ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JOHN MCGHEE – DIRECTOR
John McGhee is a practicing 3D Computer Artist and the Director of the 3D Visualisation Aesthetics Lab. His visual practice explores art and design-led modes of visualising complex scientific and biomedical data using 3D computer arts approaches, most recently Virtual Reality (VR) Head Mounted Displays (HMD). In early 2016, he was recognised as one of UNSW Sydney’s 20 ‘Rising Stars’ and emerging research leaders. John’s full research profile can be found here.
JOHN BAILEY – Researcher (CBNS)
John Bailey is the lead Virtual Reality developer of the 3D Visualisation Aesthetics Lab. Coming from a background in the advertising and games industries, he specialises in real-time 3D worldbuilding and serves as the creative and technical lead for the lab's interactive VR projects.
Dr KATE PATTERSON – Research Fellow
Kate Patterson is a visual science communicator and biomedical animator. Using narrative driven CGI and 3D animation, Kate transforms raw scientific data using the tools of visual arts and cinematography into a form that can be used for education, communication and awareness purposes. She is currently the VR Multimedia and Biomedical Animation project leader at the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics and is undertaking a Research Masters with the 3D Visualisation and Aesthetics Lab.
Dr ANDREW LILJA – Researcher (CBNS)
Having an extensive research background in biomedical science and a longstanding interest in the visual arts, Andrew works as the lead pre-rendered content developer in the lab. He specialises in developing creative solutions to complex visualisations in addition to carrying out a supportive role in the lab’s interactive VR content development.
- Vaughan Wozniak-O’Connor
- June Kim
- A/Prof Steven Faux, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
- Dr Angelica Thompson Butel, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
- Dr Christine Shiner, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
- Dr James Ottom, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
- Prof Tom Davis, Monash
- Dr Angus Johnston, Monash
- Prof Robert Parton, University of Queensland
- A/Prof Kris Thurecht, University of Queensland
- Prof Maria Kavallaris, UNSW