Research Interests

​My research interests lie primarily in geometry processing, architectural geometry, computer graphics and computer vision.

Selected Publications

  • Discrete line congruences for shading and lighting
    J. Wang, C. Jiang, P. Bompas, J. Wallner, H. Pottmann
    Computer Graphics Forum, Proceeding of Symposium Geometry, (2013)
  • Exploring quadrangulations
    C.H. Peng, M. Barton, C. Jiang, P. Wonka
    ACM Transactions on Graphics, volume 33, Issue 1, Article No. 12, (2014)
  • Freeform honeycomb structures
    C. Jiang, J. Wang, J. Wallner, H. Pottmann
    Computer graphics forum, volume 33. Issue 5, pp. 185-194, (2014)
  • Interactive modeling of architectural freeform structures - combining geometry with fabrication and statics
    C. Jiang, C. Tang, M. Tomicic, J. Wallner, H. Pottmann
    Advances in Architectural Geometry, pp. 95-108, (2014)
  • Cell packing structures
    H. Pottmann, C. Jiang, M. Höbinger, J. Wang, P. Bompas, J. Wallner
    Computer-Aided Design, volume 60, 70-83, (2015)
  • Template assembly for detailed urban reconstruction
    L. Nan, C. Jiang, B. Ghanem, P. Wonka
    Computer Graphics Forum, volume 34, issue 2, (2015)
  • Freeform Shading and Lighting Systems from Planar Quads
    Caigui Jiang, Jun Wang, Philippe Bompas, Johannes Wallner, Helmut Pottmann.
    Design Modelling Symposium Berlin , (2013)
  • Freeform honeycomb structures and lobel frames
    Caigui Jiang, Chengcheng Tang, Jun Wang, Johannes Wallner, Helmut Pottmann.
    SIGGRAPH Posters , (2015)
  • Polyhedral Patterns
    Caigui Jiang, Chengcheng Tang, Amir Vaxmann, Peter Wonka, Helmut Pottmann.
    ACM Transactions on Graphics, SIGGRAPH Asia , (2015)
  • Vertex normals and face curvatures of triangle meshes
    Xiang Sun, Caigui Jiang, Johannes Wallner, Helmut Pottmann.
    Advances in Discrete Differential Geometry, Springer, (2016)

Education Profile

  • PhD in Computer Science  2011-present   Visual Computing Center, KAUST  
  • MS in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems  2008-2011  Institute of AI & Robotics, Xi'an Jiaotong University 
  • BS in Electronic Engineering    2004-2008  Xi'an Jiaotong University


  • 2004: SiYuan Outsanding Freshman Scholarship, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2005-2008: SiYuan Scholarship, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2005: Excellent Undergraduate Student Award, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2006: The first Prize of Shaan'xi Provice in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling
  • 2007: Honorable Mention Prize in Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), COMAP, USA
  • 2009: Excellent Graduate Student Award, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2009: Huang QianXiang Scholarship, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 2011-present: KAUST fellowship

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Visual computing center(VCC)
  • Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE)