I am an associate professor in the Design Studies Department in The School of Human Ecology and in Virtual Environments at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID). Much of my current research revolves around the simulation of real-world environments in virtual reality.
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This Wisconsin Alumni magazine has done a recent short piece on the Virtual Reality course I created here on campus: https://onwisconsin.uwalumni.com/courses-on-the-cutting-edge/ Read More
Researcher Spotlights are Q&As that shine a light on School of Human Ecology faculty members’ unique scholarship and research interests. Read my responses here: https://humanecology.wisc.edu/researcher-spotlights-kevin-ponto-design-studies-associate-professor/ Read More
Our bookchapter, “Augmented Reality into Live Theatrical Performance” by Dan Lisowski, Kevin Ponto, Shuxing Fan, Caleb Probst & Bryce Sprecher in the Springer Handbook of Augmented Reality is currently available for free at: https://bit.ly/3kxmOuu Read More
The Virtual Environments Group is offering free CAVE tours to show off plant tomograms in VR on Wednesday, March 1st, from 1 PM to 6 PM. This work is produced under an NSF funded project led by Dr. Marisa Otegui of the Department of Botany. The tours will occur in 20 minute intervals with a maximum of 8 people per group. The lab is in the Wisc... Read More