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Sudhanshu Kumar Semwal, Ph.D.
Director, UCCS Honors Program
Professor, Department of Computer Science

Campus Phone: (719) 255-3545
Campus Office: Engineering Building, Room 180
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Sudhanshu Kumar Semwal joined the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) in 1987.  He has published eighty technical papers in the areas of graphics, VR, Wearable Computing, visualization, and human animation.  He is now a tenured professor in the Department of Computer Science and served as Department Chair (2002).  He started the MS Computer Science program in Media Convergence, Games and Media Integration (The GMI) Program, the GMI Lab and co-founded CoView Data LabsTM with UALR.  A visiting summer researcher at the Advanced Telecommunication Research (ATR), Kyoto in 97-99, 2002-03, and Central Research Laboratory (CRL), Matsushita (Panasonic) Osaka (1991-92); also worked as a scientist at the Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, during 1995.  His work has been presented in conferences at US, Singapore, Japan, Belgium, Czech Republic, Mexico, and Canada.  Dr. Semwal co-organized the Crossover Applications Conference: Technology for the Visually Impaired and the Blind in at UCCS in 2010-11.

AREAS OF INTEREST: Interactive Computer Graphics, Human Animation, Motion Capture and mapping, Complex Systems, Wearable Computing and Virtual Reality, Computer-Human Interaction, Medical Applications, Human Animation and Avatars, Volume Rendering and Visualization, Realistic Images, Ray Tracing, Computational Geometry.

All incoming students: Carol Pina (, Administrative Assistant Honors Program
Academic Advising: Cohort 2017 or later contact your GPS 1010 (Gray Matters) Instructors
Academic Advising: Before Cohort 2017 Dr. SK Semwal ( or Carol Pina (