The People of Disney Research

Senior Management

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Vice President of Research, Disney Research / Director, Disney Research Pittsburgh & Los Angeles
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Vice President of Research, Disney Research / Director, Disney Research Zürich
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Research Group Lead Pixar Animation Studios
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Business Management/Operations Director for Disney Research

Research Scientists

Moritz Bacher
Moritz Bächer
Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Senior Research Scientist
Pixar Research Group
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Brian McWilliams
Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
Mark-Meyer-Large
Senior Scientist
Pixar Research Group
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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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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Romann Weber
Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Research Engineers & Software Engineers

Peter-Carr-Large
Senior Research Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Simone Croci
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Moritz Geilinger
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Max Grosse
Senior 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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Merada Richter
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Anastasio Garcia Rodriguez
Senior Software Engineer
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Gerhard Röthlin
Senior Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
Mattia Ryffel
Mattia Ryffel
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Christopher Schroers
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Jan Wezel
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Simon Willi
Research Engineer
Disney Research Zurich
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Jonas Zehnder
Software Engineer
Disney Research Zurich

Technology Transfer

Michael Holton
Producer - Technology Transfer
Disney Research Los Angeles
Jacqueline-Kappes-Large
Assistant Producer - Technology Transfer
Disney Research Los Angeles

Associate Research Scientists & Post Docs

SLAWOMIR BAK
Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Liz Carter
Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Gaurav Chaurasia
R&D Post-Doc Associate
Disney Research Zurich
Vinay Chawda
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Géraldine Conti
Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Martin Guay
R&D Post-Doc Associate
Disney Research Zurich
Sehoon Ha
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Espen Knoop
R&D Post-Doc Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Charalampos Koniaris
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Libin Liu
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Samir Mahmalat
Research Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Rajitha Navarantha
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Marios Papas
R&D Post-Doc Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Petar Pjanic
R&D Post-Doc Associate
Disney Research Zurich
Morgan Pope
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Steven Poulakos
Associate Research Scientist
Disney Research Zurich
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Fabrice Rousselle
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Zurich
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Ming Sun
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Atousa Torabi
Post Doctoral Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Administrative Staff

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Jody Aha
Secretary
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Andreas Baumann
Andreas Baumann
Senior IT Administrator
Disney Research Zurich
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Linda Breu
Senior Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
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Ada DeFanti
Domestic Lab Manager
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Martina Haefeli
Senior Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
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Susan Harden
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Stefanie Lacher
Secretary
Disney Research Zurich
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Barbara Lamb
Senior Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Martin Nett
Lab Operations & Finance Manager
Disney Research Zurich
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America Ortiz
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Los Angeles
Dorothea Rueger
Dorothea Rueger
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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David Sinclair
Lab Coordinator
Disney Research Zurich
Edinburgh
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Noah Zamamiri
Secretary
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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David Zimmerman
Systems Administrator
Disney Research Pittsburgh

Research Support

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Lea Albaugh
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Alexander Alspach
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Robert Benenyan
Robert Benenyan
Senior Research Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Bobby Bristow
Senior Research Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Maria Cabral
Associate Digital Artist
Disney Research Zurich
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Sue Kalache
Producer/Software Project Manager
Pixar Research Group
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Digital Artist
Disney Research Zurich
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Jimmy Krahe
Associate Digital Artist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Senior Digital Artist
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Alessia Marra
Alessia Marra
Digital Artist
Disney Research Zurich
John Mars
John Mars
Research Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Maurizio Nitti
Digital Artist Sr.
Disney Research Zurich
Sasha Schriber
Sasha Schriber
Principal Digital Artist
Disney Research Zurich
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Alisa Wyman
Research Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles

Lab Associates (Interns)

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Sasha Azad
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Robert Bamler
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Nora Del Giudice
Nora Del Giudice
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Alexandra Delazio
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Rishub Jain
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Lab Associate
Disney Research Los Angeles
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Alina Striner
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
Erva Ulu
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh
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Peng Zhang
Lab Associate
Disney Research Pittsburgh