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Scott Fisher, M.S.

Director, USC Mobile & Environmental Media Lab
Founding Chair, Interactive Media Division

Affiliated Divisions:

Interactive Media & Games Division
Media Arts + Practice Division

Work Phone: 213.821.5219
Office: SCI 201S

Scott Fisher is a Professor in the Media Arts + Practice Division, founding Chair of the Interactive Media Division, and Director of USC’s Mobile & Environmental Media Lab at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is an interaction designer whose work focuses primarily on mobile media, interactive environments and technologies of presence.

Fisher's media industry experience includes Atari, Paramount, and his own companies Telepresence Research and Telepresence Media, and he is well known for his pioneering work in the field of Virtual Reality at NASA. A graduate of MIT's Architecture Machine Group (now Media Lab), he has taught at MIT, UCLA, UCSD, and Keio University in Japan. His work has been recognized internationally through numerous invited presentations, professional publications and in the popular media. In addition, he has been an Artist in Residence at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies and his stereoscopic imagery and artwork has been exhibited in the US, Japan and Europe.