Doug L. James


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  • Cornell University, Associate Professor of Computer Science

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  • SIGGRAPH 2016

    Doug James is a Full Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University (since June 2015), and was previously an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University (2006-2015), and an Assistant Professor of CS/Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University (2002-2006). He holds three degrees in applied mathematics, including a Ph.D. in 2001 from the University of British Columbia. Doug is a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award, and a fellow of both the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation. He received a 2012 Technical Achievement Award from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for “Wavelet Turbulence,” and the 2013 Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize from Carnegie Mellon University and Tokyo University of Technology. He was the Technical Papers Program Chair of ACM SIGGRAPH 2015, and is currently a consulting Senior Research Scientist at Pixar Animation Studios.  

    SIGGRAPH 2008

    Doug James holds three degrees in applied mathematics, including a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2001. In 2002 he joined the School of Computer  Science at Carnegie Mellon University as an Assistant Professor, then in 2006 he became an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. His research interests are physically based animation, computational geometry, scientific computing, reduced-order modeling, and multi-sensory digital physics (including physics- based sound and haptic force-feedback rendering). He is a National Science Foundation CAREER awardee, and a fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.  


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