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Expert in Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Virtual Environments, Image Rendering

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been involved in teaching computer graphics at the graduate level since 1989. An associate professor at Expert's University, Expert has advised seven doctoral students. His strengths are primarily in the science of computer graphics.

Expert's work on physically-based motion control was one of the first in computer graphics that used physical principles to determine the motion of objects. His work in articulated figure animation using learning approaches and motion capture has appeared in a number of refereed journals and conference proceedings.


computer graphics science


animation graphics

Expert has completed a number of research projects related to interactive/real-time computer graphics. He has worked on virtual reality/virtual environment (VR/VE) rendering and interactive and navigation paradigms in VR/VE. He has an extensive background in developing basic technology for solving real-world problems in real-time graphics.

interactive computer graphics


virtual reality


interactive virtual reality


virtual reality display technique

He has worked on a number of problems related with global illumination models for both visual realism as well as accurate simulations of infrared wavelengths.

realistic image synthesis

His research on sound rendering and timbre trees is considered pioneering work in the area of sound synthesis and synchronization.



sound synthesis


synthesized sound



He has developed a number of simulation systems for training. These include medical simulators for surgical procedures as well as procedures in allied-health.

technology-based training

In general, Expert has an extensive background in theoretical 3-D computer graphics as well as applications in the real-world.

three-dimensional computer graphics


computer animation

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1989   Ph.D.   Computer and Information Science   Ohio State University  
1983   M.S.   Computer and Information Science   Ohio State University  
1981   M.S.   Physics   University of California, Los Angeles  
1979   B.S.   Computer Science and Mathematics   University of South Carolina   Magna Cum Laude
1979   B.S.   Physics   University of South Carolina   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1989 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Computer Science


Professor (formerly Associate Professor)


As a professor at GW, Expert is responsible for both teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate level.

1997 to


(Undisclosed University)


Institute for Computer Graphics (ICG)




He directs the research activities of the Institute. ICG's goals are to establish scientific foundations for the modeling, visualization, and interaction with virtual worlds of the computer as well as their applications to real world problems. Research topics include motion control of articulated figures and autonomous agents, real-time simulation of deformable objects (e.g., biological tissue), physically-based simulation of complex constraints, 3-D geometric morphing, sound synthesis and synchronization, real-time rendering, haptic interaction devices and techniques, and virtual surgical simulations.

Expert is also co-director of the university's Laboratory for Advanced Computer Applications in Medicine (LACAM).

Career Accomplishments:

Expert belongs to the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE.

Professional Appointments

He is Guest Editor and on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 40 publications in his primary research areas of computer animation, sound, virtual reality, scientific visualization, and rendering.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Presence: Journal of Teleoperations and Virtual Environments  
 - IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  
 - Journal of Graphics Tools  
 - Special Interest Group on Graphics  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
to   National Science Foundation   Reviewer   Expert has been on a number of review panels for the NSF during his career.
1996 to 1996   Naval Research Laboratory   Review Panel   He was an external reviewer for the Naval Research Lab.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert was a consultant on an SBIR project for a private company.
  • Additionally, he is currently providing consulting services for a private company on a government research project.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Computer graphics expert for consulting on Patent Review.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Korea   Expert has been involved in research in universities and with companies as well as extensive teaching experiences in his native Korea.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Korean   He is a native-level speaker of Korean.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has chaired and organized a number of tutorials for SIGGRAPH (ACM's annual conference on computer graphics) and IEEE.


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