Tomasz Bednarz is Director of Visualisation at the Expanded Perception & Interaction Centre (EPICentre) and A/Professor at the UNSW Art & Design. He is also Research Team Leader at CSIRO Data61 (leading Visual Analytics Team, in Software & Computational Systems program).
His current roles reflect his conviction to a holistic approach to the wicked problems facing the collation, analytics and display of big data. His approach is expansive and encompasses the use of novel technologies (AR, VR, CAVE, Dome, AVIE), often in combination. Over the last couple of years, he has been involved in wide range of projects in area of immersive visualisation, human-computer interaction, computational imaging, visualisation, and simulations, computer graphics, games, computational fluid dynamics, demoscene.
He is Chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2019. SIGGRAPH conferences are the world’s largest, most influential annual meetings and exhibitions in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The conference will be held for the very first time in Australia (Brisbane).