Dr. Jan P. Springer is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science as well as the director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. From 2012 to 2018, he was an assistant professor in computer science at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. From 2008 to 2011, he was a senior research scientist with the CREATE group at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Until 2008 he was with the Virtual Reality Systems Group at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in Germany.
Dr. Springer has an interest in virtual-reality systems for modeling and simulation, in areas such as cluster-based displays, multi-viewer stereo, software frameworks, and interactive high-quality rendering. Dr. Springer holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2008) and an MSc in Computer Science (1999) from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. He has been serving as director of the Emerging Analytics Center since 2020.
Areas of Expertise
- Interactive, Real-Time Computer Graphics
- Asynchronous Computing
- Scientific Information Visualization
- Display Systems
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