Erika received her PhD. in Psychology from University of California, where she studied emotion and facial expression. Dr. Rosenberg is a world-renowned expert in facial expression, who trains and consults on facial measurement using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS) with academic, corporate, digital arts, and entertainment industry clients worldwide. She is the protégé of Paul Ekman, senior author of FACS, and has published widely on this measurement system, including educational materials and original scientific research. Dr. Rosenberg is co-author of the McGraw-Hill textbook, Psychology: Perspectives and Connections (5e, is in press), What the Face Reveals (with Paul Ekman), now in press in its 3rd edition, and numerous scientific articles and chapters on FACS, facial expression, emotion, and meditation. She is currently Consulting Scientist at the Centre for Mind and Brain, at University of California, Davis, and Founding Faculty, at Compassion Institute, a non-profit devoted to compassion education worldwide.
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Greg has been instrumental in the launch and development of numerous heavy-hitters of animation including Walt Disney Feature Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation and Digital Domain. His film credits include Academy Award-nominated Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban , Academy Award-winning Happy Feet and Avatar. He was R&D Supervisor at Lucasfilm Animation and a Creature Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic. As Professor of Animation at Ulster University, he founded the 3D computer animation program at Ulster University and led its research cluster, Future and Virtual Worlds. He sits on the board of directors of Northern Ireland Screen, is a member of the Visual Effects Society and MIT alumnus.
Willem was former CTO at Inlifesize, R&D Programmer at Rockstar Games, Vienna, Lead Programmer at Axis Three and Vice President Technical Specialist at Citi Bank. As Lead Programmer at Axis Three, he was responsible for the 3D scanner firmware and plastic surgery simulation software, which included physically modelled tissue simulation and anatomically inspired geometry modification. As CTO at Inlifesize, he oversaw development of 6 Unity projects including Evil Dead: Endless Nightmare which received over 1 million downloads, Fairy Magic one of the first Augmented Reality projects for iOS (2012) and Virtual Reality projects for the MOD. He is a highly experienced multi-lingual cross platform programmer, with a strong interest in graphics, physics simulation, high performance computing, and programming language design.