Mark R. Mine


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Walt Disney Imagineering, Graduate Student

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Walt Disney Imagineering

Location:


  • Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2014

    Mark Mine is Director of Technical Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) and head of WDI’s Creative Technology Group. The Creative Technology Group’s mission is to help Imagineering build better theme park rides and attractions through new ways to design, evaluate, and present concepts and ideas. The Creative Technology Group’s expertise in virtual reality and computer graphics has been applied to many projects including the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Toy Story Mania, and the new Radiator Springs Racers at Disney’s California Adventure. Prior to working at Disney, Mark was a system engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California working on the Voyager Missions to the outer planets. Mark has a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

    SIGGRAPH 2000

    Mark R. Mine is a senior member of the technical staff at Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development Inc. Currently he is working for WDl’s VR Studio, developing tools for the creation and manipulation of virtual spaces. He has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina. His Ph.D. dissertation, “Exploiting Proprioception in Virtual- Environment Interaction” (written under the direction of Dr. Frederick P.  Brooks Jr.) explores the benefits and limitations of working In a virtual world.  

    SIGGRAPH 1996

    Mark Mine is a fourth year graduate student at the University of North Carolina. His dissertation research involves the exploration of virtual environment interaction techniques and the development of an immersive modeling system for architectural design. He has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. Before coming to UNC he worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the Voyager and TOPEX/Poseidon projects.  

    SIGGRAPH 1995

    Mark Mine is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with primary interests in interactive computer graphics. He received a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1984 and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1987. Prior to coming to North Carolina, he worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1984-1991) on the Voyager and TOPEX missions.   

     


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