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Prestigious awards for Helmut Pottmann

The members of the research group proudly proclaim that our head Helmut Pottmann was honored with three outstanding awards this year. Congratulations!

Oct 25, 2018 | TU Wien | Karlsplatz 13 | Kuppelsaal

GCD18—Symposium on Geometry and Computational Design

Confirmed speakers: Katharina Krösl (TU Wien), Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen (The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts), Alla Sheffer (University of British Columbia), Oliver Bimber (University of Linz), Michael Hensel (TU Wien), Kurt Leimer (TU Wien), Markus Schütz (TU Wien), Dominique Sciamma (Strate School of Design), Etienne Vouga (University of Texas), Chris Williams (Chalmers University of Technology)


More details on the program will follow. We kindly ask potential participants to register for the symposium, which will be free of charge, by 18 Oct, 2018 with our secretary Doris Hotz via email at [gcd-meeting (at) geometrie tuwien ac at].

Applied Geometry

is a research unit at the Institute of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry.

Our research is guided by a fruitful interplay between theory and applications. It is based on expertise in various fields of geometry, especially classical geometry, and is strongly related to Visual Computing.

We are well known for pioneering contributions to Architectural Geometry, an emerging field of study which is motivated by geometric problems appearing in connection with geometrically complex structures in contemporary architecture.

Our research group is part of the interdisciplinary research Center for Geometry and Computational Design. [GCD]

Our main research fields are also supported by third-party funded projects:

Architectural Geometry
Architectural Geometry Geometric manufacturing solutions for freeform shapes (EU, 2012-2016, H. Pottmann) [GEMS]
Fabrication-Aware Freeform Design based on Shape Space Exploration (FWF, 2011-2015, H. Pottmann) [www]
Digital Fabrication
Digital Fabrication Computational Design of Geometric Materials (WWTF, 2016-2020, P. Musialski) [www]
MAKE-IT-FAB: Modeling of Shapes for Personal Fabrication (FWF, 2015-2018, P. Musialski) [www]
Discrete Differential Geometry
Discrete Differential Geometry Discrete geometric structures motivated by applications in architecture (FWF, DFG, 2012-2020, H. Pottmann) [DGD]
Discrete surfaces with prescribed mean curvature (FWF, 2017-2021, C. Müller) [www]
Generating surfaces from curvature — a playful approach (FWF, C. Müller)
Computer-Aided Design
Computer-Aided Design Algebraic representations in Computer-Aided Design for complex shapes (EU, 2016-2020 H. Pottmann) [ARCADES]