Brian Curless

Postdoc Faculty Coordinator/Postdoc ChampionBrian Curless

Brian Curless, Professor, joined the Computer Science & Engineering faculty at the University of Washington in 1998. He earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. After a year of designing and implementing parallel processor DSP algorithms and custom printed circuit boards at SRI International, he returned to grad school and earned his M.S. (1991) and Ph.D. (1997) degrees at Stanford.

Professor Curless's research interests span a number of areas in computer graphics and vision, including multi-view stereo, computational photography, range scanning, and surface shape and appearance reconstruction and modeling.


Dave Rispoli

Postdoc FacilitatorDave Rispoli

After 15 years in project management with Seattle-area Fortune 500 high-tech firms and an additional 5 years in Social Services and Education Management, Dave Rispoli was thrilled to return to his alma mater, the UW, as PMP Advisor in 1999. Since then, Dave has been the advisor for hundreds of PMP students and graduates and has provided program information to thousands of prospective students. Dave also serves as facilitator for CSE postdocs. In this capacity, Dave connects our postdocs with resources to make their postdoc experience successful and lead them toward their career aspirations.

Dave can be reached at (206) 543-5848 or