I started a post-doc in the GraphDeco Team, supervised by George Drettakis and Adrien Bousseau (since March 2023).

I got my PhD in Computer Graphics from Télécom Paris, where I was supervised by Tamy Boubekeur and Jean-Marc Thiery, (Title: “Morphing and level-of-detail operators for interactive digital material design and rendering”)

During my PhD, I interned twice at Adobe Research Paris (Summer 2021 and Autumn 2022). I have a Master’s Degree from Télécom Paris after getting an internship at Dassault Systèmes on realtime path-tracing on the GPU using a material graph.

My research interests include material appearance modeling and real-time rendering.

(last update: 03 March 2023)


Morphing and level-of-detail operators for interactive
digital material design and rendering

Alban Gauthier (PhD Thesis, Aug. 2022)
Télécom Paris, LTCI, Institut Polytechnique de Paris
webpage - manuscript

MIPNet: Neural Normal-to-Anisotropic-Roughness MIP Mapping
Alban Gauthier, Robin Faury, Jérémy Levallois, Théo Thonat,
Jean-Marc Thiery and Tamy Boubekeur
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia 2022)
webpage - paper - video - suppl. webpage - code

MatMorpher: A Morphing Operator for SVBRDFs
Alban Gauthier, Jean-Marc Thiery and Tamy Boubekeur
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering - Symp. Track (EGSR 2021)
webpage - paper - video - Yt pres. - suppl. - code


Télécom Paris, Palaiseau (Sept. 2019 - Aug. 2022)
PhD Student in Computer Graphics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (Aug. 2018 - Jan. 2019)
Erasmus in Computer Graphics, Computational Photography and Deep Learning

Télécom Paris, Paris (Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2019)
Master in Computer Graphics, Image Processing and Machine Learning

CPGE at Lycée Victor Hugo, Besançon (2014 - 2016)
Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

Work Experience

INRIA Sophia-Antipolis (March. 2023 - present)
Post-doc in the GraphDeco Team

Adobe Research Paris (Sept. 2022 - Nov. 2022)
Research Internship

Adobe Research Paris (June 2021 - Aug. 2021)
Research Internship

Dassault Systèmes, Vélizy-Villacoublay (Jan. 2019 - July 2019)
Master Internship


  • IGR202 : TA for Modeling and Rendering practicals, supervised by Jean-Marc Thiery
  • INF224 : TA for C++ programming practicals, supervised by Eric Lecolinet
  • IMA208 : TA for Stereovision practicals, supervised by Michel Roux
  • DATA919 : TA for Computer Vision practicals, supervised by Alasdair Newson