virtual reality

At Penn State, researchers are offering prototype versions of immersive Virtual Reality (iVR) lessons in three courses this fall and spring to engage students in the advantages and promises that such learning offers.

A multi-disciplinary research team, led by Alexander Klippel, associate professor of geography, and including members from the departments of Geography and Geosciences, the Stuckeman… Read more »

WHEN: October 31, 2016 from 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
WHERE: Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center, University Park, PA
REGISTRATION: Required at using registration code VRSIM16

Penn State is hosting its first ever Immersive Reality Symposium on Oct. 31 to showcase the broad spectrum of virtual, augmented and mixed reality research that is underway throughout the University.

The symposium… Read more »

Historic Campus Modeling Project aims to enhance Penn Staters’ sense of place and University history.

In an effort to more clearly visualize previous iterations of campus, a cross-disciplinary group of researchers is using virtual reality and 3-D modeling technology as a time machine to travel back to the early days of Penn State.

According to project lead Alexander Klippel… Read more »

“Networked, Real Time Translation of 3D Mesh Data to Immersive Virtual Reality Environments,” a paper authored by five Penn State engineers, will receive a best paper award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) 36th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference – Virtual Environments and Systems.

Published for the conference, the paper highlights research investigating how the real-time creation… Read more »

We are proud to announce that the Immersive Virtual Reality (iVR): The Printing Press of the 21st Century and How Learning About Place and Space Will Never be the Same project has received seed funding through the Center for Online Innovation in Learning’s Research Initiation Grant Program.


Immersive virtual reality (iVR) technologies are changing the way people communicate information… Read more »