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Research Highlight

Umbrella Meshes: Elastic Mechanisms for Freeform Shape Deployment


Research Highlight

3D Weaving with Curved Ribbons


Research Highlight

Computational Inverse Design of Surface-based Inflatables


News & Events:

Sept. 2022: Bamx! Research Pavilion exhibited at EPFL

Our 2022 Siggraph paper has received the Best Paper Award Honorable Mention!

We are presenting five papers at Siggraph 2021!

  • MOCCA: Modeling and Optimizing Cone-joints for Complex Assemblies, Webpage
  • Computational Design of Weingarten Surfaces, Webpage
  • 3D Weaving with Curved Ribbons, Webpage
  • Computational Inverse Design of Surface-based Inflatables, Webpage
  • Bistable Auxetic Surface Structures, Webpage

GCM is now on Twitter! Follow us at @GCM_EPFL.

New State-of-the-Art report on Assemblies will be presented on May 4th at Eurographics 2021. Find the paper here.

Tim's paper is published in Nature! Check out the EPFL press release.

GCM Alumna Mina will receive the 2021 SIAM Activity Group on Geometric Design Early Career Prize. Congratulations, Mina!

Invited talk by Davide Pellis on 16.07.2020.

Mina received an honorable mention at the 2020 SIGGRAPH Dissertation Award!

Mina and Christopher received the 2020 Eurographics PhD Award! Contratulations to both!

GCM alumna Duygu Ceylan received the 2020 Eurographics Young Researcher Award . Congratulations, Duygu!

We are excited to co-organize the CECAM Workshop on Computing Complex Mechanical Systems that brings together researchers from Mechanical Engineering, Machine Learning, and Computer Graphics.

Tim has received the ETH medal for his PhD Thesis. Congrats, Tim!

Mina's PhD thesis has received the EPFL Distinction and has been awarded the Denantes Memorial Price.

Our X-Shell Pavilion received the Prize of the IASS Form and Force Exposition.

GCM Spin-off Rayform launched new jewelry brand THE RAYY.

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