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Mark Bolas receives Career Award at IEEE Virtual Reality Conference

Congratulations to Mark Bolas!

At the 2018 Virtual Reality Conference, in Reutlingen, Germany, Mark Bolas received the Career Award from the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee. Mark was on hand to accept the award and gave a talk thanking his collaborators and imparting some wisdom to the audience. Mark is currently on leave from his role at ICT of Director of the Mixed Reality Lab.

The award cited Mark’s work at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Stanford University, and Fakespace Labs, Inc. These include IEEE affiliated awards for: Best Research Demo, Virtual Reality to Go; Best Tech-note, Effects of Redirection on Spatial Orientation in Real and Virtual Environments; Best Paper, Prototyping a Light Field Display Involving Direct Observation of a Video Projector Array; Top Ten Products of the Year, Immersive WorkWall; Industry Excellence, Immersive Workbench; and the inaugural IEEE VR 2005 award for Seminal Technical Achievement in Virtual and Augmented Reality.

The IEEE VGTC Awards program recognizes and honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the community through their research and / or volunteer efforts. Each year, the Technical Achievement Awards are presented during the annual Virtual Reality conference.