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Main Faculty

André Thomas

Lead & Founder of LIVE Lab
, Department of Visualization

The LIVE Lab is led by André Thomas from the department of Visualization. André has more than 20 years of experience in computer-generated imagery and computer games. From 2007 until just recently, he led a multidisciplinary team of software engineers, graphic artists, and project managers at Electronic Arts (EA). In particular, Thomas led the graphics development, planning, and implementation of EA’s football lineup, including the industry leading Madden video game and the rest of EA’s football lineup: NCAA Football, Head Coach, NFL Tour and NFL Arcade.

Office: Langford C 104

Anatol Bologan, Lecturer, Dept of Visualization
Steve Carruthers, Lecturer, College of Liberal Arts, English Language Institute
Filipe Viera de Castro, Professor, Nautical Archaeology Program
Paulo Lima-Filho, Associate Head for Operations, Dept of Mathematics
Carol Lafayette, Associate Professor, Dept of Visualization
Tim McLaughlin, Department Head, Dept of Visualization
Susan Pedersen, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Scott Schaefer, Associate Professor, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Hadeel Ramadan, Lecturer, Dept of Visualization
Livia Stoenescu, Lecturer, Dept of Visualization

Partners are institutions, organizations, or companies that have a significant stake in the lab and are actively working with us on shaping the lab and the projects we undertake.
Institute of Applied Creativity
Unity Technologies
Side Effects Software

Current Students
Daniel Brossart, Graduate MFA, Dept of Visualization
Ashlyn Chatelain, Undergraduate, Mays Business School
Lloyd Donelan, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Christopher Garza, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Rogelio Hernandez, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Trevor Higgins, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Carolyn Hua, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Shutong Liu, Graduate MS, Dept of Visualization
Elias Manley, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Maxwell Martin, Undergraduate, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Christopher Mercado, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Josey Meyer, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Nicholas Muniz, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Kishan Patel, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Dylan Payne, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Caleb Perkins, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Austin Ruff, Undergradute, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Brieyh'Leai Simmons, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Cindy Wakiyama, Undergraduate, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Wenting Weng, Graduate PhD, College of Education and Human Development




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