Staff R&D Engineer
Tim Thirion joined Kitware in July 2014 as a Research & Development Engineer in the Scientific Computing team. Before joining Kitware, he was a Software Engineer at 3D Systems by way of their acquisition of Geomagic Inc in early 2013. His credits at 3D Systems/Geomagic include the iSense 3D scanning app, Geomagic Print, a fully 3D client for 3D printing, and the Capture plug-ins for SpaceClaim and SolidWorks. He was also a primary developer on several custom software solutions for digital dentistry and orthodontics while at Geomagic.
In 2008, Tim earned his M.S. in Computer Science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied compression and interpolation methods for GIS data. In 2005, he earned his B.S. from Purdue University in Computer Science & Mathematics with a minor in Physics.