Position

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Office

354 Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) Building

Contact Info

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

phone: (410) 455-3094
email:

Education

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of North Carolina, 1998
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1990

Experience

  • 2002 – Present, Assistant Professor, UMBC, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
  • 1998 – 2002, Technical Lead, SGI, Mountain View, CA
  • 1990 – 1998, Research Assistant, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1998 – 1991, Research Programmer, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY
  • 1990, Animation Programmer, National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL
  • 1988, Research Programmer, National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL
  • 1987 – 1988, Research Programmer, Rhino Robotics, Inc., Champaign/Urbana, IL

Research Areas

Dr. Olano's research focuses on interactive procedural shading. The goal is to increase the amount of control one has over the appearance of objects in interactive computer graphics. To learn more about Dr. Olano's research pursuits, read his research profile.