Steve Feiner

Professor of Computer Science,Columbia University

Steve Feiner is Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, where he directs the Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab, and co-directs the Columbia Vision and Graphics Center. His lab has been doing VR and AR research for over 25 years, designing and evaluating novel interaction and visualization techniques, creating the first outdoor mobile AR system using a see-through head-worn display and GPS, and pioneering experimental applications of AR to fields such as tourism, journalism, maintenance, construction, and medicine. Steve received an A.B. in Music and a Ph.D. in Computer Science, both from Brown University. He is an IEEE Fellow and member of the CHI Academy, and received the ACM SIGCHI 2018 Lifetime Research Award, the IEEE ISMAR 2017 Career Impact Award, and theIEEE VGTC 2014 Virtual Reality Career Award. He and his students have won the ISWC 2017 Early Innovator Award, the ACM UIST 2010 Lasting Impact Award, and many best paper awards. Steve has served as general chair or program chair for over a dozen ACM and IEEE conferences and is coauthor of two editions of Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice. He is lead advisor to Meta, the AR company.