Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Texas A&M University
Aggie Graphics Group


Prior to this appointment at Texas A&M University, I enjoyed two years as an assistant professor at California Polytechnic State University. Before that, I was a post-doctoral fellow at Disney Research Boston and the MIT Computational Fabrication Group. I received my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. My main research area is computer graphics, specializing in physically based modeling, biomechanical simulation, and computational fabrication. I am a recipient of an NSF CAREER award.


Texas A&M University California Polytechnic State University
  • CSC 102 - Fundamentals of Computer Science II: 2015S
  • CSC 471 - Introduction to Computer Graphics: 2014F, 2016S
  • CSC 474 - Computer Animation: 2015W, 2016W
  • CSC 500 - Physically Based Animation: 2016S


Ying Wang
Ph.D. Student

Nicholas Weidner
Ph.D. Student

Yura Hwang
M.S. Student

Vismay Modi
Visiting Ph.D. Student
(David Levin)

Hayoung Jeon
B.S. Student

Kevin Jiang
B.S. Student

Feras Khemakhem
B.S. Student




Associate Editor Program Committee Member


My wife teaches English at Baylor University. She specializes in seventeenth-century British literature. We live in Waco with our two kids and a Labrador retriever named Milton.