Prof. Dr. Lin Lu

Affiliation: School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University, Qingdao
Address: Room 412, Dizhou Building#C, 72 Binhai Highway, Qingdao, Shandong Province, P.R. China
Zip Code: 266237
Email: llu AT or lulin.linda AT


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I am a Professor in School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University (SDU), and a member of the Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC). I received B.Eng. and M.Eng. degree in School of Computer Science and Technology at Shandong University in 2002 and 2005, respectively. I completed my Ph. D. degree in the Graphics Group led by Prof. Wenping Wang at The University of Hong Kong in 2011.

Research Interests
  • Computer Graphics
  • Geometric Computing
  • Computational Fabrication

  • Professional Experiences
  • 11/2008 - 04/2009, Research Intern, Project Alice, INRIA, Nancy, France
  • 03/2007 - 09/2007, Research Intern, Project Evasion, INRIA, Grenoble, France

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    Selected Publications [Google Scholar]

    Xin Yan, Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Xing Yu, Yulu Sun, Man-made by Computer: On-the-Fly Fine Texture 3D Printing, ACM SCF 2021: Symposium on Computational Fabrication, October 2021, Article No.: 6, Pages 1–10. [Link] [Project page]

    Peiqing Liu, An Liu, Hao Peng, Lihao Tian, Jikai Liu, Lin Lu*, Mechanical Property Profiles of Microstructures via Asymptotic Homogenization, Computers & Graphics, 2021. [Link]

    Rui Yin, Longdu Liu, Qingjie Huang*, Lin Lu*, Hongliang Yang, et al., Integrated Ultrahigh-Sensitivity Temperature Sensor Based on Asymmetric Mach–Zehnder Interferometer and Stress Deformation of Aluminum-SiO2, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, September 2021. [Link]

    Rui Yin, Qingjie Huang*, Hongliang Yang, Lin Lu*, Lingxin Cao, Wei Ji, et al., Integrated-optics pressure sensor with improved range and sensitivity based on a SiO2 arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) and a 3D printed stereolithography resin module, Measurement, June 2021. [Link]

    Yu Xing, Yu Zhou, Xin Yan, Haisen Zhao, Wenqiang Liu, Jingbo Jiang, Lin Lu*, Shell Thickening for Extrusion-Based Ceramics Printing, Computers & Graphics, Volume 97, June 2021, Pages 160-169. [Link]

    Yu Zhou, Wenqiang Liu, Fanchao Zhong, Xin Yan, Lin Lu*, Two-Scale Lofted Surfaces Modeling for Ceramic 3D Printing, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2021, 33 (7): 1132-1140 (in Chinese). [Link]

    Lingxin Cao, Lihao Tian, Hao Peng, Yu Zhou, Lin Lu*, Constrained Stacking in DLP 3D Printing, Computers & Graphics, Volume 95, April 2021, Pages 60-68. [Link]

    Lihao Tian, Lin Lu*, Weikai Chen, Yang Xia, Charlie C. L. Wang, Wenping Wang, Organic Open-cell Porous Structure Modeling, ACM SCF 2020 (Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication). [Project page][Link]

    Hao Peng, Peiqing Liu, Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Lin Liu, Dani Lischinski, Baoquan Chen, Fabricable Unobtrusive 3D-QR-Codes with Directional Light, Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 39 (2020), Issue 5. Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing (SGP) 2020. [Project page] [Online Talk on Youtube] [Link]

    Xiaokang Liu, Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Xin Yan, Dani Lischinski, Changhe Tu, Fabricable Dihedral Escher Tessellations, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 127, May 2020. (Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM) 2020 Best Paper Award, 1st Place) [Project page][Link] [Online Talk on Youtube]

    Fanchao Zhong, Wenqiang Liu, Yu Zhou, Xin Yan, Yi Wan, Lin Lu*, Ceramic 3D Printed Sweeping Surfaces, Computers & Graphics, May 2020. [Project page][Link] [Online Talk on Youtube]

    Xin Yan, Cong Rao, Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Haisen Zhao, Baoquan Chen, Strong 3D Printing by TPMS Injection, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), Volume 26, Issue 10, Pages 3037 - 3050, April 2019. [Project page] [Link] [Models Kitten, Bunny] [Video]

    Cong Rao, Fan Xu, Lihao Tian, Lin Lu*, Bi-Scale Porous Structures, The Proceedings of the SMI 2019 Fabrication & Sculpting Event (FASE). (Back cover image) [Link] [Models D-TPMS, G-TPMS]

    Hao Peng, Lin Lu*, Lin Liu, Andrei Sharf, Baoquan Chen, Fabricating QR Codes on 3D Objects using Self-shadows, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 114, September 2019, Pages 91-100. [Link] [Video]

    Jingru Yang, Sha He, Lin Lu*, Binary Image Carving for 3D Printing, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 114, September 2019, Pages 191-201. [Link]

    Cong Rao, Lihao Tian, Dong-Ming Yan, Shenghui Liao, Oliver Deussen, Lin Lu*, Consistently Fitting Orthopedic Casts, Computer Aided Geometric Design (Special Issue of GMP 2019), Volume 71, May 2019, Pages 130-141. [Link]

    Minghai Chen, Fan Xu, Lin Lu*, Manufacturable Pattern Collage along a Boundary, Computational Visual Media, May 2019, Pages 293-302. [Link]

    Jingru Yang, Hao Peng, Lin Liu, Lin Lu*, 3D Printed Perforated QR Codes, Computers & Graphics (Special Issue on CAD/Graphics 2019), Volume 81, June 2019, Pages 117-124. [Link]

    Zhitao Bo, Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Yang Xia, Oliver Deussen, Baoquan Chen, Printable 3D Trees, Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue on Pacific Graphics 2017), Volume 36, Issue 7, October 2017, Pages 29-40. [Link] [Video] [Models Maple (three levels), Fraxinus (four levels), Pine (four levels) ]

    Jianming Ying, Lin Lu*, Lihao Tian, Xin Yan, Baoquan Chen, Anisotropic Porous Structure Modeling for 3D Printed Objects, Computers & Graphics (Special Issue on CAD/Graphics 2017), Volume 70, February 2018, Pages 157-164. [Link]

    Haisen Zhao, Lin Lu*, Yuan Wei, Dani Lischinski, Andrei Sharf, Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen , Printed Perforated Lampshades for Continuous Projective Images, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Volume 35 Issue 5, September 2016. [Project page] [Link] [Video]

    Xuelin Chen, Hao Zhang, Jinjie Lin, Ruizhen Hu, Lin Lu, Qixing Huang, Bedrich Benes, Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen , Dapper: Decompose-and-Pack for 3D Printing, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) - Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, Volume 34 Issue 6, October 2015. [Project page] [Link] [Video]

    Guanghui Liang, Lin Lu*, Zhonggui Chen, Chenglei Yang, Poisson-Disk Sampling through Disk Packing, Computational Visual Media, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 17-26, March 2015. [Link]

    Lin Lu*, Andrei Sharf, Haisen Zhao, Yuan Wei, Qingnan Fan, Xuelin Chen, Yann Savoye, Changhe Tu, Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen , Build-to-Last: Strength to Weight 3D Printed Objects, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) - Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2014, Volume 33 Issue 4, July 2014. [Project page] [Link] [Video] [Presentation video]
    Cheng-Lei Yang, Wei-Zhen Wang, Yi-Jun Yang, Lin Lu, Zhi-Jie Zhu, Binhai Zhu, Wei Zeng, Weak Visibility Polygons of NURBS Curves Inside Simple Polygons, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Volume 256, 15 January 2014, Pages 1-15. [Link]
    Zongqiao Yu, Lin Lu, Yanwen Guo, Rongfei Fan, Mingming Liu, Wenping Wang, Content-aware Photo Collage Using Circle Packing, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), Vol.20(2), pp.182-195, February 2014. [Project page] [Link]
    Wenjie Liu, Lin Lu*, Bruno Lévy, Chenglei Yang & Xiangxu Meng, Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation of Streamlines for Flow Visualization, Tenth International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering, ISVD 2013, pp.75-81. [Link]
    Lin Lu, Feng Sun, Hao Pan & Wenping Wang, Global Optimization of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation with Monte Carlo Approach, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG),Vol.18(11), pp.1880-1890, 2012. [Link]
    Lin Lu, Bruno Lévy & Wenping Wang, Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation of Line Segments and Graphs, Computer Graphics Forum(Eurographics 2012), Vol. 31, No. 2, pp.775-784, 2012. [Link]
    Lin Lu, Yi-King Choi & Wenping Wang, Visibility-Based Coverage of Mobile Sensors in Non-convex Domains, Eighth International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering, ISVD 2011, pp.105-111. [Link]
    Lin Lu, Chenglei Yang, Wenping Wang & Junqing Zhang, Voronoi-Based Potentially Visible Set and Visibility Query Algorithms, Eighth International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering, ISVD 2011, pp.234-240. [Link]
    Yang Liu, Wenping Wang, Bruno Lévy, Feng Sun, Dongming Yan, Lin Lu & Chenglei Yang, On Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation-Energy Smoothness and Fast Computation, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 2009, Vol. 28, pp.101:1-101:17. [Link]
    Lin Lu, Yi-King Choi, Wenping Wang & Myung-Soo Kim, Variational 3D Shape Segmentation for Bounding Volume Computation, Computer Graphics Forum(Eurographics 2007), Vol. 26, No. 3, pp.329-338, 2007. [Link]
    More Publications
  • Jingliang Cheng, Xinyu Zheng, Shuangmin Chen, Guozhu Liu, Shiqing Xin, Lin Lu, Yuanfeng Zhou, Changhe Tu, Skeletonization via dual of shape segmentation, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Volume 80, 2020.[link]
  • Fan Xu, Cong Rao, Lin Lu*, 3D Printed Rotatable Wind Chime Modeling from a Simple Polygon, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2018, Vol. 30(7), pp.1335-1341 (GDC 2017, Best Student Paper). (in Chinese) [link]
  • Cong Rao, Zhitao Bo, Lin Lu*, Two-Layer Deployable Objects Modeling Based on Scissor Structures, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2018, Vol. 30(5), pp.919-926. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Jingqiao Hu, Sha He, Lin Lu*, Placement Optimization for Generating Bas-reliefs Based on Visual Saliency, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2016, Vol. 28(12), pp.2128-2133. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Haisen Zhao, Lin Lu*,Zhitao Bo, Variational Circular Treemaps for Hierarchical Data, Journal of Software, 2016,27(5):1103-1113. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Jingru Wei, Lin Lu*,Chenglei Yang, A Lighting Design Algorithm in Complex Regions, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2015, Vol. 27(10),pp.1944-1949. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Lin Lu, Yi-King Choi, Feng Sun & Wenping Wang, Variational Circle Packing Based on Power Diagram, [PDF]
  • Qingli Meng, Lin Lu,Ying Jin & Xiangxu Meng, Time Prediction for Reyes Rendering Architecture based on AdaBoost.MH Algorithm, 14th China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML), August, 2013, Kunming; Computer Science,2014,41(2):76-81. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Haisen Zhao, Chenglei Yang, Lin Lu, Xiaoting Wang, Yi-Jun Yang & Xiangxu Meng, An Algorithm for Visibility Computation of Points in Polygon, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2013, Vol. 25(3),pp.331-340 (CAD/CG 2012, Best Student Paper). (in Chinese) [link]
  • Chenglei Yang, Lu Wang, Bing Sun, Xu Yin, Xiaoting Wang, Li Liu, Lin Lu, Natural Interaction Based Online Military Boxing Learning System, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET),2013,11(3):98-108.
  • Jiaye Wang, Chenglei Yang, Caiming Zhang & Lin Lu, Optimal Expected-Time Algorithms for Delaunay Triangulation of Uniform Sites, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2011, Vol. 23(12),pp.1949-1958. (in Chinese) [link]
  • Lin Lu, Chenglei Yang & Jiaye Wang, Point Visibility Computing in Polygons with Holes, Journal of Information & Computational Science, 2011, Vol.8(16), pp.4165–4173.
  • Franck Hétroy, Cédric Gérot, Lin Lu & Boris Thibert, Simple Flexible Skinning based on Manifold Modeling, GRAPP 2009 - Fourth International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications 2009, pp. 259-265. [link]
  • Yanning Xu, Lin Lu, Wei Ren & Xiangxu Meng, A Semantic Web based Model for Product Cooperative Design, Ninth International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD 2005), Vol. 2, pp. 1177-1182, 2005.
  • Lin Lu, Xiangxu Meng & Yanning Xu, A Hierarchical Semantic Model for Complex Products, China Mechanical Engineering, 2004, Vol. 15(15), pp. 1357-1361.(in Chinese) [link]
  • Yanning Xu, Xiangxu Meng & Lin Lu, Knowledge-Based Hierarchical Model Supporting Parametric Design, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2004, Vol. 16(10), pp. 1430-1436. (in Chinese)

  • Grants
  • 2020.01 - 2023.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61972232) PI
  • 2019.04 - 2021.04 Open Project Program of State Key Laboratory of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems, Beihang University (No. VALAB2019A01) PI
  • 2016.01 - 2019.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61572291) PI
  • 2015.01 - 2019.12 National 973 Program (No. 2015CB352500) Participate
  • 2014.01 - 2018.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (Key Program) (No. 61332015) Participate
  • 2013.01 - 2015.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61202147) PI
  • 2012.07 - 2015.07 Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province (No. ZR2012FQ026) PI
  • 2012.01 - 2015.12 National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) (No.2012AA01A306)Participate
  • 2011.07 - 2013.07 Innovation Foundation of Shandong University (No. 2010HW010) PI

  • Academic Activities
  • Services

  •     ICVRV 2021 Program Co-chair
        CVM 2021 Organizing Chair
        GMP 2020 Program Co-chair
        ChinaVR 2020 Workshop Co-chair
        GAMES 2019 Organizing Chair
        Pacific Graphics 2021 Program Committee Member
        CVM 2020,2022 Program Committee Member
        CAD&CG 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Program Committee Member
        SIGGRAPH ASIA 2014, 2016, 2019 Technical Brief and Posters Committee Member
        CAD/Graphics 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 Program Committee Member
  • Attending Academic Conferences

  •     2019.08 Domestic CAD&CG 2019, Ningxia, China
        2019.04 Computational Visual Media 2019, Bath, UK
        2018.07 UK/China Workshop on Research Collaboration in Visual Computing, University of Bath, UK
        2018.10 Computational Aspects of Fabrication, Dagstuhl Seminar 18431, Germany [Report Online]
        2016.10 The 17th Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Irvine, US
        2016.07 SIGGRAPH 2016, Anaheim, US
        2016.07 The 9th CSIAM Geometric Design & Computing (GDC), Hefei, China
        2015.11 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2015, Kobe, Japan
        2015.10 Pacific Graphics 2015, Beijing
        2015.08 CAD/Graphics 2015, Xi'an, China
        2015.08 The 8th CSIAM Geometric Design & Computing (GDC), Hangzhou, China
        2015.04 The 3rd international conference on Computational Visual Media (CVM) 2015, Beijing
        2014.12 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2014, ShenZhen
        2014.10 SPM 2014, Hong Kong
        2014.10 Chinagraph2014, Wuhan, China
        2014.08 The 7th CSIAM Geometric Design & Computing (GDC), Jing'gangshan, China
        2014.08 SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver
        2013.11 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013, Hong Kong
        2013.07 The 6th CSIAM Geometric Design & Computing (GDC), Dalian, China
        2013.07 ISVD 2013, Saint Petersburg, Russia
        2012.12 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012, Singapore
        2012.07 Domestic CAD&CG 2012, Qingdao, China
        2012.05 Eurographics 2012, Cagliari, Italy
        2011.12 SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011, Hong Kong
        2011.11 The 5th CSIAM Geometric Design & Computing (GDC), Guangzhou, China
        2011.11 CNCC 2011, Shenzhen, China
        2011.09 CAD/Graphics 2011, Jinan, China
        2011.06 ISVD 2011, Qingdao, China
        2009.02 GRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal
        2008.08 SIGGRAPH 2008, Los Angeles, US
  • Visiting

  •     School of Data Science and Software Engineering, Qingdao University, Jul.5, 2019
        Qingdao University of Technology, Jun.30, 2018
        School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Jul.26, 2014
        Workshop on Shape Understanding and Analysis, University of Science and Technology of China, Jul.25, 2014
        Summer School, Advances in Computer Graphics, University of Science and Technology of China, Jul.21, 2014
        Prof.Myung-Soo Kim (Seoul National University), Jul.24-27, 2012
        Prof.Bruno Lévy (INRIA Nancy Grand-Est / Loria), Nov.1 2008-Apr.30 2009
        Dr.Franck Hétroy (INRIA Grenoble Rhone-Alpes), Mar.1-Sep.1 2007

  • Computer Graphics (Spring 2019, 2018, Fall 2015,2014, Undergraduate Course) Link
  • 3D Printing DIY in Visual Computing Summer Schools (2015- )Link
  • Computational Aspects of Fabrication (Fall 2019,2020, Graduate Course) Link
  • 3D Modeling (Spring 2013,2012, Undergraduate Course) Link
  • Data Visualization (Spring 2016,2015, Undergraduate Course; Fall 2012, Graduate Course)
  • Digital Asset Management (Spring 2016,2015,2014, Fall 2013,2012, Undergraduate Course)
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems-CIMS (Fall 2012, Undergraduate Course)

  • Alumni/Students
  • 2011: Haisen Zhao (co-supervision), Wenjie Liu (co-supervision), Qingli Meng (co-supervision)
  • 2012: Guanghui Liang (co-supervision), Jingru Wei (co-supervision), Jiajia Ju (co-supervision)
  • 2013: Anmin Xu
  • 2014: Weilai Xu, Haisen Zhao (Ph.D. co-supervision), Xuelin Chen (Ph.D. co-supervision)
  • 2015: Sha He, Zhitao Bo
  • 2016: Lin Liu, Xiaokang Liu (Ph.D. candidate)
  • 2017: Jingru Yang, Fan Xu, Cong Rao, Hao Peng (Ph.D. candidate), Xin Yan (Ph.D. candidate), Wenqiang Liu (co-supervision)
  • 2018: Minghai Chen, Lihao Tian (Ph.D. candidate)
  • 2019: Peiqing Liu, Han Chen, Longdu Liu, Lingxin Cao (Ph.D. candidate), Yulu Sun, Yu Zhou (Ph.D. candidate)
  • 2020: Chenran Li, An Liu, Yonglai Xu, Xiaoping Tian, Zhiqiang Sun
  • 2021: Fanchao Zhong, Tongqing Ma, Zhongren Wang

  • Latest updated on May 1st, 2021