JOSEPH J LAVIOLA JR
| Home Address
170 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02906
| School Address
Brown University, Box 1910
Providence, RI 02912
Brown University: 2005, Ph.D. in Computer Science
Advisor: Andries van Dam
Brown University: 2001, Sc.M in Applied Mathematics, GPA 3.63/4.0
Brown University: 1999, Sc.M. in Computer Science, GPA 3.88/4.0
Thesis Title: "Whole-Hand and Speech Input in Virtual Environments"
Florida Atlantic University: 1996, B.S. in Computer Science, GPA 3.92/4.0
Barry University: 1990-1991, Courses taken while in High School
Cardinal Newman High School: 1992, GPA 3.86/4.0
Major: Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Subfields of Concentration: Computer Graphics, Virtual
Reality, Human-Computer Interaction, Large-Scale Data Visualization
Current Courses: Time Series Analysis, Advanced Mathematical Statistics
Courses Taken: Computer Graphics, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Human
Factors and User Interface Design, Interactive Computer Graphics,
Software Systems Design, Computational Geometry,Operating Systems,
Statistical Language Learning, Topics in Animation and Scientific
Visualization, Topics in Lattice Theory, Topics in Advanced Scientific
Computing, Motion Perception, Experimental Design, Interdisciplinary Scientific Visualization,
Statistical Inference I, Statistical Inference II, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Real Analysis,
Mathematical Methods of Applied Science I and II, Spectral Methods, Nonparametric Statistics
COMPUTER SCIENCE RELATED SKILLS
Languages: C/C++, Java, Pascal, MC68000, LISP, SQL, HTML, Verilog
Systems: DOS, UNIX, Windows, OS/2, VM, WIN95, WINNT
Databases: DB2, DB2/2, Lotus Notes
Tools: SQA, Paradigm Plus, Microsoft Office, FrameMaker, STL, Tcl/Tk,
OpenGL, Open Inventor, World ToolKit, POSIX Threads, Mathematica, Matlab, MPI, SPSS,
HONORS AND AWARDS
Best Paper Presentation (Applied Estimation Session), American Control Conference (2004).
The van Dam Fellowship (2000-2001).
IBM Cooperative Fellowship(1998).
Elected as Associate Member to Sigma Xi(1998).
FAU's Aaron Finerman Award(1996).
FAU's Faculty Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement(1996).
Microsoft Senior Achievement Award(1995).
Elected to Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society(1995).
Elected to Freshman Honors Society Phi Eta Sigma(1993).
Palm Beach Post Pathfinder Nominee for Business(1992).
JJL Interface Consultants, Inc. January(2000) - Present
Title: Founder and Lead Consultant
Responsibilities: Provide user interaction consulting services in a variety of areas.
Brown University Computer Graphics Lab. May(1998) - Present
Title: Research Assistant
Responsibilities: Research in multimodal interfaces for virtual
environments. Assisted in the startup and development of the Brown
University Technology Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Visualization.
Fraunhofer Center for Research in Computer
Graphics. May(1997) - December(1997)
Title: Research Scientist
Responsibilities: Research in gesture based interfaces for virtual
environments using projective display technologies.
UCS, Inc. May(1996) - August(1996)
Title: Software Technician
Responsibilities: Software Test Automation, Software Quality Assurance.
IBM. May(1995) - November(1995)
Responsibilities: Database Query with SQL, Web publishing.
Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach at Olympic Heights High School(1993-1994).
Assistant Baseball Coach at American Legion Post 164(1993).
Hobbies include sports, computer games, and film.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST