Chandrajit Bajaj
Computational Applied Mathematics Chair in Visualization
Professor of Computer Science
Director of Center for Computational Visualization

Department of Computer Science &
The Oden Institute of Computational Engineering and Sciences,
Center for Computational Visualization 201 East 24th Street, POB 2.324A,
1 University Station, C0200
Austin, TX 78712-0027

My research publications are available here, my books here, and my CV.
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Office Phone : +1 512-471-8870
FAX : +1 512-471-8694
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B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering(1980)
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Sciences (1983, 1984)
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Professional Experience

  • Computational Applied Mathematics Chair of Visualization, University of Texas 1997-
  • Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas 1997-
  • Director of Center for Computational Visualization, University of Texas 1997-
  • Director of Image Analysis and Visualization Center, Purdue University 1996-97
  • Professor of Computer Sciences, Purdue University 1993-97
  • Associate Professor of Computer Sciences, Purdue University 1989-93
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Sciences, Cornell University 1990-91
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences, Purdue University 1984-89

Honors, Awards & Membership in Professional Societies
  • National Science Talent Scholarship, 1975. Dean's Honor Roll, IIT Delhi, 1975-1980, Scholastic Merit Award, (B. Tech. DGPA of 10.00/10.00)
  • Frame Technology Excellence in Publishing Award, 1993
  • Purdue University, Provost's Research Center Initiation Award, 1994
  • Association of Computing Machinery, Student Chapter, Appreciation Certificate 2001, Recognition of Service Award, 2002
  • University of Texas, Faculty Research Assignment Award 2004, Dean Research Assignment Award 2004
  • Selected Keynote Addresses at SIAM Computational Science (2000), Pacific Computer Graphics (2002), Volume Graphics (2003), EuroGraphics (2004), CyberWorlds (2005), Jacques Morgenstern Lecture, INRIA-Sophia Antipolis, (2006), U. of Stuttgart, (2006), Fraunhofer Institute & U of Darmstadt (2006), Institute of Mathematics and Applications (2006, 2007), UTCS Visons of Computing Lecture Series (2011), William Mong Distinguished Colloquium, Hong Kong University, (2012),
  • Best Paper Awards at Computer Aided Design Conference (2006) and ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (2010).
  • Papers Committee Chairman International Symposium on Algebraic and Symbolic Computation (2000), Symposium on Computational Geometry (2002), SIAM/ACM Geometric and Physical Modeling Conference, (2011)
  • Elected Member of Sigma Xi and Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Societies
  • Member of the NSF-CISE Board of Visitors, (2004), ETH Zurich Evaluation Committee (2004), INRIA Evaluation Committee (2007), KAUST Center Director Search Chair (2008), Consolider Scientific Committee of the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion (2008,2009), Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) (2005- ).
  • Chairperson, and member of the NIH "Molecular Structure and Function D" study section, 2011 - 2013
  • Member of the NIH-NCRR National Biomedical Computation Resource Advisory Committee, 2006 -
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences -Vietnam Education Foundation, 2006, 2007.
  • ICES-Sid Moncreif Grand Challenge Faculty Research Award, 2009, 2011, 2016-2107
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2008-
  • Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2009-
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE), 2013-
  • Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematioso(SIAM), 2016-
  • Distinguished Alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, (IITD), India, 2016.

ACM Computing Surveys
International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications
SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences