ORG Rochester Institute of Technology Title BIO Joe Geigel is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Joe earned his Doctor of Science degree in Computer Science from the George Washington University in 2000. His major academic interests are in Computer Graphics, High Dynamic Range Imagery, and creative multimedia systems. Since spring of 2004, Joe has co-directed the Virtual Theatre project, a collaborative effort between the CS department and School of Design at RIT, with the goal of creating a distributed theatrical performance in a shared virtual space. Work on this project has involved the definition of an intuitive interface to a distributed 3D space to enable such performances.