Gaurav Bharaj

Email: bharaj [at]

I am Ph.D. student in the Graphics, Vision and Interaction Group at Harvard University. My research interests include computational methods for design, graphics and fabrication.


Computational Design of Metallophone Contact Sounds
Gaurav Bharaj, David Levin, James Tompkin, Yun Fei, Hanspeter Pfister, Wojciech Matusik & Changxi Zheng
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Asia 2015), 34(6)
Computational Design of Walking Automata
Gaurav Bharaj, Stelian Coros, Bernhard Thomaszewski, James Tompkin, Bernd Bickel & Hanspeter Pfister
ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA 2015)
Personalization and Evaluation of a Real-time Depth-based Full Body Tracker
Thomas Helten, Andreas Baak, Gaurav Bharaj, Meinard Müller, Hans-Peter Seidel & Christian Theobalt
3D Vision (3DV 2013)
Automatically Rigging Multi-component Characters
Gaurav Bharaj, Thorsten Thormählen, Hans-Peter Seidel & Christian Theobalt
European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics 2012)
A Data-Driven Approach for Real-Time Full Body Pose Reconstruction from a Depth Camera
Andreas Baak, Meinard Müller, Gaurav Bharaj, Hans-Peter Seidel & Christian Theobalt
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011)
Video-based Characters - Creating New Human Performances from a Multi-view Video Database
Feng Xu, Yebin Liu, Carsten Stoll, James Tompkin, Gaurav Bharaj, Qionghai Dai, Hans-Peter Seidel, Jan Kautz & Christian Theobalt
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2011)

Older Projects

Chrono Ninja (Video)
First-person Shootout, Master's Final Project
Autoanimator (Video)
Autodesk Maya tool for automatic animation generation with user defined animation curves
Movie Project (Video)
Rigging, skinning, animation, camera placement, MEL, Non-photorealistic rendering

Contributions To

Graphics, Vision and Video group, Computer Graphics department, Max-Planck-Institut Informatik.
Autonomous Aerial Vehicles project, GRASP Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania.