Qi Sun

QI SUN
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Center for Urban Science and Progress
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Rm1313, 370 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
qisun@nyu.edu
Curriculum Vitae NYU Faculty Profile

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 VR/AR, perceptual computer graphics, computational cognition, and behavioral performance. He is a recipient of the IEEE Virtual Reality Best Dissertation Award, with his research recognized as several Best Paper and Honorable Mention awards at ACM SIGGRAPH and IEEE ISMAR.

Experience

  • Assistant Professor, 2021 – present
    New York University, Brooklyn, NY
  • Research Scientist, 2018 –  2020
    Adobe Research, San Jose, CA

Awards

  • ACM SIGGRPAH Best Paper 2022
  • IEEE ISMAR Best Journal Paper Award 2022
  • IEEE Virtual Reality Best Dissertation Award 2019
  • NVIDIA Applied Research Accelerator Award 2022


PhD Students

Yunxiang Zhang
SJTU/École Polytechnique/CUHK->PhD 2022-
yunxiang.zhang@nyu.edu
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Kenneth Chen
UC Berkeley->PhD 2023-
kc4906@nyu.edu
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Monde Duinkharjav
MIT/Meta->PhD 2021-
budmonde@nyu.edu
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Master’s Students

Luigia Than
Qinchan Li
Xi Peng
Benjamin Liang
bsl334@nyu.edu

Undergraduate Students

Sasha Agapiev
Henry Kam

Prof. Sun has been fortunate to work with these talented and amazing students.

Name
Jiayi Eris Zhang UG@U of Toronto->PhD@Stanford Research Intern 2020
Shaoyu Chen PhD at NYU Research Intern 2020
Sandra Malpica PhD at University of Zaragoza Research Intern 2019
Yuanming Hu PhD@MIT -> CEO@Taichi Research Intern 2019
Yichao Zhou PhD@Berkeley -> Apple Research Intern 2018
Andrew Liang BS@NYU CS->MS@Columbia Neuroscience RA 2021-2022
Erica Chou BS/MSc@NYU CS -> Audible Engineer
Qin Ying Chen MSc -> Engineer@Disney
Yilin Ma MSc -> Engineer@Bloomberg