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
Laura Adams, Undergraduate, Department of CSCE
Nathan Ayres, Former Student, Dept of Visualization
Jacob Batts, Undergraduate, Dept of History
Daniel Brossart, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Justin Cage, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Ashlyn Chatelain, Undergraduate, Mays Business School
Christopher Garza, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Kerrigan Gibbs, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Bryant Grizzle, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Tomas Herrera, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Ben House, Graduate MS, Dept of Visualization
Carolyn Hua, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Amelia Herman, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Rogelio Hernandez, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Monica Hernandez Valencia, Graduate PhD, College of Education and Human Development
Trevor Higgins, Undergraduate, Dept of CSCE
Bradley Kern, Undergraduate, Dept of CSCE
Eric Lewis, Former Student, Dept of Visualization
Shutong Liu, Graduate MS, Dept of Visualization
Joseph Loyd, Former Student, Dept of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
Elias Manley, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Josey Meyer, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Taylor Mullins, Former Student, Dept of Visualization
Tyler Padgett, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Austin Payne, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Dylan Payne, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Randi Reynolds, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Austin Ruff, Undergradute, Dept of CSCE
Brieyh'Leai Simmons, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Zuri Simpson, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Nicholas Smith, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Willer Da Silva, Former Student, Dept of CSCE
Jackson Spencer, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Travis Stebbins, Undergraduate, Dept of CSCE and Visualization
Meena Subramanian, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Aksel Taylan, Undergraduate, Dept of CSCE
Kendall Tiller, Undergraduate, Dept of Visualization
Cindy Wakiyama, Undergraduate, Dept of CSCE
Wenting Weng, Graduate PhD, College of Education and Human Development




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