2013 – 14 SPIN students

NCSA Spin – Students Pushing Innovation

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2013 – 14 SPIN Students

Shunhua Fu – Computer Science

Project scope: Developing a mobile port and GUIs for visualization and investigating the optimization of 4K compression and rendering
Mentor: Donna Cox – Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Shubham Gupta – Computer Engineering

Project scope: Working on integrating 3D gesture recognition into Virtual Director using Leap Motion
Mentor: Donna Cox – Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Yong Won Hong – Statistics

Project scope: Studying motion detection and the meaning of motion for use in human-computer interaction
Mentor: Guy Garnett – Illinois Informatics Institute

Colter Wehmeier – Architecture

Project scope: Developing new digital workspaces and presentation techniques by integrating methods from various virtual environments
Mentor: Donna Cox – Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Kiersten N. Jabusch – Illinois Informatics Institute

Project: Visualizing Moving Stories
Mentor: Guy Garnett – Illinois Informatics Institute/eDream

Jonathan Kirby – Computer Science

Project: Logging and Synchronization in Virtual Director
Mentor: Donna Cox – Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Austin Lin – Theater

Project: Making Art Happen
Mentor: Donna Cox – Advanced Visualization Laboratory

NCSA has a history of encouraging and nurturing innovative concepts. Some of the best ideas have come from highly motivated, creative undergraduate students working on NCSA challenges, or pursuing their own ideas with inspiration from colleagues and mentors. If you are looking for a unique opportunity to explore your potential, apply for a SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation) Fellowship.

Questions regarding the application process should be emailed to SPIN@illinois.edu.