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BiographyYingying Ren is a fourth-year PhD student at the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL. She is advised by Professor Mark Pauly. Previously she received her dual degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Mathematics (with highest distinction) and Computer Science (with highest honors). At Illinois, she worked with Professor Steven LaValle on designing motion strategies for bounding robots and with Professor Sariel Har-Peled on the Ham-Sandwich theorem.
She is an executive member of WiGRAPH (ACM SIGGRAPH Community group) and organize the yearly Berthouzoz Women in Research Event.
Our paper Umbrella Meshes won the SIGGRAPH 2022 Best Paper Award Honorable Mention.