|David Krum is a
Computer Scientist and Associate Director of the
ICT Mixed Reality Lab, which develops
new techniques and technologies for presenting immersive experiences.
His research interests include human-computer interaction, virtual reality,
and 3D interaction.
At ICT, he has contributed to development of low cost virtual reality displays,
such as the smartphone based FOV2GO, and REFLCT, a head mounted projector display for
Before joining ICT, David worked as a research scientist for the
Bosch Research and Technology Center, investigating automotive
user interfaces and 3D visualizations for building security systems.
He also worked as a software engineer for Motorola, contributing to
data communications products like the BitSURFR ISDN modem, selected
as a Best Product of 1996 by PC Magazine.
David earned a BS in Engineering and Applied Science from the
California Institute of Technology and an MS in Computer Science
from University of Alabama in Huntsville. His PhD, from the
Georgia Institute of Technology, focused on how wearable computers,
combined with 3D visualizations could help spatial cognition,
that is, help individuals more quickly learn the structure of
their surrounding environment. His dissertation involved an
eyeglass mounted wearable computer display, a decade before the
introduction of Google Glass.
He can be reached at: krum at ict.usc.edu