Doug L. James is a tenured professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. He holds three degrees in applied mathematics, including a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2001 under the guidance of Dinesh Pai. In 2002 he joined the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University as an Assistant Professor, then in 2006 he became an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University.
His research interests are computer graphics, physically based animation, reduced-order physics models, and multi-sensory physics applications such as sound rendering and haptic force-feedback rendering.
Doug is a National Science Foundation CAREER awardee, and a fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation.