Zichun Zhong

Zichun Zhong

Associate Professor, Computer Science


Zichun Zhong


Dr. Zichun Zhong is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University (WSU). He was an Assistant Professor at WSU from August 2015 to July 2020. Prior to joining WSU, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Department of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UTSW) from August 2014 to August 2015. He received Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in Summer 2014. He has published more than 50 conference and journal papers in his research fields, including ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM Transactions on Graphics, IEEE Visualization, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, CVPR, ICCV, AAAI, ACM Multimedia, MICCAI, etc. He is a Technical Paper Chair of Shape Modeling International Conference (SMI) 2024 and a Program Co-Chair of International Conference on Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP) 2024. He serves as an Associate Editor for Graphical Models (Elsevier), Guest Editor for Computer Aided Geometric Design (Elsevier). He also serves as a program committee member for many international conferences and a reviewer for many top conferences and journals in his research field.

Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Geometric Modeling (Surface and Volume Mesh Generations, Geometric Deep Learning)
  • 3D Computer Vision
  • Medical Image Processing (3D / 4D Image Reconstruction, Image Segmentation)
  • Visualization
  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality
  • GPU Algorithms

Awards and Honors

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering, Wayne State University, 2020
  • Faculty Research Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Wayne State University, 2019
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (NSF), 2019
  • CRII Award, National Science Foundation (NSF), 2017
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2013



  • Ph.D. 2014, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • M.S. 2009, The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
  • B.S. 2006, The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Courses taught by Zichun Zhong

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

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