Fuchs speaking at NASA Langley in 2009
|Born||20 January 1948 (age 69)
|Residence||Chapel Hill, North Carolina|
|Alma mater||University of Utah|
|Doctoral advisor||Robert P. Plummer|
|Notable awards||Fellow of the AAAS
Fellow of the ACM
Member of the NAE
ACM SIGGRAPH Achievement Award
Steven Anson Coons Award
Henry Fuchs (born 20 January 1948 in Tokaj, Hungary) is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Federico Gil Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He is also an adjunct professor in biomedical engineering. His research interests are in computer graphics, particularly rendering algorithms, hardware, virtual environments, telepresence systems, and applications in medicine. He was previously with the University of Texas at Dallas and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). In 1992, he received both the ACM SIGGRAPH Achievement Award and the Academic Award of the National Computer Graphics Association (NCGA), and was awarded the Steven Anson Coons Award for Outstanding Creative Contributions to Computer Graphics in 2015.
- "Faculty Honors: Henry Fuchs". UNC Department of Computer Science. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
- "Latin American Studies Scholar, Statesman Federico Gil Dies at 85". UNC News Services. May 2, 2000. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
- "Faculty Biography: Henry Fuchs". UNC Department of Computer Science. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
- "Henry Fuchs Home Page". UNC Department of Computer Science. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
- "NAE Website - Dr. Henry Fuchs". National Academy of Engineering. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
- Henry Fuchs home page at the Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Henry Fuchs at DBLP Bibliography Server
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