Scott A. Kuhl

Scott Kuhl


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  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Faculty Advisor, Husky Game Development Enterprise
  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Utah
  • BS, Computer Science, Augsburg College
  • BA, Mathematics, Augsburg College


Scott Kuhl is an associate professor of computer science at Michigan Technological University. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Utah in 2009. His research interests include computer graphics, immersive virtual environments, head-mounted displays, and space perception. He is affiliated with the Institute of Computing and Cybersystems.

Dr. Kuhl is the faculty advisor of Husky Game Development Enterprise where students develop computer, console and smartphone games for business, education and fun. They develop software for the annual BonzAI Brawl event and regularly release games on their website.

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Graphics
  • Virtual Environments
  • Head-mounted displays
  • Human Perception

Recent Publications

  • James Walker, Bochao Li, Keith Vertanen, and Scott Kuhl. Efficient typing on a visually occluded physical keyboard. In Proc. 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’17, pages 5457–5461, New York, NY, USA, 2017. Read More
  • Bochao Li, Anthony Nordman, James Walker, and Scott A. Kuhl. The effects of artificially reduced field of view and peripheral frame stimulation on distance judgments in HMDs. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Perception, SAP ’16, pages 53–56, New York, NY, USA, 2016. Read More
  • Bochao Li, Ruimin Zhang, Anthony Nordman, Scott Kuhl. The effects of minification and display field of view on distance judgments in real and HMD-based environments. Proc. ACM Symposium on Applied Perception 2015, pages 55--58. Read More
  • Aleksandr Sergeyev, Nasser Alaraje, Scott Kuhl, Michael Meyer, Mark Kinney, Mark Highum. ``A University, Community College, and Industry Partnership: Revamping Robotics Education to Meet 21st Century Workforce Needs and Technology Programs,'' The Technology Interface International Journal (TIIJ). 16(1), pp. 59-69. Fall/Winter 2015. Read More
  • Bochao Li, Ruimin Zhang, Scott Kuhl. "Minification Affects Action-Based Distance Judgments in Oculus Rift HMDs," In Proc. ACM Symposium on Applied Perception, pages 91--94, New York, NY, USA, 2014. Read More
  • Jun Ma, James Walker, Chaoli Wang, Scott Kuhl, and C-K Shene. "FlowTour: An Automatic Guide for Exploring Internal Flow Features," IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis). pp. 25--32. March 2014. Read More
  • Scott A. Kuhl, Robert Pastel, Ryan George, Chad M. Meyers, Matthew L. Freitag, Jacob M. Lund and Michael Paul Stefaniak. "Teaching interdisciplinary teamwork through hands-on game development," ASEE Annual Conference. 2014 Read More
  • Ruimin Zhang, Bochao Li, Scott Kuhl. "Human Sensitivity to Dynamic Translational Gains in Head-Mounted Displays," ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction 2014. In press. Read More

Recent Funding

  • Aleksandr Sergeyev (PI), Mark Highum (Co-PI), Mark Kinney (Co-PI), Scott Kuhl (Co-PI), Abdulnasser Alaraje (Co-PI), "University, Community College and Industry Partnership: Revamping Robotics Education to Meet 21st Century Workforce Needs," National Science Foundation (Division Of Undergraduate Education)
  • "MRI: Development of Infrastructure for Research in Multi-View Video, Graphics, Visualization and Immersive Virtual Environment Systems,'' National Science Foundation (Division of Computer and Network Systems)
  • "PLC education through simulation and games," Subcontractor to Bay College of Escanaba as a part of Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program.