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John Gibbs

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Associate Professor
Faculty Fellow, The Institute for Artificial Intelligence

John Gibbs specializes in 3D Computer Modeling and Animation, Artificial Intelligence and the Creative Arts, Sound & Media design, and Modern Drama. Prior to coming to UGA, Dr. Gibbs was director of the Digital Production Arts program at Clemson University. He has authored or co-authored numerous publications on Maya and 3D computer graphics that have been translated into nine languages. He is also author of numerous articles on Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Gibbs' Ph.D. dissertation, No-thing is Left to Tell: Zen/Chaos Theory in the Dramatic Art of Samuel Beckett (1999), was published by Fairleigh Dickinson UP. Dr. Gibbs is co-founder of Artimatic, Inc., a company that applies Machine Learning/AI to challenges in the digital art space. Dr. Gibbs carries his educational drive to the wider public via his YouTube channel, Dr. Know-it-all. 


Ph.D., English Literature, The Ohio State University

MS, Artificial Intelligence, The University of Georgia

MA, English, The Ohio State University

BA, Physics, Princeton University

Events featuring John Gibbs
Room 400 (Balcony Theatre)

John Gibbs, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Faculty Fellow in The Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and newly-minted President and CEO of Artimatic, Inc., will discuss how he took his interdisciplinary research at the intersection of 3D Animation and Machine Learning, and, with the help of his co-founders…

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