Project SP17c: Visualizing Forest Futures Under Climate Uncertainty

Project SP17c: Visualizing Forest Futures Under Climate Uncertainty
Researcher: Jiawei Huang
Position type: 3D modeling; literature review on VR and 3D modeling
Scope: 45-135 hours of work during the semester for 1-3 credits
Application deadline: open until filled
Application URL:

Project and position description

The selected applicant will assist in ChoroPhronesis Lab with 3D modeling work related to a variety of subjects such as architecture, landscape architecture, and/or conduct a literature review related to a National Science Foundation-funded project, “CNH-L: Visualizing Forest Futures Under Climate Uncertainty: Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Decision Support Tools for Collaborative Decision Making.” Find lab information at This project will benefit students who hope to enhance their 3D modeling skills and learn more about state-of-the-art technology in virtual reality.

Desired qualifications

The applicant should ideally have experience in 3D modeling and rendering using SketchUp/Maya/VUE/LumenRT/3ds Max/Lumion or other software. Students with little or no experience in 3D modeling will be considered to conduct a literature review on virtual reality technology.

To apply

Prospective candidates should complete the application form at by 5:00 p.m. on the indicated date. Follow all instructions.