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Richard Marks

Richard Marks

Professor of the Practice

Professor, School of Data Science and Society

Ph.D 1996, Stanford. Augmented and virtual reality, computer vision, signal processing, machine learning.


219 Sitterson Hall

919-445-0806 Phone


Richard Marks is a Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in the School of Data Science and Society with a joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science. His research interests include AR/VR, machine learning, and context-aware systems. Most recently, he was a Director and Technical Project Lead for Google ATAP, exploring new interaction approaches for ambient computing environments. Prior to that, Richard was at PlayStation R&D where he founded the PlayStation Magic Lab and helped create the EyeToy, PlayStation Eye, PlayStation Move, and PlayStation VR. He is listed as inventor on over 100 patents and received a PhD from Stanford (1996) exploring visual sensing for underwater robots and a BS in Avionics from MIT (1990).