People of ACM - Bulletin Archive
"People of ACM" highlights the unique scientific accomplishments and compelling personal attributes of ACM members who are making a difference in advancing computing as a science and a profession. These bulletins feature ACM members whose personal and professional stories are a source of inspiration for the larger computing community.
Michael Zyda is a Professor and Founding Director of the University of Southern California's Computer Science Games Program. At the Naval Postgraduate School, Zyda’s group built the first networked virtual environment with fully instrumented bodysuits that played across the internet. An ACM Fellow, Zyda co-founded the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics (i3D). He is also an IEEE Fellow, an IEEE Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award winner, a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors and a National Associate of the National Academies.
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