馬萬鈞 (Dr. Wan-Chun Alex Ma)
Software Engineer at Google
Wan-Chun Alex Ma is a software engineer at Google within the AR/VR division. Prior to Google he was at Activision as a senior research engineer and a visiting scholar at ETH Zurich.
He was also a research scientist at Weta Digital where his work on facial performance capture contributed to many recent motion pictures including the Hobbit trilogy, Iron Man 3, the reboot Planet of the Apes series, Furious 7, and BFG. His researches have been published in top tier graphics conferences including SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, EGSR, SGP and I3D, in research areas such as facial animation, performance capture, photogrammetry, image-based modeling and rendering, geometry processing and machine learning.
Ma received the Academy Award for Technical Achievement in 2019 for his work on Polarized Spherical Gradient Illumination facial appearance capture system used in creating photoreal digital actors. He received his Ph.D. from National Taiwan University in 2008.