Julian Gómez has spent the last few decades pushing 3D computer graphics into new areas. His career has been equally split between academia and industry, including the publication of a number of papers, software products, and websites, with a focus on interdisciplinary R&D. Julian started his career at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Computer Graphics Laboratory, and has also been at RIACS in the NASA Ames Research Center, Macromedia, Apple Computer, LEGO and Sun Microsystems, and he is co-founder of several startups. While Chief Scientist at LEGO A/S, he pioneered the use of relational databases for managing 3D information. He organized and chaired the NASA Virtual Iron Bird Workshop, with a focus on interdisciplinary R&D for knowledge management. Gómez has an AB with honors from the University of California at Berkeley; his dissertation was a project to visualize classical music. He has a PhD from Ohio State University; his dissertation presented a general theory for 3D computer.
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