Dr. Amy Banic is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Wyoming and holds a joint appointment at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
Her research specializes in the study of interaction in three dimensions for Virtual Environments, Immersive Visualizations, and Virtual Humans.
Banic earned her Ph.D. in Virtual Environments and 3D User Interaction from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2008 and held a post-doctoral position at Clemson University until 2010, when she came to the University of Wyoming.
Banic earned her M.S. in Computer Science in 2005. Prior to persuing graduate studies, she simultaniously earned a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Studio Art .
She recently served as general chair for the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interfaces (2015) and the Rocky Mountain Celebration of Women in Computing (2008).
On a personal note, she enjoys skiing, soccer, oil painting, and photography.