visualization

  • Chillennium 2018 Slated For Oct. 12-14 At Texas A&M

     By Richard Nira, Texas A&M University College of Architecture Highlights Registration is open through Oct. 3 Last year’s event broke a Guinness World Record for “Most Participants in a Game Jam” Electronic Arts and Insomniac Games are among the sponsors for this year’s event Prizes include licenses for high-powered, professional-grade…

  • Visualization Students Team Up With Pixar Animators

    Pixar Animators join the Department of Visualization’s Summer Industry Workshop squeeze a real-world animated film production pipeline into demanding 10-week project.

  • 25 Texas A&M Viz Lab Grads Contributed To ‘Incredibles 2’

    By Richard Nira, Texas A&M University College of Architecture Highlights The 25 former students took on roles that included shading, effects and character tailoring Texas A&M is regularly ranked as one of the top schools for animation students in the country Since 1989, the visualization program at Texas…

  • Texas A&M Again Ranked Among Nation’s Top Schools For Animators

    “Sleddin’,” an animated short film created by students at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization. By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M University College of Architecture For the fourth consecutive year, Texas A&M was recognized as one of the nation’s top animation schools, placing third among public institutions, second in the Southwest and first in…

  • Texas A&M Professor Develops Novel Reading Technology For The Blind

    By Elena Watts, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Texas A&M Professor of Visualization Francis Quek has developed technology for talking books that allows people who are blind to access more literature with increased command over their reading experiences. STAAR Description…

  • Disney Artist, Former Texas A&M Student To Discuss ‘Zootopia’ Nov. 14

    By Richard Nira, Texas A&M University College of Architecture In the Oscar-winning animated movie hit “Zootopia,” creatures of all sizes live in a crazy quilt of habitats and structures in a giant city created with geographic information software by a team of Disney artists that included Brandon…

  • Visualization Professor Earns NSF Grant To Explore Future Of Mass Manufacturing

    Francis Quek, a visualization professor, gives a lecture at Texas A&M. He recently earned a Convergence Award from the NSF to explore micro-manufacturing. By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M College of Architecture To envision the future of micro-manufacturing — an innovative, potentially revolutionary system for localized, low-cost product production in…

  • Interdisciplinary Team Seeks To Improve Patient Privacy

    By Richard Nira, Texas A&M University College of Architecture A team of Texas A&M scholars is investigating how health science researchers can accurately analyze troves of available patient data from various sources while maintaining patient privacy. The three-year, multidisciplinary study is supported by a $1 million grant from the…