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educator , Computer scientist

Daniel Thalmann, Swiss computer scientist, educator. Member of Computer Graphics Society, Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Eurographics, Association Computing Machinery, Computer Science Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Background

Thalmann, Daniel was born on January 26, 1946 in Geneva. Son of Roger and Andree (Batard) Thalmann.

Education

Diploma, University Geneva, 1970. Certified, University Geneva, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Geneva, 1977.

Doctor (honorary), University Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 2003.

Career

Professor University Montreal, Canada, 1977-1988, co-director MIRA Laboratory, 1980—1988. Professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1988. Visiting professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1979.

Invited researcher European Organization of Nuclear Research Computer Graphics Group, Geneva, 1983—1984. Director Computer Graphics Laboratory École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, 1988—2002, head computer science department, 1991—1993, director Virtual Reality Laboratory, since 2002.

Membership

Member of Computer Graphics Society, Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Eurographics, Association Computing Machinery, Computer Science Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Nadia Magnenat, May 20, 1977. Children: Melanie, Vanessa, Sabrina.

father:
Roger Thalmann

mother:
Andree (Batard) Thalmann

spouse:
Nadia Magnenat

children:
Melanie Thalmann

Vanessa Thalmann

Sabrina Thalmann