About the Speaker:
Steve DiPaola (Links to an external site.) is the past Director of Cognitive Science and Professor at Simon Fraser University. Before SFU, as faculty, DiPaola taught the first VR course at Stanford in 2002 and is known as an expert in computation models that emulates fine art painters and human emotive faces and VR systems, detailed in more than 100 published papers and showcased in the journal Nature. He has directed R&D groups at Electronic Arts, Saatchi Interactive and SV startups. His AI/digital artwork has been shown at museums and galleries worldwide including the AIR and Tibor de Nagy galleries in NYC, the Whitney Museum and the MoMA.