Immersive technologies have given rise to aspirations of countless applications in virtual education, entertainment, gaming, and health care. But to realize a future of vivid 3D gaming, crisp holographic meetings, and smooth remote surgical operations, we’ll need to think bigger than the setups we have now, according to electrical and computer engineering researcher Walid Saad.
Deshmukh, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study and develop two-dimensional, hybrid nanosheets that combine thermo-sensitive polymers and metals.
Firsthand accounts and images of Black soldiers hold hidden chapters of U.S. history. Historians and computer scientists are harnessing technologies like virtual reality and AI to equip the public to immerse themselves in those perspectives, learn from them, and broaden historical dialogue.