05/2019: I will serve on the Conference Committee of IEEE Virtual Reality 2020.
04/2019: Varun to be awarded the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Scholars scholarship.
04/2019: I am serving on the ACM VRST 2019 Technical Papers Committee.
04/2019: A paper is accepted to Computer Animation and Social Agents conference and will be printed in Computer Animation & Virtual Worlds journal [IF: 0.697].
04/2019: A paper titled "The Effects of Motion Artifacts on Self-Avatar Agency" is accepted for publication to Imformatics journal.
03/2019: I will serve as Associate Chair on ACM SIGCHI 2020 (Games & Play).
03/2019: I am happy to announce that Claudia to be awarded the Andrews Fellowship from Purdue University to pursue Ph.D. studies!
03/2019: I received in collaboration with Prof. Sherrick (CLA @ Purdue) and Prof. Kao (CIT @ Purdue) the Lamb School’s Internal Faculty Research Grant ($16,249.95) to work on the project titled "Development of a Computer Game to Measure Flow and Other Psychological Responses."
02/2019: I have three papers (one full and two poster) accepted by IEEE VR 2019 [H Index: 36; Acceptance Rate: TBA (~20%)]! Kudos to all students and collaborators (Claudia, David, Alexandros, Dimitris, Christos-Nikolaos, and Banafsheh). See you in Osaka!
01/2019: I received in collaboration with Prof. Adamo-Villani (CGT @ Purdue) $24,610 to acquire a portable motion capture system as part of the 2018-19 Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Grants Program, Part I.
12/2018: Looxid Labs offered us a LooxidVR Research Kit ($2,999.99).
12/2018: Received the Unity Education Grant ($187.5K).
12/2018: A paper is accepted to IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing [Acceptance Rate: 24.79%].
11/2018: I received in collaboration with Prof. Karabiyik (CIT @ Purdue) $10K from the Holistic Safety and Security impact area to work on the project titled "Virtual Reality Training for Incident First Responders and Digital Forensics Investigators."
11/2018: I am serving on the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA) 2019 as Program Committee.
10/2018: I am happy to announce that my former MS student Chinmay Rajguru will join the School of Engineering and Informatics of the University of Sussex (my alma mater) as a Ph.D. student. Congrats Chinmay, you did it!
09/2018: I am serving on the ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) 2019 Program Committee.
08/2018: I joined Purdue University as an Assistant Professor.
07/2018: A full-paper is accepted to IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference [H Index: 57].
06/2018: I am serving on the ACM VRST 2018 Technical Papers Committee.
04/2018: A paper entitled "The Effects of Appearance and Motion of Virtual Characters on Emotional Reactivity" is accepted to Elsevier's Computers in Human Behavior Journal [IF: 3.536].
01/2018: A single-author full-paper on dance motion control of a virtual partner character is accepted to 2018 IEEE VR Conference [H Index: 36; Acceptance Rate: 20.6%].
01/2018: The "Master of Puppets" paper that describes an animation-by-demonstration authoring framework is accepted to Springer's 3D Research Journal.
01/2018: Gave a talk at Emerging Analytics Center @ UALR.
10/2017: A single-author paper on full-body locomotion reconstruction of virtual characters is accepted to Sensors Journal [IF: 2.677].
07/2017: New journal paper is accepted to Springer's 3D Research.