Gary Pui Tung Choi 蔡沛彤

  • Scholarship in 2016 at Harvard University

Gary Choi is a Vice-Chancellor Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University in 2020 under the direction of L. Mahadevan and Chris Rycroft. From 2020-2023, he worked as an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor in Applied Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


His research interests include applied and computational geometry, interdisciplinary mathematical modeling, metamaterial design, quantitative biology, medical imaging, geometry processing, and scientific computing.


LH Dudte*, GPT Choi*, KP Becker, L Mahadevan, An additive framework for kirigami design. Nat. Comput. Sci., 3(5), 443-454, 2023. (*equal contribution)

GPT Choi, L Liu, L Mahadevan, Explosive rigidity percolation in kirigami. Proc. R. Soc. A, 479(2271), 20220798, 2023.

GPT Choi, LM Lui, Recent developments of surface parameterization methods using quasi-conformal geometry. Handbook of Mathematical Models and Algorithms in Computer Vision and Imaging, Springer, Cham, 1483-1523, 2023.

T Dixit, GPT Choi*, S Al-Mosleh*, J Lund, J Troscianko, C Moya, L Mahadevan, CN Spottiswoode, Combined measures of mimetic fidelity explain imperfect mimicry in a brood parasite-host system. Biol. Lett., 19(2), 20220538, 2023. (*equal contribution)

R Supekar, B Song, A Hastewell, GPT Choi, A Mietke, J Dunkel, Learning hydrodynamic equations for active matter from particle simulations and experiments. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 120(7), e2206994120, 2023.

L Liu*, GPT Choi*, L Mahadevan, Quasicrystal kirigami. Phys. Rev. Research, 4(3), 033114, 2022. (*equal contribution)

S Chen, F Giardina, GPT Choi, L Mahadevan, Modular representation and control of floppy networks. Proc. R. Soc. A, 478(2264), 20220082, 2022.

Z Zhu, GPT Choi, LM Lui, Parallelizable global quasi-conformal parameterization of multiply-connected surfaces via partial welding. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 15(4), 1765-1807, 2022.

GPT Choi, A Giri, L Kumar, Adaptive area-preserving parameterization of open and closed anatomical surfaces. Comput. Biol. Med., 148, 105715, 2022.

D Zhang, GPT Choi, J Zhang, LM Lui, A unifying framework for n-dimensional quasi-conformal mappings. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 15(2), 960-988, 2022.

H Law, GPT Choi, KC Lam, LM Lui, Quasiconformal model with CNN features for large deformation image registration. Inverse Prob. Imaging, 16(4), 1019-1046, 2022.

GPT Choi, Y Liu, LM Lui, Free-boundary conformal parameterization of point clouds. J. Sci. Comput., 90(1), 14, 2022.

S Al-Mosleh, GPT Choi, A Abzhanov, L Mahadevan, Geometry and dynamics link form, function and evolution of finch beaks. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 118(46), e2105957118, 2021.

GPT Choi, LH Dudte, L Mahadevan, Compact reconfigurable kirigami. Phys. Rev. Research, 3(4), 043030, 2021.

M Shaqfa, GPT Choi, K Beyer, Spherical cap harmonic analysis (SCHA) for characterising the morphology of rough surface patches. Powder Technol., 393, 837-856, 2021.

L Liu*, GPT Choi*, L Mahadevan, Wallpaper group kirigami. Proc. R. Soc. A, 477(2252), 20210161, 2021. (*equal contribution)

B Jarvis, GPT Choi, B Hockman, B Morrell, S Bandopadhyay, D Lubey, J Villa, S Bhaskaran, D Bayard, IA Nesnas, 3D shape reconstruction of small bodies from sparse features. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett., 6(4), 7089-7096, 2021.

MB Edwards, GPT Choi, N Derieg, Y Min, AC Diana, SA Hodges, L Mahadevan, EM Kramer, ES Ballerini, Genetic architecture of floral traits in bee- and hummingbird-pollinated sister species of Aquilegia (columbine). Evolution, 2021.

LH Dudte, GPT Choi, L Mahadevan, An additive algorithm for origami design. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 118(21), e2019241118, 2021.

GPT Choi, Efficient conformal parameterization of multiply-connected surfaces using quasi-conformal theory. J. Sci. Comput., 87(3), 70, 2021.

GPT Choi, CH Rycroft, Volumetric density-equalizing reference map with applications. J. Sci. Comput., 86(3), 41, 2021.

A Giri*, GPT Choi*, L Kumar, Open and closed anatomical surface description via hemispherical area-preserving map. Signal Process., 180, 107867, 2021. (*equal contribution)

GPT Choi, S Chen, L Mahadevan, Control of connectivity and rigidity in prismatic assemblies. Proc. R. Soc. A, 476(2244), 20200485, 2020.

GPT Choi, D Qiu, LM Lui, Shape analysis via inconsistent surface registration. Proc. R. Soc. A, 476(2242), 20200147, 2020.

A Chakrabarti, GPT Choi, L Mahadevan, Self-excited motions of volatile drops on swellable sheets. Phys. Rev. Lett., 124(25), 258002, 2020.

GPT Choi, Y Leung-Liu, X Gu, LM Lui, Parallelizable global conformal parameterization of simply-connected surfaces via partial welding. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 13(3), 1049-1083, 2020.

S Chen*, GPT Choi*, L Mahadevan, Deterministic and stochastic control of kirigami topology. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 117(9), 4511-4517, 2020. (*equal contribution)

GPT Choi, B Chiu, CH Rycroft, Area-preserving mapping of 3D ultrasound carotid images using density-equalizing reference map. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 67(9), 1507-1517, 2020.

GPT Choi, HL Chan, R Yong, S Ranjitkar, A Brook, G Townsend, K Chen, LM Lui, Tooth morphometry using quasi-conformal theory. Pattern Recognit., 99, 107064, 2020.

A Pumarola, J Sanchez-Riera, GPT Choi, A Sanfeliu, F Moreno-Noguer, 3DPeople: Modeling the geometry of dressed humans. ICCV, 2242-2251, 2019.

GPT Choi, LH Dudte, L Mahadevan, Programming shape using kirigami tessellations. Nat. Mater., 18, 999-1004, 2019.

GPT Choi, L Mahadevan, Planar morphometrics using Teichmüller maps. Proc. R. Soc. A, 474(2217), 20170905, 2018.

CP Yung, GPT Choi, K Chen, LM Lui, Efficient feature-based image registration by mapping sparsified surfaces. J. Vis. Commun. Image Represent., 55, 561-571, 2018.

GPT Choi, CH Rycroft, Density-equalizing maps for simply connected open surfaces. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 11(2), 1134-1178, 2018.

GPT Choi, LM Lui, A linear formulation for disk conformal parameterization of simply-connected open surfaces. Adv. Comput. Math., 44(1), 87-114, 2018.

GPT Choi, Y Chen, LM Lui, B Chiu, Conformal mapping of carotid vessel wall and plaque thickness measured from 3D ultrasound images. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput., 55(12), 2183-2195, 2017.

GPT Choi, MHY Man, LM Lui, Fast spherical quasiconformal parameterization of genus-0 closed surfaces with application to adaptive remeshing. Geom. Imaging Comput., 3(1-2), 1-29, 2016.

TW Meng, GPT Choi, LM Lui, TEMPO: Feature-endowed Teichmüller extremal mappings of point clouds. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 9(4), 1922-1962, 2016.

GPT Choi, KT Ho, LM Lui, Spherical conformal parameterization of genus-0 point clouds for meshing. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 9(4), 1582-1618, 2016.

PT Choi, LM Lui, Fast disk conformal parameterization of simply-connected open surfaces. J. Sci. Comput., 65(3), 1065-1090, 2015.

PT Choi, KC Lam, LM Lui, FLASH: Fast landmark aligned spherical harmonic parameterization for genus-0 closed brain surfaces. SIAM J. Imaging Sci., 8(1), 67-94, 2015.