Prof. Dr. Eugene Ch’ng
Director, NVIDIA Joint-Lab on Mixed Reality [Visualisation and AI]
Assoc. Editor, Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments, MIT Press
Professor of Cultural Computing and Director of the NVIDIA Joint-Lab on Mixed Reality [Visualisation and AI], NVIDIA Technology Centre, the University of Nottingham’s China campus. Trained as a computer scientist and artist, he is presently based within the School of International Communications, The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Prof. Ch’ng has previously served as Innovations Director at the IBM Visual and Spatial Technology Centre and the Digital Humanities Hub a £3.5m strategic investment bid at the University of Birmingham where he led research in the development and application of cutting-edge technology in digital heritage and culture. Prof. Ch’ng has been invited twice to the Royal Society, and is an organiser and speaker at the Royal Society Theo Murphy Scientific meeting in 2017. He has also been invited to present his work at two British Science Festivals, at the Orkney International Science Festival, and for Darwin’s Bicentenary Exhibition. He has been featured in numerous international media such as National Geographic Television, Channel Four’s Time Team Special, Nature, Scientific American and the Oxford handbook of maritime archaeology among others. Prof. Ch’ng is associate editor for MIT Press’ Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, the world’s oldest and foremost journal for VR research. Prof. Ch’ng leads the complex systems modelling as Co-PI in the €2.5M ERC ‘Lost Frontiers’ Advanced Grant. Prof. Ch’ng was awarded the Ningbo Municipal Individual 3315 Talent award in 2015.
Recent Grant Awards Project Website:
- ERC “Lost Frontiers” Project Website: https://lostfrontiers.teamapp.com/
- AHRC “Curious Travellers” Project Website: http://www.visualisingheritage.org
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