Woodbury Applied Computer Science Grad’s Work Selected for SIGGRAPH2020 -Think Beyond Conference

Congratulations to Cheng Gu, Applied Computer Science graduate (’20), for having his work accepted into the 9th Annual Faculty Submitted Student Work Exhibit for SIGGRAPH2020, the world-renown annual conference showcasing computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Judy Kriger, Chair of Woodbury’s Animation program, submitted Cheng’s creation of a “Restaurant Rendering” designed in her 3D Animation course. Cheng’s work will be displayed at the virtual conference, Aug. 24-28, and on SIGGRAPH’s official YouTube channel.

According to SIGGRAPH, “When researchers, artists, and technologists collide, inspiration creates progress. SIGGRAPH conference content is selected by a jury of experts who find the most transformative advancements across computer graphics and interactive techniques.”

“I’m over the moon about Cheng’s work being accepted to SIGGRAPH, said Kriger, “This is a very competitive show with a double-juried selection process, so it’s a real coup for Woodbury to be recognized in this way. Cheng was an excellent student and has a very bright future ahead of him.”   

SIGGRAPH conferences present experiences and education about the most transformative, inspirational advancements in computer graphics and interactive techniques — all brought to life by innovative contributions. The conferences celebrate the achievements and developments in computer graphics, digital art, animation, visual effects, machine learning, artificial intelligence, immersive and mixed realities, scientific visualization, adaptability focus, and so much more.

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