Gregory (Greg) Nichols

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Walt Disney Animation Studios, Senior Software Engineer


  • SIGGRAPH 2014

    Greg Nichols joined Walt Disney Animation Studios as a Senior Software Engineer in 2010. He earned his PhD at the University of Iowa  in 2010 working in real-time global illumination algorithms for GPUs. Besides Hyperion, he has worked on a number of projects, including  a GPU-based render preview application and a real-time BRDF visualization and creation tool (BRDF Explorer, now available as open  source).