Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computer graphics award for hyperlapse and other work

Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computer graphics award for hyperlapse and other work

Posted by Allison Linn

Johannes Kopf

Johannes Kopf, a Microsoft researcher who specializes in computer graphics and was key to the development of Microsoft Hyperlapse, has been awarded the 2015 ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award. 

The award honors early career researchers, and past recipients have generally gone on to become leaders in computer graphics research.

"It is an indicator of somebody becoming one of the stars in the field," said Richard Szeliski, a distinguished scientist with Microsoft Research who has worked closely with Kopf.

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