The People of Disney Research

Senior Management

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Vice President of Research, Disney Research / Director, Disney Research Pittsburgh, Los Angeles & Boston
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Vice President of Research, Disney Research / Director, Disney Research Zürich
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Research Group Lead Pixar Animation Studios

Research Scientists

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Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Senior Research Scientist
Pixar Research Group
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Jill F. Lehman
Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Associate Lab Director & Principal Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Mark-Meyer-Large
Senior Scientist
Pixar Research Group
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Research Fellow
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Associate Director & Principal Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Research Scientist
Walt Disney Animation Studios Research
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Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Associate Research Scientists & Post Docs

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Charalampos Koniaris
Post Doc
Disney Research Zurich
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Laurent Belcour
Post Doc
Disney Research Zurich
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
Moritz Baecher
Moritz Bächer
R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Matthew Chabalko
Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Francesco Marie Delle Fave
Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Boston
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Marcin Eichner
R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Soumya Ghosh
Post Doc
Disney Research Boston
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Gunhee Kim
Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Joohyung Kim
Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Boston
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Charles Mathy
Post Doc
Disney Research Boston
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Rajitha Navarantha
Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Steven Poulakos
R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Fabrice Rousselle
R&D Post-Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Sarah Taylor
Post Doc
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Post Doc
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Research Engineers & Software Engineers

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Darrin Bentivegna
Senior Research Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Peter-Carr-Large
Research Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Michele Dell’Ambrogio
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Miquel Angel Farre Guiu
Associate Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Max Grosse
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Simulation Research Engineer
Pixar Research Group
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Senior Research Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Peter Kaufmann
Software Engineer Principal
Disney Research Zurich
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Anastasio Garcia Rodriguez
Senior Software Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Gerhard Röthlin
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Mattia Ryffel
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Software Engineer
Disney Research Boston
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Jan Wezel
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich

Technology Transfer & Research Support

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Alexander Alspach
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Eric Brockmeyer
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Sue Kalache
Producer/Software Project Manager
Pixar Research Group
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Assistant Producer - Technology Transfer
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Brooke Kelly
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Senior Digital Artist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Alessia Marra
Alessia Marra
Digital Artist
Disney Research Zurich
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Maurizio Nitti
Digital Artist Sr.
Disney Research Zurich
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Maria Olivares
Research Producer / Manager, Technology Transfer
Disney Research Zurich
Siyan Zhou
Siyan (Susan) Zhao
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Lab Associates (Interns)

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Job Bedford
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Disney Research Zurich
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Claire Chan
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Felix Klose
Lab Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Alina Kuznetsova
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Marc Junyent Martin
Lab Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Jordi Pont-Tuset
Lab Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Brianna Pritchett
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Mark Strelow
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Marynel Vázquez
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Peijin Zhang
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Yi “Eve” Zhao
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Administrative Staff

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Dorothea Rueger
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Jody Aha
Lab Administrative Assistant
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Andreas Baumann
Senior IT Administrator
Disney Research Zurich
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Linda Breu
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
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Ada DeFanti
Domestic Lab Manager
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Sarah Disch
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
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Martina Haefeli
Senior Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
JessicaHanvy
Jessica Hanvy
Secretary
Disney Research Boston
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Susan Harden
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Stefanie Lacher
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
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Barbara Lamb
Senior Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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America Ortiz
Executive Assistant
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Jo Ana Vaz
Secretary
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Stephan Veen
Manager, Operations & Finance
Disney Research Zurich
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David Zimmerman
Systems Administrator
Disney Research Pittsburgh