Dingzeyu Li
801 N 34th St
Seattle, WA 98103
http://ding.fyi
Current Employment
Adobe Research - Research Scientist 2018 - present
Education
Ph.D. in Computer Science 2018
Columbia University
Advisor: Changxi Zheng
B.Eng. in Computer Engineering, Honors Research Track 2013
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
First Class Honor & Academic Achievement Medal (top 1% of the graduates)
Advisor: Chi-Keung Tang
Exchange Student in Computer Science
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich) 2012
Publications
Henrique T. Maia, Dingzeyu Li, Yuan Yang, Changxi Zheng
LayerCode: Optical Barcodes for 3D Printed Shapes
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 2019
Haikun Huang, Michael Solah, Dingzeyu Li, Lap-Fai Yu
Audible Panorama: Automatic Spatial Audio Generation for Panorama Imagery
ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2019
Dingzeyu Li, Timothy R. Langlois, Changxi Zheng
Scene-Aware Audio for 360° Videos
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 2018
Dingzeyu Li, Avinash S. Nair, Shree K. Nayar, Changxi Zheng
AirCode: Unobtrusive Physical Tags for Digital Fabrication
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), Papers, 2017
Best Paper Award
selected in the technical papers preview
Dingzeyu Li
Interacting with Acoustic Simulation and Fabrication
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), Doctoral Symposium, 2017
Gabriel Cirio, Dingzeyu Li, Eitan Grinspun, Miguel A. Otaduy, Changxi Zheng
Crumpling Sound Synthesis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia), 2016
selected in the technical papers trailer
Dingzeyu Li, David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Changxi Zheng
Acoustic Voxels: Computational Optimization of Modular Acoustic Filters
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 2016
selected in the technical papers trailer
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Dingzeyu Li, Yun Fei, Changxi Zheng
Interactive Acoustic Transfer Approximation for Modal Sound
ACM Transactions on Graphics (presented at SIGGRAPH), 2016
Yin Yang, Dingzeyu Li, Weiwei Xu, Yuan Tian, Changxi Zheng
Expediting Precomputation for Reduced Deformable Simulation
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia), 2015
Dingzeyu Li, Qifeng Chen, Chi-Keung Tang
Motion-Aware KNN Laplacian for Video Matting
Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013
Qifeng Chen, Dingzeyu Li, Chi-Keung Tang
KNN Matting
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2013
Qifeng Chen, Dingzeyu Li, Chi-Keung Tang
KNN Matting
Proceedings of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2012
Awards and Honors
Outstanding Chinese Overseas Student Scholarship (top 0.1% of all overseas students) 2018
NVIDIA GTC Invited Poster 2018
ACM UIST Best Paper Award (3 awardees out of 324 submissions) 2017
ACM UIST Doctoral Symposium & Travel Grant 2017
Adobe Research Fellowship 2017
NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Finalist 2017
Columbia CS Department Service Award 2017
Shapeways Education Grant on Computational Fabrication 2016
ICCV Student Travel Award 2013
HKUST Academic Achievement Medal 2013
HKUST CSE, ECE, and School of Engineering Scholarship 2009 - 2013
HKUST Dean's List 2009 - 2012
Best Idea Award and Mabuchi Motor Award in Asia-Pacific International Robocon, Thailand 2011
Champion in Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon), Hong Kong 2011
HKUST University Scholarship 2009
Advising
Yapeng Tian, PhD student - University of Rochester 2019 - present
Yang Zhou, PhD student - University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2019 - present
Henrique Maia, PhD student - Columbia University 2018 - 2019
project: robust tagging for 3D printing
Sebastian Cueva-Caro, undergrad - Columbia University 2017 - 2018
project: mass optimization for 3D printing
Jingyu Qian, MS student - Columbia University 2017 - 2018
project: acoustic lens design, simulation, and fabrication
Cheng Zhang, MS student - Columbia University 2017
next stop: PhD student at University of California, Irvine
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project: acoustic lens sensing and circuit design
Brandon Cui, visiting undergrad - Stanford University 2016
project: acoustic metamaterial design with Acoustic Voxels
Vaibhav Siva Vavilala, undergrad (NSF REU Fellow) - Columbia University 2015
project: computer-assisted spray paint fabrication
next stop: Pixar
Talks
University of Washington Feb. 2019
Physical Hyperlinks for 3D Printing
invited by Adriana Schulz
Adobe Global Tech Summit Feb. 2019
Immersive Audio: Progress and Challenges
Adobe Immersive Media Summit Dec. 2018
Immersive Audio: Progress and Challenges
ACM SIGGRAPH Aug. 2018
Scene-Aware Audio for 360° Videos
Facebook Reality Labs June 2018
Computational Algorithms for Emerging Hardware
invited by Hrvoje Benko
Adobe Research June 2018
Computational Algorithms for Emerging Hardware
invited by Jovan Popovic
ACM UIST Oct. 2017
AirCode: Unobtrusive Physical Tags for Digital Fabrication
ACM SIGGRAPH July 2016
Acoustic Voxels: Computational Optimization of Modular Acoustic Filters
ACM SIGGRAPH July 2016
Interactive Acoustic Transfer Approximation for Modal Sound
Workshops, Posters, & Demos
Dingzeyu Li, Timothy R. Langlois, Changxi Zheng
Scene-Aware Audio for 360° Videos
NVIDIA GTC, Invited Poster, 2018
Dingzeyu Li, Timothy R. Langlois, Changxi Zheng
Scene-Aware Audio for 360° Videos
Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics (TWIG), Posters, 2018
Dingzeyu Li
Interacting with Acoustic Simulation and Fabrication
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), Doctoral Symposium, 2017
Dingzeyu Li, David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Changxi Zheng
Acoustic Voxels: Computational Optimization of Modular Acoustic Filters
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Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics (TWIG), Posters, 2016
Dingzeyu Li, David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Changxi Zheng
Acoustic Voxels: Computational Optimization of Modular Acoustic Filters
Symposium on Computational Fabrication (SCF), Posters, 2016
Dingzeyu Li, Yun Fei, Changxi Zheng
Interactive Acoustic Transfer Approximation for Modal Sound
ACM SIGGRAPH Exhibitor Tech Talks & Sessions, Intel Exhibitor Sessions, 2014
Previous Experience
Columbia University - graduate researcher & teaching assistant 2013 - 2018
Advisor: Changxi Zheng
Adobe Research - research intern 2017
Manager: Timothy Langlois
Columbia Makerspace - superuser 2016 - 2018
Advisor: Ioannis Kymissis
Disney Research - research intern 2015
Managers: David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik
HKUST - undergraduate research assistant 2010 - 2013
Advisor: Chi-Keung Tang
HKUST - robotic engineer & robotics team coordinator 2009 - 2011
Advisors: Guyue Zhou, Zexiang Li
Selected Media Coverage
3D Printing Air Pockets Physical Tagging: Aircode [3D Printing Industry]
Columbia researchers' AirCode system uses 3D printed air pockets for physical object tagging [3Ders.org]
Boffins back bubbles for better bonding with beautiful belongings [The Register / Emerging Tech]
Manipulating Sound with Building Blocks [Columbia Engineering]
2016: A Year in Review [Columbia Engineering]
Detangling the Complexity of Waves with Acoustic Voxels [Engineering.com]
Researchers create audio counterpart of QR codes, RFID tags [ScienceBlog]
Hippopotamus that sounds like a trumpet key to acoustic tagging [INAVATE]
Noisy Information - Embedding Data in Sound [Engineering.com]
Researchers Use Acoustic Voxels to Embed Sound with Data [Science Newsline Technology] [phys.rg]
Looking Toward Cloaking & Acoustic Tagging [3DPrint.com]
Columbia Engineering Researchers Use Acoustic Voxels to Embed Sound with Data [Columbia En-
gineering News] [Eurek Alert]
Acoustic voxels: Manipulating sound waves makes possible acoustic tagging and encoding [Columbia
Computer Science Department News]
Professional Service
International Program Committees:
ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM) 2019
Eurographics, Short Papers 2019
CASA, International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents 2018
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Workshop on Virtual Reality meets Physical Reality at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
Reviewer for International Top Conferences & Journals:
ICCV, International Conference on Computer Vision 2015, 2017, 2019
CVPR, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
CHI Technical Papers, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018, 2019
IEEE Virtual Reality (TVCG) Technical Papers 2018, 2019
TEI Technical Papers, Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interactions 2019
SIGGRAPH Technical Papers 2016, 2017, 2018
SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Papers 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
UIST Technical Papers, ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2018
ECCV, European Conference on Computer Vision 2016, 2018
ACCV, Asian Conference on Computer Vision 2016, 2018
BMVC, British Machine Vision Conference 2017, 2018
CAVW, Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 2018
ACM Transactions on Graphics 2017
CVIU, Computer Vision and Image Understanding 2017
VRST, Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, Posters & Demos 2017
JMIV, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision 2016
Neurocomputing 2016
WSCG, World Society for Computer Graphics 2015
Eurographics 2014
Computers & Graphics 2013
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