Zurich School for Continuing Education

Markus Gross is a Professor of Computer Science and the director of the Computer Graphics Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich since 1994. He received a degree in electrical and computer engineering and a Ph.D. on computer graphics and image analysis, both from the University of Saarbrucken, Germany. From 1990 to 1994 Dr. Gross worked for the Computer Graphics Center in Darmstadt, where he established and directed the Visual Computing Group. His research interests include point based graphics, physics-based modeling, multiresolution analysis and virtual reality. He has widely published and lectured on computer graphics and scientific visualization and he authored the book Visual Computing , Springer, 1994.

Dr. Gross has taught courses at major graphics conferences including SIGGRAPH, IEEE Visualization, and Eurographics. He is associate editor of the IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications and has served as a member of international program committees of many graphics conferences. Dr. Gross has been a papers co-chair of the IEEE Visualization ''99, the Eurographics 2000, and the IEEE Visualization 2002 conferences.

Dr. Gross is a member of the ETH research and planning commissions.

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Advanced Methods in Computer Graphics

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