shuhong (shu) chen

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email: shuhong[a]
github: ShuhongChen
myanimelist: shuchen
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orcid: 0000-0001-7317-0068
erdős number: ≤4

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Advisor: Prof. Matthias Zwicker
2020 June – present

I am exploring novel ways of creating and manipulating illustrations and animations, by leveraging both data-driven vision techniques and 3D graphics representations. I am also interested in new rendering methods using deep learning.

Affiliate contact: Jun Kato
2023 January – present

Thanks to colleagues at Arch Inc. for setting me up as a visiting researcher, to help foster collaboration with anime industry professionals in Japan. Please direct Arch-related inquiries to shuhong[a]

Mentors: Yiheng Zhu, Heng Wang, Yichun Shi, Xiao Yang
2022 May – 2022 November

Intelligent Creation & Computer Vision - Generation Team, worked on generative modeling of 3D VR character assets; specifically, stylized single-view 3D reconstruction from illustrated character portraits.

Advisor: Dr. Michael Chan
2018 June – 2018 August

I looked at automatically discovering recurrent neural network architectures for video action recognition. I was also a finalist at the lab’s Intern Innovative Idea Challenge.

Advisor: Prof. Ivan Marsic
2015 October – 2019 May

I worked with grad students on healthcare informatics for trauma resuscitations; topics included process mining, workflow analysis, data visualization, NLP, and CV.


Special thanks to Prof. Matthew Stone, Prof. Iian Smythe, and Prof. Qiang Xu for their invaluable guidance and mentorship.

PhD in CS
Class of 2024 (expected)
Advisor: Prof. Matthias Zwicker
BS in CS and Math, minor in Econ
Class of 2019, Honors College Inaugural Class
Summa cum laude