Jorge Posada is Associate Director at Vicomtech – Visual Interaction and Communication Technologies Centre- since 2001. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from the Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany) in the field of 3D large model visualization in virtual reality for industrial plants. After working for several years as researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (Germany), in the Industrial Applications department, he joined in 2001 the R&D centre VICOMTech (San Sebastian, Spain) as Associate Director.
Dr.-Eng. David Oyarzun is the Director of the Interactive Computer Graphics department at Vicomtech. He studied Computer Engineering in the University of the Basque Country. He received his Ph.D. in the field of 3D Virtual Environments standardization from the University of the Basque Country. From 2001 to 2003, he gained experience in topics such as biometric access control systems for networks or Artificial Intelligence. From 2003, he is working in Vicomtech.
Nicholas F. Polys is Director of Visual Computing with Virginia Tech Research Computing Group and Affiliate Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science. He has developed interactive 3D graphic content and systems for over 15 years. His research interests lie at the center of graphics and Human Computer Interaction: the intersection of visualization, virtual environments, and perception. After his undergraduate research in Cognitive Science at Vassar College (1996), he jumped into the networked information space of the WWW developing audio, visual, and 3D assets and software.
Michael Aratow is Chief Medical Information Officer of San Mateo Medical Center, an integrated delivery network which is part of the nation’s Safety Net institutions.