CURRICULUM VITAE

Robert M. Geist III



CONTACT INFORMATION:

School of Computing
308 McAdams Hall
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0974
phone: 864-656-2258
fax: 864-656-0145
e-mail: geist@clemson.edu


EDUCATION:

Mathematics:
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 5/74
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1/73
B.A., Duke University, 6/70
Computer Science:
M.A., Duke University, 12/80

HONORS AND AWARDS:
B.A. degree Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Xi
IFIP WG 7.3, Computer Performance Modeling and Analysis
Julia Dale Prize in Mathematics, 1970
Best Paper, 2nd Government Neural Networks Applications Workshop, 1991
Highest-rated Paper, 30th ACM Southeast Conf., 1992
Sigma Xi Award for Excellence in Research, 1994
Faculty Award of Excellence for Achievement in the Sciences, 1997
National Scholars Award of Distinction, 2005
Best Paper (Günther Enderle Award) Eurographics 2005
IBM Faculty Awards(3), 2007, 2008, 2009
ACM Distinguished Educator, 2009-

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EMPLOYMENT:

    1/07 - present: Professor, School of Computing, Clemson University
    7/13 - 7/14: Interim Director, School of Computing, Clemson University
    11/11 - 12/11: Visiting Professor,Weta Digital, Wellington, New Zealand
    9/11 - 10/11: Visiting Professor of Computer Science, University of New Mexico
    1/07 - 6/08: Interim Director, School of Computing, Clemson University
    8/87 - 12/06: Professor of Computer Science, Clemson University
    1/02 - 5/02: Visiting Professor of Computer Science, University of New Mexico
    1/84 - 7/87: Associate Professor of Computer Science, Clemson University
    7/83 - 12/83: Associate Professor of Computer Science, Duke University
    1/81 - 6/83: Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Duke University
    7/80 - 12/80: Research Associate in Computer Science, Duke University
    8/77 - 6/80: Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
    1/77 - 6/77: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    9/74 - 8/77: Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Pembroke


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Mathematics:
Introduction to College Mathematics, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Finite Mathematics, Introduction to Statistics, Point Set Theory, Calculus (I, II, Intermediate, Advanced I, II), Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics (I, II), Abstract Algebra (I, II), Dynamical Systems
Computer Science:
Introduction to Data Processing, Introduction to Programming, Programming Methodology, Data Structures, Introduction to Operating Systems, Introduction to Computer Graphics, Advanced Modeling Techniques in Computer Graphics (graduate), Virtual Reality Systems (graduate), Mathematical Methods for Systems Analysis I, II (graduate), Systems Modeling (graduate), Operating System Design (graduate), GPU Computing

OTHER RELATED ACTIVITY:

Keynote Address: Real-Time Modeling and Rendering of Natural Phenomena, 7th Int. Symp. on Visual Computing
(ISVC 2011), Las Vegas, Nevada, September, 2011.
Co-founder (with S.T. Wang, Dept. of Art), Digital Production Arts Program, Clemson Univ. M.F.A. degree
program, 1999.
Editorial Board (Assoc. Ed.), Performance Evaluation (North-Holland), 1999 - 2004
Associate Editor, The College Mathematics Journal, 1984 - 1985
Program Chair and Proceedings Editor:
    • 28th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Greenville, SC, 1990
    • 33rd Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Clemson, SC, 1995
    • 38th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Clemson, SC, 2000
    • 3rd IEEE Int. Performance and Dependability Symp., Durham, NC, 1998
Lecturer, Applications of Probability Theory to the Analysis and Design of Computer Systems (an MAA
minicourse), Annual Summer Meeting of the AMS-MAA, Eugene, Oregon, August, 1984.
Editorial Consultant, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 1981-1982
Referee, journals:
ACM Trans. on Comp. Sys., ACM Trans. on Graphics, ACM Computing Surveys, Am. Math. Monthly, Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), Concurrency & Computation: Practice & Experience, IBM Jour. of Research and Development, IEEE Trans. on Comp., IEEE Trans. on Reliab., IEEE Trans. on Software Eng., IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Sys., IEEE Computer, IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Int. Jour. of Parallel Programming, JACM, Jour. of Pure and Applied Algebra, Journal of Systems and Software, Math. Magazine, Performance Evaluation, Proc. of the IEEE, ORSA Journal on Computing, Real-Time Systems, Stochastic Models, Software Practice & Experience, Simulation, The Computer Journal, The Visual Computer
Referee, annual conferences:
Eurographics.
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering.
IEEE International Symposium on Fault-Tolerant Computing (FTCS).
IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems.
IFIP International Symposium on Computer Performance Modeling, Measurement, and Evaluation (PERFORMANCE).
ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems.
ACM SIGGRAPH Annual Conference.
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Annual Conference.
National Educational Computing Conference.
ACM Southeast Conference.
Reviewer/Panelist, NSF, ARO
Reviewer, ACM Doctoral Dissertation Competition
Member, Program Committee:
    • International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC 2010, 2011, 2012).
    • IBM International Cloud Academy Conference (ICA CON 2012).
    • Third Int. Conf. on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI3) 2009.
    • Eurographics Workshop on Natural Phenomena 2007.
    • IEEE Int. Computer Performance and Dependability Symp. (IPDS), 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002.
    • IEEE Int. Fault-Tolerant Computing Symp. (FTCS-27) 1997.
    • ACM Sigmetrics Conf. on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, 1996.
    • 12th IEEE Symp. on Reliable Distributed Systems, 1993.
    • 11th IFIP Int. Symp. on Computer Performance Modeling, Measurement, and Evaluation (PERFORMANCE '86), 1986.

M.S., M.F.A., and Ph.D. graduates:
    • 2010: R. Hooda, Z. H. Jones
    • 2009: J. E. Steele (1st place, ACM SE student paper competition, 2007)
    • 2007: S. R. Matzko
    • 2006: J. W. McPherson
    • 2005: K. R. Rasche
    • 2004: A. P. VanPernis (1st place, ACM SE student paper competition, 1999), C. Watcharopas
    • 2003: M. H. Bryant
    • 2001: J. R. Soukup, V. M. Sekhar
    • 2000: K. Paramasivam
    • 1999: R. A. Danforth, A. G. Arens (1st place, ACM SE student paper competition, 2000)
    • 1998: D. H. Vernon, D. Treglia II
    • 1997: C. S. Marshall, W. T. Stinson, M. K. Chetuparambil
    • 1996: K. L. Adams, O. A. Heim
    • 1995: A. B. Smith, L. E. Postner
    • 1994: D. E. Crane
    • 1993: J. S. Junkins, D. G. Suggs (1st place, ACM SE student paper competition, 1990),
    •         W. R. Reynolds (1st place, ACM SE student paper competition, 1987, 1988)
    • 1992: J. M. Hanks
    • 1991: F. C. Harris, C. L. Dove
    • 1990: C. G. Reynolds
    • 1989: V. E. Rao, C. L. Wilson, W. G. Crosmun
    • 1988: R. S. Shore, M. L. Brown, R. A. Allen
    • 1987: M. P. Beede, (1st place co-winner, ACM SE student paper competition, 1987)
    • 1986: E. L. Pittard, M. M. Ng
    • 1985: J. L. Richards
    • 1981: S. W. Daniel
Member, ACM, Eurographics



Robert Geist

2014-07-14