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Professor W. Wang

BSc, MEng Shandong; PhD Alberta
Head of Department; Professor


Tel: (+852) 2859 7074
Fax: (+852) 2559 8447
Email: wenping<at>cs.hku.hk
Homepage: http://www.cs.hku.hk/~wenping

Professor Wang's research covers computer graphics, visualization, and geometric computing. He has recently focused on mesh generation and surface modeling for architectural design. He is journal associate editor of Computer Aided Geometric Design (CAGD), Computers and Graphics (CAG), IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG, 2008-2012), Computer Graphics Forum (CGF), IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He is program chair of several international conferences, including Pacific Graphics 2003, ACM Symposium on Physical and Solid Modeling (SPM 2006), International Conference on Shape Modeling (SMI 2009), and conference chair of Pacific Graphics 2012, SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling 2013 (GD/SPM'13), and SIGGRAPH Asia 2013. He received the Outstanding Researcher Award of The University of Hong Kong in 2013. More detailed info about his research can be found at (http://www.cs.hku.hk/~wenping).

Research Interests

Computer Graphics, Computational Geometry, Geometric Modeling, and Scientific Visualization

Selected Publications

  • H. Pan, Y. Liu, A. Sheffer, N. Vining, C. J. Li, and W. Wang, Flow Aligned Surfacing of Curve Networks, to appear in ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2015), vol. 34, no. 4, 2015
  • P. Li, B. Wang, F. Sun, X.H. Guo, C.M. Zhang, and W. Wang, Q-MAT: computing medial axis transform by quadratic error minimization, to appear in ACM Transactions on Graphics, 2015
  • Y.F. Li, Y. Liu, and W. Wang, Planar hexagonal meshing for architecture, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 21. no. 1,(2015), pp. 95-106
  • F. Li, J. Luo, W. Wang and Y. He, Autonomous deployment for load balancing ksurface coverage in sensor networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 14, no. 1, (2015), pp. 279-293
  • Y.T. Hu, J Kautz, Y.Z, Yu, and W. Wang, Speaker-following video subtitles, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, vol. 11, no. 2, Article 32, 2014
  • Z.G. Chen, W. Wang, L.G. Liu, and B. Levy, Revisiting optimal Delaunay triangulation for 3D graded mesh generation, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, vol. 26. no. 3, 2014, pp. 930-954.
  • R.T. Ling, J. Huang, B. Juettler, F. Sun, H.J. Bao, and W. Wang, Feature-aligned surface quadrangulation with element size control, ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 11. no. 1, Article 11, 2014
  • Y. Liu, H. Pan, J. Snyder, W. Wang, B.N. Guo, Computing self-supporting surfaces by regular triangulation, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2013), vol. 32, no. 4, 2013
  • Z.C. Zhong, X.H. Guo. W. Wang, B. Levy, F. Sun, Y. Liu, W.H. Mao , Particle-based anisotropic surface meshing, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2013), vol. 32. no. 4, 2013
  • Y.F. Li, Y. Liu, W.W. Xu, W. Wang, B.N. Guo, All-hex meshing using singularity-restricted field, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2012), vol. 31, no. 6, 2012
  • Z. Yuan, Y. Z. Yu, and W. Wang, Object-space multiphase Implicit functions, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2012), vol. 31, no. 4, 2012.
  • H. Pan, Y.K. Choi, Y. Liu, W.C. Hu, Q. Du, K. Polthier, C.M. Zhang, W. Wang, Robust modeling of constant mean curvature surfaces, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2012), vol. 31, no. 4, 2012
  • Z.G. Chen, Z. Yuan, Y.K. Choi, L.G. Liu, and W. Wang, Variational blue noise sampling, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. 18, no. 10, 2012, pp. 1290-1303.
  • G. Rong, Y. Liu, W. Wang, X. Yin, X. Gu, and X. Guo, GPU-assisted computation of centroidal Voronoi tessellation, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 17. no. 3, 2011, pp. 345-356.
  • P. Bo, H. Pottmann, M. Kilian, W. Wang, and J. Wallner, Circular arc structures, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2011), vol. 30. no. 4, 2011
  • Y. Liu, W. Wang, B. Levy, F. Sun, D.M. Yan, L. Lu and C.L. Yang, On centroidal Voronoi tessellation -- energy smoothness and fast computation, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), vol. 28. no. 4, 2009
  • H. Pottmann, A. Schiftner, P.B. Bo, H. Schmiedhofer, W. Wang, N. Baldassini, and J. Wallner, Freeform surfaces from single curved panels, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2008), vol. 27, no. 3, 2008
  • W. Wang, B. Juttler, D. Y. Zheng, Y. Liu , Computation of rotation minimizing frames, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), vol. 27, no. 1, 2008
  • L. Lu, Y.K. Choi, W. Wang and M.S. Kim, Variational 3D shape segmentation for bounding volume computation, Computer Graphics Forum (EuroGraphics 2007), vol. 26, no. 3, 2007.
  • H. Pottmann, Y. Liu, J. Wallner, A. Bobenko, and W. Wang, Geometry of multi-layer freeform structures for architecture, ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2007), vol. 26, no. 3, 2007.
  • K.S. Cheng, W. Wang, H. Qin, K-Y K. Wong, H-P Yang and Y. Liu, Design and analysis of optimization methods for subdivision surface fitting, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. 13, no. 5, 2007, pp. 878 - 890.
  • W. Wang, H. Pottmann and Y. Liu, Fitting B-spline curves to point clouds by squared distance minimization, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), vol. 25, no. 2, 2006
  • Y. Liu, H. Pottman, J. Wallner, Y. Yang , W. Wang, Geometric modeling with conical meshes and developable surfaces, ACM Transactions Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2006), vol. 25, no. 3, 2006.
  • Y. K. Choi, W. Wang, Y. Liu and M.S. Kim, Continuous collision detection for elliptic disks, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol. 22. no. 2, 2006, pp. 213-224.

Recent Research Grants

  • RGC's General Research Fund (2014) New Methods for 3D Packing of Irregular Objects
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2013) Studies on Medial Axis Surfaces for 3D Shape Modeling and Analysis
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2012) Free-Form Shape Modeling Using Cyclides
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2011) A New Approach to Automatic Hexahedral Mesh Generation
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2010) Studies on 3D Optimal Delaunay Triangulation
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2009) Computation of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation
  • RGC's General Research Fund (2008) Computation of Planar Hexagonal Mesh Surfaces