Torsten Hadrich is a Ph.D. candidate at Visual Computing Center (VCC) in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), studying under the supervision of Professor Dominik Michels in Computational Sciences Group (CSG).

Education and Early Career

Torsten Hadrich obtained his bachelor degree in Computer Science and Media from Stuttgart Media University in Germany in 2010. After that, he received his master degree in Information Engineering from the University of Konstanz in Germany in 2014.

Torsten started his career life early in 2002. He was an IT Specialist for Application Development (Apprenticeship) at EGOTEC GmbH in Mosbach, Germany. In 2008, he had an R&D Development internship at IBM Germany Research & Development GmbH in Böblingen, Germany.

Research Interest

His research interests are in computer graphics and the simulation of natural phenomena. He works on interactive modeling methods, animation and physically-based simulation in real-time graphics. 

Honors and Awards

In 2017, Torsten was the honorable mention from the Best Papers Committee for the paper "Interactive Modeling and Authoring of Climbing Plants" at Eurographics Annual Conference.

Selected Publications

Torsten Hadrich has many papers in his research field. One of the recent paper titled “Interactive Modeling and Authoring of Climbing Plants" and co-authored with Bedrich Benes, Oliver Deussen and Sören Pirk. The paper was represented at Eurographics Annual Conference in 2017.

Education Profile

  • M. Sc., Information Engineering, University of Konstanz, Germany, 2014
  • B. Sc., Computer Science and Media, Stuttgart Media University, Germany, 2010

Awards and Distinctions

Honorable mention from the Best Papers Committee for the paper "Interactive Modeling and Authoring of Climbing Plants", Eurographics Annual Conference, 2017

Professional Memberships

​Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)