Open positions:

Our group is looking for Ph.D. and Postdoc candidates who would like to work in the fields of computational displays or computational fabrication. More specifically, we are interested in novel computational methods for driving novel display devices (e.g., AR/VR displays) and different digital fabrication devices (e.g., 3D printers). In our work, we often also exploit human perception to overcome the physical limitations of the hardware. For more information about the topics of our research, please check our list of publications.

Our group was recently awarded an ERC Starting Grant for a project titled "Perceptually-Driven optimizations of Graphics Content for Novel Displays". The project will start early next year, and we are looking for candidates who would like to join our team and support our efforts in developing new algorithms for driving future display devices. The project will involve working with new display designs, such as VR and AR setups, investigating their essential aspects that influence perceived quality, and devising new content optimization and creation techniques which maximize visual quality and human performance while minimizing required computation. In the project, we plan to exploit new machine learning techniques in the context of modeling visual perception. Therefore, we are also looking for candidates interested in applying machine learning in the context of the computational displays.

Opportunities:

Our group focuses on publishing at the top computer graphics and computer vision venues. Many of our works have been published at ACM SIGGRAPH conference series. We expect the candidates to contribute to this success. Our group also has several ongoing collaborations with world-leading research centers including MIT, Harvard, University of Toronto, Adobe Systems, Nvidia, and Max Planck Institute. The future group members are expected to take an active part in these activities.

General requirements:

Candidates, depending on the stage of their career, should have education in computer science, solid math, and programming skills, as well as knowledge of typical software tools used in the graphics community (e.g., OpenGL, GLSL, OpenCV, CUDA, Matlab, etc.). Ph.D. candidates are expected to have completed master thesis with a significant research component (ideally submitted for publication or published). The candidates for Postdoc positions should have an excellent publication record at high-level conferences and journals. We expect all candidates to be fluent in both written and spoken English. Above all, the candidates should have a strong desire for research and publishing at top venues such as ACM SIGGRAPH, Eurographics, or CVPR.

Application process:

If you are interested in one of the above positions please contact Piotr Didyk by writing to . The subject of the e-mail should start with a phrase: [Application]. The following documents will help evaluate the application:

  • CV

  • Statement of purpose

    A brief motivation letter explaining why you would like to join our group, how you plan to contribute to it, and which problems you would like to tackle. Candidates for Postdoc positions are encouraged to send a longer research statement where they expand on their previous research and future plans.

  • List of publications

    Important for Postdoc candidates.

  • Transcripts of records

    Important for Ph.D. candidates.

  • References

    Contacts to 2-3 people who agreed to write a recommendation letter.