Dr Rafael Kuffner dos Anjos

Dr Rafael Kuffner dos Anjos


I’m a researcher in Computer Graphics, VR and AR. I like making fast things, interactive things, and visually exciting things. I’ve worked in collaboration with the entretainment industry (OLM Digital, Square ENIX), Contemporary artists, and other academics. Regarding labs, I’ve previously worked at UCLCMICVimmi, and Blackbox.
I’m a Lecturer at the School of Computing at the University of Leeds. I teach Foundations of Modelling and Rendering and the Group Project

I’m currently looking for PhD students. If any of my research interests you, send me an e-mail.

Research interests

My current research focuses on Perception and Computer Graphics, applied to Virtual Reality. I am also interested more widely in all aspects of VR/AR technology, point cloud data and 3D reconstruction, Non photorealistic rendering, and applications.

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • BsC Computer Science and Information Systems
  • MsC Computer Science and Information Systems
  • PhD Computer Science and Information Systems

Student education

I am the module Leader of Foundations of Modelling and Rendering and the Group Project.

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PR264416).

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>
    <li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/1174-ai-powered-point-cloud-representation.-">AI powered point cloud representation. </a></li> <li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/1853-artist-directed-non-photorealistic-rendering-framework">Artist directed non-photorealistic rendering framework</a></li> <li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/1173-being-an-avatar">Being an avatar</a></li> <li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/1177-perceptual-graphics-">Perceptual graphics </a></li>