Faculty Research Interests

Nicoletta Adamo...'s Research Interests

  • Character Animation
  • HCC
  • Visualization
  • Educational Technology

Bedrich Benes's Research Interests

  • Animation
  • Procedural modeling
  • Simulation of Natural Phenomena
  • Real-time rendering
  • High Performance Computer Graphics

Gary Bertoline's Research Interests

  • Scientific Visualization
  • Immersive environments
  • STEM Education
  • Cyberinfrastructure
  • Grid computing

Judith Birchman's Research Interests

  • Graphic design
  • Publication design
  • Infographics
  • Interactive multimedia design

Yingjie Chen's Research Interests

  • Information Visualization / Visual Analytics
  • Digital Media
  • Interactive System Design and Development
  • Parametric Modelling in CAD and Animation

Patrick Connolly's Research Interests

  • Solid modeling applications
  • Visualization techniques
  • Learning styles
  • Distance learning
  • Virtual reality

Clark Cory's Research Interests

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Construction Visualization & Illustration
  • Construction Virtual Reality
  • Smart Home Technology
  • 4D CAD- Scheduling
  • 5D CAD- Scheduling & Estimation
  • Animation for AEC
  • Sketching in AEC
  • Visual Communication Information

Hazar Dib's Research Interests

  • (BIM) Building Information Modeling, Building Information Management
  • Application of Object-Oriented-Modeling to life cycle project management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Construction Project Delivery
  • Collaborative Communication
  • Construction Visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence/knowledge-Based Systems
  • Effect of Technology/Computer on Productivity and Human Factor
  • Construction Management, Maintenance and Safety
  • Sustainability in the context of (BIM) Building Information Modeling

John Finnegan's Research Interests

  • Animating Art History
  • Digital Fine Art Production
  • Narrative Story Telling
  • Color Science
  • Digital Lighting and Rendering

Esteban Garcia Bravo's Research Interests

  • Art & Technology
  • Interactive Technologies
  • Digital Image Foundations
  • Physical Computing
  • Animation
  • Visualization

Sarah George's Research Interests

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Construction Visualization & Illustration
  • Sustainability and LEED

Ronald Glotzbach's Research Interests

  • Web Programming
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Web Programming
  • Database Design and Application
  • Database Integration
  • WPF, Silverlight, Surface, WinForms, C# Programming
  • Extending software packages via scripting (JavaScript, Python, Etc)
  • Automation of Processes
  • Mobile devices
  • e-Commerce and e-Business
  • Dynamic Content Deployment
  • Web-enabling Software
  • Programming Graphics

Nathan Hartman's Research Interests

  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • 3D modeling
  • CAD data exchange and interoperability
  • Graphics Standards
  • Model-based definition
  • Long-term archival (LOTAR) for CAD data

Raymond Hassan's Research Interests

  • 3D Visualization
  • 3D Education

Richard Kopp's Research Interests

  • Raster Imaging
  • Interface Design
  • Video editing

Tim McGraw's Research Interests

  • Scientific visualization, medical image processing, realtime graphics, game development

Craig Miller's Research Interests

  • Spatial Visualization
  • Product & Process Visualization
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Engineering/Technical Graphics
  • Curriculum Development
  • Distance Learning
  • Industry Engagement
  • Adult & Industry Training

James Mohler's Research Interests

  • Spatial Ability, Spatial Assessment & Visual Thinking
  • Interactive Media
  • Educational Technology
  • Computer Graphics

Carlos Morales's Research Interests

  • Integration of digital video, animation and interactive technology for visual training solutions

Mary Sadowski's Research Interests

  • Enhancing visualization skills and creative thinking

Marvin Sarapin's Research Interests

  • Outcomes Assessment and Technology Program Continuous Improvement
  • Accreditation and Certification in Technology
  • Formative and Summative Evaluation
  • Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing
  • Applications of Computing in Technology Instruction
  • STEM Education
  • Technical Communication
  • Higher Education Technology Curriculum and Instruction

Dennis Short's Research Interests

  • Animation and time based 3D computer graphics
  • Pre and post-production issues in CGI and cinematography
  • Development of synthetic actors and environments
  • Graphic technology assessment for cinematography
  • Interactive game design and development
  • Digital compositing and special effects

Mihaela Vorvoreanu's Research Interests

  • Socio-cultural impacts of new communication technologies: social media, Web 2.0
  • Social media culture, principles, social norms
  • The use of social media in education
  • The use of social media in the enterprise
  • The use of social media for public relations
  • Online identity management
  • Web user experience

David Whittinghill's Research Interests

  • Game Design and Development
  • Modeling, Simulation, Visualization
  • Physically Based Rendering/Global Illumination
  • Software Engineering
  • Augmented/Virtual Reality
  • Mobile Computing
  • Enterprise Application Development