XR-Lab’s project was selected to join the Undergraduates Pursuing Research in Science and Engineering (UPRISE) Program UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING May 6 – July 26, 2024   Project title: Reinforcement Learning (RL) system in Game Engine This project proposes the development of a sophisticated reinforcement learning (RL) system utilizing the robust […]

AE studio 2024

AE Studio 3004, Restaurant Design   Spring 2024. Instructors: Ming Tang, Samira Sarabandikachyani This studio serves as a comprehensive introduction to designing a building. 

Honors Seminar student projects

“Human-Computer Interaction in the Age of Extended Reality & Metaverse” student projects Spring. 2024.  UC Under the guidance of Ming Tang, Director of the XR-Lab at Digital Futures and DAAP, UC, this honors seminar course has propelled students through an immersive journey into the realm of XR. The course encompasses Extended Reality, Metaverse, and Digital […]

Digital Twin of Cincinnati

A realtime flythrough demo for Digital Twin of City Cincinnati Digital Futures Building at the University of Cincinnati Destroy Alien buildings near the UC campus. Project developed by students Cooper Pflaum and Nishanth Chidambaram. 

P&G Metaverse

Title: Leveraging Metaverse Platforms for Enhanced Global Professional Networking – Phase 1 Ming Tang, Principal Investigator Amount: $32,416 Funding: P&G Digital Accelerator. Gotal: Metaverse technologies for global engagement. Human-Computer Interaction, Digital Human. Immersive visulzation.  P&G Team. : Elsie Urdaneta, Sam Azeba. Paula Saldarriaga UC Team: Ming Tang, Students: Nathaniel Brunner, Ahmad Alrefai, Sid Urankar    

Fluid Sim in VR

Fluid Simulation in Virtual Reality. Unreal Engine. Collision test with hand. 

Digital Twin, LLM & IIOT

IIOT for legacy and intelligent factory machines with AR and LLM feedback with a Digital Twin demonstration of real-time IOT for architecture/building applications using Omniverse. PI: Prof. Sam Anand (Director of Smart-Manufacturing Lab, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, CEAS) co-PI:  Prof. Ming Tang (Director of XR-Lab, School of Architecture & Interior Design, DAAP) $40,000. UC Industry 4.0/5.0 […]

AI in Architecture

Preface In recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made significant inroads into the creative industries, notably in fields such as architecture design. The advent of AI-driven image creation tools and advanced language models has opened new frontiers in ideation, enabling a unique synergy between human creativity and generative AI imaging. This independent study aims to […]

paper SpaceXR in HCI 2024

Our “SpaceXR: Virtual Reality and Data Mining for Astronomical Visualization ” paper is accepted at the 26th HCI International Conference.  Washington DC, USA. 29 June – 4 July 2024 Authors: Mikhail Nikolaenko, Ming Tang Abstract This paper presents a ” SpaceXR ” project that integrates data science, astronomy, and Virtual Reality (VR) technology to deliver an […]

CVG Airport renovation

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) renovation project. This dynamic course delves into designing human-centric, technologically advanced retail spaces at CVG, addressing contemporary challenges. Collaborating directly with CVG, we focus on conceptualizing the “Future CVG Experience,” exploring pivotal questions: envisioning the future look of CVG, the transformative impact of AR and VR on airport experiences, integrating […]

paper on JEC

Paper accepted in the Journal of Experimental Criminology. Cory P. Haberman, Ming Tang, JC Barnes, Clay Driscoll, Bradley J. O’Guinn, Calvin Proffit, The Effect of Checklists on Evidence Collection During Initial Investigations A Randomized Controlled Trial in Virtual Reality. Journal of Experimental Criminology.  Objective To examine the impact of an investigative checklist on evidence collection by police […]

UHP Spring 2024

ARCH3051. UHP Spring 2024 course:  Human-Computer Interaction in the Age of Extended Reality & Metaverse Ming Tang. Professor, Director of Extended Reality Lab (XR-Lab). UC Digital Future. Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS); Industry 4.0 & 5.0 Institute (I45I) School of Architecture and Interior Design, College of Design Architecture Art and Planning Class Time: T. TH 12:30pm […]