Physical-Virtual Avatars

Basic Research

Multi-projector rendering & calibration, animatronics, computer graphics and human computer interaction, tracking, Stochastic estimation, sensor fusion, Kalman filters.


Virtual presence, Medical procedure training, Nurse training.


  • ONR: Augmented reality via virtual projections onto human shapes (robots, mannequins).
  • ONR: DURIP that provides equipment for a physical-virtual human-robot interaction system for training, education and rehabilitation.

Collaborations (In addition to those at CECS and IST)

ONR grant involves colleagues at Naval Postgraduate School and University of North Carolina.

Recognition in 2011/12

Awarded 2nd Prize Best ICDSC 2011 Paper at 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, August 22-25, 2011.