Frederic I. Parke
Professor of Architecture and Director of the Visualization Laboratory
At Texas A&M, in the College of Architecture, Dr. Parke participates as a member of the Visualization Sciences faculty and directs the Visualization Laboratory which supports the graduate program in Visualization Sciences. Visualization Sciences is a multi-disciplinary program that explores all aspects of electronic image making from the technical to the artistic.
He has interests in many aspects of computer based systems, computer graphics, and visualization. Recently his research has been in the area of conversational interfaces which combines a long standing interest in facial animation with the use of speech recognition and speech synthesis to support multi-modal user interfaces and low bandwidth virtual video conferencing.