University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Best Paper Award, 2023 Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR); Regents' Junior Faculty Fellowship, UCSB's Academic Personnel Office; Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH)
The focus of his research is on computer graphics, mainly aimed at rendering photo-realistic visual appearance at real world complexity, building theoretical foundations mathematically and physically to reveal the principles of the visual world. Yan's research interests include appearance modeling, real-time ray tracing, sampling and reconstruction theory, volumetric scattering and light transport algorithms.
PhD Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
BE Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China