Monday, September 30

Siroberto Scerbo and Felipe Bacim, Ph.D. students in CHCI and Computer...

Wednesday, July 10

Team ViGIR, a collaboration between TORC Robotics, the 3DI Group at Virginia Tech, and TU Darmstadt, placed sixth in the Virtual Robotics Challenge competition in June 2013. The team now moves on to compete in the physical DARPA Robotics...

Thursday, April 25

Dr. Sandra Pöschl's presentations on research methods, experimental design, and statistical analysis are available:


Friday, April 19

Ph.D. student Bireswar Laha was recently awarded a prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship. Laha, who works...

Wednesday, February 6

Ph.D. student Panagiotis Apostolellis was named the December winner of the "Creativity on Campus" prize, sponsored by the...

Tuesday, January 15

Doug Bowman authored the chapter on 3D User Interfaces in the Encyclopedia of Human-...

Tags: 3DUI
Tuesday, November 6

The 3DI Group announces the public launch of the VR knowledgebase, an online repository of empirical research results in virtual reality.

The VR knowledgebase is motivated by the difficulty...

Saturday, October 27
UI concept for robotics challenge

The 3D Interaction Group will partner with TORC Robotics and TU Darmstadt to participate in...

Monday, October 22

Doug Bowman gave a keynote address on October 19 at the Joint Virtual Reality Conference (JVRC) in Madrid, Spain. The talk was entitled, "Reconsidering the Importance of Realism in Virtual Reality....

Wednesday, September 26

3DI has had two accepted papers recently.  Congratulations to Doug, Ryan and Eric for their paper, "Questioning naturalism in 3D user interfaces", appearing in...

Wednesday, September 26

Many of our Alumni have accepted new positions!

Ryan McMahan has begun a job at UT Dallas as an assistant professor in computer science, and Jian Chen has also accepted an assistant professor position, in computer science and electrical...

Wednesday, September 26

Sept. 7 -  Bireswar & Panagiotis, internships

Sept. 21 - Felipe, internship presentation

Sept. 28  - Cheryl, demo at CAVE

Oct. 5 - Eric, JVRC practice talk

Oct. 12 - Bert, knowledgebase? website?


Friday, September 7

At the Computer Science seminar on Sept. 7, Doug Bowman presented a talk on Reconsidering the Importance of Realism in Virtual Reality. Summary below:

It is often implied or assumed that the ultimate goal of VR (and other mixed...

Thursday, May 10

We recently completed the Spring 2012 graduate seminar course on 3D Interaction. The theme for the course was "innovative 3D UI design," meaning that we wanted to seek a return to the early days of 3D UI research, when the primary activity was...

Tags: 3DUI, demos
Tuesday, May 1

3D Interaction Demo Day
Thursday, May 3 (reading day)
2:00-4:00 PM
KnowledgeWorks II building, 2202 Kraft Drive

Want to play an augmented reality version of "Angry Birds" or control water like the characters...

Tags: demos, events


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