Homepage of Xiaomao Wu

About Me:

I founded Gritworld GmbH this year working on interesting projects crossing computer graphics, animation and vision.

Before founding Gritworld, I was Chief Scientist and Managing Director of Smartisense GmbH. I've spent 6.5 years at Crytek working on Crysis 2, Ryse and heading Cinebox team.

I've decided to enter the industry to focus on practical research and high-tech products, but I'm still closely linked to the academic community by serving as Senior Associate Editor of ACM Computer in Entertainment, Industry Chair of Springer Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, Industry Chair of Eurographics 2016, Committee members of Motion in Games 2015 and 2016, CASA 2016, VRCAI 2015 etc.

Before I came to Germany, I worked at INRIA in France as a postdoc researcher on computer animation and GPU based super high resolution image reconstruction. I've also worked for Autodesk Shanghai and Microsoft Research Asia (Intern).

I received my Ph.D in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2007.


Email: wu.xiaomao AT gmail.com

Twitter: @CGRealLife



Our Springer book Encyclopedia on Computer Graphics and Games's first part is online, more articles are coming. Eventually this book will be printed and published wordwide. Feb. 4th, 2016.

Will have a keynote speech "Empowering Film Makers with Realtime Technologies - Cinebox’s power discovered by the film industry" at  Eurographics 2015 Workshop on Intelligent Cinematography and Editing. Dec. 19, 2014

I'm serving as Industry Chair of Springer's Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. May, 2014

I'm now ACM Senior Associate Editor for Computers in Entertainment. April. 18, 2014

Presented Cinebox's open source project 'OpenCam' at FMX 2014. April 2014

Presented Cinebox's LiveMocap pipeline at EG 2014. Mar. 2014

PhDs in the Digital Entertainment Industry posted at ACM CiE blog. 2013

The Career Path of a Software Engineer posted at ACM CiE blog. Sept. 4, 2013.

The Academic and Industrial Boundary of Computer Graphics posted at ACM CiE blog. 2012

2008 impact factors of CG journals updated. Jul. 03, 2009

Joined Crytek Frankfurt Studio as a R&D animation programmer. Apr. 03, 2009

Our paper Motion Compression using Principal Geodesics Analysis has been accepted to Eurographics 2009 and got the best paper award. Nov. 25, 2008

Updated Journal Impact Factors (2007), 8/4/2008 

Two posters will be presented at the 2008 ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS Symposium on Computer Animation.

Uploaded the motion watermarking paper accepted by Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), 4/21/2008

Added the software page 4/4/2008

Updated the Impact factor of Computer-graphics journals in 2006.

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