Alan Chalmers

Alan Chalmers

Alan Chalmers is Professor of Visualisation and Royal Society Industrial Fellow at University of Warwick and co-founder of the spinout company TrueDR Ltd. Previously he was a founder and CEO of the spinout company goHDR Ltd. He has published over 230 papers in journals and international conferences on high-fidelity virtual environments and HDR imaging and successfully supervised 37 PhD students. He is Honorary President of Afrigraph, a Fellow of the ERA Foundation, and formerly Vice President of ACM SIGGRAPH. Together with SpheronVR, he was instrumental in the development of the world’s first HDR video camera, which was completed in July 2009. From 2011-2015 he was Chair of the EU COST Action IC1005 “ HDRi: The digital capture, storage, transmission and display of real-world lighting” [ic1005]. This co-ordinated research and development in HDR across 25 EU countries and 44 institutions. In addition, Chalmers is a UK representative on IST/37 considering HDR standards within MPEG.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Warwick, UK