Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Tao Ju

Associate Professor
Biography
In 2005, Professor Ju joined the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis. He served on the program committees of top conferences in computer graphics including ACM Siggraph Asia and Eurographics, and co-chaired Pacific Graphics in 2007. He was the invited speaker at IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications in 2008. Professor Ju has received a number of grant awards from NSF and NIH.
Research
Professor Ju's research interests lie in the field of computer graphics and applications in bio-medical research. He is particularly interested in geometric modeling, mesh processing, visualization, and bio-medical modeling.
Selected Publications

Popup: Automatic Paper Architectures from 3D Models, X-Y. Li, C-H. Shen, S-S. Huang, T. Ju, S-M. Hu, ACM Transactions On Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2010), Vol. 29, No. 4, article 111 (2010).

A simple and robust thinning algorithm on cell complexes, L. Liu, E. Chambers, D. Letscher, T. Ju, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2010), Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 2253-2260 (2010).

Semi-isometric registration of line features for flexible fitting of protein structures, S. Abeysinghe, M. Baker, W. Chiu, T. Ju, Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Pacific Graphics 2010), Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 2243-2252 (2010).

Subdivision Meshes for Organizing Spatial Biomedical Data, T. Ju, J. Carson, L. Liu, J. Warren, M. Bello, I. Kakadiaris, Methods, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 70-76 (2010).

Efficient affinity-based edit propagation using k-d tree, K. Xu, T. Ju, Y. Li, S-M. Hu, ACM Transactions On Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Aisa 2009), Vol. 28, No. 5, article 118 (2009).

Selected Research

Title: CAREER: Reconstructing Geometrically and Topologically Correct Models
Role: Principal investigator
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF IIS-0846072)

Title: Building Geometric Databases for Anatomy-Based Spatial Queries
Role: Principal investigator
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF DBI-0743691)

Title: Geometric Modeling for Spatial Analysis of Bio-Medical Data
Role: Principal investigator
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF CCF-0702662)

Title: III-CXT: Collaborative Research: Integrated Modeling of Biological Nanomachines
Role: Principal investigator
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF IIS-0705538)

Title: An Interactive Volumetric Atlas of the Mouse Brain
Role: Co-investigator (PI: Dr. James Carson)
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH R21NS058553)

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Contact Tao Ju
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1045
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130
Office Jolley Hall, Room 406
Phone (314) 935-6648
Fax (314) 935-7302
Email taoju@wustl.edu
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Education
PhD, Rice University, 2005
BS, Tsinghua University, 2000
BA, Tsinghua University, 1999
 
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