Georges (George) Grinstein


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • University of Lowell, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Other Affiliation(s):


  • University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH1990

    Georges Grinstein is a full time Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Lowell and the Director of the Graphics Research Laboratory, He received his B.S. from the City College of N.Y., his M.S. from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University and his PhD from the University of Rochester in 1978. Dr. Grinstein has developed several short courses for the University of Massachusetts, which are taught via videotape sessions. He is well known in the computer graphics field and is a frequent speaker at conferences on graphics, visualization and standards. He is a reviewer for IEEE’s Computer Magazine, IEEE’s Computer Graphics and Applications and has recently been appointed to the editorial board of the European Journal Computers and Graphics. He has sat on several committees for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Standards Organization (ISO). He is currently the chairman of X3H3.6, the ANSI Window Standard Committee and Rapporteur of the User Requirements Group of ISO TC97/SC24/WG1. He is also vice-chair of the executive board of IFIP WG 5.10 (Computer Graphics) and co-chair of the Conference on Experimental Workstations that was held in Boston 1989. He has had grants to implement the Graphics Kernel System (GKS), in use both nationally and internationally, the Image Kernel System (IKS), The Computer Graphics Interface (CGI), the Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM), research grants to develop graphical benchmarks and long range support to develop experimental visualization workstation environments under X Windows. He recently was one of the keynote speakers at the Open Software Foundation’s Research Institute kick-off symposium and the keynote speaker at Germany’s Information Society 20th year anniversary.