The central research scheme of the UH CGIM group is in the following broad areas: computer graphics, computer animation, virtual human modeling and animation, human computer interaction, and visual computing for biomedical informatics.

Current funded research projects:

  • An Analysis-and-Synthesis Framework for Small Group Conversations (NSF)
  • A Telemedicine System for Minimally Invasive Surgeries – Application Towards Surgical Treatment of Cancer and Renal Diseases (Qatar National Research Fund)
  • A Study on Socially Intelligent Robot Behavior Control (Honda)
  • Learning 3D Facial Modeling and Animation from Public Large Video Dataset (Electronic Arts)

Previously funded research projects from: NSF, DoD, NASA, NIH, Texas ARP, Google, Nokia, InnoReal, etc.

For more information of conducted research projects/papers, you can visit this page.


We would like to acknowledge various generous research supports from: