Ryan Pavlik Ph.D. student

Research Assistant and Graduate Student (HCI grad program, Virtual Reality Applications Center)

Iowa State University

City
Ames, Iowa, United States
Discipline
Computer and Information Science
Interests
Haptics, virtual reality, usability, experience design
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About

Ryan is from Green Bay, WI, and graduated from St. Norbert College with a B.S. majoring in Computer Science, Math, and Spanish. He has worked as an independent technology specialist for the past several years and has also been involved with open-source development, particularly the AbiWord project. Ryan is pursuing a Ph.D. in human-computer interaction because he is interested in how interaction can be designed to maximize the benefit of technology in our lives in a variety of ways.
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Publications

  • Comparison of Single-Wall Versus Multi-Wall Immersive Environments to Support a Virtual Shopping Experience

    Carlson P, Kirpes C, Pavlik R, Vance J, Yin L, Scott-Cooper T et al.

    ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality (WINVR 2011) (2011)

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  • Expanding Haptic Workspace for Coupled-Object Manipulation

    Pavlik R, Vance J

    ASME 2011 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality (WINVR 2011) (2011)

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  • VR JuggLua: A Framework for VR Applications Combining Lua, OpenSceneGraph, and VR Juggler

    Pavlik R, Vance J

    Workshop on Software Engineering and Architectures for Realtime Interactive Systems (SEARIS) in IEEE Virtual Reality (2011)

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  • A Modular Implementation of Wii Remote Head Tracking for Virtual Reality

    Pavlik R, Vance J

    ASME 2010 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality (WINVR 2010) (2010)

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Professional experience

Research Assistant and Graduate Student (HCI grad program, Virtual Reality Applications Center)

Iowa State University

August 2009 - Present

Intern

Siemens PLM Software

July 2010 - October 2010 (3 months)

Education history

Iowa State University

seeking Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction with a co-major in Computer Science

August 2009 - March 2012 (2 years 7 months)

St. Norbert College

B.S. (Comp. Sci., Math, Spanish)

August 2005 - May 2009 (3 years 9 months)