Dr. Chih-Chen Kao

Basic

München, Germany

Skills

Rendering (computer graphics)
C++
OpenCL
GPU
Ray-Tracing
Java
Python
Software Development
Git
Embedded Systems
Computer graphics
Research and Development
Freelancing
Project Management
Computer vision
C (programming language)
Linux
Linux (Kernel)
Computer Science
Embedded Software
Design

Timeline

Professional experience for Chih-Chen Kao

  • Current 1 year and 7 months, since Jun 2020

    Embedded Software Engineer II

    Argo AI GmbH

  • 1 year and 2 months, May 2019 - Jun 2020

    Software Engineer

    Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH

  • 4 months, Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

    Software Engineer

    Intel Corp.

    Intel Media Driver, Runtime - Implemented Ray-Tracing for Intel GPUs with Intel CM Runtime; proposed design trade-offs for the Runtime system. - Designed the rendering system based on the profiling result from Intel VTune; improved overall performance.

  • 3 years and 4 months, Sep 2014 - Dec 2017

    Research assistant

    National Taiwan University

    - Innovated a new design of rendering systems that combines Computer Vision and Graphics for VR applications. - Designed a pipeline rendering runtime by leveraging HSA and OpenCL; improved overall performance to 2.4x. - Designed a software Runtime to minimize branch divergence; enhanced performance on GPU to 4x. - Published 8 number of articles, including in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and The Visual Computer.

  • 1 year, Aug 2011 - Jul 2012

    Research assistant

    ETH Zürich

Educational background for Chih-Chen Kao

  • 3 years and 4 months, Sep 2014 - Dec 2017

    Computer Science

    National Taiwan University

    [Dissertation: An Adaptive Rendering Runtime System for Heterogeneous Systems] Cloud-Based Rendering Engine for AR/VR Applications Adaptive Runtime System Heterogeneous Computing

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

    Computer Science

    National Chiao Tung University

    Thesis: An Adaptive Heterogeneous Runtime for Irregular Applications in the case of Ray-Tracing

  • 1 year, Aug 2011 - Jul 2012

    Computer System

    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich

    Native System Group

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 2007 - Jun 2011

    Computer Science

    National Chiao Tung University

Languages

  • Chinese

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Basic

Wants

International work and living experience
Software Development
Software Engineering
Rendering Engine

Interests

Programming

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