Peter Cornwell

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[GB]

Media Artist

Peter Cornwell [GB] is director of the Visual Theory Group at Imperial College, London and research fellow at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He has worked with computer image generation both as an artist and as an engineer for twenty years. After studying painting, he worked on early computer graphics for television with The Moving Picture Company and supercomputer specialist Meiko. As manager of European research and development for Texas Instruments Industrial Systems he developed computer aided design and robotic manufacturing systems. Later he formed Division Inc., a public virtual reality (VR) company in San Francisco, which developed virtual environments for architecture, pharmaceutical and aerospace companies. In 1997 he established the Visual Theory Group in the Department of Computing at Imperial College. He became research fellow at the Royal Academy in 1999 and in 2000 he was made research fellow in the Department of Computing at Imperial College. He worked on virtual environment training systems for spaceflight with NASA and was responsible for the development of Virtual Design Environment, a virtual space authoring system installed widely by major design and engineering corporations.

CV | Grants and Awards | Exhibitions | Bibliographie | Recommended Links

CV ::

1982
Consultant, Moving Picture Company, London [GB]

1986
Manager, European Research and Development, Texas Instruments Industrial Controls Division

1988
Technical Director, Renishaw Controls Ltd.; a U.K. public computer aided design company [GB]

1989
Managing Director, Meiko Communications Bristol; a U.K. parallel┬┤computer company [GB]

1992
Computer architecture consultant, Imperial College, London [GB]

1994
CEO, Division Inc., Redwood City, California; a public virtual reality company

1995
Virtual reality application designer

1997
Visiting Tutor, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London [GB]
Director, Visual Theory Group, Department of Computing, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London [GB]

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Grants and Awards ::

2000
Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Computing, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London [GB]

1999
Research Fellow, Royal Academy of Arts, London [GB]

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Exhibitions ::

2001
Coca Cola Piccadilly Circus, London [GB]

2000
"Tralala", Royal Academy of Arts, London [GB]
"Surveillance", Karen Hamilton Gallery, London [GB]

1999
"Flocking Behaviour", Royal Academy of Arts, London [GB]
"Untitled", TRIUMPH, Brighton [GB]

1994
"The Virtual Reality Video Festival", San José, California [USA]

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Bibliographie ::

Cornwell, Peter; Liang, Bob C.; Bricken, William; Lewis, Bryan; Pimental, Ken and Zyda, Michael J.: Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics Programming, in: Valastyan, Lynn and Walsh, Laura [Eds.]: Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Computer Graphics,, ACM Press New York, 1993, S. 392.

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Linkempfehlungen ::

-> Visual Theory Group, Department of Computing at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London [GB]

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