Clemson University School of Computing professor Robert Geist will be speaking at the ISVC 2011: 7th International Symposium on Visual Computing on September 26, 2011. The topic of discussion for the keynote talk will be Real-Time Modeling and Rendering of Natural Phenomena. The talk will focus on the natural synergy between GPU-based computing and the so-called lattice-Boltzman methods for solutions to PDEs.
Robert Geist is a Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University. He served as Interim Director of the School in 2007-2008, and he is co-founder of Clemson's Digital Production Arts Program. He received an M.A. in Computer science from Duke University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. He was an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Duke University before joining the faculty at Clemson University. He is a member of IFIP WG 7.3, a recipient of the Günther Enderle Award (Best Paper, Eurographics), and a Distinguished Educator of the ACM.
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