Nicoletta is a Professor of Computer Graphics Technology and Purdue University Faculty Scholar. She is an award-winning animator and graphic designer and creator of several 2D and 3D animations that aired on national television. Her area of expertise is in character animation and character design and her research interests focus on the application of 3D animation technology to education, HCI (Human Computer Interaction), and visualization.
Hazar Nicholas Dib
Dr. Dib received his BSc and MSc in Civil Engineering in 2002 from the University of Balamand (Lebanon) and his PhD in Building Construction Management from the University of Florida (USA) in 2007 with Emphasis on Information Sharing and Information Management. He believes that computing and technology are fundamental to the advancement of globalization of science and engineering and he works toward this goal.
His research areas include the integration of 3D technologies in information modeling techniques, development of knowledge acquisition methods and strategies for examining and capturing expert design knowledge, sharing lessons learned and historical data to improve design, increase efficiency in the construction processes, and improve the classroom experience of teaching construction management.
Prior to joining the faculty at Purdue University, Dr. Dib worked on management of commercial construction for major construction management companies.
Dr. Dib is the founder and director of the IVM lab
Justin is currently a MS student in CGT at Purdue. His prior background was mostly in software engineering with a BS in Computer Science from Oregon State University. Justin also has interest in exploring the more artistic side of digital mediums. By being a CGT student, he hopes to expand his technical and artistical skills. His interests include Computer Graphics & Virtual Reality Development, 3D Modeling & Animation, and Digital Artwork.
Alexa Sears is a Master's student in the Computer Graphics with a specialization in Animation. Her undergraduate degrees, Computer Graphics Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology, were both studied at the Purdue New Albany Statewide campus. Her passions are drawing, entertainment, and robotics.
Mackenzie is pursuing her master’s degree in Animation at Purdue University and working as a graduate assistant in the Office of Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity. She completed her bachelor’s degree dual majoring in Computer Graphics Technology and Animation while minoring in Art & Design. Her interests are to work with computer modeling and animation along with creating traditional artwork.
Chris is a first year graduate student at Purdue CGT, where he also got his Bachelor's degree. He seeks to continue his studies in computer animation. His primary interests are 3D modeling, animation and traditional arts.
Jiahui is a first year graduate student at the department of Computer Graphics Technology. He received his bachelor degree in Harbin Institute of Technology. His research interests include virtual reality development and game design.
Wenyu is a first year master student at the department of Computer Graphics Technology. He achieved his bachelor degree in Digital Media Arts at the Communication University of China. He is now working as a teaching assistant at Purdue University. His research interests include 3D animation, fluid simulation and visual effects.
Dixuan Cui is a current graduate student in Computer Graphics Technology with a specialization in Game Studies. He has finished his undergrad at Purdue University with the same major. He is eager to have people cooperating with him to work on game development and he is always ready for new ideas of game making. Dixuan’s primary interests are lightning and rendering, game graphics programming and user experiment.
Xingyu is a first year graduate student in the department of Computer Graphics Technology. He finished his bachelor's degree in Information Technology at the University of Missouri. He also earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science at Sichuan University, China. His interests include 3D Animation, Virtual Reality Development and Game Design.
Suren Deepak Rajasekaran
Santi Priya Badathala
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