Executive Committee Elections 2013

The ballot for the Executive Committee elections closed on 31 August 2013.

The seven candidates elected are: Sabine Coquillart, David Duke, Markus Gross, Diego Gutierrez, Wolfgang Heidrich, Hans-Peter Seidel, and Anders Ynnerman. Each will serve for a 3 year term of office commencing 1 January 2014. For more details see HERE.

Executive Committee Election Results

The Executive Committee election ballot closed on 31st August. All of the 131 votes received were cast through the electronic ballot system.

There was one regional vacancy in region 1. The following candidate has been elected to fill this vacancy.


  • Duke, David (region 1)

The following candidates have been elected to fill the remaining six vacancies.

  • Coquillart, Sabine (region 3)
  • Gross, Markus (region 3)
  • Gutierrez, Diego (region 4)
  • Heidrich, Wolfgang (region 6)
  • Seidel, Hans-Peter (region 2)
  • Ynnermann, Anders (region 5)

Their three year terms of office commence on 1st January 2014.

Congratulations to those elected. To those not elected, our thanks to them for standing in the elections and for demonstrating their willingness to serve the Association in this way.

The votes recorded for each candidate are given in the table below.


Member Region Votes
Augsdoerfer, Ursula 5 47
Coquillart, Sabine 3 63
Doggett, Michael 5 28
Duke, David 1 52
Gross, Markus 3 84
Gutierrez, Diego 4 60
Heidrich, Wolfgang 6 63
Hormann, Kai 3 46
Laramee, Robert 1 46
Seidel, Hans-Peter 2 91
Seipel, Stefan 5 11
Viola, Ivan 5 43
Ynnermann, Anders 5 56

Werner Purgathofer (Chairman),
David Duce (Secretary)
Werner Hansmann (Treasurer),
11th September 2013

New EG Fellows and Honorary Members 2013

During the Annual Conference EUROGRAPHICS'2013 in Girona, Spain, one new Honorary Fellow and three new Fellows of the Association were elected by the Executive Committee.

Honorary Fellow: David Duce, Oxford Brookes University, UK.

Reinhard Klein, University of Bonn, Germany,
Wolfgang Heidrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada,
Philipp Slusallek, Saarland University of Saarbrücken, Germany.

Furthermore, two new Honorary Members were elected:

Stefanie Behnke, Graz University of Technology, Austria,
Werner Hansmann, University of Hamburg, Germany.

All have significantly contributed to the development of Computer Graphics and/or to the organisation of the Eurographics Association.

Eurographics'2013 Best Paper Award

The Günter Enderle Award for the best paper presented at Eurographics'2013 in Girona, Spain, was given to

B. Spencer and M.W. Jones: Photon Parameterisation for Robust Relaxation Constraints.

The paper

Y. Inger, Z. Farbman, D. Lischinski: Locally Adaptive Products for All-Frequency Relighting

received an Honorable Mention.

Executive Committee elections

The ballot for the Executive Committee elections closed on 31 August 2012. The following candidates have been elected: Pere Brunet, Marie-Paule Cani, Thomas Ertl, Leif Kobbelt, Pierre Poulin, Werner Purgathofer and Marc Stamminger. Each will serve for a 3 year term of office commencing 1 January 2013. For more details see HERE.