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EECS500 Spring 2016 Department Colloquium

Presenter: 
NASA Glenn Graphics and Visualization (GVIS) Team
Title: 
AR, VR and NUIs at the NASA Glenn's Graphics and Visualization Lab
Affiliation: 
NASA
Location: 
White 411
Time: 
11:30am-12:30pm
Date: 
February 25, 2016

NASA Glenn's Graphics and Visualization (GVIS) Team has been working in the field of virtual reality for almost 20 years. In the past few years, the Team has also done work in augmented reality and natural user interfaces. In this presentation, the Team will give an overview of these three technologies and show how they can be used for scientific applications. The talk will also feature descriptions and demonstrations of applications created by the Team for supporting and enhancing the work of researchers and engineers at NASA.

Biography: 

Herb Schilling has a BS, MS and PhD from Case Western Reserve University in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics. He has worked at the NASA Glenn Research Center for 24 years primarily doing scientific computing. For the past three years he has also been part of the NASA Glenn Graphics and Visualization Lab.

Calvin Robinson has a BS from the University of Toledo in Computer Science and Engineering. He's worked at the NASA Glenn Research Center for five years, focusing on scientific computing. When serving as a member of the Graphics and Visualization Lab, he focuses on tangible user interfaces.

Paul Catalano has a BS in Computer Science from Kent State University.  He has worked as a programmer at the NASA Glenn Research Center in the Graphics and Visualization Lab for 15 years, specialization in interactive stereoscopic 3D.

Richard Rinehart has a BS in Computer Science from Bowling Green and a MS in Computer Science from Cleveland State University.  He has over 30 years of computational and scientific visualization support and has worked with a wide variety of NASA technical programs.