Academic Career

Academic Career

2015 – present. Senior Lecturer (tenure-track Associate Professor) in Visual Effects at Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts (CPDA), University of Greenwich, London, UK.

2012 – 2014. Lecturer (tenure-track Assistant Professor) in Animation & VFX at University of Dundee, UK.

2011. Visiting lecturer in VFX at University of Westminster, UK.

2008. Visiting lecturer in 3D CGI at Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea.

Academic Activities

2017. Journal paper ‘Understanding the Big Picture’ was accepted by the 15th annual Academic Practice and Technology Conference (APT 2017 London). Journal publication in progress.

2017. BFI & Creative Skillset fund project – VFX HE Online Mentoring Programme Leader.

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2017. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.

2015.08. A research funding proposal was awarded (£35,000) by the UK Creative Skillset.
As the project PI leading the VFX HE Online Mentoring Programme in 2016 – 2017. The project is supported by Creative Skillset, The Moving Picture Company (MPC), Framestore, Escape Studios and The Foundry UK.

2015.04. Journal paper ‘An Alternative Green Screen Keying Method for Film Visual Effects‘ was published in IJMA Journal Vol.7, No.2, April 2015.

2013.04. Journal paper ‘A Process of Seamlessly Replacing CG Elements into Live-action Footage‘ was accepted by a peer-reviewed international conference: IV2013-17th International Conference on Information Visualisation: Vis13: CAivDE – Computer Animation, Information Visualisation, and Digital Effects (London), and published by European Scientific Journal.

2013.03. Visited and lectured at Seoul National University, Myongji University, Dongseo University, South Korea. The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, China.

2013.01. Journal paper ‘A Case of Study for 3D Stereo Conversion in Visual Effects Industry‘ was published in a peer-reviewed international conference: ICCGV 2013 (Switzerland) Journal, Vol. 73, pp. 385-390.

2009.12. Journal paper ‘A Study on Environment Colour Simulation of Surroundings of CG Characters in Live-action Scenes‘ was accepted by a peer-reviewed international conference: CAID&CD, and published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

2009.08. Doctor dissertation ‘Realistic Visual Representation in Digital Compositing‘ was collected and published by Seoul National University Central Library.

2008.12. Journal paper ‘Digital Compositing for Moving Images‘ was published by The Third International Conference on Arts in Society Journal, Australia.

2008.05, a practical animation work entitled “TWO” was published in The 11th International Design Seminar Journal, South Korea.

2007.12. Research paper – ‘A Study of Digital Compositing‘ was accepted by a peer-reviewed international conference: CAID&CD, and published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.