Brian A. Barsky

Professor of Computer Science and Vision Science, and Affiliate Professor of Optometry
University of California at Berkeley

Brian A. Barsky is Professor of Computer Science and Vision Science, and Affiliate Professor of Optometry, at the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He is also a member of the Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, an interdisciplinary and inter-campus program, between UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (F.A.A.O.). Professor Barsky has co-authored technical articles in the broad areas of computer aided geometric design and modeling, interactive three-dimensional computer graphics, visualization in scientific computing, computer aided cornea modeling and visualization, medical imaging, and virtual environments for surgical simulation. He is also a co-author of the book /An Introduction to Splines for Use in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling/, co-editor of the book /Making Them Move: Mechanics, Control, and Animation of Articulated Figures/, and author of the book /Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling Using Beta-splines/. Professor Barsky also held visiting positions in numerous universities of European and Asian countries. He is also a speaker at many international meetings, an editor for technical journal and book series in computer graphics and geometric modelling, and a recipient of an IBM Faculty Development Award and a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award.