Miaojun Yao
PhD in Computer Graphics

Currently I am a Research Scientist at Facebook. I received my PhD in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, under the supervision of Prof. Huamin Wang. My dissertation was about 3D Printable Designs of Rigid and Deformable Models.


August 2012 – December 2017

The Ohio State University
PhD in Computer Science

Research in Computer Graphics and Physically Based Simulation

August 2007 – June 2011

Zhejiang University
B.E. in Computer Science

Member of Advanced Honor Class of Engineering Education in Chukechen College


June 2016 – August 2016

Software Engineer Intern
Data Quality System team, Facebook Inc.
  • Developed fast and clean Logging tools.

August 2012 – August 2017

PhD Researcher
Computer Graphics Lab, The Ohio State University
  • 3D printable designs of rigid and deformable models.
  • Physically based simulation of rigid/soft bodies, fractures.

August 2012 – August 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant
The Ohio State University
  • Grader, Lab instructor.

Summers 2013, 2014

Software Development Intern
AutoDesSys, Inc.
  • Developed high-quality real-time rendering features such as soft shadows.
  • Optimized rendering performance on graphics hardware.

August 2010 – February 2011

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Computer Vision Lab, National University of Singapore
  • Visual interpretation of medical images with 3D Annotations.
Modeling, Evaluation and Optimization of Interlocking Shell Pieces

Miaojun Yao, Zhili Chen, Weiwei Xu, and Huamin Wang. Computer Graphics Forum (Pacific Graphcis), vol. 36, no. 7. October 2017.

Level-Set-Based Partitioning and Packing Optimization of a Printable Model

Miaojun Yao, Zhili Chen, Linjie Luo, Rui Wang and Huamin Wang. ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia), vol. 34, no. 6. November 2015.

Physics-inspired adaptive fracture refinement

Zhili Chen, Miaojun Yao, Renguo Feng, and Huamin Wang. ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH), vol.33, no.4. August 2014.


C, C++, Java, Matlab, PHP, Javascript; OpenGL, Maya, Photoshop;


Available upon request