Committees

Conference Chair

Prof. Lizbeth Goodman, SMARTlab – Inclusive Design Research Centre, University College Dublin

Co- Chair & Chair of Scientific Committee

Prof. Eugene Ch’ng, NVIDIA Joint-Lab on Mixed Reality, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Special Panel Chairs

Assistive Technology for Creative Expression
Prof. Frank Lyons, Assoc. Dean, Ulster University

Animation and Modeling
Prof. Greg Maguire, Belfast School of Art, Ulster University

Cultural Heritage
Prof. Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Chair in Arch., Nottingham Trent Univ.

Organising Committee, Publications and Events team

Dr Shane Keaveney, Dr Anita McKeown, Dr Eleni Mangina, Dr Joe Eyerman, Dr Mick Donegan, Dr Gloria Crispino, Dr Donal Holland, Dr Ken Stanton, Dr Aoife Ahern, Dr Ciaran McNally, Dr Anna Kelly, Dr Aviva Cohen, Dr Anita Yakkundi, Dr Yugos Politis, Dr Nigel Robb, Colin Keogh, Cagri Cubucku, Bo Zhang, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Elysa Kelly, Frank Gleeson, Mureann O’Sullivan, Stephen Howell, Graham Smith, Pierre Jolivet, Vincent Hyland, Lucy Hunt, Eleanor Bowen, Rick Nassar, Niall Hogan, Niall McAllister, Tara O’Neil, Julie LeMoine, Conor Brennan, John Ryan, et al

Organising Committee, Belfast team

Prof. Frank Lyons, Prof. Greg Maguire, Dr Justin Magee, Dr Kyle Boyd, Dr Brian Bridges, Dr Helen Jackson, Fiona McElroy, Louise Harbinson, Sinead Grant, Karen Reid,  Yuanyuan Chen, Janet Coulter, Conann Fitzpatrick, Alison Gault, John Harding, Adrian Hickey, Alan Hook, Liam McComish, Martin McGinn, Alec Parkin, Terry Quigley, Jill Spratt.

Executive Committee

Prof. Alonzo Addison, President, VSMM Society, Berkeley CA, USA
Prof. Gabrielle Guidi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Prof. Hyun Seung Yang, KAIST, South Korea
Prof. Maurizio Forte, Duke University, USA
Prof. Michele Russo, La Sapienza University, Italy
Prof. Hal Thwaites (Honorary President, VSMM Society), Sunway University, Malaysia
Prof. Lizbeth Goodman, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Jacki Morie, All These Worlds LLC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dr. Halina Gottlieb, Digital Heritage Cultural Centre, Sweden

VSMM2017 Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee Chair
Prof. Eugene Ch’ng, NVIDIA Joint-Lab on Mixed Reality, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Special Panel Chair – Assistive Technology for Creative Expression
Prof. Frank Lyons, Assoc. Dean, Ulster University

Special Panel Chair – Animation and Modeling
Prof. Greg Maguire, Belfast School of Art, Ulster University

Special Panel Chair – Cultural Heritage
Prof. Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Chair in Arch., Nottingham Trent Univ.

Scientific Committee

Prof. Alonzo Addison President, VSMM Society USA
Dr. Alessandro Artusi Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Informatics, University of Girona Spain
Dr. Camille Baker Reader in Digital Communication Design, University for the Creative Arts UK
Ms. Adriana Bandiera University of Salento Italy
Dr. Jean-Yves Blaise Sr. Researcher, French National Research Council (MAP, CNRS) France
Prof. Monica Bordegoni School of Design, Polytechnic of Milan Italy
Dr. Holger Briel School of Film and TV Arts, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University China
Mr. Paul Bryan Dept. of Archaeology, University of York UK
Dr. Marco Callieri Visual Computing Lab, Inst. for Computer Science & Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Dr. Henry Chapman University of Birmingham UK
Dr. Ali Cheshmehzangi Dept. of Architecture, University of Nottingham Ningbo China China
Dr. Paolo Cignoni Inst. for Computer Science & Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Dr. Antonio Cisterni Reseacher, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Pisa Italy
Dr. Sue Cobb Human Factors Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham UK
Prof. Michael Cohen Professor, Computer Arts Lab, University of Aizu Japan
Prof. Andrea D’Andrea Interdept. Center for Archeology, University of Naples “L’Orientale” Italy
Prof. Marc Daniel Dept. of Computer Science, University of Aix-Marseille France
Mr. Matteo Dellepiane Visual Computing Lab, Inst. for Computer Science & Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Dr. Julie Digne Lab. of Computer Science in Image & Information Systems, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) France
Dr. Denise Doyle University of Wolverhampton UK
Dr. Pierre Drap Lab. of Information Sciences & Systems, Aix-Marseille University France
Dr. George Drettakis Sr. Researcher, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis France
Dr. Steven Fai Assoc. Professor, Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism, Faculty of Engineering & Design, Carleton University Canada
Prof. Mercedes Farjas Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, ETSI topografía, Geodesia y Cartografía Spain
Dr. Isabelle Fassecalvet Assistant Professor, Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture of Marseille France
Dr. Francesco Ferrise Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan Italy
Ms. Lisa Fischer Director, Digital Initiatives, Preservation Virginia USA
Dr. Julian Flores Inst. of Technological Research, University of Santiago de Compostela Spain
Prof. Mariano Flores-Gutiérrez Dept. of Fine Arts, University of Murcia Spain
Prof. Dieter Fritsch Inst. for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart Germany
Dr. Francesco Gabellone Researcher, Inst. for Archaeological & Monumental Heritage, Italian National Research Council (IBAM-CNR) Italy
Prof. Vince Gaffney University of Bradford UK
Dr. Fabio Ganovelli Inst. of Information Science & Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Prof. Lizbeth Goodman Professor & Director, SMARTlab, University College Dublin Ireland
Prof. Pierre Grussenmeyer Dept. of Surveying and Civil Engineering, INSA Strasbourg, Graduate School of Science and Technology France
Prof. François Guena School of Architecture of Paris La Villette France
Dr. Antonela Guidazzoli Head of Visual Information Lab, CINECA Italy
Prof. Gabriele Guidi Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan Italy
Prof. Gilles Halin University of Lorraine (UFR Mathematics & Informatics) & Deputy Director, UMR n°3495 CNRS/MCC France
Dr. Susan Hazan Curator of New Media and Head of Internet Office, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Israel
Dr. Lynne Heller OCAD University Canada
Dr. Sorin Hermon Assoc. Professor, The Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC), The Cyprus Institute Cyprus
Dr Luis Hernandez-Munoz Birmingham City University UK
Dr. Perla Innocenti Honorary Research Fellow, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow UK
Artist Doug Jarvis Second Front and the Noxious Sector Arts Collective Canada
Prof. Elisabeth Jerem Archaeological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Hungary
Prof. Yvonne Jung Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD & University of Fulda Germany
Dr. Martin Kampel Computer Vision Lab, Inst. of Computer Aided Automation, Faculty of Informatics, Technical University of Vienna Austria
Dr. Shane Keaveney SMARTlab, University College Dublin Ireland
Prof. Sarah Kenderdine Professor, EPFL Switzerland
Mr. Colin Keogh SMARTlab,University College Dublin Ireland
Prof. Min Kim Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) South Korea
Dr. Florent Lafarge Researcher, INRIA Sophia Antipolis France
Dr. Hasup Lee Research Fellow, VR Lab, Konkuk University South Korea
Prof. Chien-Sing Lee Sunway University Malaysia
Prof. Jose Luis Lerma Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) Spain
Dr. Fotis Liarokapis Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University Czech Republic
Dr. Victor Manual López-Menchero University of Castilla-La Mancha Spain
Prof. Genevieve Lucet Inst. of Aesthetic Research, Nat’l Autonomous Univ. of Mexico Mexico
Dr. Eleni Mangina University College Dublin Ireland
Prof. Ricardo Marroquim Systems Engineering and Computer Science Program (PESC), COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Dr. Ciaran McNally University College Dublin Ireland
Dr. Justin Magee Research Director for Art & Design, University of Ulster UK
Prof. Javier Melero University of Granada Spain
Prof. Jacki Morie All These Worlds, LLC USA
Dr. Michela Mortara IMATI, Italian National Research Council (IMATI-CNR) Italy
Prof. Pierre Mourad University of Washington USA
Prof. Wolfgang Neubauer Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology Austria
Dr. Gianpaolo Palma Visual Computing Lab, Inst. of Information Science & Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Prof. Jean-Philippe Pernot Arts et Métiers ParisTech France
Dr. Dr. Sofia Pescarin Inst. for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage, Italian National Research Council (itabc-CNR) Italy
Mr. Daniel Pletinckx Director, Visual Dimension bvba Belgium
Dr. Yurgos Politis University College Dublin Ireland
Dr. Romain Raffin Aix-Marseille University France
Prof. Matthias Rauterberg University of Technology The Netherlands
Dr. Alejandro Ribes Principal Research Scientist, Electricite de France Lab France
Dr. Nigel Robb SMARTlab, University College Dublin Ireland
Prof. Maria Roussou Dept. of Informatics & Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
Prof. Robert Sablatnig Professor & Head of Computer Vision Lab, Technical University of Vienna Austria
Prof. Fathi Saleh Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Egypt
Dr. Donald Sanders President at Learning Sites, Inc. & the Institute for the Visualization of History, Inc USA
Prof. Mario Santana Assoc. Prof of Architectural Conservation & Sustainability, Carleton University Canada
Dr. Pasuqale Savino Sr. Researcher, Multimedia Networked Info. Systems Lab, Italian National Research Council Italy
Mr. Roberto Scopigno Research Director, Inst. for Computer Science and Technologies, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR) Italy
Dr. Michela Spagnuolo Research Director, IMATI, Italian National Research Council (IMATI-CNR) Italy
Mr. Stephen Stead Director, PavePrime Ltd UK
Dr. Andre Stork Inst. for Graphical Data Processing (IGD), Fraunhofer Institute Germany
Dr. Simon Su US Army USA
Prof. Harold Thwaites Professor & Dean, Sunway University Malaysia
Dr. Corey Toler Franklin Computer & Information Science & Engineering Dept., University of Florida USA
Prof. Juan Carlos Torres VR Lab, Dept of Computer Science, Univ. of Granada Spain
Dr. Krzysztof Walczak Dept. of Information Technology, Poznań University of Economics & Business Poland
Dr. Martin White Reader in Computer Science, University of Sussex UK
Dr. Sandra Woolley Sr. Lecturer, School of Computing & Informatics, Keele University UK
Dr. Anita Yakkundi SMARTlab, University College Dublin Ireland
Dr. Hafizuddin Yusuf Lecturer, Multimedia University Malaysia
Ms. Bo Zhang SMARTlab, University College Dublin Ireland