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  • Pablo Antolin (Ecole Polytechnique F´ed´erale de Lausanne -EPFL, Switzerland) will be visiting the CGGC, for a professional exchange, during September 24-28 and will be giving a CGGC seminar on September 25th, at 14:00, Taub 337.
  • David Cohen and Nahum Farchi joined the CGGC group as Miri's M.Sc Students. Welcome!
  • Prof. Myung Soo Kim (Computer Science and Engineering Department, Seoul National University) and Dr. Michael Barton (Basque Center for Applied Mathematics) will be visiting the CGGC, for a professional exchange, during July 16-20. Welcome!
  • Prof. Myung Soo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea) will present in the CGGC seminar on July 16th, at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • The paper "Precise Algebraic-based Swept Volumes for Arbitrary Free-form Shaped Tools towards Multi-axis CNC Machining Verication",by Jinesh Machchhar, Denys Plakhotnik and Gershon Elber, has received the 3rd best paper award in SPM 2017 California, USA, June 2017.
  • Omri Azencot has received the prestigious Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholarship. Congrats Omri!
  • Coming next, Our CGGC seminars that will be given on May and June 2017 are: on May 14 by Leonardo Martínez, on May 21 by Boris van Sosin and Ron Goldman, on May 28 by Amir Vaxman, on May 29 by Orestis Vantzos, on June 4 by Henry Segerman , on June 11 by Jinesh Machchhar and Ben Ezair, on June 18 by Danielle Ezuz and on June 25 by Omri Azencot.
  • Yufei Zheng will present in the CGGC seminar (Advisor: Gill Barequet) on March 27th, at 13:00, Taub 337.
  • On March 19th at 13:30, Taub 337, the CGGC seminar will be given by Dr. Jinesh Machchhar.
  • On March 26th, the CGGC seminar will be given by Omri Azencot (*PhD Talk*) at 13:30, Taub 401.
  • Boris van Sosin will present in the CGGC seminar (*Ph.D. Direct Track Seminar*, Advisor: Gershon Elber) on March 5th, at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • Amit Bermano (Princeton Graphics Group) will visit the CGGC and give a lecture on 30.4.2017, at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • Mira Shalah has received the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award for Women in Mathematical and Computing Sciences, awarded by a new program designed to help increase the number of women faculty members at research universities in Israel.
    Congratulations to Mira!

  • on February 1st, our CGGC seminar will be given by Mira Shalah,(*PhD Talk*) at 13:00, Taub 337.
  • Yonathan Mizrahi will present in the CGGC seminar (*PhD Talk*, Advisor: Gershon Elber) on February 5th, at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • The following seminar will be given by Gershon Elber in the Spring semester: “Algebraic constraints solving”, 236816.
    More details can be found in: www.cs.technion.ac.il/~gershon/seminar16

  • Evgeni Leonti joined the CGGC as Sys Admin and Yufei Zheng as Gill's M.Sc Student. Welcome Evgeni and Yufei!
  • Miri Ben-Chen has received the Science Prize of German Technion Society 2017, by Israel Friends of Technion in Germany.
    Congratulations to Miri!

  • Ben Ezair will present in the CGGC seminar on November 13th at 14:00, Taub 337 ;and Boaz Sternfeld in the CGGC seminar on December 11th at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • Miri Ben-Chen has received the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant.
    The European Research Council (ERC) grants support worldwide researchers who wish to advance their research, and encourages in particular proposals that cross disciplinary boundaries, pioneering ideas and innovative approaches.
    Congratulations to Miri!

  • Alex Shevlyakov will present in the CGGC seminar (*M.Sc. Talk*, Advisor: Miri Ben-Chen) on August 2nd, at 14:00, Taub 401.
  • The paper "A B-spline based Framework for Volumetric Object Modeling", by Fady Massarwi and Gershon Elber, has received the 3rd best paper award in SPM 2016, Berlin, June 2016.
  • Next year (2016/2017) the following courses will be given by members of the CGGC lab:

    Gill Barequet:
    Winter: Computational Geometry, 236719*
    Spring: Seminar on Polyominoes and Polycubes, 2368XX

    *236719 is prerequisite for 238739 (Discrete Algorithmic Geometry)

    Gershon Elber:
    Winter: Intro to Computer Graphics, 234325
    Spring: Computer Aided Geometric Design, 236716

    Miri Ben-Chen:
    Winter: Digital Geometry Processing, 236329
    Spring: Advanced Topics in Computer Graphics, 236629
  • On 15.6.16, the CGGC seminar will be given by Omri Azencot at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • Omri Azencot has received the prestigious Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grant for Young Scientists of the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF). Congrats Omri!
  • Edward Chien (Department of Mathematics - Hill Center, Rutgers University) is visiting the CGGC and giving a lecture on 07.06.2016, at 14:30, Taub 337.
  • Fady Massarwi and Jinesh Machchhar will present in the CGGC seminar on June 13th at 14:00, Taub 337.
  • On June 5th, we will have a CGGC Seminar – M.Sc. Talk of Aviv Segall at 13:30 in Taub 401.
  • On May 29th, our CGGC seminar will be given by Prof. Yongjie Jessica Zhang (Mechanical Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University) in Taub 401 at 15:00.
  • Coming next, Our CGGC seminar will be given by Danielle Ezuz,(*Ph.D. Direct Track Seminar*) on 8.5.2016 at 13:30, Taub 337.
  • On April 10.04.16, the CGGC seminar will be given by Dr. Stefanie Mueller (Human Computer Interaction Group, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Germany) at Taub 337 in 13:30.
  • Coming next, Our CGGC seminar will be presented on 30.03.2016 at 11:00 in Taub 337, by Jon Schull, the CEO of e-NABLE (a TCE visitor), whose helps crippled kids with 3D printed hands
  • Prof. Justin Solomon (Electrical Engineering Computer Science Department, MIT) is visiting the CGGC (a guest of Prof. Miri Ben-Chen) for a professional exchange, during March 01-08, 2016. Welcome!
  • The 6th annual international TCE conference (May 24-25, 2016) will focus on recent trends in 3D Visual Computing: Graphics, Geometry and Imaging.

    Conference Chairs: Mirela Ben-Chen (CS Technion), Yoav Schechner (EE Technion)

    A complete program and list of speakers will be available on our website.

    Confirmed speakers include: Marc Alexa (TU Berlin, Germany), Thomas Funkhouser (Princeton University), Eitan Grinspun (Columbia University), Michael Kazhdan (Johns Hopkins), Niloy Mitra (UC London, UK), Marc Pollefeys (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Helmut Pottmann (TU Wien, Austria), Srinivasa Narasimhan (Carnegie Mellon University).
  • Coming up on 02/03/2016 at 10:30 in Taub 401 the CGGC seminar will be given by Prof. Justin Solomon, MIT (Department of Electrical Engineering Computer Science).
  • Prof. Myung Soo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea), Prof. Maks Ovsjanikov and Etienne Corman(Ecole Polytechnique University, France) are visiting us during February 21-27, 2016. Welcome!
  • On Feb 22nd, we will have a mini-symposium held by 4 lecturers: Prof. Myung Soo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea), Mathias Höbinger (Evolute GmbH), Dr. Jinesh Machchhar (Technion) and Etienne Corman-PhD (Ecole Polytechnique University, France). See here for more information.

  • Boaz Sternfeld joined the CGGC as our new lab engineer. Welcome Boaz!
  • Coming up on December 2015, CGGC seminars: 06/12/2015, 13/12/2015
  • Our next CGGC seminar will be held on 15/11/2015, 13:30, Taub 337
  • Check out our new proposed projects for Winter semester 2015/2016.
    Have questions? Come and chat with us during the new projects fair on 21.10.2015.
  • Inbal Barazani joined the CGGC as our new admin. Welcome Inbal!
  • This year the CGGC lab will give the following courses:

    Gill Barequet:
    Winter: 236719 Computational geometry
    Spring: 238739 Discrete algorithmic geometry

    Gershon Elber:
    Spring: 236716 Computer Aided Geometric Design

    Miri Ben-Chen:
    Spring: 234325 Computer Graphics

    New projects for Winter 2015 coming soon!

  • Our next CGGC seminar will be held at 07/10/2015, 13:00, Taub 401
  • The paper "Functional Thin Films on Surfaces", by Omri Azencot, Orestis Vantzos, Max Wardetzky, Martin Rumpf and Mirela Ben-Chen has received the best paper award (one of three) at the SCA 2015 conference, LA, August 2015.
  • Yoni Mizrahi has received the "Lior Merkin Memorial Award for Excellence in Mathematics” from the the applied math department at the Technion. Congrats Yoni!
  • Omri Azencot has received the prestigious Adams scholarship for the academic year 2015/2016.
    Congrats Omri!
  • Jinesh Machchhar joined the CGGC group as Gershon's Post Doc. Welcome Jinesh!

  • Come check out our booth on the department's open day for undergrads on the 19.2!
    See a few projects completed in the lab, and chat with our students.
  • Omri Azencot has received the Jacobs-Qualcomm scholarship for the academic year 2014/2015.
    Congrats Omri!
  • Ben Ezair joined the CGGC group as Gershon's Ph.D student. Welcome Ben!
  • Sigal Zemach, our admin, has received the excellent employee award from the CS department, today, 2.11.14. Congratulations Sigal on a very well-deserved award!
  • The paper "Precise gouging-free tool orientations for 5-axis CNC machining", by Yong-Joon Kim, Gershon Elber, Michael Barton, and Helmut Pottmann has received the best paper award, 2nd place, in the SPM 2014 conference, HK, HK, October 2014.
  • Congratulations to Natalie Polansky and Yaniv Hasbani for winning one of the third prizes (and 5000$!) in Intel's International Perceptual Computing Showcase, on their CGGC project InteliTouch, supervised by Omri Azencot.