Dr. Corey P. Carbonara is a Professor of Film and Digital Media at Baylor University and Co-Principal Investigator of the 6P Color Systems Research Project about multi-spectral color processing for digital cinema/broadcast television along with his Baylor colleagues Dr. Michael Korpi and Gary Mandle. Prior to his work at Baylor, Dr. Carbonara worked at companies such as RCA, Editel/Columbia Pictures, and Sony (as its first product manager for high definition video systems).
Professor Carbonara has served or serves in a variety of capacities on numerous state, national and international engineering committees, working groups, subcommittees and panels for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU-R) where he served as an U.S. Delegate to the ITU-R on topics ranging from High Definition Television to Digital Cinema. He is a Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and a member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers for his contributions to the development of high definition television.
He has published in numerous scientific and professional journals where he has authored or co-authored papers for the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal among others. Currently, Dr. Carbonara and his colleagues are also working on AR/VR projects and a joint research project with the Neuroscience Department at Baylor testing the impact of film and video frame rates on immersion, enjoyment and cognition (which also has the involvement of cinematographer Steven Poster, ASC and special effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull).
Professor Carbonara is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Iowa with a BA and MA. He is also a Phi Kappa Phi graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he received his Ph.D.