About this Event
Meet The Data Scientist-Kim Grinfeder | 4:00 -5:00PM This lecture series is free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
TALK TITLE: XR: From theory to practice
The Meet a Data Scientist series is a chance to get up close and personal with top-level data science professionals. Join us for a talk with Kim Grinfeder, head of the University of Miami School of Communication Interactive Media program.
The purpose of the Meet a Data Scientist lecture series is to introduce our audience to the people behind the data, their lives, interests, career choices, their work, and passion for how they can use data to solve grand challenges in their respective fields. Join us as we peer behind the curtain and meet the data scientists behind the data!
XR technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and spatial computing are quickly proving themselves to be a new medium that is different than anything that came before. This talk will explore the new possibilities offered by these technologies as an area with untapped potential for education, healthcare and social impact.
Kim Grinfeder Is the Director of the Interactive Media Program at the University of Miami. Kim likes to take complex ideas and distill them into clear messaging and visual concepts. His production skill set wavers between design, film, and code with a strong focus on user experience. As an entrepreneur, Kim has successfully established and sold two companies. He joined the faculty at the School of Communication in 2003 and holds a Master’s degree in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Miami. His work often explores new media tech across the spectrum including immersive storytelling, interactive installations, UI Design, branching narratives & emerging communication technologies. His current research and creative work interests are in producing 360º films, immersive storytelling, and non-linear narratives.
Read more at: https://www.grinfeder.com/
AudienceAlumni General Public Faculty Students Students - Undergrad Students - Grad/Professional Prospective Students Students - International Admitted Students Staff