Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

Kenan Professor Emeritus
Department Founder

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(9) Ph.D. 1956, Harvard. 3D interactive computer graphics; human-computer interaction; virtual worlds; computer architecture; the design process.

Ph.D. 1955, Harvard.

Ph.D. 1960, Oxford, Sc.D. 2008, Cambridge.

(52) Ph.D. 1988, Duke. Interactive 3D computer graphics; hardware architectures for computer graphics.

Ming C. Lin

John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor
254 Brooks Building
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919-590-6105 (fax)
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(72) Ph.D. 1993, California-Berkeley. Physically based and geometric modeling; applied computational geometry; robotics; distributed interactive simulation; virtual environments; algorithm analysis; many-core computing.

Ph.D. 1970, Cambridge.

Dinesh Manocha

Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor
250 Brooks Building
919-590-6049 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
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(58) Ph.D. 1992, California-Berkeley. Interactive computer graphics; geometric and solid modeling; robotics motion planning; many-core algorithms.

Timothy L. Quigg

Associate Chair Emeritus for Administration, Finance and Entrepreneurship
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MPA. 1979, N.C. State.

Ph.D. 1970, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Ph.D. 1966, Michigan.

Leandra Vicci

Lecturer Emeritus
Retired Director of the Applied Engineering Laboratory
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B.S. Physics, 1964, Antioch College. Computers, electronics, and optics as tools for the sciences.

Ph.D. 1970, Cornell.

Ph.D. 1972, UNC-Chapel Hill.