I received my undergraduate (2001) and master’s degree (2005) in Computer Science at University of São Paulo, Brazil.
During this period, I worked at the VR Lab called CAVERNA Digital. While there, I worked in the specification (and later on development of software/hardware) of the first CAVE VR environment in Latin America.
From 2005 to 2007 I became the project manager of the facility, coordinating projects between industry and academia in VR and Visualization. In September 2007 I joined INRIA to pursue a PhD degree.
My master's thesis dealt with non-intrusive 3D interaction for VR environments and my advisor was Professor Carlos H. Morimoto. The title was "Interaction based on hands and head gestures for virtual reality environments using computer vision" and here you can find more details.
My current research interests are in image based relighting and interactive mesh editing. I also like animation, games and virtual/augmented reality.
Besides enjoying the sunny Côte d’Azur, I like taking photographs, playing soccer (in the sparse spare time PhD students have) and riding my motorcycle along the cost with my wife.
Photo © Marcio Cabral ///Gourdon Fev.2010///