Ross Tredinnick

Ross Tredinnick

Ross Tredinnick

Systems Programmer, Living Environments Laboratory


  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities


While at Minnesota, Ross Tredinnick’s primary research centered on combining the study of Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics with Architecture and Design. Through his work at the University of Minnesota, Tredinnick gained experience programming with a variety of Virtual Reality devices and displays such as HMD’s, tracking systems, wands, multi-projection, and dome-based displays. Since graduating from Minnesota, he spent more than five years as a technology programmer in the video games industry working at Human Head Studios in Madison and Destineer Studios in Minneapolis. In his spare time, Tredinnick enjoys camping, cooking, gardening, running and following Wisconsin sports teams. He is excited to be involved in collaborative research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research Description

  • Virtual Reality
  • 3D User Interfaces
  • Computer Graphics
  • 3D Modeling and 3D Design Tools
  • Game Development Pipelines
  • Scientific Visualization


2012 Winners of the WARF Discovery Challenge Poster Symposium,Volumetric visualization of dynamic time varying data, Ponto, K., Roy, C. and Tredinnick, R.

Selected Publications

  • Tredinnick, R.; Ponto, K, “Poster: Say It To See It: A Speech Based Immersive Model Retrieval System” 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), 2013 IEEE Symposium on, (in press) March 2013
  • Tredinnick, R., Anderson, L., Ries, B., Interrante, V. (2006) A Tablet Based Immersive Architectural Design Tool, Synthetic Landscapes [Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture] pp. 328-340”