qi sun profile

Qi Sun


qisun [AT] nyu [DOT] edu


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Qi Sun is an assistant professor at New York University. Before joining NYU, he was a research scientist at Adobe Research. He received his PhD at Stony Brook University. His research interests lie in perceptual computer graphics, VR/AR, visual optics, human-computer interaction. He is a recipient of the IEEE Virtual Reality Best Dissertation Award.

For details, please visit his group website: www.immersivecomputinglab.org

Prospective students. I am taking new PhD students @ NYU Tandon for 2021 Fall. Please apply here by Dec 15th, 2020 if you are interested in conducting and publishing top research for future VR/AR and perceptual computer graphics, including real-time rendering, vision science, display/imaging optics, and multimodal perception.

Mentees. I have been fortunate to work with these talented and amazing students:

Shaoyu Chen, Ph.D.@NYU, Research intern 2020
Jiayi Eris Zhang, Undergrad@UoToronto, Research intern 2020
Yuanming Hu, Ph.D.@MIT, Research intern 2019
Sandra Malpica, Ph.D.@U of Zaragoza, Research intern 2019
Yichao Zhou, Ph.D.@UC Berkeley, Research intern 2018.


Adobe Research, San Jose, CA
Research Scientist, June 2018 - December 2020
Adobe Research, San Jose, CA
Research Intern, July 2017 - September 2017
With Paul Asente, Cynthia Lu, and Li-Yi Wei
NVIDIA Research, Redmond, WA
Research Intern, April 2017 - July 2017
With Anjul Patney, Morgan McGuire, Omer Shapira, Aaron Lefohn and David Luebke
NVIDIA Research, Santa Clara, CA
Research Intern, June 2016 - August 2016
With Fu-Chung Huang, Joohwan Kim and David Luebke
Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing
Research Intern, November 2012 - February 2013