• Short CV

    Eric Galin is Professor of Computer Science at University Lyon 1, France. He received an engeneering degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 1993 and a PhD in Computer Science from Université Lyon 1 in 1997.

    His research interests cover procedural modeling of virtual worlds, simulating natural phenomena and modeling with implicit surfaces. For the past decade, he contributed to a number of high level procedural methods for modeling terrains, generating road networks and villages, generating river networks and simulating the mutual influence between ecosystems and terrains.

    Eric Galin served in many program committees such as SMI, Eurographics and the series of Eurographics Workshop on Natural Phenomena. He was the co-chair of Eurographics 2017 conference in Lyon. In France, he participated to the creation of the French Chapter of Eurographics in 2004 and belongs to the CA. From 2008 to 2013, he was the head of Gamagora, a high level education program combining Level Design, Graphics Design and Computer Game Programming tracks.

    Keywords: Implicit surfaces, Procedural modeling, Natural Phenomena, Simulation.

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    • Diploma

      2006- Habilitation à diriger la Recherche, Université Lyon 1
      Modeling Complex Shapes.

      1997- PhD Thesis in computer science, Université Lyon 1
      Metamorphosing and Rendering Soft Objects

      1993- Computer engineering degree award at Ecole Centrale de Lyon (computer science), Masters Thesis Université Lyon 1

    • Appointment held

      2017- Full professor (computer graphics) Université Lyon 1.

      2012- First class professor achievement.

      2008- Full professor (computer graphics) Université Lyon 2.

      1998- Assitant professor (computer graphics), Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1

    • Chairing and Editorship

      Chairing international conferences: Conference Chair Eurographics 2017, Short Papers Chair Eurographics 2014, Conference VriPhys 2011, Conference and Full Paper Chair Shape Modeling International 2007, Short Papers Co-Chair Eurographics 2004

      Workshop Co-Chair Eurographics Natural Phenomena 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009

      Selected Program Committees

      Besides the reviewing duties related to program committee obligations I am reviewer for various journals (e.g. ACM TOG, EG CGF, IEEE CG&A, C&G, TVC) and conferences. I participated in the creation of the French Chapter of Eurographics in 2003, president in 2006-2009 and vice president 2015-2018