Lingjie Liu

Aravind K. Joshi Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania

Email: | Address: Office 462, Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6389

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PhD Students:
  • Chen Wang
  • Oscar Xu (with Kostas Daniilidis)

  • Visiting PhD Students:
  • Weilin Wan
  • Zhiyang Dou

  • Master and Undergraduate Students:
  • Rahul Aggarwal (Master)
  • Yiming Huang (Master)
  • Heguang Lin (Master)
  • Yifan Wang (Master)
  • Xuyi Meng (Master)
  • Siyuan Huang (Master)
  • Thanh Ly (Master)
  • Yuhan Liu (Undergraduate)

  • Student Collaborators:
  • Xiaoxiao Long (postdoc at MPI, Advisor: Christian Theobalt)
  • Jian Wang (PhD student at MPI, Advisor: Christian Theobalt)
  • Jiahui Lei, Yufu Wang (PhD students at UPenn, Advisor: Kostas Daniilidis)
  • Yue Yang (PhD student at UPenn, Advisors: Chris Callison-Burch, Mark Yatskar)
  • Yuan Liu, Peng Wang (PhD student at HKU, Advisors: Wenping Wang, Taku Komura)
  • Zhouyingcheng Liao (PhD student at HKU, Advisor: Taku Komura)
  • Jaidev Shriram (Master student at UCSD, Advisor: Ravi Ramamoorthi)
  • Xinyi Zhou (Undergraduate at Zhejiang University, Advisor: Weiwei Xu)
  • Kai He (Undergraduate at ShanghaiTech, Advisors: Lan Xu, Jingyi Yu)
  • Services:
    Associate Editorship:
  • IEEE TVCG (2023 - )
  • Program Committee Member:
  • ACM SIGGRAPH 2022, 2023
  • ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2023
  • Pacific Graphics 2022, 2023
  • Area Chair:
  • CVPR 2024
  • 3DV 2024

  • Organizers:
  • Eurographics'24, Posters Chair
  • Workshop on Generative Models for Computer Vision, CVPR'23
  • Workshop on AI for Content Creation Workshop, CVPR'23
  • Workshop on 3D Generative Models, Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS)'23

  • Courses:
  • Neural Actor: Neural Free-view Synthesis of Human Actors with Pose Control, Tutorial in 3DV 2021 Course on Advances in Neural Rendering .
  • Fast Rendering of Neural Radiance Fields, Tutorial in SIGGRAPH 2021 Course on Advances in Neural Rendering .

  • Selected Invited Talks:
  • Reconstruction of 3D Real-world Scenes, ICCV'23 Workshop on NeRF4ADR: Neural Fields for Autonomous Driving and Robotics.
  • Neural Representations of 3D Real-world Scenes, IROS'23 Workshop on Robotic Perception and Mapping.
  • Neural Representation and Neural Rendering of 3D Real-world Scenes, Toronto Geometry Colloquium [Recording].
  • New Methods for Reconstruction and Rendering of 3D Real-world Scenes, GAMES Webinar [Recording (Chinese)].

  • Recent Preprints:

    Wonder3D: Single Image to 3D using Cross-Domain Diffusion

    Xiaoxiao Long*, Yuan-Chen Guo*, Cheng Lin, Yuan Liu, Zhiyang Dou, Lingjie Liu, Yuexin Ma, Song-Hai Zhang, Marc Habermann, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    State of the Art on Diffusion Models for Visual Computing

    R. Po, W. Yifan, V. Golyanik, K. Aberman, J. Barron, A. Bermano, E. Chan, T. Dekel, A. Holynski, A. Kanazawa, K. Liu, L. Liu, B. Mildenhall, M. Nießner, B. Ommer, C. Theobalt, P. Wonka, G. Wetzstein

    [Survey Paper]
    SyncDreamer: Generating Multiview-consistent Images from a Single-view Image

    Yuan Liu, Cheng Lin, Zijiao Zeng, Xiaoxiao Long, Lingjie Liu, Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    BOOT: Data-free Distillation of Denoising Diffusion Models with Bootstrapping

    Jiatao Gu, Shuangfei Zhai, Yizhe Zhang, Lingjie Liu, Josh Susskind

    [Project Page] [Paper]


    Learning Controllable 3D Diffusion Models from Single-view Images

    Jiatao Gu, Qingzhe Gao, Shuangfei Zhai, Baoquan Chen, Lingjie Liu, Josh Susskind

    3DV 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    DELIFFAS: Deformable Light Fields for Fast Avatar Synthesis

    Youngjoong Kwon, Lingjie Liu, Henry Fuchs, Marc Habermann, Christian Theobalt

    NeurIPS 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    DreamEditor: Text-Driven 3D Scene Editing with Neural Fields

    Jingyu Zhuang*, Chen Wang*, Liang Lin, Lingjie Liu, Guanbin Li

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2023

    HDHumans: A Hybrid Approach for High-fidelity Digital Humans

    Marc Habermann, Lingjie Liu, Weipeng Xu, Gerard Pons-Moll, Michael Zollhoefer, Christian Theobalt

    ACM SCA 2023 (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    Neural Novel Actor: Learning a Generalized Animatable Neural Representation for Human Actors

    Qingzhe Gao*, Yiming Wang*, Libin Liu, Lingjie Liu, Christian Theobalt, Baoquan Chen

    TVCG 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    Multimodal Image Synthesis and Editing: A Survey

    Fangneng Zhan, Yingchen Yu, Rongliang Wu, Jiahui Zhang, Shijian Lu, Lingjie Liu, Adam Kortylewski, Christian Theobalt, Eric Xing

    TPAMI 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    NeuS2: Fast Learning of Neural Implicit Surfaces for Multi-view Reconstruction

    Yiming Wang*, Qin Han*, Marc Habermann, Kostas Daniilidis, Christian Theobalt, Lingjie Liu

    ICCV 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code]
    Single-Stage Diffusion NeRF: A Unified Approach to 3D Generation and Reconstruction

    Hansheng Chen, Jiatao Gu, Anpei Chen, Wei Tian, Zhuowen Tu, Lingjie Liu, Hao Su

    ICCV 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    NerfDiff: Single-image View Synthesis with NeRF-guided Distillation from 3D-aware Diffusion

    Jiatao Gu, Alex Trevithick, Kai-En Lin, Josh Susskind, Christian Theobalt, Lingjie Liu, Ravi Ramamoorthi

    ICML 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    NeRO: Neural Geometry and BRDF Reconstruction of Reflective Objects From Multiview Images

    Yuan Liu, Peng Wang, Cheng Lin, Xiaoxiao Long, Jiepeng Wang, Lingjie Liu, Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    SIGGRAPH 2023 (ACM Transactions on Graphics)

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code] [Model & Dataset]
    Drag Your GAN: Interactive Point-based Manipulation on the Generative Image Manifold

    Xingang Pan, Ayush Tewari, Thomas Leimkühler, Lingjie Liu, Abhimitra Meka, Christian Theobalt

    SIGGRAPH 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code]
    F2-NeRF: Fast Neural Radiance Field Training with Free Camera Trajectories

    Peng Wang*, Yuan Liu*, Zhaoxi Chen, Lingjie Liu, Ziwei Liu, Taku Komura, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2023 (highlight)

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code] [Data]
    NeuralUDF: Learning Unsigned Distance Fields for Multi-view Reconstruction of Surfaces with Arbitrary Topologies

    Xiaoxiao Long, Cheng Lin, Lingjie Liu, Yuan Liu, Peng Wang, Christian Theobalt, Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code]
    Scene-aware Egocentric 3D Human Pose Estimation

    Jian Wang, Diogo Luvizon, Weipeng Xu, Lingjie Liu, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Christian Theobalt

    CVPR 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code] [Data]
    General Neural Gauge Fields

    Fangneng Zhan, Lingjie Liu, Adam Kortylewski, Christian Theobalt

    ICLR 2023

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code] [Data]


    GAN2X: Non-Lambertian Inverse Rendering of Image GANs

    Xingang Pan, Ayush Tewari, Lingjie Liu, Christian Theobalt

    3DV 2022

    [Project Page] [Paper]
    NeuRIS: Neural Reconstruction of Indoor Scenes Using Normal Priors

    Jiepeng Wang, Peng Wang, Xiaoxiao Long, Christian Theobalt, Taku Komura, Lingjie Liu, Wenping Wang

    ECCV 2022

    [Project Page] [Paper] [Code]
    NeRF for Outdoor Scene Relighting

    Viktor Rudnev, Mohamed Elgharib, William Smith, Lingjie Liu, Vladislav Golyanik, Christian Theobalt

    ECCV 2022

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code] [Data]
    Physics Informed Neural Fields for Smoke Reconstruction with Sparse Data

    Mengyu Chu, Lingjie Liu, Quan Zheng, Erik Franz, Hans-Peter Seidel, Christian Theobalt, Rhaleb Zayer

    SIGGRAPH 2022 (Journal track)

    [Project page] [Paper]
    Estimating Egocentric 3D Human Pose in the Wild with External Weak Supervision

    Jian Wang, Lingjie Liu, Weipeng Xu, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Diogo Luvizon, Christian Theobalt

    CVPR 2022

    [Project page] [Paper] [Dataset]
    Progressively-connected Light Field Network for Efficient View Synthesis

    Peng Wang, Yuan Liu, Guying Lin, Jiatao Gu, Lingjie Liu, Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    Arxiv 2022

    Neural Rays for Occlusion-aware Image-based Rendering

    Yuan Liu, Sida Peng, Lingjie Liu, Qianqian Wang, Peng Wang, Christian Theobalt, Xiaowei Zhou, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2022

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code]
    Learn to Predict How Humans Manipulate Large-Sized Objects From Interactive Motions

    Weilin Wan, Lei Yang, Lingjie Liu, Zhuoying Zhang, Ruixing Jia, Yi-King Choi, Jia Pan, Christian Theobalt,Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2022 (Presented at ICRA 2022)

    [Project page] [Paper] [Data]
    StyleNeRF: A Style-based 3D-Aware Generator for High-resolution Image Synthesis

    Jiatao Gu, Lingjie Liu, Peng Wang, Christian Theobalt

    ICLR 2022

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code]


    NeuS: Learning Neural Implicit Surfaces by Volume Rendering for Multi-view Reconstruction

    Peng Wang, Lingjie Liu, Yuan Liu, Christian Theobalt, Taku Komura, Wenping Wang

    NeurIPS 2021 (Spotlight)

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code]
    Neural Actor: Neural Free-view Synthesis of Human Actors with Pose Control

    Lingjie Liu, Marc Habermann, Viktor Rudnev, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Jiatao Gu, Christian Theobalt

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2021

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video] [Code] [Data]
    Estimating Egocentric 3D Human Pose in Global Space

    Jian Wang, Lingjie Liu, Weipeng Xu, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Christian Theobalt

    ICCV 2021 (Oral)

    [Project page] [Paper]
    Adaptive Surface Normal Constraint for Depth Estimation

    Xiaoxiao Long, Cheng Lin, Lingjie Liu, Wei Li, Christian Theobalt, Ruigang Yang, Wenping Wang

    ICCV 2021

    [Paper] [Code]
    Efficient and Differentiable Shadow Computation for Inverse Problems

    Linjie Lyu, Marc Habermann, Lingjie Liu, Mallikarjun B R, Ayush Tewari, Christian Theobalt

    ICCV 2021

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video]
    EgoRenderer: Rendering Human Avatars from Egocentric Camera Images

    Tao Hu, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Lingjie Liu, Matthias Zwicker, Christian Theobalt

    ICCV 2021

    [Project page]
    Style and Pose Control for Image Synthesis of Humans from a Single Monocular View

    Kripasindhu Sarkar, Vladislav Golyanik, Lingjie Liu, Christian Theobalt

    Arxiv 2021

    [Project page] [Paper]
    Learning Speech-driven 3D Conversational Gestures from Video

    Ikhsanul Habibie, Weipeng Xu, Dushyant Mehta, Lingjie Liu, Hans-Peter Seidel, Gerard Pons-Moll, Mohamed Elgharib, Christian Theobalt

    ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) 2021 (Best Paper Award)

    [Project page] [Paper]
    HumanGAN: A Generative Model of Human Images

    Kripasindhu Sarkar, Lingjie Liu, Vladislav Golyanik, Christian Theobalt

    3DV 2021 (Oral)

    [Project page] [Paper]
    Pose-Guided Human Animation from a Single Image in the Wild

    Jae Shin Yoon, Lingjie Liu, Vladislav Golyanik, Kripasindhu Sarkar, Hyun Soo Park, Christian Theobalt

    CVPR 2021

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video]
    Learnable Motion Coherence for Correspondence Pruning

    Yuan Liu, Lingjie Liu, Cheng Lin, Zhen Dong, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2021

    Multi-view Depth Estimation using Epipolar Spatio-Temporal Networks

    Xiaoxiao Long, Lingjie Liu, Wei Li, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2021



    Neural Sparse Voxel Fields

    Lingjie Liu*, Jiatao Gu*, Kyaw Zaw Lin, Tat-Seng Chua, Christian Theobalt

    NeurIPS 2020 (Spotlight)

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code & Data] [Video] [Slides]
    SEG-MAT: 3D Shape Segmentation Using Medial Axis Transform

    Cheng Lin, Lingjie Liu, Changjian Li, Leif Kobbelt, Bin Wang, Shiqing Xin, Wenping Wang

    TVCG 2020

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code & Data]
    MulayCap: Multi-layer Human Performance Capture Using A Monocular Video Camera

    Zhaoqi Su, Weilin Wan, Tao Yu , Lingjie Liu, Lu Fang, Wenping Wang, Yebin Liu

    TVCG 2020

    [Project page] [Paper]
    Occlusion-Aware Depth Estimation with Adaptive Normal Constraints

    Xiaoxiao Long, Lingjie Liu, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang

    ECCV 2020

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video] [Code]
    Vid2Curve: Simultaneous Camera Motion Estimation and Thin Structure Reconstruction from an RGB Video

    Peng Wang, Lingjie Liu, Nenglun Chen, Hung-Kuo Chu, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang

    SIGGRAPH 2020

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video] [Code]
    Unsupervised Learning of Intrinsic Structural Representation Points

    Nenglun Chen, Lingjie Liu, Zhiming Cui, Runnan Chen, Duygu Ceylan, Changhe Tu, Wenping Wang

    CVPR 2020

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code]
    Neural Human Video Rendering by Learning Dynamic Textures and Rendering-to-Video Translation

    Lingjie Liu, Weipeng Xu, Marc Habermann, Michael Zollhöfer, Florian Bernard, Hyeongwoo Kim, Wenping Wang, Christian Theobalt

    TVCG 2020

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video] [bibtex]


    Neural Animation and Reenactment of Human Actor Videos

    Lingjie Liu, Weipeng Xu, Michael Zollhöfer, Hyeongwoo Kim, Florian Bernard, Marc Habermann, Wenping Wang, Christian Theobalt

    ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) 2019

    [Project page] [Paper] [Video] [Media] [bibtex]
    MAT-Net: Medial Axis Transform Network for 3D Object Recognition

    Jianwei Hu, Bin Wang, Lihui Qian, Yiling Pan, Xiaohu Guo, Lingjie Liu, Wenping Wang

    IJCAI 2019

    [Paper] [bibtex]


    CurveFusion: Reconstructing Thin Structures from RGBD Sequences

    Lingjie Liu*, Nenglun Chen*, Duygu Ceylan, Christian Theobalt, Wenping Wang, Niloy J. Mitra

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2018

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code] [Data] [Video] [bibtex]


    Image-based Reconstruction of Wire Art

    Lingjie Liu, Duygu Ceylan, Cheng Lin, Wenping Wang, Niloy J. Mitra

    SIGGRAPH 2017

    [Project page] [Paper] [Code] [Video] [bibtex] [Media]
    Correlation-preserving Photo Collage

    Lingjie Liu, Hongjie Zhang, Guanmei Jing, Yanwen Guo, Zhonggui Chen, Wenping Wang

    TVCG 2017

    [Paper] [Paper (local copy)] [bibtex]


    The University of Hong Kong

    Ph.D, Computer Science

    Hong Kong, China

    Supervised by Prof. Wenping Wang.


    Huazhong University of Science and Technology

    BEng, Computer Science and Technology

    Wuhan, China


    New York University

    Visiting Scholar

    New York, USA

    Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

    Visited Prof. Daniele Panozzo at New York University from Feb 2019 to June 2019.


    Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics


    Saarbrucken, Germany

    3D Video and Vision-based Graphics Group

    Visited Prof. Christian Theobalt at Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics from March 2018 to Jan 2019.


    University College London

    Visiting Scholar

    London, UK

    Smart Geometry Processing Group

    Visited Prof. Niloy J. Mitra at UCL from Sept 2016 to Jan 2017, and from May 2017 to Nov 2017.