Theresa-Marie Rhyne

Biography

Theresa-Marie Rhyne is a computer graphics and learning technologies consultant. She is also a practicing digital media artist and exhibits at the international, national and local levels. Her YouTube channel is located at (http://www.youtube.com/user/theresamarierhyne). Her research specializes in applying artistic color theories to visualization and digital media. Since 2010, she has consulted for the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI) at the University of Utah. From July 2005 until November 2009, she was the Director of the Center for Visualization and Analytics (CVA) in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The CVA studies the use of visualization technology and analytical methods to explore engineering, scientific, design and educational challenges. From July 2006 until November 2009, she was also the Director of the Renaissance Computing Institute's (RENCI) North Carolina State University (NCSU) Engagement Facility. From April 2001 until July 2005, she was Coordinator of Special Technology Projects in Learning Technology Service at North Carolina State University, responsible for architecting the overall approach to the campus-wide support of streaming media technologies for online instructional learning. She also served as a visualization advisor to NCSU’s Information Technology Division on NCSU’s High Performance Computing efforts. As an employee of Lockheed Martin Technical Services (1993 - 2000), she was responsible for the Research and Development activities at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Scientific Visualization Center and was the founding visualization expert at the Center. Her specialties include streaming media, internetworked 3D computer graphics, the application of art techniques to visualization, collaborative-networked visualization, environmental sciences visualization, and geographic visualization. She is also a practicing fine artist in the mediums of computer graphics and collage. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Game Development, and is the Visualization Viewpoints Department Editor of IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.