Shaun Foster is an assistant professor of 3D Digital Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. He received his Masters in Fine Arts at RIT in 2002. He worked at 4 Directions Productions as manager of Animation and was also Lead Effects Artist there. He worked on multiple award-winning national and regional TV programs, advertising, and the successful 3D animated short, Raccoon and Crawfish. Shaun developed two educational multimedia exhibits for museums prior to joining RIT. He is currently pursuing his passion for pedagogy and 3D Digital Design at RIT. Shaun's work is focused on next-generation 3D and interactive computer graphics. He recently published Integrating 3D Modeling, Photogrammetry and Design (Springer Publishing) and the Augmented Reality Tourism app, Flip For History. Foster has spoken the last three years at the International SIGGRAPH conference and is also involved in the local SIGGRAPH Professional chapter, serving on the executive board. He was recently awarded several grants dealing with next-generation technologies, including Kinect and Augmented Reality tourism, as well as Digital Humanities 3D interactive Asylum reconstruction.
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