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SIGGRAPH Asia Announces 2017 Keynote Speakers

SIGGRAPH Asia has announced that internationally renowned scientist and award-winning National Geographic Explorer Albert Yu-Min Lin, known for his use of technology in the search for Genghis Khan’s tomb, will be SIGGRAPH Asia 2017’s Keynote Speaker.

SIGGRAPH Asia has announced that award-winning National Geographic Explorer and Planet3 Co-Founder Albert Yu-Min Lin will be SIGGRAPH Asia 2017’s Keynote Speaker. Lin is an internationally renowned scientist, innovator, technologist, entrepreneur and an award-winning National Geographic Explorer. From the remote highlands of Mongolia to the jungles of Guatemala he has applied an innovator’s approach to exploration.

“The most exciting thing about science is the unknown -- anything is possible,” said Lin.

His career began with the Valley of the Khans Project, where he used satellites, drones, geophysics, virtual reality and intensive ground exploration to search for the tomb of Genghis Khan. Albert has also applied similar approaches to Maya sites in Guatemala and First Emperor’s tomb in Xian, China. check out the SIGGRAPH site to learn more.

Source: SIGGRAPH Asia

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