Ryan P. McMahan

Author: Ryan P. McMahan


Ryan P. McMahan is associate professor at University of Texas at Dallas. He got Master Degree in Computer Science and Application at Virginia Tech 2007. In 2011. McMahan got his Ph.D at Virginia Tech. Before joining University of Texas, Ryan was research assistant at Virginia Tech. He was awarded for several projects including First Place Award, Virtual Student Center Design Competition at Virginia Tech. His research area include:
Virtual Reality (VR)
3D User Interfaces (3DUIs)
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Training Transfer
Modeling and Simulation
Computer Graphics


Publication period start: 2012
Number of co-authors: 7


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Mara G. Silva
Eric D. Ragan
Doug A. Bowman

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Regis Kopper
Eric D. Ragan
Doug A. Bowman


Bowman, Doug A., McMahan, Ryan P., Ragan, Eric D. (2012): Questioning naturalism in 3D user interfaces. In Communications of the ACM, 55 (9) pp. 78-88.

Kopper, Regis, Bowman, Doug A., Silva, Mara G., McMahan, Ryan P. (2010): A human motor behavior model for distal pointing tasks. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 68 (10) pp. 603-615. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6WGR-5033Y14-1/2/a008ef9d17f6bd929379a951d8562a14

Bowman, Doug A., McMahan, Ryan P. (2008): Virtual Reality: How Much Immersion Is Enough?. In IEEE Computer, 40 (7) pp. 36-43. https://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.257

McMahan, Ryan P., Gorton, Doug, Gresock, Joe, McConnell, Will, Bowman, Doug A. (2006): Separating the effects of level of immersion and 3D interaction techniques. In: Slater, Mel, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Tal, Ayellet, Amditis, Angelos, Chrysanthou, Yiorgos (eds.) VRST 2006 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology November 1-3, 2006, Limassol, Cyprus. pp. 108-111. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1180495.1180518