Ramiro Serrano hellps UA Little Rock student Pauline Rouillon test Anatomic Eyes. Photo by Ben Krain.

Volunteers are helping bring virtual cadaver training program to life

Marisa Perry did not expect to spend part of her day dissecting a virtual cadaver, but the opportunity to help test a virtual reality medical training program intrigued her.  Continue reading “Volunteers are helping bring virtual cadaver training program to life”

Emerging Analytics Center Student Researcher Ramiro Serrano Vergel dissects a virtual corpse on the Immersive virtual reality table at the EAC center. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program

Students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are helping to test a new program in development at the Emerging Analytics Center that lets users conduct basic anatomy training in a virtual environment.  Continue reading “Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira with a virtual human skeleton in the background

Cruz-Neira demonstrates innovations in virtual reality at Sundance Film Festival

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, demonstrated how innovative virtual reality technology is changing the world for the better during a panel discussion at the Sundance Film Festival.  Continue reading “Cruz-Neira demonstrates innovations in virtual reality at Sundance Film Festival”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions to immersive visualization. Continue reading “Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, demonstrated how innovative virtual reality technology is changing the world for the better at Dell’s Jan. 10 VR for Good event at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Continue reading “Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show”

Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas”