Magesh Chandramouli, Ph.D.

Professor, Computer Graphics Technology

Magesh Chandramouli


Magesh Chandramouli is a Professor of Computer Graphics Technology. His research and teaching focus on computer graphics, 3D modeling, animation, and virtual reality.

Research Overview

His research focuses on the application of computer graphics and affordable virtual reailty (VR) to STEM applications.

It’s a labor of love for me. I really enjoy the visual nature of this field and the different challenges these abstract concepts present.

Select Publications

  • Chandramouli, M. (Second Edition: 2017; Originally published-2015). An Introduction to Animation. Purdue University Press ISBN: 9781626710245
  • Chandramouli, M. (2007). An Introduction to Visualization: For Absolute Beginners. FCU Press ISBN: 9789867621603
  • Chandramouli, M. (In Progress – Draft Submitted). “Introduction to 3D Modeling & Animation”, Taylor & Francis Publishers, ISBN assigned: 9781498764919

Teaching Focus

His teaching focuses on 3D modeling, animation, and virtual reality.

Magesh Chandramouli stands next to a student who is wearing a VR headset.

Igniting Possibilities

Magesh Chandramouli finds joy in the many practical applications for virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) in STEM and other areas of industrial training.

Meet Professor Chandramouli

Magesh Chandramouli


(219) 989-3195

Office Location:

Hammond, Anderson Building 208F


  • Ph.D. – Department of Computer Graphics Technology, Purdue University, USA
  • M.S. – Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada
  • M.Eng – Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • B.E. – GeoInformatics Engineering, College of Engineering, Guindy, India

Areas of Expertise

  • Virtual Reality Computer Graphics
  • Visualization & Animation
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Warner Professional Practice Award, International Honor Society for Technology
  • Editor’s Award for Outstanding Technical Paper, EDG/ASEE
  • Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award, Purdue University Northwest
  • Frederick Andrews Fellowship, Purdue University

Curriculum Vitae