David Bock is a Lead Visualization Programmer with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications where he is involved with the research and development of rendering systems for visualizing scientific data. His system has been used to visualize data from a variety of computational simulations including density currents, hurricanes, binary neutron stars, tornado-producing thunderstorms, wind-farm simulations, climate models, and galaxy clusters. His work has been featured in the book Visual Computing, publications including Computer Graphics World, Physics World, and Astronomy Magazine, and presentations and papers at Supercomputing, SIGGRAPH, XSEDE, and PEARC conferences. Bock is also Professor at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois in programming, 3D computer animation, and gaming. Bock received his M.F.A. in Graphic Design and his Master’s degree in Art Education both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern Illinois in Carbondale, Illinois.
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