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F. David Fracchia

Co-Director, Graphics and Multimedia Research Laboratory
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA V5A 1S6

F. David Fracchia is an assistant professor in Computing Science at Simon Fraser University and a member of the Centre for Experimental & Constructive Mathematics. His main area of research is the visualization of cellular growth in plants and animals, although he has published and submitted articles dealing with the visualization of archaeological dwellings, philosophical logic, fractals, and large information spaces.

He received a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Regina, an M.Math in computer science / combinatorics from the University of Waterloo, and a Ph.D. in computer graphics from the University of Regina. He was a post-doctoral associate in Mathematics at Yale University with Prof. Benoit Mandelbrot's fractal group. Dr. Fracchia is a member of IEEE, ACM, and ACM SIGGRAPH.