Arya Basu

Visual Information Specialist

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship

Office: Robert W. Woodruff Library

Phone: 404-985-0765



  • PhD Candidate, Computer Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, (expected 2017)
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Technology, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India, 2007


As ECDS' Visual Information Specialist, Arya creates, modifies, and configures 3D models using a variety of computer modeling, simulation software, and geospatial data. In partnership with faculty and ECDS staff, Arya prepares aesthetically composed digital media through graphic design, image processing, and data visualization for use in ECDS-supported digital scholarship projects. He also researches and explores new methods of visualizing data, including 3D, virtual reality, and augmented reality.


Human Computer Interaction, Cerebral Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Humans, Natural Interfaces, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Robotics, Prototyping Electronic Devices and Haptics.