Ravi Ramamoorthi is Ronald L. Graham Professor at UC San Diego. He has taught computer graphics more than 10 times at Columbia, UC Berkeley and UCSD, and has been honored with a number of awards for his research, including the ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award and by the White House with the PECASE (Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers). He taught CSE 167x as the first UC San DiegoX course on edX (and earlier UC Berkeley CS 184.1x as one of the first 9 classes on the edX platform). He has been recognized as one of 11 finalists for the inaugural edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.
We acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of UCSD CSE MS Student Andrew Bauer in developing the assignments and graders, and TAing the first local CSE 168 course, and the tutor, undergraduate student Guangyan Cai for developing the OptiX frameworks. Tiancheng Sun will be maintaining the graders.