Wan-Chun Alex Ma is a software engineer at ByteDance. He worked previously at Google, Activision, Weta Digital, and ETH Zurich on various computer graphics research problems. His research interests include facial animation, performance capture, photogrammetry, image-based modeling and rendering, geometry processing and machine learning. Ma received the Academy Award for Technical Achievement in 2019 for his work on Polarized Spherical Gradient Illumination facial appearance. He received his PhD from National Taiwan University in 2008.