GAMEON-ARABIA'2012, December 10-12, 2012, AOU, Muscat, Oman, Conference Tutorial


Conference Tutorial

Autodesk Maya software and the workflow in 3D content design

Muqeem Khan
Visiting Associate Professor
Program in Media Industries and Technologies
School of Communication
Northwestern University in Qatar
P.O. Box 34102, Doha, Qatar

Tutorial Overview
You can download the tutorial overview here in pdf format. (300Kb)

Muqeem’s motion picture credits, as a visual effect artist with Walt Disney and Square USA, are Deep Rising, George of the Jungle, Flubber, Armageddon and Final Fantasy. He is a frequent presenter and speaker on VFX in motion pictures, animation and emerging technologies. He has presented his research in conferences such as 'ACM Graphite' in Singapore, 'Information Visualization' in London, VIEW Conferences in Italy and 'Computers in Education' in New Zealand. Muqeem has also served as a member of technical committee, IASTED, The International Association of Science and Technology Development, Alberta, Canada and member of the Editorial Board for “Design Behaviors”, the College of Design, Hanyang University and Design Research & Education Lab, Korea. He received his Master of Arts in Industrial Design in 1996 with specialization in computer graphics and animation from Advanced Computing Center for Arts and Design (ACCAD) and the Department of Industrial, Interior, and Visual Communication at Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio. He also obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design from the same university in 1994. Muqeem holds full Dean’s Scholarship for his PhD studies from Bond University, Australia. His research interests include the use of emerging haptic and motion detecting techniques in the context of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). He is currently working as Associate Professor at Northwestern University in Qatar and teaching 2D and 3D animation classes.

TED Talk

Watch Muqeem's TED talk.