University of Texas at Austin
Don Fussell




phone (512) 471-9590

phone (512) 471-9719

office GDC 2.308

Don Fussell

Affiliated faculty (non-Core)

Trammell Crow Regents Professorship in Computer Science

Professor Computer Science

Research Interests

Computer Systems Computer Graphics Computer Architecture


Don Fussell is the Trammell Crow Regents Professor and Department Chair of the Computer Science Department, Director of the Laboratory for Graphics and Parallel Systems, an Affiliated Member of the Oden Institute, and a member of the Computer Engineering Research Center of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. He obtained a BA in Mathematics and Social Sciences at Dartmouth College in 1973, and an MS and PhD in Mathematical Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas in 1977 and 1980, respectively.

His research interests include high performance algorithms for realistic image synthesis, modeling of natural phenomena to support efficient realistic image generation, highly parallel computer architectures, GPU architectures and algorithms, and approximate and information-efficient computing.