|brygg ullmer @ lsu|
Brygg Ullmer is the Effie C. and Donald M. Hardy associate professor at LSU,
jointly in the
School of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science (EECS) and the
Center for Computation and Technology (CCT).
He leads CCT's Cultural Computing focus area (research division),
with 15 faculty in the Schools of Art, Business, Engineering, Mass Communications, and Music;
and co-leads the
Tangible Visualization group.
He serves as director for the
Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN)
Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, and Computational Biology (BBC) Core.
Ullmer completed his Ph.D. at the
MIT Media Laboratory
(Tangible Media group) in 2002,
where his research focused on tangible user interfaces.
He held a postdoctoral position in the
visualization department of the
Zuse Institute Berlin,
Interval Research (Palo Alto)
and Sony CSL (Tokyo), and has been a visiting lecturer at
Hong Kong Polytechnic's
School of Design.
His research interests include tangible interfaces, computational genomics (and more broadly, interactive computational STEAM), visualization, and rapid physical and electronic prototyping. He also has a strong interest in computationally-mediated art, craft, and design, rooted in the traditions and material expressions of specific regions and cultures.