Sudhanshu Semwal

Sudhanshu Semwal



Office:  Engineering 180
Phone:  (719) 255-3545
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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Semwal received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Roorkee, India, his Master of Science degree in Computing Science from the University of Alberta, Canada, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida. He joined the UCCS Computer Science Department in 1987 as an Assistant Professor, became an Associate Professor in 1994 and Professor in August of 2000. Dr. Semwal's main areas of interest are computer graphics, wearable computing and virtual reality, computer-human interaction, medical applications, human animation and avatars, and volume Rendering and Visualization, Realistic Images, Ray Tracing, computational geometry.

Recent Research

Summer support (approximately $10,000 in Yen) Advanced Telecommunication Research Lab International, Kyoto, Japan, Summer 2003 Worked in the area of medical wearable computing applications

Animation-Celebration Course funded by D-11. D1-UCCS Pilot program with District Schools to be offered June 16-27, 2003 to ten sixth graders from D-11 ($2,340)

Haptic Jackets and Wearable Visual Displays for the Secure Global Share System (funded) $12,000, NISSC-AFOSR supported grant (Summer 2003)

Mobile-Plates Wearable Computer and Haptic-Imprints (funded) $13,000, NISSC-AFOSR supported Grant (Fall 2003)

Collage-of-Images: An Augmented Reality Wearable System for Simultaneous Sharing of Secure Information using Simple Images, (funded) $5,000, NISSC-AFOSR supported grant (Spring 2004)

Recent Publications

  1. SK Semwal, David Bolt, Resolved Motion Control for High Degree of Freedom Articulated Figures, International journal of Modeling and Simulation pp. 1-12 (in second review)
  2. View Coherence Ray Tracing with Phil Gage, under review in Computer Graphics Forum journal (in review)
  3. SK Semwal and K Chandrashekher, 3D Morphing for Volume Data, pp. 1-7, The 18th conference in Central Europe, on Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Computer Vision, WSCG 2005 Conference, January 2005
  4. SK Semwal and Brad Baker, 3D visualization of 2D Topographic Data, IASTED EMS 2004 Conference, pp. 1-6, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (November 2004)


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