Eitan Grinspun - TEDxColumbiaEngineering - 11/29/11

"Computing Spaghetti"
Filmed November 29, 2011 - Miller Theatre, Columbia University, NYC

Eitan Grinspun is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York. He was Professeur d'Université Invité at l'Université Pierre et Marie Curie in 2009, a Research Scientist at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences from 2003-2004, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology from 1997-2003, and an Engineering Science undergraduate at the University of Toronto. He was an NVIDIA Fellow in 2001, an Everhart Distinguished Lecturer in 2003, an NSF CAREER Award recipient in 2007, is currently an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, and one of Popular Science magazine's 2011 "Brilliant Ten." The simulation technologies developed by Grinspun's group are seen in blockbuster movies from the major studios and experienced in consumer products such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

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