Lab members

Ph.D. Students

Yanming Xiu, Spring 2024 – present
Christian Fronk, Fall 2023 – present
Zhehan Qu, Spring 2023 – present
Tianyi Hu, Fall 2022 – present
Lin Duan, Spring 2022 – present
Sarah Sangjun Eom, Spring 2021 – present
Ying Chen, Fall 2019 – present
Timothy James Scargill, Fall 2019 – present

M.S. Students

Siwen Dong, Summer 2023 – present
Xichu Xiao, Summer 2023 – present

B.S. Students

Muchang Bahng, 2023 – present
Tiffany Ma, 2022 – present
Ritvik Janamsetty, 2022 – present

High School Students

Vanessa Tang, NC School of Science and Math, Summer 2023 – present
Jonathan Zeng, NC School of Science and Math, Summer 2023 – present

Members of the I3T Lab Attending the 2023 Summer REU Showcase

Recent News and News Highlights

2/5/2024: At IEEE VR 2024 members of the I3T Lab will be presenting a workshop paper titled “Did I Do Well? Personalized Assessment of Trainees’ Performance in Augmented Reality-assisted Neurosurgical Training” [ Paper PDF ], an accompanying demonstration, and a poster titled “AR Simulations in VR: The Case for Environmental Awareness” [ Poster PDF ] .

1/30/2024: Our paper titled “3D Object Detection with VI-SLAM Point Clouds: The Impact of Object and Environment Characteristics on Model Performance” will be appearing in Proc. IEEE ICRA 2024.

1/1/2024: Paper led by Sarah Eom titled “Mixed Reality-guided Twist-drill Craniostomy Improves the Accuracy of External Ventricular Drain Placement” is appearing in Neurosurgery Focus special issue on mixed reality in neurosurgery. [ Paper PDF ]

10/9/2023: Heartfelt congratulations to Tim Scargill on his ACM ImmerCom Best Paper Award! [ Paper PDF ]

8/31/2023: Professor Gorlatova and PhD student Ying Chen are invited to attend the 2023 Google Networking Research Summit in Sunnyvale, CA.

7/10/2023: Lab’s work on augmented reality for retinal laser therapy is profiled in the Duke Eye Center VISION Magazine. [ More information ]

More information about our research

I^3T Lab Alumni

Postdoctoral associates: 2018 – 2021: Dr. Guohao Lan. First subsequent position: Assistant Professor of Computer Science at TU Delft.

M.S. students: 2023: Susy Su, Siwen Dong, Xichu Xiao. 2022: Owen Gibson, Achilles Dabrowski. 2021: Lucas Liu. 2019 – 2020: Zida Liu. 2020: Tianrui (Felix) Zhang. 2019: Nisarg Dabhi.

B.S. students: 2023: Alexander Du. 2022 – 2023: Seijung Kim Graduation with Distinction, Howard G. Clark Award for outstanding undergraduate research. Neha Vutakuri Graduation with Distinction. 2021 – 2022: Alex Xu Graduation with Distinction, Vineet Alaparthi, Sasamon Omoma. 2022: Liuren Yin, Darius Huang, Jason Dong. 2021: Mary Jiang, Aining Liu, Rohit Raguram, Mohammad Khatami, Achilles Dabrowski. 2020 – 2021: Ashley Kwon Graduation with Distinction. 2019 – 2021: Yunfan Zhang. 2020 – 2021: Brianna Butler; Shreya Hurli. 2020: Priya Rathinavelu; Steven Li; Achintya Kumar; Hunter Gregory; Orion Hsu; Daisy Ferleger; Bailey Heit; Bogyung Kim. 2018 – 2020: Michael Glushakov. 2019 – 2020: Davis Booth; Jason Zhou; Joseph DeChicchis Graduation with Distinction; Cyan DeVeaux Graduation with Distinction, Visual and Media Studies Award. 2019: Camden Vassallo; Michael Zhang; Charles Papandreou; Kunaal Sharma; Madeline Wilkinson.

Visitors, Ph.D.: 2019 – 2020: José Manjarrés, Universidad del Norte, Colombia (PhD advisor: Mauricio Pardo González), 809 Colciencias Fellow. First subsequent position: Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Olivet Nazarene University. Yuqi Han, Tongji University, China, (PhD Advisor: Jun Wu). Summer 2019: Gopika Premsankar, Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland (PhD advisor: Mario Di Francesco).

Visitors, undergraduate: Summer 2023: Ashish Murthy, IIT Putna, Shivani Karanth, NC State University. Summer 2022: Jeremy Suh, UVA. Summer 2021 Grand Challenges in Engineering NSF REU Fellows: Maria Christenbury, Clemson University; Megan Mott, UNC Chapel Hill; Emily Eisele, Widener University. Summer 2019: Jovan Stojkovic, University of Belgrade, Duke ECE REU Fellow; Courtney Johnson, North Carolina A&T State University, Grand Challenges in Engineering NSF REU Fellow.

Visitors, high school: Summer 2019: Juan Blanco, DukeREP program for Durham-area high school students, Outstanding Trainee Award.