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Anthony Steed
Professor of Virtual Environments & Computer Graphics
Department of Computer Science
University College London
Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom
tel +44 (020) 7679 4435
fax +44 (020) 7387 1397
A.Steed at cs dot ucl dot ac dot uk
Room 6.21
Malet Place Engineering Building
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I am a Professor in the Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics group in the Department of Computer Science, University College London. I am currently head of the group. My research area in real-time interactive virtual environments, with particular interest in mixed-reality systems, large-scale models and collaboration between immersive facilities. The group runs a CAVE-like facility. Details of my active projects can be found here.

I am first superviser for several doctoral students Jozef Dobos, Ye Pan, Julian Hodgson, Sebastian Friston and David Walton. My teaching responsibilities can be found here.

I am currently deputy head of department. I was director of the Engineering Doctorate Centre in Virtual Environment, Imaging and Visualisation from 2005- 2013. Previously I was responsible for external relations for the department and I remain active in a number of technology transfer iniatives. I also consult to a small number of companies in areas related to graphics or new media. I am the CTO and founder of Animal Systems (ASIO Ltd), creators of Chirp.

I have co-authored two books. Networked Graphics by myself and Manuel Oliveira was published in 2010. Mel Slater, Yiorgos Chrysanthou and I wrote a book on Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments: From Realism to Real-Time

In the academic year 2006-2007 I was on secondment to Electronic Arts in Guildford.

News & Announcements

The Bottom LineIn my role as CTO of ASIO Ltd (chirp.io) I was on BBC Radio 4's The Bottom Line talking about apps. Listen/watch again here.

Latency Tracking Matlab code, example data and example applications available here.

CAVE: If you are interested in following up the recent Guardian and BBC articles on the CAVE laboratory, please see this page, or contact David Swapp or I.

Jobs and Studentships: In 2013/2014 I will be looking to recruit PhD and EngD students on topics related to virtual reality, networked virtual reality protocols, massive models, haptics and 3D interaction.

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