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3DVisA Bulletin, Issue 4, March 2008

ISSN 1751-8962 (Print)
ISSN 1751-8970 (Online)

Who's Who in this Issue

Hilary Canavan studied Art History and Modern European History as both an undergraduate and postgraduate at institutions in the USA and the UK. She currently works for the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London on projects that promote collaboration among the University’s 19 Colleges. She is an M.A. candidate in Digital Humanities at King's College London and hopes to employ the knowledge and skills gained from this degree in support of her own academic work and in ways that enhance collaborative projects in higher education.

Michael Greenhalgh is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Australian National University, Canberra. He has previously taught in the UK at the University of Leicester and has been a fellow of Christ Church, Oxford and Corpus Christi, Cambridge. He embraced digital technologies in his research and teaching from their inception, progressing more recently to digital panoramas and Virtual Reality. In 1999-2001 he directed the Borobudur Project, involving 3D modelling of this important Buddhist Temple in central Java.

Matt Jones graduated from Southampton University in 2007 with a distinction in Archaeological Computing, following a first class honours bachelor's degree in History. His M.Sc. dissertation was concerned with digital visualisation of the city of Southampton in 1454, based on the surviving document of that year, Southampton Terrier. The computer model is intended for display at the Museum of Archaeology in Southampton. Matt is currently working for a transport consultancy and hopes to undertake a Ph.D. in the near future. He is particularly interested in the use of archaeological evidence in conjunction with computational methods to validate or disprove historical sources. He is the winner of the 3DVisA Student Award 2007.

Annemarie La Pensée is a laser technology scientist at Conservation Technologies, part of National Museums Liverpool (NML), UK. She gained her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Liverpool University in 2002. Since joining NML, Annemarie has worked on numerous local, national and international projects, exploiting 3D recording within the heritage field. She is particularly interested in applying 3D technology in novel ways to solve problems in the areas of conservation, architecture, art and documentation. She has publications in the fields of science communication, conservation and digital cultural heritage, including the non-contact recording and replication of cultural heritage, and the use of laser scanning and rapid manufacturing techniques for museum exhibitions.

Daria Tsoupikova is an Assistant Professor at the School of Art and Design and Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research area and artwork include development of virtual reality (VR) art projects and networked multi-user exhibitions for VR projection systems such as the Cave Automatic Virtual Environment theatre (CAVE®) and C-Wall, Single Wall Automatic Virtual Environment projection system.

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