Kenton Musgrave

Research Engineer ,

Author and Computer Specialist

F. Kenton Musgrave, Ph.D.

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.k.a. "Doc Mojo," is a world-renowned computer artist and computer graphics researcher. Musgrave lectures internationally on fractals, digital arts and his own computer graphics research. He is an author of a standard textbook for the special effects industry, and developed digital effects for films including Lawnmower Man, Titanic and Apollo 13. His images have been widely published and exhibited internationally, including National Geographic and Geo. He has performed at the Lincoln Center and Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Musgrave spent six years in the Yale Department of Mathematics working with Benoit Mandelbrot, the inventor of fractal geometry, who has credited him with being "the first true fractal-based artist." Musgrave is a founding member of the Algorist school of algorithmic artists.
Dr. Musgrave is CEO and CTO of Pandromeda, Inc., whose planet-building software product, MojoWorld, is the pinnacle of his research. Dr. Musgrave has served as Director of Advanced 3D Research at MetaCreations, Principal Software Engineer at Digital Domain, Senior Scientist at Bethesda Softworks and Assistant Professor at George Washington University. Dr. Musgrave received his Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University and his MS and BA in computer science from the University of California at Santa Cruz.