Etienne Vouga

Associate Professor
Dr. Vouga is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at the University of Texas at Austin. He was a PhD student at the Columbia Computer Graphics Group and a postdoc at Harvard SEAS.


Research Interests: 
  • Physical simulation, particularly of thin, elastic materials
  • Geometry processing and design, using advances in understanding of discrete geometry 
    • and applying ideas to solving problems in computer graphics, computational mechanics, and scientific computing

Select Publications

Vouga, E. with Sacht, L. and Jacobson, A.. 2015. Nested Cages.
Vouga, E. with Shin, H. and Porst, C. and Ochsendorf, J. and Durand, F.. 2015. Reconciling Elastic and Equilibrium Methods for Static Analysis.
Vouga, E. with Kjolstad, F. and Kamil, S. and Ragan-Kelley, J. and Levin, D. and Sueda, S. and Chen, D. and Kaufman, D. and Kanwar, G. and Matusik, W. and Amarasinghe, S.. 2015. Simit: A Language for Physical Simulation.
Vouga, E. with Dudte, L. and Tachi, T. and Mahadevan, L.. 2015. Programming curvature using origami tessellations.
Vouga, E. with Li, H. and Gudym, A. and Barron, J. and Luo, L. and Gusev, G.. 2013. 3D Self-Portraits.