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
Adobe Research Fellow
Advisor: Changxi Zheng
B.Eng. in Computer Engineering, Honors Research Track 2013
e 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
Awards and Honors
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 Deans List 2009 - 2012
Best Idea Award and Mabuchi Motor Award in Asia-Pacic International Robocon, ailand 2011
Champion in Asia-Pacic Robot Contest (ABU Robocon), Hong Kong 2011
HKUST University Scholarship 2009
Publications
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 Soware and Technology (UIST), Papers, 2017
Best Paper Award
selected in the technical papers preview
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Dingzeyu Li
Interacting with Acoustic Simulation and Fabrication
ACM Symposium on User Interface Soware 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
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
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 Soware and Technology (UIST), Doctoral Symposium Poster, 2017
Dingzeyu Li, David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Changxi Zheng
Acoustic Voxels: Computational Optimization of Modular Acoustic Filters
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
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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 Aug. 2013 - 2018
Advisor: Changxi Zheng
Adobe Research - research intern May 2017 - Aug. 2017
Advisors: Timothy Langlois, Danny Kaufman
Columbia Makerspace - superuser Aug. 2016 - Mar. 2018
Advisor: Ioannis Kymissis
Disney Research - research intern June 2015 - Aug. 2015
Advisors: David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik
HKUST - undergraduate research assistant Aug. 2010 - May 2013
Advisor: Chi-Keung Tang
HKUST - robotic engineer & robotics team coordinator Sep. 2009 - Aug. 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]
Bons back bubbles for better bonding with beautiful belongings [e 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 Engineering
News] [Eurek Alert]
Acoustic voxels: Manipulating sound waves makes possible acoustic tagging and encoding [Columbia Com-
puter Science Department News]
Teaching
Teaching assistant, Advanced Computer Graphics - Columbia University Spring 2016
Guest lecturer, Computer Graphics - Columbia University Spring 2015
Teaching assistant, Advanced Computer Graphics - Columbia University Fall 2014
Teaching assistant, Computer Graphics - Columbia University Spring 2014
Instructor, Basics for Robotic Competition - HKUST Fall 2011
Lab assistant, Introduction to Electro-Robot Design - HKUST Fall 2010
Advising
Henrique Maia, PhD student - Columbia University 2018 present
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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
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
Department Service
Columbia Makerspace Superuser Volunteering 2016 2018
Prospective PhD student visit day volunteer 2014 2018
MS student admission reviewer 2014, 2017, 2018
Colloquium Czar 2014 2016
Tristate Workshop on Imaging and Graphics (TWIG) helper 2015
Professional Service
International Program Committee:
• CASA, International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents 2018
• Workshop on Virtual Reality meets Physical Reality at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
Treasurer:
• ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2017
Reviewer for International Top Conferences & Journals:
IEEE Virtual Reality (TVCG) 2018, 2019
TEI, Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interactions 2019
SIGGRAPH 2016, 2017, 2018
SIGGRAPH Asia 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
CHI, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
UIST, ACM Symposium on User Interface Soware and Technology 2018
CVPR, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2016, 2017, 2018
ECCV, European Conference on Computer Vision 2016, 2018
ACCV, Asian Conference on Computer Vision 2016, 2018
BMVC, British Machine Vision Conference 2017, 2018
ACM Transactions on Graphics 2017
ICCV, International Conference on Computer Vision 2015, 2017
CVIU, Computer Vision and Image Understanding 2017
VRST, Symposium on Virtual Reality Soware and Technology, Posters & Demos 2017
ECCV, European Conference on Computer Vision 2016
JMIV, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision 2016
Neurocomputing 2016
WSCG, World Society for Computer Graphics 2015
Eurographics 2014
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Computers & Graphics 2013
References
Changxi Zheng (PhD advisor, 2013 - present)
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Columbia University
Shree K. Nayar (research collaborator, 2016-2017)
T. C. Chang Professor, Department of Computer Science
Columbia University
David I.W. Levin (internship advisor, 2015)
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
Chi-Keung Tang (undergraduate research advisor, 2010 - 2013)
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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