Dr. Eliot Winer

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Director, Virtual Reality Applications Center
Eliot Winer

Dr. Eliot Winer is an Associate Director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University. He also has a courtesy appointment as an Associate Professor int the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at ISU.  Dr. Winer has over 15 years of experience working in virtual reality and 3D computer graphics technologies. He has developed interactive real-time volume visualization methods for medical images allowing non-radiologists to read and understand data obtained from MRI and CT scans. These methods were implemented on various platforms including the desktop, immersive CAVE, and mobile tablet platforms. His current research focus in medical imaging is to develop suitable methods for 3D visualization of functional MRI data.

Area of Expertise: 
Medical Imaging
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1999
M.S., Mechancial Engineering, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1994
B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1992
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