Danny Kaufman

Senior Research Scientist

Seattle

Danny’s research focuses on developing computational models and tools for animation, design, fabrication, geometry processing and physical simulation. His postdoctoral work was with Eitan Grinspun (C2G2) while his PhD was with Dinesh Pai (SSL).

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My Publications

Published October 28, 2019

Neural Re-Simulation for Generating Bounces in Single Images

ICCV 2019

Carlo Innamorati, Bryan Russell, Danny Kaufman, Niloy J. Mitra
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published October 20, 2019

MagicalHands: Mid-Air Hand Gestures for Animating in VR

UIST 2019

Rahul Arora, Rubaiat Habib, Danny Kaufman, Wilmot Li, Karan Singh
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)
  • Human Computer Interaction

Published August 1, 2019

Decomposed Optimization Time Integrator for Large-Step Elastodynamics

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2019)

Minchen Li, Ming Gao, Tim Langlois, Chenfanfu Jiang, Danny Kaufman
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2019

REDMAX: Efficient and Flexible Approach for Articulated Dynamics

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2019)

Ying Wang, Nicholas Weidner, Margaret Baxter, Yura Hwang, Danny Kaufman, Shinjiro Sueda
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published July 26, 2019

EigenFit for Consistent Elastodynamic Simulation Across Mesh Resolution

SCA 2019

Yu Ju Chen, David I.W. Levin, Danny Kaufman, Uri M. Ascher, Dinesh K. Pai
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published May 6, 2019

Bounce and Learn: Modeling Scene Dynamics with Real-World Bounces

ICLR 2019

Senthil Purushwalkam, Abhinav Gupta, Danny Kaufman, Bryan Russell
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published November 15, 2018

OptCuts: Joint Optimization of Surface Cuts and Parameterization

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2018)

Minchen Li, Danny Kaufman, Vladimir Kim, Justin Solomon, Alla Sheffer
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2018

Blended Cured Quasi-Newton for Distortion Optimization

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2018)

Yufeng Zhu, Robert Bridson, Danny Kaufman
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2018

Perception-Aware Modeling and Fabrication of Digital Drawing Tools

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2018)

Michal Piovarci, David I.W. Levin, Danny Kaufman, Piotr Didyk
  • Human Computer Interaction

Published November 27, 2017

Planar Interpolation with Extreme Deformation, Topology Change and Dynamics

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2017)

Yufeng Zhu, Jovan Popović, Robert Bridson, Danny Kaufman
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2017

Dynamics-Aware Numerical Coarsening For Fabrication Design

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2017)

Desai Chen, David I.W. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Danny Kaufman
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2017

All’s Well That Ends Well: Guaranteed Resolution of Simultaneous Rigid-Body Impact

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2017)

Etienne Vouga, Breannan Smith, Danny Kaufman, Rasmus Tamstorf, Eitan Grinspun
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2017

Interactive Design and Stability Analysis of Decorative Joinery for Furniture

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2017)

JiaXian Yao, Danny Kaufman, Yotam Gingold, Maneesh Agrawala
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published October 17, 2016

Aesthetic Electronics: Designing, Sketching, and Fabricating Circuits through Digital Exploration

ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)

Joanne Lo, Cesar Torres, Isabel Yang, Jasper O'Leary, Danny Kaufman, Wilmot Li, Mira Dontcheva, Eric Paulos
  • Human Computer Interaction

Published August 1, 2016

Physics-driven Pattern Adjustment for Direct 3D Garment Editing

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2016)

Aric Bartle, Alla Sheffer, Vladimir Kim, Danny Kaufman, Nicholas Vining, Floraine Berthouzoz
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)
  • Human Computer Interaction

Published August 1, 2016

Artist-Directed Dynamics for 2D Animation

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2016)

Yunfei Bai, Danny Kaufman, C. Karen Liu, Jovan Popović
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published May 1, 2016

Simit: a Language for Physical Simulation

ACM Transactions on Graphics (presented at SIGGRAPH 2016)

Fredrik Kjølstad, Shoaib Kamil, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley, David Levin, Shinjiro Sueda, Desai Chen, Etienne Vouga, Danny Kaufman, Gurtej Kanwar, Wojciech Matusik, Saman Amarasinghe
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)
  • Systems & Languages

Published August 1, 2014

Adaptive Nonlinearity for Collisions in Complex Rod Assemblies

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2014)

Danny Kaufman, Rasmus Tamstorf, Breannan Smith, Jean-Marie Aubry, Eitan Grinspun
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2013

Parsing Sewing Patterns into 3D Garments

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2013)

F. Berthouzoz, A. Garg, Danny Kaufman, E. Grinspun, M. Agrawala
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published October 9, 2012

Geometric Numerical Integration of Inequality Constrained Nonsmooth Hamiltonian Systems

SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 34(5), 2012

Danny Kaufman, Dinesh K. Pai
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)

Published August 1, 2012

Reflections on Simultaneous Impact

ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2012)

Breannan Smith, Danny Kaufman, Etienne Vouga, Rasmus Tamstorf, Eitan Grinspun
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)