Miguel A. Otaduy

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Associate Professor

Other Affiliation(s):

  • Rey Juan Carlos University (URJC Madrid), Professor of Computer Science


  • SIGGRAPH 2016

    Miguel A. Otaduy is Professor of Computer Science at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid. He received his MS and PhD from UNC – Chapel Hill, and was a senior research associate at ETH Zurich. His research covers from physics-based simulation to computational haptics, and is currently involved in two major European projects:  Wearhap and the ERC Starting Grant Animetrics. He is/was program chair or editor-in- chief for the IEEE World Haptics Conference (2017 and 2019), the Symposium on  Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (2014), and the Symposium on Computer Animation (2010). He is also co-chair of the Technical Committee on Haptics.  

    SIGGRAPH 2012

    Miguel A. Otaduy is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJCMadrid). His main research areas are physically based computer animation and haptic rendering. He obtained his BS (2000) on electrical engineering from Mondragon University, and MS (2003) and PhD (2004) on computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 2005 to 2008 he was a research associate at ETH Zurich, and then he joined URJC Madrid. He has published over 50 papers in computer graphics and haptics, and has recently co-chaired the program committees for the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on ComputerAnimation (2010) and the Spanish Computer Graphics Conference (2010). He also leads the ERC Starting Grant Animetrics, on measurement-based modeling of complex mechanical phenomena. 

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