Cristian Luciano

Cristian Luciano

Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences


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1919 W. Taylor St., 233 AHSB

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By appointment


Dr. Cristian Luciano is an expert in virtual, mixed, and augmented reality applied to engineering, dentistry, and medicine. His areas of expertise involve 3D graphics, haptics, scientific visualization, collision detection, GPU programming, dynamics simulation, and multimodality motion tracking. His current research interests are surgical simulation and training, pre-surgical planning, robotic surgery, and surgical navigation.

Selected Grants

UIC Chancellor’s Discovery Funds, Augmented Reality Proctor for Simulation and Training of Central Line Placement, PI

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PhD, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, 2010
MS, Computer Science, 2006
MS, Industrial Engineering, 2000
BS, Information Systems Engineering, 1994