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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 Professor of Media Arts + Practice and former Dean of Research in the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is also the Founding Chair of the Interactive Media Division and Director of the Mobile & Environmental Media Lab.   Fisher has worked extensively since the early 80s to develop virtual reality and augmented reality systems at NASA Ames, Atari Research Labs, MIT’s Architecture Machine Group (now the MIT Media Lab) and at Keio University in Japan. As a Research Scientist at NASA Ames, his lab played a pioneering role in developing several virtual reality technologies that form the basis for products commercially available today.