Chao Mei is currently a Ph.D candidate of Computer Science Dept. in The University of Texas at San Antonio. His Ph.D. advisor is Dr. John Quarles who is the director of the San Antonio Virtual Environment (SAVE) lab.
Software engineer and computer scientist with strong programming skills and professional academic background. Worked on various projects individually and in team through the whole software life cycle. Project experiences include Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) systems, software development tools, computer games and web applications. Research areas include Human Computer Interaction (HCI), medical simulation, […]
The ‘Virtual Reality MS walk’ is design to raise funds and awareness for MS and MS related research. Specifically, the it is a 3D online multi user virtual environment modeled after the real walk held at the AT&T Center every year. The Virtual Reality MS Walk will occur concurrently with the real MS Walk, and […]
March 1st 2014, our team is making a demo of the project Virtual Walk M.S to Federal Congressman Lloyd Doggett. More information about this project please step to its website: http://184.108.40.206/index.html
I was interviewed for the VR Walk for Autism project on TV channel NBC News for San Antonio and FOX 29. Starting from 00:46.
Virtual Reality (VR) training games have many potential benefits for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) therapy, such as increasing motivation and improving the abilities of performing daily living activities. Persons with ASD often have deficits in hand-eye coordination, which makes many activities of daily living difficult. A VR game that trains hand-eye coordination could help users […]
I as a main developer with our team made this project for National M.S society as an virtual online extension for their annual found raising event. In the traditional offline event, people get together and walk for 1 or 2 miles in order to raise found for M.S. society to support M.S research and M.S. […]
This project worked with Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra. I made this project for my research on evaluating the usability of 3DUI for kids with autism. With the virtual hands controlled by users’ real hands, users are able to pick up milk/cereal box, pour and mix cereal and milk in the bowl. Measuring cups […]
This project is a collaboration between The University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Florida. I am the developer of the anesthesia simulator tool. Below is a video overview of this project, but it is an relatively old version. For more current version, please go to projects page and download. And the […]