Dr Qingde Li


Faculty of Science and Engineering


+44 (0) 1482 465212

Dr Qingde Li has been a lecturer in computer science at the University of Hull since 2001. Previously he was Professor and Deputy Head of Mathematics and Computer Science at Anhui Normal University, China.

His current research interests are in the areas of computer graphics and mixed reality technology, with a particular focus on high precision geometric modelling of real objects.

Dr Li's research findings have been published in the world’s most prestigious graphics journals including ACM Transactions on Graphics, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.


Research Interests

  • Computer graphics and visualization
  • Mixed reality technology and applications
  • Additive manufacturing oriented geometric modelling
  • Medical image processing

Research groups

Member of the Simulation and Visualization Research Group

External collaborations

  • Key laboratory of Molecular Imaging, Chinese Academy of Science
  • Software School, Xiamen University, China
  • School of Computer Science and Control Engineering, North University of China


Hong Q, Li Q and Tian J, 'Implicit Reconstruction of Vasculatures using Bivariate Piecewise Algebraic Splines', IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 31(3), pp 543-553 (2012)

Yang F, Li Q, Xiang D, Cao Y and Tian J, 'A Versatile Optical Model for Hybrid Rendering of Volume Data', IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(6), pp 925-937 (2012)

Li Q and Tian J, 'Partial Shape-Preserving Splines', Computer-Aided Design, 43(4), pp 394-409 (2011)

Li Q and Tian J, '2D Piecewise Algebraic Splines for Implicit Modeling', ACM Transactions on Graphics, 28(2), 13 (2009)

Li Q, 'Smooth Piecewise Polynomial Blending Operations for Implicit Shapes', Computer Graphics Forum, 26(2), pp 157-171 (2007)

Full list


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Quantitative Methods for Computing
  • 3D Computer Graphics
  • Games Programming and Advanced Graphics
  • Real-Time Graphics
  • Advanced Rendering and Virtual Environments

Research PhDs

Dr Li welcomes applications in the areas of computer graphics, geometric modelling and scientific simulation.

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc in Mathematics, Beijing Normal University, China (1982)
  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Hull (2002)

External roles

Editorial Board Member of

  • Visual Computing for Industry,Biomedicine and Art
  • International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
  • International Journal of Computer Science and Systems Biology
  • International Journal of Advance Innovations, Thoughts & Ideas