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Ulrich Neumann

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Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering-Systems


  • 1993, PhD, Computer Science, Univ North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • 1990, Masters, Computer Science, UNC Chapel Hill
  • 1979, Masters, Electrical Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo
  • 1976, Bachelors, Electrical Engineering, SUNY Buffalo


Dr. Ulrich Neumann is a professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California. He earned an MSEE from SUNY at Buffalo in 1980 and his computer science Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993 where his focus was on parallel algorithms for interactive volume-visualization. His research relates to video visualization, interactive media, tracking for augmented reality, and human facial modeling, rendering, and animation.

Dr. Neumann is the former (2000-2004) Director of the Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC), an NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC), and he directs the Computer Graphics and Immersive Technologies (CGIT) Laboratory at USC. Prior to his academic career, he designed multiprocessor graphics and DSP systems, cofounded a video game corporation, and independently developed and licensed electronic products.

Prof. Neumann is a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award (1995) and the USC Northrop Grumman Junior Faculty Research Award (1999). He is a member of the ACM, Siggraph, and the IEEE Computing Society.

Research Summary

Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Data Visualization, 3D Modeling, Tracking, Augmented Reality


  • 1995 NSF Career Award
  • 1999 USC / Northrop Grumman Jr. Faculty Research Award
  • 2002 USC Charles Lee Powell Chair in CS and EE
  • Computer Science
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems

  • PHE 402
  • Charles Lee Powell Hall
  • 3737 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 274

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4489
  • uneumann@pollux.usc.edu


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