The lab took home a best paper award from ACM VRST! Towards Physically Interactive Virtual Environments: Reactive Alignment with Redirected Walking was selected as one of the top two papers at the conference (132 submissions, 35 accepted). Congratulations to Jerald Thomas and Courtney Hutton for this well-deserved recognition!
Courtney Hutton Pospick has been selected as a 2020-2021 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Scholar! The award is made to graduate-level scholars who have high scholastic records and have been identified for their potential to have a great impact on advancing science in their fields.
Fei Wu will present the paper Comparison of Audio and Visual Cues to Support Remote Guidance in Immersive Environments at ICAT-EVGE 2020! Special congratulations to co-author Shreyas Chinnola, who was a high school student at the time this research was conducted. The conference will be held virtually on December 2-4.
The lab has two full papers accepted at ACM VRST 2020! Jerald Thomas will present the paper, Towards Physically Interactive Virtual Environments: Reactive Alignment with Redirected Walking. Evan Suma Rosenberg will present Capture to Rendering Pipeline for Generating Dynamically Relightable Virtual Objects with Handheld RGB-D Cameras. The conference will be held virtually Read more…
Mahdi Azmandian received Honorable Mention for the 2019 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Best Dissertation Award! This award is presented each year to the author of the most outstanding Ph.D. dissertation, defended during the preceding two calendar years, in the broad areas of virtual and augmented reality.
We are excited to announce that the College of Science and Engineering has provided instructional technology funds for 100 Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets to support classroom instruction and student projects! The new VR systems will be used extensively this fall in CSCI 5619 and will also be made broadly Read more…
We have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the prediction, early detection, and mitigation of virtual reality motion sickness! This project is an interdisciplinary collaboration with Victoria Interrante (Computer Science & Engineering) and Thomas Stoffregen (Kinesiology).