I was a PhD student in Computer Science at UT Austin, and graduated in Summer 2016. I currently work for Apple.

My work was on computer animation, advised by Etienne Vouga and Don Fussell.

E-mail: ckm _at_ cs.utexas.edu


Derivative Free Motion Optimization for Character Animation
Advised by Etienne Vouga and Don Fussell

PhD dissertation, defended on August 5th, 2016.

Paper (7.4 MB PDF)
DECT source code

Frankenrigs: Building Character Rigs From Multiple Sources
Christian Miller, Okan Arikan, and Don Fussell

Presented at the Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D) 2010
Honorable Mention - Best Paper Award

Project Page
Paper (1.8 MB PDF)
Video (56.6 MB Quicktime)


CS 354: Computer Graphics
Fall 2011 - UT Austin