Julian Lombardi, the founder of 3-D software firm ViOS, has joined the advisory board of 3Dsolve.

3Dsolve is a simulation learning company.

Lombardi, a former professor at UNC-Greensboro, is now assistant director of information technology at the University of Wisconsin. ViOS, a startup during the “dot com” rage, developed a patented 3-D landscape tool for web sites organization.

Lombardi is also involved in an open source program known as the Croquet Project. He oversees a software research and development group at the university that is focused on initiatives to improve learning through technology.

Also joining the board is Charles Shook, managing partner of Tallawa Capital Partners.

3Dsolve: www.3dsolve.com