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Jiří Kosinka

Senior Research Associate

EPSRC Knowledge Transfer Fellow

E-mail jiri.ko[...] (at)

Phone +44 1223 763663

Office SS08
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

Address William Gates Building
15 JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0FD, UK

Research Geometric Modelling, CAGD,
Computer Graphics

Publications List of publications

Research interests Subdivision surfaces and their applications in modelling and vector graphics
Barycentric coordinates and mappings
Pythagorean hodograph curves and surfaces, rational parametrisations of offsets

Current project NURBS-compatible subdivision; some related material

Preprint NFN G+S Report No. 17; Zore, U., Jüttler, B., Kosinka, J.: On the Linear Independence of (Truncated) Hierarchical Subdivision Splines; PDF

NetBoard News and when I am in the Lab (requires Raven login)

Conferences List of relevant conferences

Journals List of relevant journals

Student projects I have a few ideas for student projects on splines, subdivision curves and surfaces, and related topics in geometric modelling and computer graphics. Contact me if you are interested or if you have your own project ideas.

2014-15: Phyxture: A physically inspired procedural texturing framework, Part II project by Giles Barton-Owen (St John’s College)
2014-15: Grid-based Game on Subdivision Surfaces, Part II project by Ryutaro Ikeda (Robinson College)
2012-13: Modelling Curves with Semi-sharp Creases Using Subdivision, MPhil essay by Shuxiang Lin (Fitzwilliam College)
2012-13: Dramatic Decimation for Curves, Part II project by Nick Chambers (Gonville & Caius College)
2011-12: Unlocking NURBS, MPhil project by Tao Yang (St Edmund’s College)

PhD secondary supervisor Jingjing Shen, Subdivision surfaces; primary supervisor: Neil Dodgson
Henrik Lieng, Surface modelling for 2D imagery; primary supervisor: Neil Dodgson

Supervisions Computer Graphics and Image Processing
Advanced Graphics

Education 06/2006 PhD, 05/2002 MSc from Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Professional Experience
09/2015 -
Assistant Professor, Scientific Visualization and Computer Graphics, University of Groningen, Netherlands
09/2014 - 08/2015
Senior Research Associate, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
EPSRC Knowledge Transfer Fellow, Partner Company: ITI TranscenData Europe, Swavesey, Cambridge, UK
09/2010 - 08/2014
Research Associate, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
10/2007 - 12/2009
Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre of Mathematics for Applications, University of Oslo, Norway
07/2006 - 06/2007
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Applied Geometry, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria

Last update: June 26, 2015 by JK