Speaker: Charles Hughes
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Charles Hughes

Professor and Director of Media Convergence Laboratory
University of Central Florida
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
3280 Progress Drive
Orlando FL
32826 USA

Charles E. Hughes is Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He is also Director of the Media Convergence Laboratory and Professor of Digital Media. He received the BA degree in Mathematics from Northeastern University in 1966, and the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Penn State University in 1968 and 1970, respectively. Charlie is a 47-year veteran of the computer industry, having started at RCA’s aerospace division in 1962. After receiving his PhD, he was a National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow from 1971 to 1972, and served on the faculties of Computer Science at Penn State University and the University of Tennessee prior to joining UCF in 1980. His research interests are in mixed reality, computer graphics, human-computer interaction and models of computation.

Charles will demonstrate Interconnections: STEM Learning Through the Lens of a Virtual 3D 1964/65 New York World's Fair Environment. [Demonstration]