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Lab Manager

Brian Beams


Brian Beams is the lab manager for VHIL. He received his Master of Fine Arts in Visualization in 2015, where he studied computer graphics and immersive media. After spending time in the video games and animation industry as a freelance 3D artist, Brian worked on the development of creative anatomy virtual reality applications, interactive performance art pieces, and research in the application of new technologies for art and education at the Soft Interaction Lab at Texas A&M University. Later he was the VR lab director and lecturer at Santa Clara University, where he developed curriculum for teaching VR development with a focus on sustainability and collaborated with faculty in digital humanities.