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Thomas Leimkühler

Research Group Leader
Image Synthesis and Machine Learning

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Department 4: Computer Graphics
Department 6: Visual Computing and Artificial Intelligence

 office: Campus E1 4, Room 212
Saarland Informatics Campus
66123 Saarbrücken
Germany
 email: thomas.leimkuehler[at]mpi-inf.mpg.de
 phone: +49 681 9325-4012

Research Interests

  • Rendering
    • physically-based
    • image-based
    • data-driven / neural
  • Machine learning for computer graphics
  • Efficient parallel algorithms

Open Positions

We are looking for motivated PhD candidates to carry out research in the interdisciplinary area of image synthesis and machine learning. We require solid knowledge in computer graphics and/or machine learning, a strong background in mathematics and programming, as well as excellent communication skills. If you are interested, feel free to contact me!

Publications

2021

Thomas Leimkühler, George Drettakis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2021)
Georgios Kopanas, Julien Philip, Thomas Leimkühler, George Drettakis
Computer Graphics Forum (EGSR 2021)
Siddhant Prakash, Thomas Leimkühler, Simon Rodriguez, George Drettakis
Proc. ACM i3D, 2021

2020

Simon Rodriguez, Thomas Leimkühler, Siddhant Prakash, Chris Wyman, Peter Shirley, George Drettakis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2020)

2019

Thomas Leimkühler
PhD Thesis, Saarland University, 2019
Thomas Leimkühler, Gurprit Singh, Karol Myszkowski, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tobias Ritschel
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2019)
Anton Kaplanyan, Anton Sochenov, Thomas Leimkühler, Mikhail Okunev, Todd Goodall, Gizem Rufo
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2019)

2018

Thomas Leimkühler, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tobias Ritschel
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2018)
Thomas Leimkühler, Petr Kellnhofer, Tobias Ritschel, Karol Myszkowski, Hans-Peter Seidel
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2018
Thomas Leimkühler, Gurprit Singh, Karol Myszkowski, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tobias Ritschel
arXiv 1806.06710, 2018

2015 - 2017

Thomas Leimkühler, Hans-Peter Seidel, Tobias Ritschel
Computer Graphics Forum (EGSR 2017)
Best Student Paper Award
Thomas Leimkühler, Petr Kellnhofer, Tobias Ritschel, Karol Myszkowski, Hans-Peter Seidel
Proc. Graphics Interface 2016
Michael A. J. Sweeney Award: Best Student Paper
Petr Kellnhofer, Thomas Leimkühler, Tobias Ritschel, Karol Myszkowski, Hans-Peter Seidel
Proc. ACM Symposium on Applied Perception 2015
Best Student Presentation Award