Research Scientist at NVIDIA. Formerly a Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College.

My research interests include New Human Computer Experiences, Graphics, Architecture, and Embedded Systems.

My CV is available in pdf and html. linkedin.


Selected Recent and Upcoming Publications:

  1. Trey Greer, Josef Spjut, David Luebke, Turner Whitted; Hybrid Modulation for Near Zero Display Latency, Society of Information Display, May 24-27, 2016. paper
  2. Josef Spjut, Richard Piersall, Kirklann Lau; Build your own game controller, SIGGRAPH Studio, Los Angeles, August 10, 2015. (Studio Course) slides webpage
  3. Daniel Kopta, Konstantin Shkurko, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis; Memory Considerations for Low Energy Ray Tracing, Computer Graphics Forum, August 7, 2014. paper
  4. Daniel Kopta, Konstantin Shkurko, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis; An Energy and Bandwidth Efficient Ray Tracing Architecture, High-Performance Graphics (HPG 2013), Anaheim, July 10-21, 2013. paper
  5. Daniel Kopta, Thiago Ize, Josef Spjut, Erik Brunvand, Al Davis, Andrew Kensler; Fast, Effective BVH Updates for Animated Scenes, ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D 2012), Irvine, March, 2012. paper

Full publication list.

I used to advise the Charlab research group.


Summer 2015: Siggraph Build Your own Game Controller.

Other classes I’ve taught.

For (former) students: How to Request a Letter of Recommendation