Arya Basu, PhD

Visual Information Specialist | Research Scientist (Staff)

About Arya

ECDS Areas of Expertise

Areas of Interest

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual Reality + Augmented Reality = Extended Reality
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Virtual Avatars
  • Animation
  • Natural User Interfaces (2D/3D)
  • Usability Analytics
  • Study Design
  • Computer Graphics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Prototyping wearable hardware and its design
  • Haptics


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.


  • PhD, Computer Science | University of Georgia
  • BS, Information Technology | West Bengal University of Technology