Areas of Specializationinteractive art and technology; computer animation; computer-mediated arts
Dr. Midori Kitagawa is the author of Mocap for Artists: Workflow and Techniques for Motion Capture, published by Focal Press in 2008.
Dr. Kitagawa's research interests include 3D computer animation, 2D animation, motion capture, interactive multimedia teaching, virtual reality, 3D modeling, visualization, and studio arts.
EducationPhD in Visualization Sciences, Texas A&M University
MA in Computer Graphics and Animation, Ohio State University
BFA in Painting, Joshibi University in Tokyo, Japan