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I am a Post-Doctoral researcher at University of Toronto with Alec Jacobson and previously at Carnegie Mellon University in the Computer Science Department with Keenan Crane. I obtainded a PhD from the Ecole Polyetchnique under the supervision of Antonin Chambolle and Maks Ovsjanikov.

Research interests

  • Shape analysis
  • Non-rigid shape matching
  • Geometry Processing


  • Bahen Centre for Information Technology
  • 40 St. George Street
  • Toronto, ON
  • M5S 2E4 Canada
  • Email:


Functional Characterization of Deformation Fields
Etienne Corman and Maks Ovsjanikov

ACM Transactions on Graphics (to be presented at SIGGRAPH), 2018
Consistent Functional Cross Field Design for Mesh Quadrangulation
Omri Azencot, Etienne Corman, Mirela Ben-Chen and Maks Ovsjanikov

ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH), 2017
Functional Characterization of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Geometry
Etienne Corman, Justin Solomon, Mirela Ben-Chen, Leonidas Guibas and Maks Ovsjanikov

ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 2016
Computing and Processing Correspondences with Functional Maps [Website]
Maks Ovsjanikov, Etienne Corman, Michael Bronstein, Emanuele Rodolà, Mirela Ben-Chen, Leonidas Guibas, Frederic Chazal and Alex Bronstein.

Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia Courses 2016
Continuous Matching via Vector Field Flow [Matlab Code]
Etienne Corman, Maks Ovsjanikov and Antonin Chambolle

Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Symposium on Geometry Processing), 2015
Supervised Descriptor Learning for Non-Rigid Shape Matching[Matlab Code]
Etienne Corman, Maks Ovsjanikov and Antonin Chambolle

Sixth Workshop on Non-Rigid Shape Analysis and Deformable Image Alignment (NORDIA), Proc. ECCV Workshops, 2014
A Generalized Proximal Point Algorithm and its Convergence Rate
Etienne Corman and Xiaoming Yuan

SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2014

Bio - CV


2018 Post-Doctoral researcher, University of Toronto, Canada
2017 Post-Doctoral researcher, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
2013 - 2016 PhD in applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
2012 - 2013 Master in applied maths, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
2008 - 2013 INSA Lyon and Toulouse. Specialization in mathematical modelling.


2013 - 2016 Teaching assistant at Polytech Paris-Sud