David Salesin

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David Salesin
Cleveland, OH, United States
Alma materBrown University
Stanford University
Known forNon-photorealistic rendering
AwardsUniversity of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award (1997)
SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award (2000)
ACM Fellow (2002)
Scientific career
FieldsComputer graphics
University of Washington

David Salesin is an American computer scientist. He has worked in computer graphics, three-dimensional and four-dimensional mathematics, and photorealistic rendering.[1] Until 2019, he was the Director of Snap Inc. Research Team, an affiliate professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering of the University of Washington in Seattle, and previously director of the Adobe Creative Technologies Lab. He is currently a Principal Scientist at Google.

Salesin graduated from Brown University in 1983, and did graduate work at Stanford.[1]

Salesin received a National Young Investigator award from the National Science Foundation in 1993, and in 1995 was named a Presidential Faculty Fellow, receiving a National Science Foundation grant.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Salesin named Presidential Fellow Archived July 28, 2017, at the Wayback Machine. MSB. Washington: University of Washington, Department of Computer Science & Engineering. 9 (1): 1, 4.

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