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Baoquan's portrait
Photography by Jonathan Chapman,2002

Baoquan Chen

Director of the Visual Computing Research Center
Deputy Director of the Institute of Advanced Computing and Digital Engineering (IACDE)

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Address: 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen University Town, Shenzhen, P.R.China (how to get here?)

Open positions available (researchers, PostDocs, graduate students, interns). Contact me for details.

Research Interests
General Interests: Computer Graphics and Visualization
Specific Interests: Large Environment Acquisition, Accelerated Rendering, Antialiasing, Volume Visualization
Applications: Scientific & Biomedical Visualization, Digital Architecture Design, Art and Entertainment

Service Program committee member unless otherwise noted:
Teaching Classes taught:
  • Computer Graphics
  • Visualization
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Commodity Graphics Hardware Accelerated Rendering

Short Biography

Baoquan Chen is a Professor of Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China. He directs the Visual Computing Research Center, also serves as the deputy director of the Institute of Advanced Computing and Digital Engineering (IACDE). His research interests generally lie in computer graphics, visualization, and human-computer interaction, focusing specifically on large-scale city modeling, simulation and visualization. His research has been supported by Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC), National "863" Program, National Science Foundation (NSF), and Microsoft Research, and private donation. Chen received an MS in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing (1994), and a second MS (1997) and then PhD (1999) in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Prior to joining SIAT he was a faculty member at Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities; there he was also a member of several interdisciplinary centers: the Digital Technology Center, the Army High Performance Computing Research Center, and the Digital Design Consortium. His was a research scientist in the Media Research Laboratory, the Courant Institute, New York University, 1999-2000, and a researcher in Computer Science and Technology Research Institute of Beijing University, 1994-5. Chen is the recipient of the Microsoft Innovation Excellence Program 2002, the NSF CAREER award 2003, McKn