Yorktown Heigths, New York, USA) on deformation models. In 1991, she became an assistant professor. She is personally involved on research activities in geometric modeling (deformations, topological modeling) and in virtual r ality (interaction tasks). Since 2014, she is head of the French National Research Group (GdR IG-RV) in Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality that regroups almost 700 researchers. ... More >>

Ana Paula Cláudio
BioISI, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Ana Paula Cláudio is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), and a researcher in BioISI- Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute (BioISI). She holds a Mathematics degree from FCUL and a PhD in Informatics from the same University. Her main research interests are on Computer Graphics in general, 3D modeling, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Digital Heritage, and she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses covering these topics.


HUCAPP Program Chair

Paul Richard
University of Angers

Brief Bio
Paul Richard is Associate Professor at University of Angers (France) since 2000. He received a M.S. degree and a PhD. in Robotics from the University Paris VI respectively in 1992 and 1996. Paul Richard leads the virtual reality research activities in the Laboratoire Angevin de Recherche en Ingénierie des Systèmes (LARIS) of the University of Angers. For almost two decades his research has focused on virtual reality, 3D interaction and human performance in virtual environments.


IVAPP Program Co-Chairs

Lars Linsen
Jacobs University, Bremen

Brief Bio
Lars Linsen is a Full Professor of Computational Science and Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Science of the Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany. He received his academic degrees in Computer Science from the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, including a diploma in 1997 and a Ph.D. in 2001. After three years as a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of California, Davis, U.S.A., and two years as an Assistant Professor at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany, he joined Jacobs University as an Associate Professor in 2006 and was ap ointed a Full Professor in 2012. He is also the chair of the research center on Mathematics, Modeling, and Computing (MAMOC) at Jacobs University. Lars Linsen's research interests are primarily in the area of Data Visualization. ... More >>

Alexandru Telea
University of Groningen

Brief Bio
Alexandru Telea received his PhD in Computer Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands,in 2000. Until 2007, he was an assistant professor in visualization and computer graphics at the same university. Since 2007, he is professor of computer science at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His interests include 3D multiscale shape processing, scientific and information visualization, and software analytics.


VISAPP Program Co-Chairs

Alain Tremeau
Université Jean Monnet in Saint Etienne

Brief Bio
Alain Trémeau is Professor at University Jean Monnet. He is member of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien (UMR 5516). His research activity covers several topics and applications related to color imaging, color science and computer vision. He published numerous book chapters and articles in the field of color science and recently in the domain of cultural heritage. He coordinates two international master degrees in the fields of color science (COSI and CIMET).

Francisco Imai
Canon U.S.A. Inc., Innovation Center
United States

Brief Bio
Dr. Francisco Imai is Senior Manager of Computational Imaging Research at Canon U.S.A. Inc. Innovation Center in San Jose, CA. After finishing his Ph. D. in Imaging Science at Chiba University, Japan in 1997 he joined the Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, USA first as a post-doctoral fellow and later as senior color scientist. After working in spectral imaging capture and reproduction applied to museum imaging, Dr. Imai joined industry, first at Pixim, Inc. in Mountain View as a senio color scientist and afterwards the Computer Science Laboratory at Samsung R&D Center in San Jose, CA. In 2009 he joined Canon Development Americas Inc. in San Jose as a principal scientist and later manager of the computational imaging department at the Canon U.S.A. Inc. Innovation Center. Dr. Imai has authored in book chapters, peer-reviewed journal papers and conferences. Dr. Imai has also been actively involved in conference organization by being the General Chair of Digital Photography Conference of SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging in 2010 and 2011, the General Chair of IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2010, the General Chair of OSA Imaging Systems and Applications in 2013, Chair of the International Symposium Multispectral Color Science (MCS) in 2005, 2006 and 2012, Technical Program Chair for IS&T/SID Color and Imaging Conference in 2009, Area co-chair for VISAPP in 2013 and 2014, review committee member for ICCV 2011, CVPR 2011, ICIAP 2011, AIC 2013 and 2005, CCIW 2013, CGIV 2012, 2010 and 2008, Italian Color Conference, Spanish Color Conference and member of the MCS steering committee since 2006. Dr. Imai is the recipient of Itek Award from the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in recognition of the Outstanding Student Paper published by the Society. Dr. Imai became a fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in 2013 for significant contributions to the advancement of color reproduction and multispectral imaging. ... More >>