• I am co-chair of Eurographics 2021 Short Papers.
  • I was program co-chair of VMV 2019.
  • I am associate editor of ACM Transactions of Graphics, Computers & Graphics. I was associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics and Computer Graphics Forum.
  • I was program co-chair of Eurographics 2015, in Zurich.
  • I co-authored the book "Real-Time Shadows", please visit out book homepage!
  • I was program co-chair of Pacific Graphics 2012, in Hong Kong.
  • I was program co-chair of the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2008 (EGSR 2008), held in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina, June 23-25, 2008.


Technical Writing Resources




  • Real-Time Rendering
  • Computer Games
  • Virtual Reality
  • Point-Based Graphics
  • Procedural Modeling
  • Computer Graphics & Animation


  • Music (I play the flute), volleyball, biking, books, movies, traveling, ...

Short Bio

Michael Wimmer is currently a Professor at the Institute of Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology at TU Wien, where he heads the Rendering and Modeling Group. His academic career started with his M.Sc. in 1997 at TU Wien, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 2001.

His research interests are real-time rendering, computer games, real-time visualization of urban environments, point-based rendering, reconstruction of urban models, procedural modeling, shape modeling and computational design.

He has coauthored over 145 papers in these fields. He also coauthored the book Real-Time Shadows. He regularly serves on program committees of the important conferences in the field, including ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, IEEE VR, Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, ACM I3D, SGP, SMI, HPG, etc. He is currently associate editor of IEEE TVCG, CGF, and Computers & Graphics. He was papers co-chair of EGSR 2008, Pacific Graphics 2012, Eurographics 2015, Eurographics GCH 2018, and VMV 2019.

He is also the director of the Center for Geometry and Computational Design (GCD,

Research Keywords

  • Computer Graphics
  • Procedural Modeling
  • Real-Time Rendering
  • Computer Games


  • Interactive Visualization of Flood and Heavy Rain Simulations
    2019 / Eurographics / Portugal
  • Career
    2018 / Eurographics / Switzerland
  • Associate Editor
    2012 / Elsevier / United States of America
  • Differential Instant Radiosity for Mixed Reality
    2010 / IEEE/ACM / Republic of Korea
  • Günther Enderle Award (for the Best Paper at the Eurographics 2001 Conference, 1000 CH)
    2001 / Eurographics / Great Britain & N.Ireland

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