Jeff Timanus
Affiliated with Montreal Faculty
Biography

Jeff is a Montreal-based technology enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in the software industry. His work has crossed several fields, including real-time and photorealistic computer graphics, computer aided design (CAD), large-scale content creation applications, the modern web platform (HTML5 and WebGL), distributed systems, and software-as-a-service architectures. He has contributed in these areas at Softimage, Autodesk, Google and Lagoa—a Montreal startup acquired by Autodesk. His current role is that of Senior Software Development Manager at Autodesk, where he is managing a team of engineers bringing professional CAD tools to the web. He has a bachelor of mathematics in computer science from the University of Waterloo.

Jeff is passionate about the intersection of advanced algorithms and mathematics, and their applications to professional tools and games. He is actively interested in 3D graphics, special effects, numerical simulation (fluid dynamics & rigid body dynamics), AI, compiler design, modern software engineering practices, computational geometry, distributed systems, and web-based delivery of applications. He hopes to share these passions through teaching at Champlain College.