Mar 07 2014
CITRIS is pleased to announce that Professor Marcelo Kallmann will step on board as the new Chief Scientist, effective March 2014. Dr. Kallmann is a well-recognized expert in the computer graphics, computer animation, and motion planning research areas. He holds the position of Associate Professor of Computer Science at UC Merced, where he has served since its inception. He is a key principal investigator in CITRIS at UC Merced, providing leadership with distinction in the topics of computer animation, virtual reality, and motion capture processing for interactive applications. His...
Nov 13 2013
In August 2013, Joshua Viers was appointed director of CITRIS @ UC Merced. Viers is moving from UC Davis, where for the past five years he has served as executive associate director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, California’s premier water policy and water resources management institute. Like CITRIS, the Center for Watershed Sciences is a multi-disciplinary organization focusing the power of academic research on pressing real-world problems. At the time of this interview, Viers was just preparing to vacate his Davis office, where he was knee-deep in 20 years-worth of “detritus” (his...