• Computer Graphics

  • Virtual Worlds and Live Performance

  • Graphics Education and Curicullum Development

Joe Geigel, D.Sc.

  • Department of Computer Science
  • CS Graphics and Applied Perception Lab
  • GOLISANO Hall - Room 3527
  • Joe.Geigel AT rit.edu
  • (585) 475-2051
  • Joe Geigel is a Professor of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology and co-director of the CS Graphics and Applied Perception Lab at RIT.

    He received his doctorate in Computer Science in 2000 from the George Washington University in Washington D.C. Previous to his academic career, Joe held a variety of research and development positions in industry at companies including Eastman Kodak, Bell Laboratories, Bellcore, and RCA Solid State. Just prior to joining the faculty at RIT, Joe was a Senior Web technologist at theatre.com / BroadwayOnLine.com where he applied 3D Web technologies to theatrical applications.

    His main research efforts have focused on interdisciplinary multimedia projects that that combine computer science, real-time graphics, mobile devices, art, music, and theatre to create interactive live experiences, collaborating with artists, designers, musician and photographers from both within RIT and externally.

    He uses these projects as a springboard for interdisciplinary education promoting collaboration and teamwork between artists and technologists. In addition to his work on these experiences, Joe has published in the areas of tone reproduction, virtual reality, facial motion capture, sound synthesis, multimedia systems, applied perception, and curricular design for graphics education.

    He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate classes focusing on Computer Graphics, Global Illumination, Animation, Virtual Reality, and Interactive Musical Experiences.

    Joe is an active and long time member of ACM/SIGGRAPH and a SIGGRAPH Pioneer. He is also an avid fan of Broadway musicals and pop music culture.


Courses (Fall 2023)

  • CSCI 610 - Fundamentals of Computer Graphics
  • CSCI 712 - Computer Animation: Algorithms and Techniques

Office Hours (Fall 2023)

  • TBD

Computer Graphics

  • Interesting in a Graphics Related Grad Project? If you have a graphics related idea of your own you wish to pursue, come see me and we can talk further.
  • For more info on graphics within the CS department, please visit the CS Graphics Web page at http://www.cs.rit.edu/~graphics.

Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Computation Tools for Artistic Expression
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Facial Expression Analysis
  • Motion Capture and Animation
  • Interdisciplanary Education

Contact info

  • Address:
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Department of Computer Science
    102 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester, NY 14623
  • Phone:(585) 475-2051
  • Fax: (585) 475-7100
  • Web: www.cs.rit.edu/~jmg
  • Email: jmg AT cs.rit.edu