John Dingliana (7566)
||Trinity College Dublin
||Graphics Vision and Visualisation Group, School of Computer Science and Statistics
Dublin 2 Dublin
John Dingliana graduated with a B.Sc. Honors degree in Computer Science from University College Dublin in 1998 his PhD in the Department of Computer Science, Trinity College Dublin in 2003. His PhD thesis titled Adaptive Levels of Detail for Interactive Collision Handling dealt with perceptually-adaptive graphics techniques for real-time physically based computer animation. He was appointed as a Lecturer in Computer Science from 2000-2002 and Research Fellow in the Interaction Simulation and Graphics group, TCD from 2002-2005. Since July 2005 he is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin.
From 2008-2014, he served as the Course Director for the MSc in Computer Science (Interactive Entertainment Technology) programme, which deals with technologies for the games industry. His main research interests are in real-time computer graphics, virtual and augmented reality, interactive visualisation and non-photorealistic rendering.
He has been a principal investigator on a number of nationally funded projects in the area of real-time scienitific visualisation including the Science Foundation Ireland projects: ARTIVVIS, which deals with real-time time-varying volume visualisation; and INFOCARVE, which deals with 3D interactive visualisation in augmented reality. He was deputy co-ordinator of the EU-FP7 VERVE project (2012-2014). 6 PhD students have completed their PhD's under his supervision and he has supervised over 35 MSc students in computer graphics.