Chad Keller

Chad Keller

  • B.A., geography, Pennsylvania State University, 1999
  • M.F.A., historic preservation, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2005

"Being part of an academy where I can challenge students to think critically, engage their creativity and inspire them to become stewards of cultural heritage."

Chad Keller | Historic preservation professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Award of Excellence, American Society of Architectural Illustrators, 2008

Organizations

  • Vernacular Architecture Forum
  • Society of Historical Archaeology
  • Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology
  • American Society of Architectural Illustrators

Previous Positions

Multimedia designer, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia; adjunct professor of architectural history, University of Virginia School of Architecture; assistant director of CAD, architectural research department, The Montpelier Foundation; Web developer, Centre County Historical Society, Centre County, Pennsylvania

Publications and presentations

Publications

  • Reilly, Lisa, Keller, Chad, and Triplett, Edward. "The Medieval Design Process at Southwell Minster" in New Approaches to Medieval Architecture. Ed. Robert Bork and Abby McGehee. Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2011.
  • Three-dimensional illustration. Founding Gardners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation. By Andrea Wulf. New York: Knopf, 2011.
  • Photograph. Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Library, Archives, and Museums. By Peter B. Hirtle, Emily Hudson, and Andrew T. Kenyon. Cornell University Library, 2009
  • 3-D illustration. Montpelier's Other Half. By Tony Reichhardt. American Archaeology. Vol. 13 No. 2, Summer 2009.

Presentations

  • Society of Historical Archaeology 2011, Austin, Texas. Chad Keller, Worthy Martin, Peter Inker and Sarah Dylla. Beyond the Building: Providing Context to 3-D Reconstructions.
  • SmartDoc Symposium 2010, University of Pennsylvania. Lisa Reilly, Worthy Martin and Chad Keller. Integrating 3-D Laser Scanning and 3-D Multimedia Tools for Investigating the Medieval Design Process at Southwell Minster.
  • Computer Applications in Archaeology 2010, Granada, Spain. Chad Keller. Multiresolution Modeling for Multimodal Delivery: Practices for Constructing 3-D Models for Assorted Applications.
  • Computer Applications in Archaeology 2009, Williamsburg, Virginia. David Koller, Bernard Frischer, Chad Keller, et al. Scanning the Laocoon: Combining 3-D Data Capture of an Original Sculpture and a Plaster Cast.
  • Computer Applications in Archaeology 2009, Williamsburg, Virginia. Sarah Wells, Doug Ross and Chad Keller. Rome Reborn in Google Earth.
  • Computer Applications in Archaeology 2008, Budapest, Hungary. Dean Abernathy and Chad Keller. Digitally Representing Historic Landscapes: Reconstructing James Madison's Working Farm at Montpelier.
  • Computer Applications in Archaeology 2007, Berlin, Germany. Dean Abernathy and Chad Keller. New Digital Technologies in the Historic Reconstruction Project: Representing Colonial Williamsburg.