Professor Wenzel Jacob (EPFL): “Differentiable Simulation of Light”
November 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Speaker: Professor Wenzel Jacob (EPFL)
Title: Differentiable Simulation of Light
Bio: Wenzel Jakob is an assistant professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. Wenzel’s research revolves around inverse graphics, material appearance modeling and physically based rendering algorithms. He has received the ACM SIGGRAPH Significant Researcher award, the Eurographics Young Researcher Award, and an ERC Starting Grant. Wenzel is the lead developer of widely used open source frameworks, including the Mitsuba renderer, pybind11, Instant Meshes, NanoGUI, and Enoki.