John Gibbs specializes in 3D computer modeling and animation, motion capture, sound & media design, and modern drama. Prior to coming to UGA, Dr. Gibbs was director of the Digital Production Arts program at Clemson University. He has authored or co-authored numerous publications on Maya and 3D computer graphics that have been translated into nine languages. He is also author of numerous articles on Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Gibbs' Ph.D. dissertation, No-thing is Left to Tell: Zen/Chaos Theory in the Dramatic Art of Samuel Beckett (1999), was published by Fairleigh Dickinson UP. Dr. Gibbs is co-founder of Artimatic, Inc., a company that applies Machine Learning/AI to challenges in the 3D Animation and digital art space.
Ph.D., English Literature, The Ohio State University
MS, Artificial Intelligence, The University of Georgia
MA, English, The Ohio State University
BA, Physics, Princeton University