Yifan Wang

Yifan Wang

(also publish as Wang Yifan)

Research Scientist @ Adobe

My research area lies in computer graphics and spans to computer vision and artificial intelligence. I’m interested in developing intelligent systems for automatic 3D creation and modeling.

I earned my PhD title at ETH’s Interactive Geometry Lab under the mentorship of Professor Olga Sorkine-Hornung. Then I spent 2 years as a postdoc at Stanford University’s Computational Imaging Lab working with Professor Gordon Wetzstein.

My contributions to the field have been recognized through prestigious accolades, including being named an Apple AI/ML fellow and receiving the highly competitive Swiss Postdoc.Mobility fellowship. Moreover, I am humbled to have been awarded the esteemed ETH Medal in 2022 for my exceptional doctoral thesis and honored with the Best PhD Thesis Award by Eurographics in 2023.


06/2024: I am joining Adobe Research as a research scientist in their San Francisco office.

01/2024: Our papers LumiGAN, DehazeNeRF, and LSV are accepted to 3DV 2024 as spotlight papers

06/2023: I will be giving a keynote talk at the Deep Learning for Geometric Computing workshop at CVPR 2023

05/2023: I am one of the 4 awardees for the Best PhD Thesis Award of Eurographics 2023.

03/2023: I will serve on the SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 Technical Paper Committee.

11/2022: I was rewarded an ETH Medal for my dissertation.

Teaching and Mentorship



  • I co-supervised the following master theses and semester projects:
    • Sep 2020: Lukas Rahmann (Master thesis)
    • May 2020: Viviane Yang (Semester project)
    • Jan 2020: Lixin Xue (Semeter project)
    • Feb 2019: Lea auf der Maur (Master thesis)
    • Mar 2019: Felice Seren (Semester Project)