Professor Dennis Del Favero was awarded a prestigious Scientia Professorship by UNSW in recognition of research stature and excellence. It is the first time it has been awarded to a researcher in the creative arts.
- All Projects
- ConFIGURING the CAVE
- Conversations@the Studio
- Cross Currents
- Darling River Journey
- Dead Heat
- Deep Sleep
- Double District
- iCASTS - Mining VR
- La Dispersion du Fils
- Magnesium Light
- There is still time... Brother
- Web of Life
- iCinema Studio/ COFA Electives*
PhD Research Areas
- Software engineering for real-time distributed interactive environments
- Automated video, image, sound and speech analysis
- Computer Graphics
- Real-time simulation of physical systems
- Hardware design for interactive immersive environments
- Sound and speech synthesis
- Human, agent and robot interaction
- Artificial intelligence, virtual characters and autonomous agents
- PhD Research Outputs
- Postgraduate Students
iCASTS - Mining VR
iCASTS is a virtual reality system that recreates mine environments for training scenarios, displayed in multiple theatre modes including AVIE for group training and iDome for individual training.
A team led by Professor Michael Thielscher, Associate Director of iCinema, including Professor Maurice Pagnucco, were awarded the highly competitive Discovery Grant from the ARC, to investigate representation and reasoning for Cognitive Personal Robotics.
A team led by Wolfgang Tschapeller, Director of the Institute of Architecture and Art, Vienna, including Professors Del Favero and Thielscher were awarded the esteemed Austrian Research Foundation Grant to investigate new forms of immersive architectural visualisation.