Xiao-Ming Fu (傅孝明)

Associate Professor in
Graphics&Geometric Computing Laboratory
School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Room 1207, Management and Research Building
East Campus, University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui, 230026, P.R.China

Email: fuxm AT ustc.edu.cn      fuxm AT mail.ustc.edu.cn

Education and Work Experience

Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology of China, 2021.4 - Now
Assistant Researcher, University of Science and Technology of China, 2016.6 - 2021.4.
Ph.D, University of Science and Technology of China, 2016. Supervisors: Dr. Baining Guo and Dr. Yang Liu.
Research Intern, IG group, Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), 2012.7 - 2016.6.
Bachelor, University of Science and Technology of China, 2011.
Research Intern, IG group, Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), 2010.10 - 2011.6.

Research Interest

Geometric Processing and Optimization.
CAD/CAE/IGA/Fabrication.
VR/AR/MR.

Professional Activities

Program Committee: Pacific Graphics 2022, Geometric Modeling and Processing 2019/2020/2021/2022/2023, Computational Visual Media 2021/2022/2023, Shape Modeling International 2023, CAD/Graphics 2019/2021/2023, Chinagraph 2020/2022, ChinaVR 2020.
Paper Reviewer: SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, TOG, IJCV, TVCG, EG, PG, CGF, CAGD, C&G, TVC, AMS, CVM, IEEE VR, ISMAR.

Students (Looking For Students and Postdocs !!!)

Wen-Xiang Zhang (Ph.D. 2019.3 - now)
Zeng-Hao Xu (Ph.D. 2019.9 - now, with Ligang Liu)
Yuan-Yuan Cheng (Ph.D. 2021.03 - now, with Ligang Liu)
Wei Du (Ph.D. 2020.09 - now, with Ligang Liu)
Shibo Liu (Ph.D. 2021.09 - now, with Ligang Liu)
Jia-Peng Guo (Ph.D. 2021.09 - now, with Renjie Chen)
Zheng Zhang (Ph.D. 2021.09 - now, with Ligang Liu)

Alumni

Qi Wang (Ph.D. 2018.9 - 2024.6, with Ligang Liu)
Mo Li (Ph.D. 2019.9 - 2024.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 腾讯.)
Zhiduo Fang (M.S. 2021.9 - 2024.6, Next position: 华为.)
Zhaobin Huang (M.S. 2021.9 - 2024.6, Next position: 腾讯.)
Yueqing Dai (M.S. 2021.9 - 2024.6, Next position: 腾讯.)
Yang Ji (M.S. 2021.9 - 2024.6, Next position: 华为.)
Tianyu Zhu (Ph.D. 2017.9 - 2023.11, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 腾讯.)
Zheng-Yu Zhao (Ph.D. 2018.9 - 2023.06, with Ligang Liu)
Zi-Rui Wang (M.S. 2020.09 - 2023.06, with Ligang Liu)
Jinlin Yang (M.S. 2020.09 - 2022.07, with Ligang Liu)
Qing Huang (M.S. 2021.1 - 2022.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 广联达.)
Hao Liu (Ph.D. 2018.11 - 2021.8, with Ligang Liu, Next position: Startup.)
Jian-Ping Su (Ph.D. 2018.4 - 2021.8, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 腾讯.)
Chi Zhang (Ph.D. 2018.10 - 2021.10, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 华为)
Zhong-Yuan Liu (Ph.D. 2019.11 - 2021.10, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 腾讯.)
Mao-Feng Xu (M.S. 2018.9 - 2021.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 腾讯.)
Guan-Jie Yuan (M.S. 2019.3 - 2021.6, Next position: 广联达.)
Chunyang Ye (Ph.D. 2017.9 - 2021.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 中物院高性能数值模拟软件中心)
Qing Fang (Ph.D. 2019.9 - 2021.5, with Ligang Liu, Next position: Postdoc at USTC.)
Zhi-Chao Dong (Ph.D. 2016.9 - 2020.11, with Ligang Liu , Next position: HUAWEI.)
Hao-Yu Liu (Ph.D. 2016.9 - 2020.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: Tencent.)
Yang Yang (Ph.D. 2016.11 - 2020.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: 北京应用物理与计算数学研究所.)
Wenming Wu (Ph.D. 2018.9 - 2020.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: Lecturer at Hefei University of Technology.)
Xiao-Xiang Cheng (M.S. 2017.9 - 2020.6)
Shuangming Chai (Ph.D. 2017.2 - 2019.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: SHINING3D.)
Xiao-Teng Zhang (Undergraduate 2018.10 - 2019.6, Next position: Peking University.)
Ruiqi Ni (Undergraduate 2017.9 - 2018.6, 2019.3 - 2019.6, Next position: Florida State University.)
Shiwei Xiao (M.S. 2016.9 - 2018.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: HUAWEI.)
Xin Hu (M.S. 2016.7 - 2018.6, with Ligang Liu, Next position: DJI.)

Software, Code, and Data

1. Framework: Basic framework for surface mesh, Basic framework for volumetric mesh.
2. Atlas generation: cutting (SphereCuts, VoteCuts, GreedyCuts), parameterizations (PP, EBP, Very-Large-Scale), and packing (AAAtlas, AngleAtlas).
3. Meshing: isotropic (adaptive refinement), anisotropic (LCT), PolyCube (constrained voxelization), and compatible remeshing (EBCM).

Teaching

2024: 2024年第十二届中国科学技术大学《计算机图形学》暑期课程.
2022 Autumn: GAMES301-曲面参数化.
2022 Autumn: 计算方法(数值计算), 课件, 上机作业.
2021 Spring: Digital Geometry Processing.
2020 Spring: Digital Geometry Processing. 课程视频, 课程代码.
2019 Spring: Digital Geometry Processing.
2018 Spring: Digital Geometry Processing.
2017 Spring: Digital Geometry Processing.

Publications (2024/2023/2022/2021/2020/2019/2018/2017/Earlier)

2024

60. Smooth Bijective Projection in a High-order Shell
Shibo Liu, Yang Ji, Jia-Peng Guo, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 43(4), 2023.
[Project].[DOI].
59. Anisotropic Triangular Meshing using Metric-adapted Embeddings
Yueqing Dai, Jian-Ping Su, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2024.
[Code and Data]. [DOI].
58. High-order Shape Interpolation
Zhaobin Huang, Shibo Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2024.
[Code and Data]. [DOI].
57. Evolutionary Multi-objective High-order Tetrahedral Mesh Optimization
Yang Ji, Shibo Liu, Jia-Peng Guo, Jian-Ping Su, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2024.
[Code and Data]. [DOI].

2023

56. Piecewise Developable Modeling via Implicit Neural Deformation and Feature-guided Cutting
Kang Wu, Zheng-Yu Zhao, Zheng Zhang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2023.
[Data]. [Video]. [DOI].
55. Efficient Cone Singularity Construction for Conformal Parameterizations
Mo Li, Qing Fang, Zheng Zhang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia), 42(6), 2023.
[Porject]. [DOI].
54. Error-bounded Image Triangulation
Zhiduo Fang*, Jia-Peng Guo*, Yanyang Xiao, Xiao-Ming Fu (*Joint first authors)
Computer Graphics Forum (PG), 42(7), 2022.
[Code]. [Data]. [Supp]. [DOI].
53. An Optimized, Easy-to-use, Open-source GPU Solver for Large-scale Inverse Homogenization Problems
Di Zhang, Xiaoya Zhai, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2023.
[Code]. [DOI].
52. Modeling with Discrete Equivalence Classes of Planar Quads
Tianyu Zhu, Zeng-Hao Xu, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer & Graphics, 2023.
[Data]. [DOI].
51. Computing Smooth Preferred Feed Direction Fields with High Material Removal Rates for Efficient CNC Tool Paths
Zirui Wang*, Shibo Liu*, Ligang Liu, Qiang Zou, Xiao-Ming Fu (*Joint first authors)
Computer-Aided Design, 2023.
[Data]. [DOI].
50. Practical Integer-Constrained Cone Construction for Conformal Parameterizations
Zheng Zhang, Mo Li, Zheng-Yu Zhao, Qing Fang, Xiao-Ming Fu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2023.
[Code]. [Data]. [Supp]. [DOI].
49. Evolutionary Piecewise Developable Approximations
Zheng-Yu Zhao*, Mo Li*, Zheng Zhang, Qing Fang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu (*Joint first authors)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 42(4), 2023.
[Code]. [Data]. [Video]. [DOI]. [Project].
48. Robust Coarse Cage Construction with Small Approximation Errors
Jia-Peng Guo, Wen-Xiang Zhang, Chunyang Ye, Xiao-Ming Fu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2023.
[Code]. [Data]. [Supp]. [Video]. [DOI].
47. Numerical Coarsening with Neural Shape Functions
Ning Ni, Qingyu Xu, Zhehao Li, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
Computer Graphics Forum, 2023.
[Code and Data]. [DOI].

2022

46. Large-Scale Worst-Case Topology Optimization
Di Zhang, Xiaoya Zhai, Xiao-Ming Fu, Heming Wang, Ligang Liu
Computer Graphics Forum (PG), 41(7), 2022.
[Code]. [Presentation]. [DOI].
45. Precise High-order Meshing of 2D Domains with Rational Bézier Curves
Jinlin Yang, Shibo Liu, Shuangming Chai, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (SGP), 41(5), 2022.
[Code]. [Presentation]. [DOI].
44. Developability-Driven Piecewise Approximations for Triangular Meshes
Zheng-Yu Zhao*, Qing Fang*, Wenqing Ouyang, Zheng Zhang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu (*Joint first authors)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 41(4), 2022.
[Data]. [Code]. [Video]. [Presentation]. [DOI].
43. Computing Sparse Integer-Constrained Cones for Conformal Parameterizations
Mo Li*, Qing Fang*, Wenqing Ouyang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu (*Joint first authors)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 41(4), 2022.
[Data]. [Code]. [Presentation]. [DOI].
42. Untangling All-Hex Meshes via Adaptive Boundary Optimization
Qing Huang, Wen-Xiang Zhang, Qi Wang, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Graphical Models (CVM), 2022.
[Code]. [DOI].
41. Computational Mirror Cup and Saucer Art
Kang Wu, Renjie Chen, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics, 41(5), 2022.
[Video]. [DOI].
40. Interactive Editing of Discrete Chebyshev Nets
Rui-Zeng Li, Jia-Peng Guo, Qi Wang, Shuangming Chai, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics), 41(2), 2022.
[Video]. [Supp]. [Presentation]. [Code]. [DOI].
39. Constrained Remeshing Using Evolutionary Vertex Optimization
Wen-Xiang Zhang, Qi Wang, Jia-Peng Guo, Shuangming Chai, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics), 41(2), 2022.
[Data]. [Code]. [Presentation]. [Supp]. [DOI].
38. Practical Construction of Globally Injective Parameterizations with Positional Constraints
Qi Wang, Wen-Xiang Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Cheng, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computational Visual Media, 9(2), 2023.
[Code and Data]. [DOI].

2021

37. Computing Sparse Cones with Bounded Distortion for Conformal Parameterizations
Qing Fang, Wenqing Ouyang, Mo Li, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia), 40(6), 2021.
[Data]. [Code]. [DOI].
36. Quad Meshing with Coarse Layouts for Planar Domains
Chi Zhang, Shuangming Chai, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Design (SPM), 2021.
[Data]. [Code]. [EXE]. [Supplements]. [DOI].
35. Error-bounded Edge-based Remeshing of High-order Tetrahedral Meshes
Zhong-Yuan Liu, Jian-Ping Su, Hao Liu, Chunyang Ye, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Design (SPM), 2021.
[DOI].
34. Tailored Reality: Perception-Aware Scene Restructuring for Adaptive VR Navigation
Zhi-Chao Dong, Wenming Wu, Zeng-Hao Xu, Qi Sun, Guan-Jie Yuan, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics, 40(5), 2021.
[Code]. [Video]. [DOI].
33. Modeling and Fabrication with Specified Discrete Equivalence Classes
Zhong-Yuan Liu, Zhan Zhang, Di Zhang, Chunyang Ye, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 40(4), 2021.
[Data]. [Video]. [Talk]. [Supplements]. [DOI].
32. Inversion-free Geometric Mapping Construction: A Survey
Xiao-Ming Fu, Jian-Ping Su, Zheng-Yu Zhao, Qing Fang, Chunyang Ye, Ligang Liu
Computational Visual Media, 2021.
[DOI].
31. Computing Planar and Volumetric B-Spline Parameterizations for IGA by Robust Mapping Fitting
Guan-Jie Yuan, Hao Liu, Jian-Ping Su, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2021.
[Code and Data]. [Video]. [DOI]. [For Mesh-based mappings: Paper, Code].

2020

30. Practical Fabrication of Discrete Chebyshev Nets
Hao-Yu Liu, Zhong-Yuan Liu, Zheng-Yu Zhao, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics), 39(7), 2020.
[Data]. [Video]. [Supp]. [DOI].
29. Memory-Efficient Bijective Parameterizations of Very-Large-Scale Models
Chunyang Ye, Jian-Ping Su, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics), 39(7), 2020.
[Code]. [Supp]. [DOI].
28. Error-Bounded Compatible Remeshing
Yang Yang, Wen-Xiang Zhang, Yuan Liu, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 39(4), 2020.
[Code]. [Data]. [Video]. [EXE]. [Supp]. [DOI].
27. Efficient Bijective Parameterizations
Jian-Ping Su, Chunyang Ye, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), 39(4), 2020.
[Code]. [EXE]. [Data]. [Video]. [Supp]. [DOI].
26. Metric First Reconstruction for Interactive Curvature-aware Modeling
Qing Fang, Zheng-Yu Zhao, Zhong-Yuan Liu, Ligang Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Design (SPM), 2020. Best Paper Award, 3rd Place
[Code]. [Slide]. [DOI].
25. Robust Atlas Generation via Angle-based Segmentation
Chi Zhang, Mao-Feng Xu, Shuangming Chai, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2020.
[Code]. [DOI].
24. Simultaneous Interior and Boundary Optimization of Volumetric Domain Parameterizations for IGA
Hao Liu, Yang Yang, Yuan Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2020.
[Code: 3D, 2D]. [Data: 3D, 2D]. [Viewer: 3D, 2D]. [Supp]. [DOI].
23. Greedy Cut Construction for Parameterizations
Tianyu Zhu, Chunyang Ye, Shuangming Chai, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics), 39(2), 2020.
[Code]. [Slide]. [DOI]. [Bibtex].

2019

22. Voting for Distortion Points in Geometric Processing
Shuangming Chai, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 27(4), 2021.
[Code]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
21. Data-driven Interior Plan Generation for Residential Buildings
Wenming Wu, Xiao-Ming Fu, Rui Tang, Yuhan Wang, Yu-Hao Qi, Ligang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia) 38(6), 2019.
[Project]. [Bibtex]. [Data set and Code are available.]
20. Computing Surface PolyCube-Maps by Constrained Voxelization
Yang Yang, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics), 38(7), 2019.
[300 models: PolyCube, All-Hex meshes]. [Code]. [Slide]. [Supp]. [Bibtex].
19. Practical Foldover-Free Volumetric Mapping Construction
Jian-Ping Su, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics), 38(7), 2019.
[Data]. [Code]. [Video]. [Slide]. [Bibtex].
18. Redirected Smooth Mappings for Multiuser Real Walking in Virtual Reality
Zhi-Chao Dong, Xiao-Ming Fu, Zeshi Yang, Ligang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics 38(5), 2019.
[Project]. [Bibtex].
17. Practical Error-Bounded Remeshing by Adaptive Refinement
Xiao-Xiang Cheng, Xiao-Ming Fu, Chi Zhang, Shuangming Chai
Computer & Graphics (SMI), 2019.
[Data]. [Code]. [Slide]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
16. Atlas Refinement with Bounded Packing Efficiency
Hao-Yu Liu, Xiao-Ming Fu, Chunyang Ye, Shuangming Chai, Ligang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) 38(4), 2019.
[Project]. [Bibtex].
15. Computational Peeling Art Design
Hao Liu*, Xiao-Teng Zhang*, Xiao-Ming Fu, Zhi-Chao Dong, Ligang Liu (*Joint first authors)
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) 38(4), 2019.
[Project]. [Bibtex].

2018

14. Volume-Enhanced Compatible Remeshing of 3D Models
Yang Yang, Xiao-Ming Fu, Shuangming Chai, Shiwei Xiao, Ligang Liu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25(10), 2019.
[Data]. [Data (Dropbox)]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
13. Sphere-based Cut Construction for Planar Parameterizations
Shuangming Chai, Xiao-Ming Fu, Xin Hu, Yang Yang, Ligang Liu
Computer & Graphics (SMI), 2018.
[Code]. [Data]. [Slide]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
12. Progressive Parameterizations
Ligang Liu, Chunyang Ye, Ruiqi Ni, Xiao-Ming Fu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) 37(4), 2018.
[Project]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
11. Stress-Oriented Structural Optimization for Frame Structures
Shuangming Chai, Baiyu Chen, Mengyu Ji, Zhouwang Yang, Manfred Lau,
Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
Graphical Models, 2018.
[Slides]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
10. Computing IGA-suitable Planar Parameterizations by PolySquare-enhanced
Domain Partition

Shiwei Xiao, Hongmei Kang, Xiao-Ming Fu, Falai Chen
Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP), 2018.
[Segmentation data]. [Slides]. [Corrections]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].

2017

9. Smooth Assembled Mappings for Large-Scale Real Walking
Zhi-Chao Dong, Xiao-Ming Fu, Chi Zhang, Kang Wu, Ligang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia) 36(6), 2017.
[Project]. [Bibtex].
8. Computing Interior Support-free Structure via Hollow-to-Fill Construction
Yang Yang, Shuangming Chai, Xiao-Ming Fu
Computers & Graphics (CAD/GRAPHICS), 2017.
[Video]. [Slides]. [Bibtex]. [DOI].
Paper (Google). Video (Google).
7. Advanced Hierarchical Spherical Parameterizations
Xin Hu, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 24(6), 2018.
[Code]. [Bibtex].[DOI].

Earlier

6. Computing Inversion-Free Mappings by Simplex Assembly
Xiao-Ming Fu, Yang Liu
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia) 35(6), 2016.
[Project]. [Bibtex].
5. Efficient Volumetric PolyCube-Map Construction
Xiao-Ming Fu, Chong-Yang Bai, Yang Liu
Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphics) 35(7), 2016.
[Data]. [Code: Part; VS 2013 project]. [Bibtex].
4. Bijective Spherical Parametrization with Low Distortion
Chunxue Wang, Xin Hu, Xiao-Ming Fu, Ligang Liu
Computers & Graphics (SMI), 161–171, 2016.
[Data]. [ DOI ]. [Bibtex].
3. Rolling Guidance Normal Filter for Geometric Processing
Peng-Shuai Wang, Xiao-Ming Fu, Yang Liu, Xin Tong, Shi-Lin Liu and Baining Guo
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia) 34(6), 2015.
[Data], [slides]. [DOI]. [Bibtex].
2. Computing Locally Injective Mappings by Advanced MIPS
Xiao-Ming Fu, Yang Liu and Baining Guo
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) 34(4), 2015.
Data, [DOI], [Bibtex].
Paper, Data (BaiduYun).
1. Anisotropic Simplicial Meshing Using Local Convex Functions
Xiao-Ming Fu, Yang Liu, John Snyder and Baining Guo
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia) 33(6), 2014.
[Code], [DOI], Anisotropic Mesh results, Slide.
Paper, Anisotropic Mesh results, Slide (BaiduYun). [Bibtex].