TALKS AND SEMINARS GIVEN BY C.H. SEQUIN

Most Recent Talks -- All Topics

2014

"Mathematical Knots -- How to identify them -- how to construct them -- and how to turn them into sculptures"
Celebration of Mind (honoring 100th birthday of Martin Gardner), MSRI, October 26, 2014.  Posters

"The Power & Beauty of Geometry and the Secret of a Happy Life"
CS Scholars Program, U.C. Berkeley, October 20, 2014.  PPT

"LEGO-Knots"
Disney Research, Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 18, 2014.  PPT

"Slicing Less than Perfect B-Reps and the Winding Number Paradigm"
"Computational Aspects of Fabrication", Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, Sept. 4, 2014.  PPT

"User-Guided Inverse 3D Modeling"
"Computational Aspects of Fabrication", Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, Sept. 3, 2014.  PPT

"LEGO-Knots and an Optimization Problem in a High-Dimensional Discrete Solution Space"
"Computational Aspects of Fabrication", Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, Sept. 1, 2014.  PPT

"Physically Correct Rendering of Pacioli's Rhombicuboctahedron"
Bridges 2014 Conference, Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 15, 2014.  PPT

"LEGO-Knots"
Bridges
2014 Conference, Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 14, 2014.  PPT

"Physically Correct Rendering of Pacioli's Rhombicuboctahedron"
Berkeley Institute of Design, May 13, 2014PPT

"Artistic Geometry -- in pixels, voxels, snow-flakes, fiber-glass, granite, and bronze"
Town&Gown, Berkeley,  May 5, 2014.  PPT

"To the 4th Dimension – and Beyond!" -- The Power and Beauty of Geometry.
X-STEM Symposium at the USA Science & Engineering Festival, Washington, DC, April 24, 2014.  PPT

"Art Inspired by Science and Mathematics"
Colloquium Speaker at Sonoma State University's Math Festival, April 16, 2014.  PPT

"Art Inspired by Science and Mathematics"
MAPS (Modesto Area Partners in Science) at Modesto Junior College, April 11, 2014
PPT

"16 years of Bridges Conferences, celebrating the Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science"
MSRI Sponsor Day, February 28, 2014.  PPT

"Art of Minimal Energy"
Art-in-Science Festival, U.C. Berkeley,
February 27, 2014.  PPT

"Design and Development of LEGO-Knots"
Berkeley Institute of Design, February 25, 2014. 
PPT

"Art & Science -- & Math & Design"
Invited lecture, UCB DeCal Course "Art & Science",
February 18, 2014. 
PPT

2013

"Art, Math, Science, and Computers"
CS Scholars Program, U.C. Berkeley, November 22, 2013.  PPT

"Art Inspired by Science and Math"
Science@Cal Lecture, U.C. Berkeley, November 16, 2013.  PPT

"Weak Links in the Chain from Concept to Construction"
Adobe Retreat, U.C. Berkeley, November 12, 2013.  PPT

"Magic of Klein Bottles"
MSRI booth at Bay Area Science Festival, AT&T Park, San Francisco, November 2, 2013.  PPT

"Weird Klein Bottles"
Celebration of Mind, MSRI, Berkeley, CA, October 23, 2013.  PPT

"Math, Rapid Prototyping, and Geometric Sculptures"
Kosmos Club, U.C. Berkeley, October 7, 2013.  PPT

"Art & Science -- & Math & Design"
Invited opening lecture, UCB DeCal Course
"Art & Science",  September 17, 2013. PPT

"Symmetrical Immersions of Low-Genus Non-Orientable Regular Maps"
Symmetry Festival 2013, Delft,
The Netherlands, August 7, 2013.  PPT

"Girl’s Surface"

Bridges 2013 Conference, Enschede, The Netherlands, July 28, 2013.  PPT

"Cross-Caps ‒ Boy Caps ‒ Boy Cups"
Bridges
2013 Conference, Enschede, The Netherlands, July 28, 2013.  PPT

"Mathematical Treasure Hunts"
De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, June 12, 2013. PPT

"
Artistic Geometry at MWSU: the connection between Art, Mathematics, and Computer Science,"
Inauguration ceremony for two new sculptures at MWSU, February 25, 2013.  PPT

2012

"Shape representation issues at the beginning and end of the design of an RP model,"
NDIST'12, Caneel Bay, St.John, Dec.6, 2012.  PPT

“The Topology of Twisted Toroids,"
The National Museum of Mathematics, New York, NY, August 1, 2012.  PPT

“The Topology of Twisted Toroids,"
The National Museum of Mathematics, New York, NY, July 31, 2012.  PPT

“Artistic Geometry -- the Math behind the Art,"
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook, NY, July 30, 2012.  PPT

“From Möbius Bands to Klein-Knottles,"
Bridges 2012 Conference, Towson, MD, July 28, 2012.  PPT

“Shape Realization,"
Graphics Seminar, Disney Research, Zuerich, Switzerland, July 4, 2012.  PPT

"Realization of Two New Large-Scale Sculptures,"
Fabrication and Sculpture Track, Shape Modeling International Conference, Texas A&M, May 25, 2012.  PPT

"Prototyping Dissection Puzzles with Layered Manufacturing.”
Fabrication and Sculpture Track, Shape Modeling International Conference, Texas A&M, May 23, 2012.  PPT

"A 10-Dimensional Jewel,"
Gathering for Gardner G4GX, Atlanta GA, March 30, 2012.  PPT

 "Taking the 'Virtual' Out of Virtual Reality,"
Keynote at IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, Orange County, CA, March 6, 2012.  PPT

"From Computer Model to Installed Sculpture,"
Business – Art – Technology Class, UCB, Feb. 27, 2012.  PPT

2011

"Knotty Sculptures,"
Leonardo Meeting, Stanford, Dec. 7, 2011. PPT

"Torus Homotopies,"
Graphics/Vision Lunch Seminar, U.C. Berkeley, Oct. 27, 2011. PPT

"Tori Story,"
Bridges 2011, plenary lecture, Coimbra, Portugal, July 29, 2011. PPT

"From Computer Model to Installed Sculpture,"
Business – Art – Technology Class, UCB, April 18, 2011. PPT

2010

"Symmetric Embeddings of Regular Maps,"
BID Lunch Seminar, Berkeley, November 23, 2010. PPT


"My Search for Symmetrical Embeddings of Regular Maps"
Bridges 2010, Pecs., Hungary, July, 2010. PPT

"Knotty Sculptures,"
IEEE Chapter, Berkeley, April 22, 2010. PPT

"From Computer Model to Installed Sculpture,"
Business – Art – Technology Class, UCB, April 5, 2010. PPT

"Knot Flower," Team Construction Activity,
Gathering for Gardner G4G9, Atlanta GA, March 27, 2010. PPT

"The Beauty of Knots,"
Gathering for Gardner G4G9, Atlanta GA, March 26, 2010. PPT

"Knotty Sculptures,"
Leonardo Meeting, SETI Institute, Feb. 10, 2010. PPT

2009

"Modeling Knots for Aesthetics and Simulations,"
SIAM 2009, San Francisco, October 10, 2009. PPT

"Tubular Sculptures,"
Bridges 2009, plenary lecture, Banff, Canada, July 29, 2009. PPT

"Visualizing High-Order Surface Geometry,"
CAD Conference, Reno, June 8, 2009. PPT

"Recognizable Earthly Art ?"
CONTACT Symposium, NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, April 4, 2009. PPT

"From Computer Model to Installed Sculpture,"
Business - Art - Technology Seminar, U.C. Berkeley, March 9, 2009. PPT

2008

"Artistic Geometry,"
University of Santa Clara, Dec. 2, 2008. PPT

"Math & Esthetics,"
University of San Francisco, Nov.4, 2008. PPT

"Knotty Sculptures,"
SLS/CS Seminar, University of San Francisco, Nov.4, 2008. PPT

"Algorithmically Acquired Architectural and Artistic Artifacts,"
Keynote at "Symposium on Advances in Architectural Geometry," Vienna, Austria, September 15, 2008. PPT

"Intricate Isohedral Tilings of 3D Euclidean Space,"
Bridges 2008, plenary lecture July 27, 2008. PPT

"Scherk's 2nd Minimal Surface, Snowsculpting, and the EuroGraphics Award,"
Graphics Seminar, Zurich, July 21, 2008. PPT

"Knotty Sculptures,"
Leonardo Meeting, San Francisco, May 12, 2008. PPT

"Modeling the Universe ... and other things,"
CONTACT Symposium, NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, April 5, 2008 PPT

"Art and Math Behind and Beyond the 8-fold Way,"
Gathering for Gardner #8, Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2008 PPT

"From Computer Model to Installed Sculpture"
Lecture in "Business - Art - Technology," UC Berkeley, March 3, 2008. PPT

"Modeling for Pleasure and Production,"
Capstone talk at Interactive 3D Graphics Conf., Electronic Arts Campus, Foster City, Feb. 17, 2008. PPT

2007

"Knotty Sculptures,"
Knotting Math and Art, USF, Tampa, Nov. 1-4, 2007. PPT

"The Regular 4-Dimensional 11-Cell and 57-Cell,"
SIGGRAPH'07, Sketches and Applications, San Diego, Aug. 4-9, 2007. PPT

"Symmetric Embedding of Locally Regular Hyperbolic Tilings,"
Bridges Conference, San Sebastian, Spain, July 24-27, 2007. PPT

"Computer-Aided Design and Realization of Geometrical Sculptures,"
CAD Conf. Waikiki, Hawaii, June 25-29, 2007. PPT

"Sculpture Generator 1,"
ISAMA 2007, workshop, Texas A&M, May 17-21, 2007.

"Design and Implementation of Pax Mundi II"
ISAMA 2007, Texas A&M, May 17-21, 2007.

"Hyper-Seeing theRegular Hendeca-choron,"
ISAMA 2007, Texas A&M, 2007. PPT "Geometric Sculpture: Connections between Art, Math, and Computers,"
Mathematics and the Arts, Western Washington University, Bellingham, April 21, 2007 PPT

"Thinking Outside the Box in Geometry and Art,"
Keynote at Async 2007, U.C.Berkeley, March 12-13, 2007. PPT

"CAD / CAM for Geometric Sculpture,"
Graphics Lunch Seminar, U.C.Berkeley, March 1, 2007. PPT

"Geometric Shapes in Art and Education,"
Exploratorium Geometry Playground Kick-off Meeting, Mill Valley, January 30, 2007. PPT

"Art-Math-CAD ==>> Artistic Geometry,"
Math Education Workshop, Banff, Canada, January 22, 2007.

2006

"Art and Mathematics and Computers,"

Keynote, Exposition Escultura Matematica, Universidad Politechnica, Valencia, Spain, November 24, 2006. PPT

"Artistic Geometry,"
Workshop, Exposition Escultura Matematica, Universidad Politechnica, Valencia, Spain, November 22, 2006. PPT

"Patterns on the Genus-3 Klein Quartic,"
BRIDGES Conference, London, Aug. 4-9, 2006. PPT

"Hilbert Cube 512,"
Artist's Sketch, SIGGRAPH'06, Boston, July 30 - Aug. 3, 2006. PPT

"Music of the Spheres in more than 3 Dimensions."
CONTACT Symposium, NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, March 18, 2006. PPT

"Sphere Inversion Modeling Using Simple Free-Form Deformation Techniques."
Poster presentation with Alex Kozlowski at the Interactive 3D Graphics Symposium, Redwood City, March 16, 2006.

2005

"Interactive Procedural Computer-Aided Design."
CAD/CG 2005, HKUST, Hong Kong, Dec. 2005. PPT

"Artistic Geometry and Rapid Prototyping"
Graphics Lunch Seminar, IFW, ETH, Zuerich, Aug. 18, 2005. PPT

"Symmetrical Hamiltonian Manifolds on Regular 3D and 4d Polytopes"
Coxeter Day, Banff, Canada, Aug.3, 2005. PPT

"Splitting Tori, Knots, and Moebius Bands"
BRIDGES Conference, Banff, Canada, Aug.1, 2005. PPT-part1 PPT-part2

"Tangled Knots"
Art+Math=X Conference, Boulder, CO, June 3, 2005. PPT

"A Fountain of Universes?"
CONTACT, NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, March 19, 2005. PPT

2004

"Crop Circles, Skepticism, and Snow-sculpting"
HKN General Meeting, U.C. Berkeley, November 2, 2004.

"Turning a Snowball Inside Out"
Ozone Redux SIGGRAPH-SF Meeting, The Art Institute of California, San Francisco, Sept. 15, 2004. PPT

"Fair LVC Curves on Subdivision Surfaces"
SIGGRAPH'04, Sketches and Applications, Los Angeles, Aug. 11, 2004. PPT

"Turning a Snowball Inside Out: Report on the Snowsculpting Championships 2004"
OZONE Meeting, SIGGRAPH'04, Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 2004. PPT

"Hamiltonian Cycles on Symmetrical Graphs"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, Aug. 1, 2004. PPT

"Turning a Snowball Inside Out: Mathematical Visualization at the 12-foot Scale"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, July 31, 2004. PPT

"K12 and the Genus-6 Tiffany Lamp"
ISAMA, DePaul University, Chicago, June 17, 2004. PPT

"CAD Tools for Aesthetic Engineering"
CAD Conference, Pattaya, Thailand, May 25, 2004. PPT

"Design, Technology, and the Human Experience"
BID Lab Opening, U.C. Berkeley, May 14, 2004. PPT

"Esthetic Engineering"
University of San Francisco, May 4, 2004. PPT

"The Greatest Job on Earth"
EECS Honors Student Dinner, U.C. Berkeley, April 28, 2004.

"Math, Art, Religion, Science, -- Four Complementary Belief Systems"
CONTACT, NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, March 13, 2004.

"art & math in snow"
Algebra Honors Class, High School, Breckenridge CO, Jan. 26, 2004. PPT

"Capturing the Essential Paradigm"
Invited Artist's Lecture, DAKA, Danville CA, Jan. 15, 2004.

2003

"mathematics & art"
Ozone Redux SIGGRAPH-SF Meeting, The Art Institute of California, San Francisco, Sept. 24, 2003. PPT

"Fair and Robust Circle Splines"
SIGGRAPH'03, Sketches and Applications, San Diego, July 30, 2003. PPT

"3D Hardcopy: Converting Virtual Reality to Physical Models"
Course #33, Part 1: "Layered Manufacturing Methods," SIGGRAPH'03, San Diego, July 29, 2003. PPT

"3D Hardcopy: Converting Virtual Reality to Physical Models"
Course #33, Part 2: "Applications of Rapid Prototyping," SIGGRAPH'03, San Diego, July 29, 2003. PPT

"mathematics & art"
OZONE Meeting, SIGGRAPH'03, San Diego, July 29, 2003. PPT

"Reflections on the Impact of Art-Math Conferences"
ISAMA/Bridges, Granada, Spain, July 23, 2003. PPT

"Whirled White Web -- Art and Math in Snow"
ISAMA/Bridges, Granada, Spain, July 25, 2003. PPT

"Volution’s Evolution"
ISAMA/Bridges, Granada, Spain, July 23, 2003. PPT

"Art, Math, Computers and Creativity"
CONTACT, "Art and Science: Visions of Exploration", NASA Ames, Mountain View CA, March 21, 2003. PPT

"Art, Math, and Sculpture"
YLEM Forum, "Mathematics and the Arts", Exploratorium, March 12, 2003. PPT

"Art, Math, and Sculpture"
Computer Science Colloquium, Princeton University, March 3, 2003. PPT

"Sculpture Design by Computer"
Distinguished Lecturer Series, GVU at Georgia Tech, Feb 27, 2003. PPT

"Art, Math, and Sculpture"
Computer Science Colloquium, U.C. Davis, Feb 20, 2003. PPT

"Art, Math, and Snow-Sculpting"
Algebra Honors Class, High School, Breckenridge CO, Jan. 28, 2003.

2002

"Rapid Prototyping and its Role in Product Development"
Guest Lecture in ME 290P, U.C. Berkeley, Oct. 28, 2002. PPT

"Rapid Prototyping and its Role in Design Realization"
Guest Lecture in CS 294-12, BID, U.C. Berkeley, Oct. 10, 2002. PPT

Art and Mathematics

"ART - MATH"
Computer Science Colloquium, Zuerich CH, August 16, 2002. PPT

"3D Visualization Models of the Regular Polytopes in Four and Higher Dimensions"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Towson MD, July 28, 2002. PPT

"Symmetries on the Sphere,"
Proc. ISIS Symmetry Congress: Art and Science, Sydney, Australia, July 10, 2001. PPT

"Viae Globi - Pathways on a Sphere,"
Proc. Mathematics and Design Conference, Geelong, Australia, July 4, 2001. PPT

"Art, Math, and Sculpture: Connecting Computers and Creativity"
Special Lecture Series in CS, Univ. of San Francisco, Feb. 27, 2001. PPT

"Procedurally Defined Geometrical Sculptures"
AAAS Meeting, Session: Beauty and the Beast: Visual Symbiosis of Art and Mathematics, San Francisco, Feb.16, 2001. PPT

"Turning Mathematical Models into Sculptures"
MOSAIC 2000 (Millennial Symposium on Arts and Interdisciplinary Computing, University of Washington, Seattle, August 22, 2000.

"Analysis and Synthesis of Intuitively Conceived Geometrical Art"
Microsoft MOSAIC Microsymosium, MS Research Center, Seattle, August 18, 2000.

" - To Build a Twisted Bridge - "
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, July 30, 2000.

"3D Yin-Yangs and Borromean Tangles with More than 3 Rings -- Inductive Geometric Analogies"
Conundrum Talk Series, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Nov. 29, 1999.

"Parameterized Geometrical Sculpture"
6th SIAM Conference on Geometric Design, Albuquerque, NM, Nov. 3, 1999.

"Analogies from 2D to 3D, Exercises in Disciplined Creativity,"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, August 1, 1999.

"Computer-Augmented Inspiration,"
ISAMA 99, Conf. of the Intnl. Society of The Art, Mathematics, Architecture, San Sebastian, Spain, June 8, 1999.

"The Sequin-Collins Collaboration"
Lecture to Graduate Students of Art, Ringling School, Sarasota, March 26, 1999.

"Sculpture Design as a Programming Task,"
ART-MATH'98 conference, U.C. Berkeley, Aug. 4, 1998.

"Art, Math, and Computers: New Ways of Creating Pleasing Shapes,"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, July 29, 1998.

"Intuition, Virtual Reality, & Art Vertices of a Trilateral Collaboration,"
Public lecture at Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, March 25, 1999.

"Virtual Prototyping of Geometrical Sculptures,"
Computers and Sculpture Forum at the International Sculpture Conference, Chicago, May 23, 1998.

"Virtual Prototyping of Mathematically Inspired Sculptures,"
CS Colloquium, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, April 9, 1998.

"CAD Tools and Abstractions for Design,"
UCF CS Distinguished Lecture Series, Orlando, Feb. 6, 1998.

"Mathematics-based Virtual and Real Sculpture,"
Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, U.C. Berkeley, Jan. 28, 1998.

"Virtual Prototyping of Mathematically Inspired Sculptures,"
CS Multimedia Seminar, U.C. Berkeley, Sept. 17,1997

"Virtual Model Making for Mathematically Inspired Sculptures"
ArtMath'97, State University of NY, Albany, June 22, 1997.

"Virtual Prototyping of Mathematically Inspired Sculptures,"
CS Multimedia Seminar, U.C. Berkeley, Sept. 17,1997

"Making Virtual Sculptures Real"
Colloquium, UCB, April 23, 1997.

"Mathematically Inspired Surfaces and Knot Sculptures",
Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, Feb. 20, 1994.

CAD Tools and Design

"Rapid Prototyping and its Role in Design Realization"
Guest Lecture in CS294-12: 'Design Realization', Berkeley, Oct. 10, 2002. PPT

"Learning & Teaching"
301 Course Guest Lecture, Berkeley, Feb. 22, 2002. PPT

"Usable Design Tools & Skills"
BID Kick-off Meeting, Berkeley, Feb. 15, 2002. PPT

"Parameterized Sculpture Design"
02/02/02 Forum, Berkeley, Feb. 2, 2002. PPT

"CAD, Creativity, and Reality"
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series, Duke University, NC State University, UNC at Chapel Hill, Oct. 18, 1999.

"CAD, Creativity, and Reality"
Barr Systems Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida, Oct. 15, 1999.

"2D-->3D Analogies, and what is \Good Design/ ?"
Lecture to Students of Design, Ringling School, Sarasota, March 26, 1999.

"Prototype CAD Tool Suite for the Early Phases of Architectural Design"
TeamCAD Workshop, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, May 12, 1997.

"Planning Soda Hall -- and Living with the Result"
Invited Lecture, MIT, April 25, 1997.

"Social and Cultural Factors in the Design of Soda Hall"
Architecture 110 Class, UCB, April 1, 1997.

"The Reuse of Lessons Learned in VLSI CAD
Keynote, CASCON'96, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 12, 1996.

"Interactive Generation of Scherk-Collins Sculptures"
Colloquium, UNC at Chapel Hill, Oct. 2, 1996.

"Towards More Effective Architectural CAD Tools"
Autodesk, San Rafael, April 16, 1996.

"3D Is Not Always Better Than 2D"
CS Colloquium, UNC, Chapel Hill, Nov. 15, 1995.

"Engineers Teaching Architects How to Design"
Special Seminar, UNC, Chapel Hill, Nov. 13, 1995.

"Collaborative Architectural Design Environments"
NEC/Berkeley Multimedia Workshop, Sept. 25, 1995.

"Lessons Learned from the VLSI CAD Revolution,"
NSF Workshop on SFF Technologies, CMU, June 5, 1995.

"From 3D Graphics Gizmos to Useful CAD Tools,"
Keynote at SGI Software Developer Forum, May 17, 1995.

"Soda Hall -- Assessment after 9 months,"
Design/Construction Assessment Meeting, UCB PD&C, May 15, 1995.

"Practical Collision Detection for Interactive Walkthroughs,"
Workshop on Computational Geometry, Dagstuhl, March 1995.

"The Design and Construction of Soda Hall,"
CE/Arch Interdisc. Freshman Seminar, U.C.Berkeley, Oct. 14, 1994.

"Could the top ten blunders in Soda Hall have been avoided ? and
Would better CAD tools for architects have made a difference ?"
CS Colloquium, U.C.Berkeley, Oct. 12, 1994.

"Architect--Client Interactions in the Construction of Soda Hall,"
PhD Seminar, CED, U.C.Berkeley, Sep. 28, 1994.

"What can we learn from the VLSI CAD Revolution ?"
Boeing, Seattle, July. 2, 1994.

"Cognitive Processing for an Ideal Computer/Human Interface"
4th NEC Research Symposium, Fujiyoshida City, Japan, May 27, 1993.

"Can the Tool Revolution be Repeated ?"
Seminar Forum sponsored by Instructional Technology Group:
`Tools for Computer Aided Design, the Next Generation:
Learning Design by Advancing the Tools of the Trade.' UC Berkeley, Apr. 19, 1993.

"Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Virtual Reality, and the Construction of Soda Hall"
ILP - presentation for visiting students, March 12, 1993

"An Inside Look at the Construction of Soda Hall"
Stanford, Distinguished Speaker Colloquium, Jan. 19 1993

"Architectural CAD and the Soda Hall Walkthruogh Project",
College of Environmental Design, Berkeley, Nov. 18, 1992.

"Soda Hall and the Use of CAD Tools in Architecture,"
Seminar at Anshen&Allen, Architects, San Francisco, April 23, 1992.

Virtual Reality and Visualization

"Sculpture Design"
Virtual Systems and Multimedia Conf., Berkeley, Oct. 27, 2001. PPT

"Interactive Virtual Building Environments"
CS Colloquium, UVA, Charlottevill, VA, Sep. 23, 1996.

"Interactive Virtual Building Environments"
Distinguished Lecturer Series, UCLA, Dec. 5, 1995.

"Interactive Virtual Building Environments"
Invited Lecture, University of San Francisco, Sept. 28, 1995.

"4D CAD Tools and Simulation-Based Design,"
Invited Talk, 1995 Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics, Monterey, April 11, 1995.

"Solid Modeling of Buildings for Interactive Walkthroughs",
AutoDesk Seminar, Sausolito, March 10, 1994.

"Interactive Building Walkthroughs",
University of Pennsilvania, May 10, 1994.

"Interactive Building Walkthroughs",
Cornell University, May 9, 1994.

"Solid Modeling of Buildings for Interactive Walkthroughs",
3rd SIAM Conf. on Geometric Design, Tempe, Nov.3, 1993.

"Interactive Virtual Building Walkthroughs"
Special Seminar at Taisei Croporation, Tokyo, May 24, 1993.

"Interactive Graphics Exploration"
Wavefront User's Group Meeting, March 25, 1993.

"From Computer Graphics to Virtual Reality: Walking Through a Building Before It Is Built",
Swiss Scientists Meeting, Berkeley, Nov. 6, 1992.

Curves and Surfaces

"Circle Splines on the Sphere and in 3-Space,"
SIAM Conference on Geometric Design and Computing, Sacramento, Nov. 6, 2001. PPT

"Fair and Robust Curve Interpolation on the Sphere,"
Siggraph'01, Sketches and Applications, Los Angeles, Aug. 15, 2001.

"Globally Optimized Fair Curves and Surfaces"
SIAM Conference on Geometric Design, Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 8, 1995.

"Generic Minimum-Cost Shapes in 2 and 3 Dimensions",
3rd SIAM Conf. on Geometric Design, Tempe, Nov.3, 1993.

"Low-Genus Minimum-cost Surfaces",
YLEM meeting at SIGGRAPH, Anaheim, Aug. 4, 1993.

"Scale-Invariant Minimum Variation Curves and Surfaces",
Geometric Modeling Workshop, Dagstuhl, Germany, June 29, 1993.

"Simpatic Curves and Surfaces, and Generic Minimum Cost Shapes"
Empennage Seminar, MSRI, Berkeley, Apr. 27, 1993.

"Tight Saddle Polyhedra and Anisotropic Offset Surfaces"
`Points & Pixels' Geometry Workshop, Vancouver, June 4, 1993.

Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping

"3D Hardcopy: Converting Virtual Reality to Physical Models,"
Siggraph'01, Course #39, Los Angeles, Aug. 14, 2001.

"From Computer Graphics to Real Physical Parts"
Dept. of Computer Science, MIT, Oct. 21, 1999.

"Tools for Designing and Building Physical Parts"
Dept. of Computer Science, UNC at Chapel Hill, Oct. 19, 1999.

"CyberCut and the Designer-Fabricator Interface,"
CS Colloquium, U.C.Berkeley, Sept. 16,1998.

"Difference in Product Producibility for VLSI Chips and Mechanical Parts,"
Gordon Conference on Theoretical Foundations for Product Design and Manufacture,
New England College, Henniker, NH, June 7-12, 1998.

"Solids Interchange Format for Solid Free-Form Fabrication"
SFF & MEMS Workshop, Stanford, Feb. 3, 1997.

"Next Generation CAD Tools and Exchange Formats"
Invited Paper, Scanning Workshop, Minneapolis, Dec. 3, 1996.

"Solids Interchange Format for Solid Free-Form Fabrication"
NIST Workshop on STEP-based SIF, Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 25, 1996.

"How is VLSI CAD different from Mech CAD ?"
NSF Workshop on New Manufacturing Paradigms, Washington, D.C., May 2, 1994.

"Can the VLSI Revolution be repeated for Mech CAD ?"
Boeing, Seattle, Jan. 19, 1994.

Overviews and Philosophical Discussions

"Art, Mathematics, and Sculpture"
Guest Lecture in E92: 'Perspectives in Engineering', Berkeley, Oct. 7, 2002. PPT

"Fountain of Creation - Design vs. Meta-Design"
BRIDGES - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield KS, July 28, 2001.

"How to Avoid Becoming Stale and Obsolescete,"
Invited Speaker at 1998 HKN Initiation Banquet, May 8, 1998.

"How to Stay Useful in a Changing World"
Colloquium, UNC at Chapel Hill, Oct. 30, 1996.

"From RISC to Virtual Reality", Keynote Address,
Computer Elements Workshop, Vail, CO, June 21, 1993.

``Examples of Univeristy / Industry Interaction at UCB,''
Int. Scientific Advisory Board Meeting,
BC Advanced Systems Institute, Vancouver, June 18, 1992.

``Current Research Initiatives at UC Berkeley,''
Kolloquium, Siemens, Perlach, June 1, 1992.

``Research Highlights in EECS at UCB.''
Special Seminar, Siemens, Princeton, May 29, 1992.

"InfoPad and Its Application,"
Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, May 19, 1992.

"Exciting Research in the CS Division at UCB,"
and ``Four-Dimensional CAD Tools,''
Special Seminar at United Technology Research Center, East Hartford, CT, March 24, 1992.

Talks before 1992

"An Inside Look at Soda Hall and Its Design Process,"
Industrial Liaison Conference, March 12, 1992.

"Applications-Driven Challenges for InfoPad,"
Industrial Liaison Conference, March 11, 1992.

"Heterogeneous Neural Network Architectures,"
Industrial Liaison Conference, March 11, 1992.

"Simulation of Anisotropic Crystal Etching,"
Hitachi Research Seminar, Aug. 23, 1991.

"Neural Network Algorithms and Architectures,"
2nd NEC Research Symposium, Tsukuba Japan, Aug. 22 1991.

"Building Blocks for Heterogeneous Neural Network Architectures,"
ZFE Colloquium at Siemens AG, Munich, July 24, 1991.

"Fault Tolerance in Artificial Neural Networks"
International Computer Science Institute, Aug. 21, 1990.

"Fault Tolerance in Artificial Neural Networks"
ZFE Colloquium at Siemens AG, Munich, July 18, 1990.

"The Engineer as a Toolbuilder"
Alumni Roundtable, Everex, Fremont, May 24, 1990.

"Simulation of Anisotropic Crystal Etching"
AT&T Bell Labs, May 4, 1990.

"Simulation of Anisotropic Crystal Etching"
Solid-State Devices Seminar, Berkeley, March 2, 1990.

"Architect-Customer Interaction from Customer Point of View"
Architecture Class of Prof. S. Davis, Dec. 5, 1989.

"Simulation of Anisotropic Crystal Etching"
EECS Freshman Seminar, Berkeley, Nov. 20, 1989.

"Microfabrication on the Macintosh"
USENIX, Monterey, Nov. 16, 1989.

"Procedural Splines in R2 and R3"
SIAM, Tempee, Arizona, Nov. 8, 1989.

"Unified Behavioral/Structural Representation for Simulation and Synthesis"
Kennebunkport, Maine, Oct. 17, 1989.

"Microfabrication on the Macintosh"
Univ. of Washington, Seattle, Sep. 25, 1989.

"Parameterized Ray Tracing"
ACM SIGGRAPH 89, Boston, July 5, 1989.

"The Engineer as a Toolbuilder"
Alumni Roundtable, Palo Alto, May 18, 1989.

"Circuit and Layout Synthesis of Operational Amplifiers",
Workshop on Module Generation and Silicon Compilation, Long Beach, May 2, 1989.

"From Conceptual Design to Detailed Design",
Interdisciplinary Design Seminar, UCB, March 6, 1989

"Semicustom Cell Generators",
Seminar at Siemens AG, Munich, FRG, Aug. 17, 1988.

"Module Generation in SoGOLaR",
Sea-of-gates Workshop, Lenggries, FRG, Aug. 12, 1988.

"Neural Netrworks",
Hewlett-Packard Day at U.C.Berkeley, May 11, 1988.

"Introduction and Overview of Graphics Research at UCB",
ILP - Session 4B, March 10, 1988.

"Towards a Lean and Clean Semantics for the Description of Behavior",
Intnl. Workshop on High-level Synthesis, Orcas Island, WA, Jan. 26, 1988.

"Extensions to Berkeley UniGrafix",
Tektronix Inc, Beaverton OR, Dec. 4, 1987.

"Module Synthesis in Berkeley",
Venus Seminar, Siemens Corp., Munich, July 16., 1987.

"Silicon Compilation in Berkeley",
International Workshop on Silicon Compilation, University of Edinburgh, July 6., 1987.

"OPASYN, TOPOGEN, and ZORRO"
Seminar, AT&t Bell Labs, Muray Hill, N.J., June 24, 1987.

"The CAD Wave"
Seminar, Mitsubishi Electric Co., Itami, Japan, May 26, 1987.

"The Berkeley Synthesis Project"
1st VLSI Circuits Symposium, Karuizawa, Japan, May 22, 1987.

"UniCubix, Rule-based Aesthetic Spline Interpolation"
3rd USENIX Computer Graphics Workshop, Monterey CA, Nov. 21, 1985.

"Tools for Macro Module Construction"
International Workshop on Symbolic Layout Compaction, Chapel Hill, N.C., Nov. 6, 1986.

"Highlights of VLSI Research at Berkeley"
Fall Joint Computer Conference, Dallas, TX, Nov. 4, 1986.

"Two-Dimensional Compaction by `Zone-Refining',"
SRC Review, Berkeley, Oct. 14, 1986.

"VLSI Design Strategies,"
IBM Research Seminar, Ruschlikon, Switzerland, Aug. 6, 1986.

"Fault Tolerant VLSI Multicomputers,"
Summer School on VLSI Tools and Applications, Beatenberg, Switzerland, July 25, 1986.

"Design and Layout Generation at the Symbolic Level,"
Summer School on VLSI Tools and Applications, Beatenberg, Switzerland, July 25, 1986.

"VLSI Design Strategies,"
Summer School on VLSI Tools and Applications, Beatenberg, Switzerland, July 21, 1986.

"Two-Dimensional Compaction by `Zone-Refining'," DARPA VLSI Contractor's Meeting, Monterey CA, March 18, 1986.

"Berkeley Unigrafix, A Modular Rendering and Modeling System,"
2nd USENIX Computer Graphics Workshop, Monterey CA, Dec. 12, 1985.

"The Engineer as a Toolbuilder,"
Public seminar, Institute of Electronics and Communications Engineers of Japan, Tokyo, Aug. 30, 1985.

"Towards a Silicon Compiler for CMOS Standard Cells,"
NEC, invited seminar, Kawasaki, Japan, Aug. 29, 1985.

"Towards a Silicon Compiler for CMOS Standard Cells,"
DEC Technical Seminar Series, Hudson, Mass., July 10, 1985.

"Towards a Silicon Compiler for CMOS Standard Cells,"
IBM 1985 Europe Institute on VLSI, Oberlech, Austria, June 27, 1985.

"The Engineer as a Toolbuilder,"
IBM 1985 Europe Institute on VLSI, Oberlech, Austria, June 26, 1985.

"Das Spiel - Ursprung der Kreativitaet,"
STR-Symposium on Creativity in Technology and Industry, ETH-Zuerich, Switzerland, June 19, 1985.

"A Silicon Compiler for CMOS Standard Cells,"
IEEE Workshop on Physical Design, Austin, TX, Jan. 15, 1985.

"VLSI Multi-Computers,"
Siemens ZT-Kolloquium, Munich, Nov. 20, 1984.

"Die Kultur Revolution der Informatik,"
Siemens ZT-Kolloquium, Munich, Oct. 24, 1984.

"Sprachdefinition and Dienstleistungsprogramme im UNIGRAFIX System,"
UNIX Guru Meeting, Munich, Oct. 12, 1984.

"The UNIGRAFIX 2 System,"
Computer Graphics'84, Anaheim, May 17, 1984.

"VLSI Complexity Management,"
Fairchild Key Technologist Seminar, Palo Alto, April 3, 1984.

The Cultural Revolution in Engineering,"
Engineering Alumni Society, San Jose, March 26, 1984.

"Knotty Pictures and Models - created with the UNIGRAFIX system,"
Math Colloquium, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, March 7, 1984.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (revised):
"VLSI; Need for a New Design Approach"
"Cell Design at the Switch Level"
"Designing Subsystems in Sticks Notation"
"Systems Design with Modular Blocks"
"Real Interconnections and Transistors"
"Mask Layout and Design Rules"
"Electrical Design and Timing"
"CMOS Processes and Design Examples"
"Top-down Chip Design, RISC Example"
"VLSI Design Environments"
"The Role of Custom MOS Design"
"Multiproject Chips, Silicon Foundries"
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Feb. 14-16, 1984.

"The Engineer as a Tool-Builder",
Invited Keynote, HP Retreat, Claremont Hotel, Berkeley, Jan. 31, 1984.

"VLSI Design",
6 Lectures in a Special Two-Day Seminar:
"Abstraction in Cell Design"
"Cell Arrays and Subsystem Design"
"CAD and VLSI Complexity Management"
"Chip Implementation by Silicon Foundries"
"RISC: Reduced Instruction Set Computers"
"Fault-Tolerant VLSI Multicomputers"
Mexico City, Jan. 9-10, 1984.

"Tool-Building",
CADCOM Meeting, Berkeley, Nov. 30, 1983.

"The Impact of VLSI on Computer Systems",
Colloquium, Texas Instruments, Central Research Laboratory, Dallas, Oct. 5, 1983.

"VLSI Technology Development Priorities:
Computer Systems Builder's Perspective", Conference on VLSI Technology, Hawaii, Sept. 13, 1983.

"UNIGRAFIX, a Three-Dimensional Graphics Modeling Environment",
Research Colloquium, Mettler Corp., Greifensee, Switzerland, July 12, 1983.

"UNIGRAFIX, a Three-Dimensional Graphics Modeling Environment",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 11, 1983.

"UNIGRAFIX",
20th Design Automation Conference, Miami Florida, June 28, 1983

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Control Data, June 14-16, 1983.

"The Impact of VLSI on Computer Systems",
Invited lecture, Computer Science Department, Yale, May 12, 1983.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Boston, MA, May 9-11, 1983.

"CAD and Complexity Management",
Keynote at ILP meeting, U.C.Berkeley, CA, Mar. 9, 1983.

"Impact of VLSI on Computer Systems"
VLSI Systems and Design Seminar, Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, CA, Feb. 16, 1983.

"VLSI Multiprocessors",
Tampa, Florida, Feb. 8, 1983.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Palo Alto, CA, Jan. 24-26, 1983.

"VLSI Multiprocessor Networks",
Distinguished Lecturer Series, Micro-electronics Center of North Carolina, University of North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1982.

"The Impact of VLSI on Communications in Multiprocessor Networks",
COMPSAC 82, Chicago, Nov. 10-12, 1982. (Given by R. Fujimoto)

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Washington, DC, Nov. 8-10 1982.

"VLSI Multiprocessor Networks",
Distinguished Lecturer Series, University of Washington, Seattle, Oct. 14, 1982.

"The Impact of VLSI on Computer Systems",
HP Labs Computer Colloquium, Palo Alto, Sept. 16, 1982.

"X-tree and Y-components",
Advanced Course on VLSI Architecture,
University of Bristol, England, July 19-30, 1982.

"Design and Implementation of RISC I",
Advanced Course on VLSI Architecture,
University of Bristol, England, July 19-30, 1982.

"VLSI Communications Components",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16, 1982.

"X-tree, Multiprocessor Designs",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16, 1982.

"RISC I, A Reduced Instruction Set Computer",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16, 1982.

"Berkeley CAD and Programming Tools",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 15, 1982.

"Generalized Layout Rules for MOS",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 15, 1982.

"CIF and STIF, Layout and System Design Standard Exchange Formats",
Institut fur Informatik, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 15, 1982.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Palo Alto, CA, June 21-23, 1982.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Calma Corp., Sunnyvale, CA, May 11-13, 1982.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Boston, Mar??, 1982.

"VLSI Communications Components for Multiprocessor Networks"
M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science, Jan. 28, 1982.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), San Diego, Jan. 13-15, 1982.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), San Francisco, Oct. 26-28, 1981.

"Communication Components for Multiprocessor Networks",
Newcastle upon Tyne International Seminar on Teaching of Computing Science at University Level:
Very Large Scale Integration, Sept. 11, 1981.

"The Reduced Instruction Set Computer",
Newcastle upon Tyne International Seminar on Teaching of Computing Science at University Level:
Very Large Scale Integration, Sept. 10, 1981.

"VLSI Design and Implementation Services",
Newcastle upon Tyne International Seminar on Teaching of Computing Science at University Level:
Very Large Scale Integration, Sept. 8, 1981.

"Methods for Design of Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits",
9 lectures in a 3-day short course, Oslo, Norway, Sept. 1-3, 1981.
"The Silicon Revolution and the Need for a New Design Style"
"Simplified Layout Rules for NMOS and CMOS"
"The Layout of Leaf Cells with Sticks"
"Designing Subsystems in Sticks Notation"
"Top-down Chip Planning"
"The RISC Processor Chip"
"Multiproject Chips, Implementation Services"
"VLSI Multiprocessor Systems"
"Homogeneous Processor Arrays"

"Multi-project Chips and Silicon Foundries",
Siemens Summer School on VLSI Design, Pegnitz, Germany, Aug. 27, 1981.

"Top-down Chip Planning and Layout and the RISC Example",
Siemens Summer School on VLSI Design, Pegnitz, Germany, Aug. 27, 1981.

"Abstractions in the Design and Layout of the Leaf Cells of Integrated Circuits: Simplified Geometry and Sticks",
Siemens Summer School on VLSI Design, Pegnitz, Germany, Aug. 26, 1981.

"The Berkeley Perspective on CAD",
Siemens Forschungs Labor, Munchen, Germany, Aug. 25, 1981.

"Generalized IC Layout Rules and Layout Representations",
VLSI 81, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 18, 1981.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Los Angeles, July 13-15, 1981.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design",
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Fairchild, Mountain View, CA, July 6-8, 1981.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design"
12 lectures in a 3-day short course (as below), Newton, MA, June 22-24, 1981.

"VLSI Design; A Structured Approach to Custom MOS IC Design"
12 lectures in a 3-day short course, Palo Alto, CA, April 27-29, 1981.
"The Silicon Revolution and the Need for a New Design Style"
"Basic Layout in an Abstract Three Layer Technology"
"Designing Subsystems in Sticks Notation"
"Synchronous Systems Design"
"Real Interconnections and the MOS Transistor"
"IC Fabrication Technology"
"Mask Layout and Design Rules"
"Electrical Design and Simulation"
"The Chip Plan"
"Standard Languages for the Description of ICs"
"Multiproject Chips, Implementation Services"
"The Role of Custom MOS Design"

"Fabrication-Independent Layout of Integrated Cricuits",
7th Annual Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop, Pacific Grove, April 22, 1981.

"The Berkeley Inverted Bulk CMOS Process",
7th Annual Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop, Pacific Grove, April 22, 1981.

"CIF and STIF, Standard Languages for IC Description",
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Nov 25, 1980.

"CIF and STIF, Standard Languages for IC Description",
UNICAMP, Campinas, Brasil, Nov 24, 1980.

"MOS VLSI Systems Design",
1.SEMICRO, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Nov 19, 1980.

"Project X-tree and VLSI Components for Future Computing Systems"
Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, June 23, 1980.

"Higher-level Standards for the Description of Integrated Circuits",
NCA Corporation, Santa Clara, Ca, May 23, 1980.

"STIF, a Structured Topological Interchange Format",
Digital Equipment Corporation, Mass, May 14, 1980.

"General Purpose Switching Components for Multiprocessor Systems",,
INMOS, Bristol, England, April 21, 1980.

"VLSI Circuits for Future Computing Systems",
Workshop on VLSI, Lumley Castle, Durham, England, April 14, 1980.

"Message Switching Circuits for Multi-Microprocessors",
Compcon, San Francisco, Feb.28, 1980.

"Multimicroprocessor Systems",
Second Industrial Liaison Meeting, Feb.5, 1980.

"Computer Architectures for VLSI",
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Nov.30, 1979.

"X-tree and the Design of Future VLSI Processors",
Burroughs, Santa Barbara, Ca June 28, 1979.

"Project X-tree",
XEROX, El Segundo, CA, Feb.28, 1979.

"VLSI Circuits for Future Computing Systems",
JSEP Review, U.C.Berkeley, CA, Feb.9, 1979.

"Single-Chip Computers, the New VLSI Building Blocks",
VLSI Conference, CALTEC, Pasadena, CA, Jan.24, 1979.

"Architecture of a Modular Multi-Microprocessor System",
MIT, Cambridge, Mass, Dec.8, 1978.

"Project X-tree",
IBM, Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Dec.7, 1978.

"Communication in X-tree", a Modular Multiprocessor System
ACM 78, Washington D.C., Dec.4, 1978.