Andrew Gardner

Research Engineer

Contact Information

Phone: 011 36 36 08
Office: Kopparhammaren G518


Andrew Gardner is a research engineer in the Visual Computing Laboratory at Linköping University.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2001.  Before joining the Visual Computing Laboratory, he worked at the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies, focusing on High Dynamic Range Imaging, Image Based Lighting, and custom Material Scanning and Lighting Hardware design.  He holds a patent on a reflectometry apparatus he co-developed at the Institute.  He then spent seven years in the visual effects industry working as a technical director, matchmover, and software engineer for Tweak Films, and later as a research developer for Tippett Studio where he co-developed their primary fur and hair system that has been used in numerous major motion pictures.

IMDB webpage

Research Interests

High Dynamic Range Imaging, Material and Environment Scanning, Image Based Lighting,

Previous and Ongoing Projects

Depends: Workflow Management Software for Research and Visual Effects

Current Teaching

TND012 - SFX - Tricks of the Trade


Publications in 2016
Apostolia Tsirikoglou, Joel Kronander, Per Larsson, Tanaboon Tongbuasirilai, Andrew Gardner, Jonas Unger
ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 Talks - 2016
Publications in 2015
Jonas Unger, Andrew Gardner, Per Larsson, Francesco Banterle
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Courses, Number 7 - 2015

Joel Kronander, Francesco Banterle, Andrew Gardner, Ehsan Miandji, Jonas Unger
Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics 2015), Volume 34, Number 2, page 643--665 - May 2015
Publications in 2014
Andrew Gardner, Jonas Unger
Proceeding DigiPro 14 Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Digital Productin, page 19 -- 24 - 2014
Publications in 2005
Andreas Wenger, Andrew Gardner, Chris Tchou, Jonas Unger, Tim Hawkins, Paul Debevec
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2005), Volume 24, Number 3, page 756--764 - 2005