Rob Lindeman has been doing research in the field of virtual reality since 1993. He is an Associate Professor and director of the Human Interaction in Virtual Environments (HIVE) Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, USA. He joined the WPI Computer Science Department in 2005 as one of the first faculty hired in support of their new program in Interactive Media & Game Development (IMGD), which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. He received his Doctor of Science (ScD) degree from The George Washington University in 1999 in the areas of Computer Graphics and Human-Computer Interaction. The HIVE focuses on immersive, multi-sensorial feedback systems for VR, AR, and gaming, as well as natural and non-fatiguing interaction. Rob is a Senior Member of both the IEEE and ACM. He is an avid geocacher, skier, and soccer player.

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