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Monday, April 10

The 2nd edition of the book “3D User Interfaces: Theory and Practice,” is now available! The first edition, which came out more than 11 years ago, has long been a reference guide and resource for students, researchers, and...

Friday, April 7

Doug Bowman organizes the panel discussion “Sense of Place: User Experience and Interaction in Virtual and Augmented Reality,” as part of the ICAT Day on May...

Friday, March 24

Bireswar Laha, an alumnus of the 3DI Lab, won honorable mention for best VR dissertation award during the IEEE VR 2017 conference.

Wednesday, March 15

Ph.D. student Panagiotis Apostolellis successfully completed and defended his dissertation work titled “Evaluating Group Interaction and Engagement using Virtual Environments and Serious Games for Student Audiences in Informal Learning...

Friday, February 3

Panagiotis Apostolellis finished a two-month collaboration with the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, where he conducted a case study with high school student groups, in the context of his dissertation research on large-group collocated...

Saturday, January 7

Ph.D. student Mahdi Nabiyouni successfully completed and defended his dissertation work titled “How Does Interaction Fidelity Influence User Experience in VR Locomotion?”

Thursday, October 27

Doug Bowman gave an invited talk titled “User experience in the (new) VR and AR revolution,” as part of the Distinguished Alumni lecture, at the Georgia Institute of Technology GVU Center.

Tuesday, June 28

Doug Bowman has been awarded the Frank J. Maher Professorship in Engineering by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1999 and director of the Center for Human-Computer Interaction since 2011, Bowman is...

Wednesday, November 11

Virginia Tech was one of five institutions nationwide to receive the Microsoft HoloLens Academic Research Grant Award, including $100,000 and two Hololens Development Edition devices. The winning submission, titled "Collaborative Analysis of...

Tuesday, October 20

Mahdi Nabiyouni and Doug Bowman received the best paper award at the 25th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2015) and the 20th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2015), for the paper, “...

Monday, June 22

Ph.D. student Felipe Bacim successfully completed and defended his dissertation work titled “Increasing Selection Accuracy and Speed through Progressive Refinement.” In this innovative research, Felipe designed and evaluated 3D...

Wednesday, June 10

Doug Bowman and Felipe Bacim, participated in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals as part of team ViGIR, which happened in Pomona, CA on June 5 and 6, 2015. Team ViGIR was headed by Blacksburg-based tech firm TORC Robotics and the...

Friday, September 5

Doug Bowman gave an invited talk titled “Designing Reality and Magic: Explorations in Virtual and Augmented Reality,” as part of the Distinguished Colloquium at the University of Maryland Computer Science Department. 

Thursday, April 10

Members of the 3D interaction group received two awards at the 2014 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, held Mar. 29-30 in Minneapolis. Felipe Bacim,...

Saturday, March 15

Doug Bowman got the Technical Achievement award in Virtual Reality, presented by the Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee of the IEEE Computer Society.

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