Visiting Professor &Vice-Dean, ShanghaiTech University, China
John Balfour McIntosh is a Visiting Professor and, Vice-Dean of School of Creativity and Art at ShanghaiTech University, China from October 2017. He earned his Master of Fine Arts at Yale University and, is a Fulbright Specialist, Board of Directors of Visual Effects Society NYC. 1998 -2017, he founded and served as chair of BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects program at the School of Visual Arts NYC. During his 19 years in office, the BFA Computer Art program has developed into the largest full-time computer animation degree program in New York and has become an internationally recognized digital arts program.
Abstract : Empathy and Emotion in Computer Animation