Faculty Notes

Morgan McGuire: Announces New Journal, "The Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques"

Posted June 28, 2012: This May, Morgan McGuire founded the open-access international Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques for scholarly articles on 3D graphics and will serve as its first editor-in-chief. His cofounders on the editorial board span academia and industry, including Google, Harvard University, Pixar, University of Tokyo, and Autodesk. This is an important step more »

Morgan McGuire: Publishes New Research Paper on "Scalable Ambient Obscurance"

Posted June 28, 2012: Associate Professor of Computer Science Morgan McGuire published a new research paper on Scalable Ambient Obscurance with Michael Mara ’12 and David Luebke of NVIDIA Research. SAO is a technique for creating realistic lighting for interactive 3D applications such as video games, medical visualization, and architectural design software. He presented the more »

Peter Erickson: Publishes in Great Shakespeareans

Posted April 12, 2012: Peter Erickson, visiting professor of humanities, has published a reassessment of C. L. Barber, author of Shakespeare’s Festive Comedy (1959), in Great Shakespeareans, volume 13 (2012), 91-127.

David E. Morris: Designs Scenery for Young Jean Lee's "Untitled Feminist Show"

Posted Jan. 24, 2012: David E. Morris, assistant professor of theatre, designed the scenery for Young Jean Lee’s Untitled Feminist Show, which had its World Premiere at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn., in early January, immediately followed by the New York Premiere at the Baryshnikov Arts Center on W. 37th St. Reviews have been more »

Peter Erickson: Poetry Review

Posted Dec. 13, 2011: Peter Erickson’s review of Adrienne Rich’s “Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010,” has appeared in Women’s Studies 41.1. Starting with Midnight Salvage in 1999. Erickson, visiting professor of humanities, has now individually reviewed Rich’s last five volumes of poetry in this journal.

Kevin Jones: Article Describes Production of Interesting Quantum State of Light

Posted Dec. 6, 2011: Kevin Jones, William Edward McElfresh Professor of Physics, working with colleagues at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, published an article in Optics Express titled “Multi-spatial-mode single-beam quadrature squeezed states of light from four-wave mixing in hot rubidium vapor.” Optics Express is a peer reviewed, rapid publication, open access journal more »