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September 28 - Learning With AR/VR

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Discover ways augmented and virtual reality technologies are being used to revolutionize law enforcement training, construction, engineering, and more. The AM session will feature alumni and industry partners utilizing AR/VR in their work. The PM session will showcase students and faculty members who are focused on research projects related to AR/VR.



Clayton Stamper, '20
Co-Founder, Spatial Cinematics
Clayton Stamper was the undergraduate research lead for Texas State’s XReality lab and President of the Virtual Reality Development Student Group. Stamper is currently VR Warlock & Partner at Spatial Cinematics, Inc. He graduated with his B.S. in Computer Science from Texas State University in the summer of 2020.  

Clayton Stamper



Pete Blair, Ph.D. 
Professor of Criminal Justice and Executive Director of the ALERRT Center at Texas State University

Dr. Blair is a Professor of Criminal Justice and the Executive Director of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University. He received his Doctoral Degree from Michigan State University and his master's and bachelor's degrees from Western Illinois University. His current research involves active shooter events.

Pete Blair

Aaron Duron, '16
Aaron Duron earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a focus on law enforcement from Texas State University in 2016, and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University in 2018. He is currently a doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University. He is also working as a doctoral research assistant for the ALERRT (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training) center. His research interests are policing, law enforcement, criminal law, and criminal psychology. Some of the projects he has worked on have been presented at the American Society of Criminology and the Western Society of Criminology conferences.

Aaron Duron

Big Ideas Out In the World

In-depth conversations with Bobcat alumni and industry experts.

Victor Carr '95 Program Manager, Austin Energy

Carr manages Austin Energy's Advance Technology program and uses AR/VR to train utility workers for various field environments and incident command scenarios.

Frank Delgado '95 Engineer and Project Manager at NASA

Delgado leads NASA's Advanced Operations Concepts Lab where they are focusing on using advanced AR/VR technologies to support human spaceflight activities.

Dante Cash Graduates in fall 2020

Cash is a current TXST student and President of the Virtual Reality Development Group, and VR Developer for Augmented Training Systems.

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