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Research in the Wild - Visiting Professor Phil Willis

The RMIT University Games and Experimental Entertainment Lab (GEElab) presents visiting scholar, Professor Phil Willis, Director of The Centre for Digital Entertainment and the UK's intensive model of Doctoral training.

Phil Willis's research interests are in colour graphics, virtual reality, computer animation, visual effects and algorithms to support 2D and 3D manipulation of film images. His talk will explain how the UK now favours concentrating funds in large, specialised doctoral training centres, the benefits to the students, to the academics and to affiliated companies. Phil is Professor of Computing, founding Director of the Centre for Digital Entertainment and of the earlier Media Technology Research Centre at the University of Bath. Externally he is a Fellow and past Chair of the Eurographics Association and became the first Eurographics-ACM SIGGRAPH joint member. He was a founding member of the UK Computing Research Committee.

Research in the Wild - Supporting Education Through Industry Partnership »
Tuesday 2 December, 4 - 7pm
Lecture Theatre