Rendered entirely with my own renderer, Takua Render. More information is available on my project pages and blog.

Hello!

Born in Hannover, Germany and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, I am a computer graphics software engineer at Walt Disney Animation Studios working on Disney's Hyperion Renderer. My first film credit was on Moana!

My areas of interest cover all things global illumination, including topics such as advanced light transport, renderer architectures, raytracing on interesting hardware, volume rendering, surface appearance, and more.

I am also a Master of Science in Computer Graphics candidate at Cornell University's Program of Computer Graphics. I did my undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where I was part of CG@Penn. Previously, I have also worked at Pixar Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation.

News:

2017.06.13: New teaser trailer for Olaf's Frozen Adventure is released!

2017.05.04: Our SIGGRAPH 2017 paper, "Spectral and Decomposition Tracking for Rendering Heterogeneous Volumes", is now posted online!

2017.05.14: New blog post about subdivision/displacement.

2017.03.27: We have a paper conditionally accepted to SIGGRAPH 2017!

2016.11.23: Moana is out in theaters!

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