UF ONLINE LEARNING INSTITUTE
COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING AFFILIATE
DIGITAL WORLDS INSTITUTE
University of Florida | P.O. Box 115810 | Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: +1 (352) 294-2042 | Fax: +1 (352) 294-2053
Angelos Barmpoutis is currently an Associate Professor and coordinator of research and technology in the Digital Worlds Institute at the University of Florida. He is also an affiliate faculty of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department and the Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Florida. His current research projects focus on automated analysis of human motion, 3D reconstruction and dissemination of digital cultural heritage, applications of virtual and augmented reality, and medical image analysis. For his contribution to the aforementioned areas, he received in 2014 the Merit Award from the IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles, in 2016 he was finalist for the Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation, and was named UF Research Foundation Professor for 2020-2023. Dr. Barmpoutis has coauthored numerous highly cited publications in the aforementioned topics, and his work has led to patented and copyrighted inventions registered in the US, and been funded by several awards and grants from various funding agencies including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Institutes of Health, and the US Department of Transportation. In the international community he is also known for the Digital Epigraphy and Archaeology project that he is directing since 2011 and the highly cited Java-For-Kinect open-source library, which has been continuously used since 2013 in more than 50 countries around the world.