Dan Casas is Assistant Professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Spain. Previously he was Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (2016–2018) at MSLab of the URJC, and postdoc (2015–2016) in the Graphics, Vision and Video group at the Max Planck Institute in Saarbrucken, Germany, led by Prof. Christian Theobalt. Dan received his Ph.D. in Computer Graphics in 2014 from the University of Surrey (UK), supervised by Prof. Adrian Hilton. Dan's dissertation introduced novel methods for character animation from multi-camera capture that allow the synthesis of video-realistic interactive 3D characters.
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