David M. Krum
Dr. David Krum is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the California State University, Los Angeles. His research interests include human-computer interaction, virtual/augmented reality, and 3D interaction. He began his research into virtual reality technologies in 1998.
Dr. Krum leads the Experience Lab (XP Lab) at the California State University, Los Angeles. The lab studies human-computer interaction and specializes in the research and development of virtual and augmented reality technologies.
Dr. Krum earned a BS in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology and an MS in Computer Science from University of Alabama in Huntsville. He earned a PhD in Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His PhD dissertation focused on how wearable computers, combined with 3D visualizations could help spatial cognition, that is, help individuals more quickly learn the structure of their surrounding environment. This work involved an eyeglass mounted wearable computer display, a decade before the introduction of Google Glass.