San Jose State University, Aug 2009 – May 2011. Master of Arts
Cumulative GPA: 3.909
Honors: Research and Innovation Scholarship
San Jose State University, Jan 2005 – May 2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts
Cumulative GPA 3.761
Honors Magna Cum Laude
Adobe Systems Inc., San Jose, California, May, 2012 – current
Technical Research Artist – working on designing and implementing procedural imaging tools and integrating them into Adobe products.
Picture Frame Filter
Also working closely with other researchers, providing them ideas, suggestions, and feedback from artist’s perspective,
using their prototypes to find new workflows, making original artworks.
Zynga Inc., San Francisco, California, July 2011 – May, 2012
Technical artist/Production artist – worked on concept art, Flash animation, 3D modeling, tools/scripts for in house artists
Adobe Systems Inc., San Jose, California, March 2009 – July 2009
Technical artist (intern) – worked on designing and implementing procedural imaging tools for Adobe Flash CS5
Full Steam Marketing and Design, Salinas, California,
3D modeler (intern)
S. DiVerdi, A. Krishnaswamy, R. Mech, D. Ito. “Painting with Polygons: A Procedural Watercolor Engine.” In Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 5, May, 2013.
S. DiVerdi, A. Krishnaswamy, R. Mech, D. Ito. “A Lightweight, Procedural, Vector Watercolor Paint Engine.” In the Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, Mar. 9-11, 2012. Best Paper Award.
US Patent No. 2546861 “3D modeling by tracing 2D image UI”
US Patent No. 9939925 “Behind the Screen 3D drawing/modeling tool ”
US Patent No. 9495785 “Rendering Illustrations using a Two-Dimensional Rendering Engine”
US Patent No. 9361553 “Stronger construction for plastic based 3D printer with columns, trapezoids, and circle shaped strings”
US8676552B2 “Methods and apparatus for simulation of fluid motion using procedural shape growth”
Adobe Live Stream Demo, May. 2018, San Francisco, CA (YouTube 1, 2, 3)
Adobe Max Japan Sneaks 5 technologies demo, Nov. 2017. Yokohama, Japan (YouTube)
Wetbrush demo at Tech Museum of Innovation, May. 2017, San Jose, California
Adobe Max Japan Sneaks 3+2 technologies demo, Sep. 2016. Tokyo, Japan (YouTube)