We are pleased to let you know that Dr. Gregory Welch was selected by the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC) to receive the 2018 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award.
The brief award citation is:
“Gregory F. Welch in recognition for his contributions to human motion tracking and to mixed reality applications in medicine and training.”
This award was presented to Dr. Welch on March 21, 2018 during the recent 25th IEEE Virtual Reality Conference in Reutlingen, Germany. See http://ieeevr.org/2018/awards/awardees.html
A more extensive award announcement and full citation will be included in an upcoming special VR 2018 issue of the journal IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG).