Dr Paulo Gotardo
Disney Research Studios
Dr Paulo Gotardo is a senior research scientist with the Digital Humans group at DisneyResearch|Studios. His main research areas are computer vision, graphics and machine learning, with a focus on capturing and modelling the appearance, 3D geometry and motion of dynamic scenes and on building digital humans. Dr Gotardo received his BSc and MSc degrees in informatics from the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil, and his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Ohio State University, USA. Prior to joining DisneyResearch, he was a graduate research associate at the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design and a postdoctoral researcher in the Computational Biology and Cognitive Science Lab, both at Ohio State University. Dr Gotardo also worked as an associate research scientist with DisneyResearch in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Mellon University campus.