Publications and Presentations



Joseph El-Azzi, Reuben Reyes, and Charles Kerans
"Integrating Gigapixel Panoramas and LiDAR: Increasing Geological Interpreters Power in 3D Color Space"
Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 62, p. 705,
Austin, Texas; October 21-24, 2012

Sojan Mathew and Reuben Reyes
"Delivering Fast 3D Interactive Visualization of Natural/Man-Made Hazards Using Processed Lidar and Photogrammetric Data"
Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 62, p. 717,
Austin, Texas; October 21-24, 2012

Jerome Bellian, Charles Kerans and Reuben Reyes
"Acquisition, Processing, and Visualization of 1,000 Square Kilometers of Airborne Lidar, Guadalupe Mountains of Texas and New Mexico"
Society for Sedimentary Geology Research Conference,
Digital Geospatial Context for 3-D Source-to-Sink, Carlsbad, New Mexico; April 26-May 1, 2012

Sojan Mathew, Jeffery G. Paine, Tiffany L. Caudle and Reuben Reyes
"Annual to Decadal Morphodynamics of the Beach-Foredune System along the Texas Upper Coast"
Association of American Geographers,
New York, New York; February 24-28, 2012

Lorena Moscardelli, Reuben Reyes and Lesli Wood
"Database Design - A New Insight into the Morphometry of Mass Transport Deposits and its Significance"
Deep-water Component Annual Consortium Meeting,
Houston Core Research Facility, Houston, Texas; February 16 and 17, 2012

Marcus O. Gary and Reuben Reyes
"3-D Visualization of Sistema Zacatón: Integrating Multiple Spatial Datasets to Characterize Extreme Karst"
Geological Society of America,
Minneapolis, Minnesota; October 9-12, 2011

Joseph El-Azzi, Sam Hiebert, Reuben Reyes and Robert Newsham
"RCRL Google Earth-Based Geographic Database"
Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory Annual Meeting,
J. J. Pickle Research Campus, Austin, Texas; October 3-4, 2011

Sojan Mathew, Reuben Reyes, Tiffany L. Caudle, Thomas A. Tremblay, and Jeffrey G. Paine
"3D visualization and morphological change analysis using LiDAR point cloud data"
International LIDAR Mapping Forum,
New Orleans, Louisiana; February 7-9, 2011

John M. Sharp, Marcus O. Gary, Reuben Reyes, Todd Halihan, Nathaniel Fairfield, and William C. Stone
"Multi-sourced, 3D geometric characterization of volcanogenic karst features: Integrating lidar, sonar, and geophysical datasets"
American Geophysical Union 2009 Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, California; December 14-18, 2009

Reuben Reyes, Jerome Bellian, and Erwin W. Adams
"Using Statistical Methods to Correct Lidar Intensities from Geological Outcrops"
Digital Mapping ASPRS/MAPPS 2009 Specialty Conference, CD-ROM
San Antonio, Texas; November 16-19, 2009

Erwin W. Adams, Jerome Bellian, and Reuben Reyes
"Digital outcrop models reduce uncertainty and improve reservoir characterization"
World Oil Magazine, Vol. 230, No. 9, pp. 46-50, ISSN 0043-8790, September 2009

Erwin W. Adams, Jerome Bellian, Paul Milroy, and Reuben Reyes
"Supervised Automated Lidar Mapping of Permo-Triassic Carbonate Strata, Jebel Akhdar, Oman"
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, v. 18
Denver, Colordo; June 7-10, 2009

Reuben Reyes, Jerome A. Bellian, Dallas B. Dunlap, and Rachel A. Eustice
"Cyber Techniques Used to Produce Physical Geological Models"
Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs,
Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 136, Paper No. 142-4, Houston, Texas; October 5-9, 2008

Jerome A. Bellian, Erwin W. Adams, Michael C. Pöppelreiter, and Reuben Reyes
"RTK GPS, Lidar & Augmented Reality Devices integrated for Stratigraphic Modeling"
Society for Sedimentary Geology Meeting, Long Beach, California; April 2, 2007

Susan Hovorka, Reuben Reyes, John Andrews, Jerome Bellian, and Scott Rodgers
"Edwards Aquifer Visualization"
Austin Geological Society Bulletin, Vol. 2, p. 18, Austin, Texas; March 6, 2006

Reuben Reyes, Wendy Hodges, and Kelly Gaither
"Visualizing the Evolution of Horned Lizards Using 3D Morphing Techniques"
Proceedings of the IEEE Visualization 2004 (VIS'04) Page:598.16 ISBN: 0-7803-8788-0, October 2004

David Guzman, Reuben Reyes, Karla Vega, Kelly Gaither, and Robert Wyatt
"Visualizing the Energetics of the Dissociation of a Metastable Molecule"
Proceedings of the IEEE Visualization 2004 (VIS'04) Page:598.15 ISBN: 0-7803-8788-0, October 2004

Wendy L. Hodges, Reuben Reyes, and Timothy B. Rowe
"Visualizing Horn Evolution by Morphing High-Resolution X-ray CT Images"
Sketches & Applications Visualization ACM SIGGRAPH ISBN: 1-58113-711-7, July 2003

Nicole Harlan, Reuben Reyes, David L. Bourell, and Joseph J. Beaman
"Titanium Castings Using Laser Scanned data and Selective Laser Sintered Zirconia Molds"
ASM Journal of Materials Engineering & Performance, Vol. 10(4), pp. 410-413, August 2001

Nicole Harlan, Reuben Reyes, David L. Bourell, and Joseph J. Beaman
"Selective Laser Sintered Zirconia Molds for Titanium Casting"
7th European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT 2001)
Rimini, Italy, June 11-14 2001, CD-ROM

Nicole Harlan, Reuben Reyes, and David L. Bourell
"Building Better Bones"
Foundry Management & Technology, Vol. 128, No. 8, pp. 82-83, August 2000

Eric M. Taleff, Teodoro Leon-Salamanca, Richard A. Ketcham, Reuben Reyes, and William D. Carlson
"Nondestructive Evaluation of Cavitation in an Al-Mg Material Deformed under Creep Conditions."
Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 76-84, January 2000

Richard L. Cifelli, Timothy B. Rowe, W. Patrick Luckett, James Banta, Reuben Reyes, and Robert I. Howes
" Fossil evidence for the origin of the marsupial pattern of tooth replacement"
Nature, Vol. 379 Issue No. 6567, pp. 7, 715-718. February 1996

John Steude, Ed Strickland, Dee Summers, Reuben Reyes
"Nondestructive Evaluation of Radioactive Waste Drums Containing Miscellaneous Waste Forms"
Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. 12B; La Jolla, California; 19-24 July 1992. pp. 2289-2296. 1993

Hunter Ellinger, Suzanne Buchele, Reuben Reyes
"Automated Generation of Continuous Edge Curves for Reverse Engineering from CT Image Data"
Industrial Computed Tomography II Topical Conference, ASNT, San Diego, California; 20-24 May 1991.



Featured Research

International Contest: LiDAR as Art 2
South Padre Island Pointillism February 2013 Denver Colorado, 2nd Place
Reuben Reyes and Sojan Mathew

Caving Robot: 3D Mapping and Characterization of Sistema Zacaton from DEPTHX
National Speleological Society Webinar, May 7, 2012
Marcus Gary, Reuben Reyes, Todd Halihan, Nathaniel Fairfield, Bill Stone and John M. Sharp, Jr.

3D model of Devil's Sinkhole to air on KLRU
Video of LIDAR research on the Devil's Sinkhole, February 17, 2008

Bureau of Economic Geology Comprehensive Report 2005 p.27
Edwards Aquifer Authority Simulation Production
Susan Hovorka, Reuben Reyes, John Andrews, Jerome Bellian and Scott Rodgers

Bureau of Economic Geology Comprehensive Report 2005 p.45 and p.43
Witte Museum Edwards Aquifer Visualization
Susan Hovorka, John Andrews, James Jennings Jr., Jerome Bellian and Reuben Reyes

Book cover image for:
Quantum Dynamics with Trajectories: Introduction to Quantum Hydrodynamics 2005

NPACI San Diego Supercomputer Center Calendar 2004
Images for July 2004 and November 2004

NPACI (National Partnership for Advanced Computing Infrastructure)
Morphin' Lizards!
EnVision, 19(2): April-June 2003, pp. 27-29.

National Science Foundation Multimedia Gallery
3D images of Texas Horned Lizard from X-ray CT scans, 2003
Images: 1,2,3,4,5,6, and 7

UT Vice President for Research
FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS
Titanium Bone Implants April 5, 2000



Outreach Projects

A 3D geology presentation for GeoForce in Uvalde Texas, Southwest Texas Junior College.
June 10, 2013
June 23, 2012
July 6, 2010
Explore UT 3D Geology Presentation at The University of Texas at Austin.
March 1, 2014
March 3, 2012
March 5, 2011
March 6, 2010
Project Manager and Visualization of 3D models
South Padre Island point cloud with 20 million points, each point with RGB color and IJK normals.Franklin Mountains point cloud with 98 million points, each point with RGB color and IJK normals.
Portable two channel video display. Dual projectors for passive 3D each at 1280x1024 60 Hz
30 minute active speaker presenation and interactive display.


Display at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment Texas State University in 2010
Consultant and 3D models for Drop Inside The Edwards Aquifer
Bone Cave Harvestman & Index Well
Single video channel display DVD at 720x576, Audio: 16 bits per channel
Produced by Toxey / McMillan Design Associates for the Edwards Aquifer Authority in 2009/2010
LCD screen showing Drop Inside The Edwards Aquifer, a 7 and a half minute animation.


TPWD and Devils's Sinkhole Visitors Center Rocksprings Texas. Devils Sinkhole VR Display August 16, 2008
3D rendering and conversion to QT VR movie.
4 CRT Monitors
Four video channel display. Three mirrored monitors on Apple Mac and single head on Windows PC all at 60 Hz (mono) 5:4 aspect ratio
(no audio)
Interactive Virtual Reality


Showing of World of Water animation for Explore UT at The University of Texas at Austin
March 3, 2007 and March 4, 2006
Witte Museum San Antonio Texas World of Water exhibit March 5,2005-January 1, 2006
Director, Associate Producer, 3D rendering, and 3D Visualization
WOW Screen
Three video channel display total 3072x768 at 60 Hz (mono) 4:1 aspect ratio
Audio: stereo 16 bits per channel
Animation length 6.5 minutes


Texas Memorial Museum Austin Texas
Nation's first immersive 3-D virtual reality museum exhibit Opening January 24, 2004
Consultant and Visualization of 3D models
TMM Screen
Two video channel display each at 1280x1024 60 Hz (passive stereo with polarizing filters) 5:4 aspect ratio
Audio: stereo 16 bit per channel
Real time rendering of 3D models in loop for about 5 minutes in 3D stereo


University of Texas at Austin Texas "Science Showcase" Novermber 10, 2003
Visualization and Programmer
Science Showcase Screen
Three video channel display total 2816x768 at 96 Hz 3.66:1 aspect ratio
Audio: stereo 16 bit per channel
Animation at 16 frames per second for about 6 minutes (mono).


University of Texas at Austin Texas "Virtual Tour of Texas" September 7, 2001
Project for the UT Board of Regents in the ACES Visualization Lab
Lab Manager, Project Manager, and Programmer
VTT Screen
Three video channel display total 2816x768 at 96 Hz (active stereo) 3.66:1 aspect ratio
Audio: stereo 16 bit per channel
Real time rendering of 3D models in loop for about 5 and a half minutes in 3D stereo.


Barton Springs Pool, Beverly S. Sheffield Education Center, Austin Texas
Consultant and 3D rendering
Carved in Stone 6 Screens
Single video channel display at 768x512
Audio: 16 bits per channel
Splash! Into the Edwards Aquifer exhibit October 17, 1998
Projector showing "Carved in Stone", a 4 and a half minute computer animation of early earth


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