Leif Christiansen

Software Engineer • Web • iOS • Art History

Featured Projects

Extending Model Use in Virtual Heritage

My dissertation investigating the use of 3D digital models in the humanities and developing an open source tool for the advanced visualization of 3D digital models of cultural heritage.

3D Graphics • WebGL • C++ • Full Stack

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Digital Toolbox

An online application that enables curators from around the world to create geo-referenced collections with associated multi-media and teaching resources.

JavaScript • jQuery • MySQL • PHP

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Uffizi Online Collection

An online showcase of 3D digital models produced through a partnernship of Indiana University Bloomington and The Uffizi Galleries.

RESTful • JavaScript • MySQL • PHP

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I am a software engineer at Google in Mountain View working on iOS development for Google's smart home products. I recently received my Informatics PhD in the Virtual Heritage track at Indiana University Bloomington where I worked as part of the Virtual World Heritage Lab. During my schooling I was able to pursue my joint interests of computer science and art history. More recently, I have been fully focused on my industry work and honing my skills as a full stack software engineer.