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Prof. Selma Rizvić

Prof. Selma Rizvić

Prof. Selma Rizvić

Professor of Computer Graphics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo

Dr Selma Rizvić is a Professor of Computer Graphics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo. For 23 years she has been teaching there Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. study programs. From 2005-2010 she has been engaged as well at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, where she established computer graphics courses and a Digital Media Center laboratory. Since 2021, she is again engaged there at the Game Design and Development Program.

At the University of Sarajevo, she founded 2004 the Laboratory for Computer Graphics – Sarajevo Graphics Group (SGG). It is a research group that specializes in the use of IT technologies for the presentation of cultural heritage. The SGG research group is multidisciplinary, it includes computer graphics experts and works with archaeologists, historians, visual artists, writers, and film professionals, in order to design and implement virtual cultural heritage applications which have educational values and are engaging, entertaining and attractive at the same time. In 2010 they founded the Association for cultural heritage digitization DIGI.BA.

The unique expertise of SGG/DIGI.BA in interactive digital storytelling, embedded in a number of virtual archaeology projects, brought them invitations to major EU consortiums. From 2011-2015 they have been a partner in the FP7 NoE Virtual Museum Transnational Network and from 2016-2019 in H2020 iMARECULTURE. Presently they are coordinating the EACEA Creative Europe SHELeadersVR nad StecakLand projects, and implementing several smaller local and regional projects.

Selma Rizvic is a Steering Committee member of the EUROGRAPHICS Workgroup on Graphics and Cultural Heritage. She is included as an expert in future digital-based research and innovation activities on ICT and Cultural Heritage in the framework of the next work programs of the European Commission.

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