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School of Computing Seminar Schedule

Seminars are typically held each Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 in McAdams 114. For an abstract and specific info about a seminar, please click the details link following the title.

Fall 2021

Sep24

Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
Director of Digital Production Arts
Associate Professor
Clemson University

Multi-Purpose Spherical Illumination Device for Research and Production [details]

Dr. Eric Patterson is Associate Professor with the Visual Computing division for the School of Computing and the Director of the DPA program, both at Clemson University. His research is focused towards building impactful programs that merge the best of digital technology and the arts. He has wide background in computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning for practical applications and research. He has vast experience developing automated hardware and software for photogrammetry and material acquisition at both RedStorm Ubisoft and Clemson University. Presently, his research interests span across topics such as modeling and analyzing representations of the human face, material appearance modeling, computer graphics and animation. He is also deeply interested in filmmaking, game development, and other computer arts.

Oct1

Daljit Singh Dhillon
Daljit Singh Dhillon
Assistant Professor
Clemson University

Physically-based Rendering of Simple Thin Volume Natural Nanostructures [details]

Dr. Daljit Singh Dhillon in an assistant professor with the division for Visual Computing at Clemson University, since Jan 2019. Previously, he was a research associate at Realistic Graphics and Imaging Group, Imperial College London (ICL), UK from 2017 - 2018. His primary research interest lies in modeling material appearances and surface geometric phenomena. He has a keen interest in inter-disciplinary research involving visual computing, especially in material fabrication. He is a recipient of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) fellowship for his post-doc position. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from University of Bern, Switzerland (2015), M.Sc. (Engg.) degree from Indian Institute of Science (2010) and a bachelor degree in computer engineering from University of Mumbai (1999). Apart from his academic research background, Dr. Dhillon has eight years of industrial experience in software development including research in visual computing and speech processing.

Nov12

Andre Luckow
Andre Luckow
Head of Emerging Technologies
BMW

Quantum Computing for Industrial Applications [details]

Andre Luckow is head of emerging technologies at BMW. Between 2013 and 2018, he was a project manager and researcher at the BMW Group IT Research Center in the US, collaborating closely with Clemson University. His work lies at the intersection of research and computer science applications in the automotive industry. He focuses mainly on artificial intelligence and quantum computing and their applications on products and processes in the automotive industry.