People


Laboratory Director

Tyler Bell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Cluster Member
Public Digital Arts

Education
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2018
M.S., Human Computer Interaction, Iowa State University, 2014
B.S., Computer Science, Iowa State University, 2012

Short Bio
Tyler Bell is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iowa. He leads the Holo Reality Lab and is a faculty member of the Public Digital Arts (PDA) cluster. Tyler received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Iowa State University (2012, 2014), where he received a Research Excellence Award, and he received his Ph.D. from Purdue University (2018). Tyler's research has been featured in numerous public media articles and was an Innovation of the Year finalist at the 2018 TechPoint Mira Awards.

Tyler's current research interests include high-quality 3D video communications; high-speed, high-resolution 3D imaging; virtual reality and augmented reality; human computer interaction; 3D data and 3D video compression; and multimedia on mobile devices. 

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M.S. Students

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Matthew G. Finley

M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
M.S. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Matthew G. Finley is a graduate student pursuing his M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iowa. Finley completed his B.S. degree at the University of Iowa in 2018, during which he was involved in research in collaboration with the College of Public Health. Finley is an active member of many student organizations and holds executive positions in UIowa’s IEEE student chapter as well as UIowa’s SpaceX Hyperloop Competition team. Finley's current research interests include system optimization and parameter selection for optimizing 3D image encoding. In his free time Finley is an avid photographer, hiker, and dog owner. You can often find him exploring one of Iowa’s state parks or watching his Great Pyrenees roll around in the grass at the Iowa City dog park.


Undergraduate Students

Jacob Nishimura

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Student (Junior), Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nick Gorman

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Student (Sophomore), Electrical and Computer Engineering


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We are currently welcoming both undergraduate and graduate students to possibly join our group at the University of Iowa.

  • Interested in the type(s) of research we are doing?

  • Want to learn more or see our work in person?

Get in touch with Prof. Bell if you are interested!