Name:Robert J. Moorhead, II
Associated Centers:Geosystems Research Institute
Northern Gulf Institute
Email: rjm@gri.msstate.edu
Office:High Performance Computing Building, A127
Office Phone:(662) 325-2850
Alternate Phone:(662) 325-8278
Address:Mailstop 9627
2 Research Blvd
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Biography:Robert J. Moorhead, II received the B.S.E.E. degree from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, in 1980 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University in 1985. He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, and Director of the GeoSystems Research and Northern Gulf Institutes, Mississippi State. He was previously a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. His current research interests include computationally demanding visualization and analysis issues, usability of visualization systems, and applied visualization. He has previously conducted research in computer communications and image/video coding. He has published more than 150 papers.

Research Interest: computationally demanding visualization and analysis problems, usability of visualization systems, and applied visualization

Publications: Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Nicinska, J., Moorhead, R. J.,, Leonardi, A., Skarke, A., Chadwick, R., & Kincaid, R. (2014). The Tropical Cyclone ExperiMental Program to Enable Unmanned Surface SysTems (TEMPEST). International Conference on Mesoscale Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones. Boulder, CO.

Harding, J. M., & Moorhead, R. J., (2013). Northern Gulf Institute Final Report: Year 1 Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Funding. Mississippi State University: Northern Gulf Institute. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Harding, J. M., Moorhead, R. J.,, & Ashby, S. (2012). Key Nearshore Findings from the Northern Gulf Institute Monitoring and Research Program Undertaken in the Immediate Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Incident. http://masgc.org/bb2012/Abstractspdf/DHS_PDFs/DHS_Harding_John_abstract_ms%20edit.pdf. Biloxi, MS. [Document] [Document Site]

Liu, Z., Cai, S., Swan II, J. E., Moorhead, R. J.,, Martin, J. P., & Jankun-Kelly, T. J. (2012). A 2D Flow Visualization User Study Using Explicit Flow Synthesis and Implicit Task Design. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 18(5), 788-796. DOI:10.1109/TVCG.2011.110.

Harding, J. M., & Moorhead, R. J., (2011). Northern Gulf Institute Gulf Research Initiative Year 1 Overview. New Orleans, LA: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. [Document Site]

Total Publications by this Author: 176