University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Regents' Junior Faculty Fellowship, UCSB's Academic Personnel Office; Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, ACM SIGGRAPH
His research is in computer graphics, mainly aimed at rendering photo-realistic visual appearance at real world complexity, building theoretical foundations mathematically and physically to reveal the principles of the visual world. Yan's research interests include appearance modeling, real-time ray tracing, sampling and reconstruction theory, volumetric scattering and light transport algorithms.
PhD Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
BE Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China