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Baoquan Chen (陈宝权)

Associate Dean of the School of Artificial Intelligence, Peking University.

Past positions:
Executive director of the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies, University
Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Center, SDU
Founding Director of the Visual Computing Research Center, SIAT
Deputy Director of the Institute of Advanced Computing and Digital Engineering (IACDE)a>

Email: baoquan At :
Address: Rm 2216, Li Ke Building #2, Peking University, 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100871, P.R. China

Open positions available (researchers, PostDocs, graduate students, interns). Contact me for details.

Research Interests
General Interests: Computer Graphics and Visualization
Specific Interests: Large Environment Acquisition, Accelerated Rendering, Antialiasing, Volume Visualization
Applications: Scientific & Biomedical Visualization, Digital Architecture Design, Art and Entertainment


  • 11.27: talk by Lingjie Liu from the University of Pennsylvania, From 3D Reconstruction to 3D Generation.
  • 11.10: talk by Chongxuan Li from Renmin University of China, Diffusion Model and Visual Content Generation.
  • 10.13: talk by Yin Yang from the University of Utah, Linearly and Nonlienarly Reduced Models for Fast Solid Simulation.
  • 9.25: talk by Kui Wu from Tencent America, A general sag-free initialization for deformable simulations.
  • 9.5: talk by Prof. Hao (Richard) Zhang from Simon Fraser University, An Evolution of Learning Neural Implicit Representations for 3D Shapes.
  • 7.31: talk by Prof. Tao Ju from Washington University, Interactive Modeling with Implicit Functions.
  • 7.27: talk by Siyu Tang from ETH Zürich, Reconstruction and synthesis of 3D humans in 3D scenes.
  • 7.25: talk by Xifeng Gao from Tencent, Robust Low-Poly Meshing.
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Full list of publications

Recent publications

  • Weiyu Li, Xuelin Chen, Peizhuo Li, Olga Sorkine-Hornung, Baoquan Chen. Example-based Motion Synthesis via Generative Motion Matching. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH) 2023.
  • Yingda Yin, Yang Wang, He Wang, Baoquan Chen. A Laplace-inspired Distribution on SO(3) for Probabilistic Rotation Estimation. ICLR 2023.
  • Tenglong Ao, Qingzhe Gao, Yuke Lou, Baoquan Chen, Libin Liu. Rhythmic Gesticulator: Rhythm-Aware Co-Speech Gesture Synthesis with Hierarchical Neural EmbeddingsACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia) 2022 (Best Paper Award).
  • Heyuan Yao, Zhenhua Song, Baoquan Chen, Libin Liu. ControlVAE: Model-Based Learning of Generative Controllers for Physics-Based CharactersACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia) 2022.
  • Jingrui Xing, Liangwang Ruan, Bin Wang, Bo Zhu, Baoquan Chen. Position-based Surface Tension FlowACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia) 2022.
  • Xuwen Chen, Xingyu Ni, Bo Zhu, Bin Wang, Baoquan Chen. Simulation and optimization of magnetoelastic thin shellsACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH) 2022.
  • Yujie Wang, Praneeth Chakravarthula, Qi Sun, Baoquan Chen. Joint neural phase retrieval and compression for energy- and computation-efficient holography on the edgeACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH) 2022 (Best Paper Honorable Mention).

Representative publications

  • Yangyan Li, Rui Bu, Mingchao Sun, Wei Wu, Xinhan Di, Baoquan Chen. PointCNN: Convolution on x-transformed points. Proceedings of Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2018.
  • Lin Lu, Andrei Sharf, Haisen Zhao, Yuan Wei, Qingnan Fan, Xuelin Chen, Yann Savoye, Changhe Tu, Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen. Build-to-last: Strength to weight 3D printed objectsACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH) 2014.
  • Liangliang Nan, Andrei Sharf, Hao Zhang, Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen. Smartboxes for interactive urban reconstructionACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH) 2010.
  • Hong Zhou, Xiaoru Yuan, Huamin Qu, Weiwei Cui, Baoquan Chen. Visual clustering in parallel coordinates. Computer Graphics Forum 2008.



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Funding provided by: NSF, ARL, ONR, Microsoft (~2008), NSFC, MOST, Nvidia, etc.


Program committee member unless otherwise noted (not up to date):


Teaching Classes taught (not up to date):
  • Computer Generated Imagery and Visual Effects, Fall 2018, Spring 2019
  • Computer Graphics, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Commodity Graphics Hardware Accelerated Rendering

Short Biography

陈宝权,北京大学教授,智能学院副院长。研究领域为计算机图形学、三维视觉与可视化,担任国家“973计划”“城市大数据计算理论与方法”项目首席科学家,主持国家自然科学基金重点项目、国家重点研发计划“科技冬奥”项目等。在 ACM SIGGRAPH、IEEE VIS、ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)、IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics (TVCG) 等国际会议和期刊发表论文200余篇。现任中国图象图形学学会常务理事、CSIG三维视觉专委会主任;中国计算机学会(CCF)理事、计算机辅助设计与图形学专委会常务理事、大数据专委会常务委员;Computer & Graphics期刊编委指导委员会成员;《中国计算机通讯》专题栏目主编;《大数据》期刊编委; IEEE VIS Papers Committee member;中国可视化与可视分析大会(ChinaVIS)指导委员会成员。多次担任计算机图形与可视化领域几乎所有重要国际会议的PC成员:IEEE VIS 2005大会主席、2004 程序委员会主席;SIGGRAPH ASIA 指导委员会成员、2014大会主席;2017年共同发起计算机图形学与混合现实研讨会(GAMES)并任指导委员会成员;2021年发起中国三维视觉大会(China3DV)并任首届会议主席(2021)。曾任第七届教育部科技委信息学部委员;ACM TOG、 IEEE TVCG 编委;中国计算机学会(CCF)青工委主任;国家自然科学基金委(NSFC)信息领域专家评审组成员;中国自动化学会理事;北京电影学院未来影像高精尖创新中心首席科学家。获美国国家科学基金会杰出青年学者奖(NSF CAREER Award 2003)、IEEE可视化国际会议最佳论文奖(2005)、中国计算机图形学大会杰出奖(2014)。入选中科院百人计划(2008)、国家杰出青年科学基金资助(2010)、教育部长江学者特聘教授(2015)、国家万人计划领军人才(2017)。2017年当选中国计算机学会会士,2020年当选 IEEE Fellow,2021年入选IEEE Visualization Academy,当选中国图象图形学学会会士。

Baoquan Chen is a Professor of Peking University, where he is the Associate Dean of the School of Artificial Intelligence. His research interests generally lie in computer graphics, computer vision, visualization, and human-computer interaction. He has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences, including 40+ papers in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)/SIGGRAPH/SIGGRAPH_Asia. Chen serves/served as associate editor of ACM TOG/IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Graphics (TVCG), and has served as conference steering committee member (ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, IEEE VIS), conference chair (SIGGRAPH Asia 2014, IEEE Visualization 2005), program chair (IEEE Visualization 2004), as well as program committee member of almost all conferences in the visualization and computer graphics fields for numerous times. Chen is the recipient of 2002 Microsoft Innovation Excellence Program, 2003 NSF CAREER award, 2004 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), 2005 IEEE Visualization Best Paper Award, and 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award of Chinagraph.

Prior to the current post, he was dean of the School of Computer Science and Technology and the School of Software and founding director of the Interdisciplinary Research Center, Shandong University (2013-2018), founding director of the Visual Computing Research Center and deputy director of the Institute of Advanced Computing and Digital Engineering, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008-2013), and a faculty member at the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities (2000-2008). Chen received an MS in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and a second MS and then PhD in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A. For his contribution to spatial data visualization, he was elected IEEE Fellow in 2020. He was inducted to IEEE Visualization Academy and was elected as CSIG Fellow in 2021.