Wojciech Matusik

Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

 

Biography

Wojciech Matusik is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, where he leads the Computational Fabrication Group and is a member of the Computer Graphics Group. Before coming to MIT, he worked at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Adobe Systems, and Disney Research Zurich. He studied computer graphics at MIT and received his PhD in 2003. He also received a BS in EECS from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and MS in EECS from MIT in 2001. His research interests are in computer graphics, computational design and fabrication, computer vision, robotics, and hci. In 2004, he was named one of the world’s top 100 young innovators by MIT’s Technology Review Magazine. In 2009, he received the Significant New Researcher Award from ACM Siggraph. In 2012, Matusik received the DARPA Young Faculty Award and he was named a Sloan Research Fellow. In 2014, he received Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching.


Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics: data-driven methods, physics-based simulation, appearance modeling, computational displays

  • Computional Design and Fabrication: additive manufacturing, textile manufacturing/functional fibers, design/simulation tools, inverse problems, topology optimization

  • Computer Vision: inverse problems, data-driven methods, gaze models, computational photography, multi-modal learning

  • Robotics: computational design/simulation for robotics, soft robotics, tactile sensing/modeling, UAVs

  • Human-Computer Interaction: design tools for fabrication, crowdsourcing


Research Highlights


Joining the Group

We are always looking for talented researchers to join our group.

If you would like to apply for a postdoctoral position then send me an email. If you would like to work with me during your PhD, apply directly to the MIT EECS PhD program and indicate my name as a potential advisor. If you are an MIT undergraduate, send me (or other group members) a short note.


Publications also Google Scholar


Current Group Memebers & Alumni


Teaching


Contact

The Stata Center, Building 32-312
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Email: wojciech@mit.edu
Phone: 617-324-8432
Fax: 617-253-4640

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