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Chris Bregler


Chris Bregler is a Director / Principal Scientist at Google AI. He received an Academy Award in the Science and Technology category for his work in visual effects. His other awards include the IEEE Longuet-Higgins Prize for "Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision that Have Withstood the Test of Time," the Olympus Prize, and grants from the National Science Foundation, Packard Foundation, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, U.S. Navy, U.S. Airforce, and other agencies. Formerly a professor at New York University and Stanford University, he was named Stanford Joyce Faculty Fellow, Terman Fellow, and Sloan Research Fellow. In addition to working for several companies including Hewlett Packard, Interval, Disney Feature Animation, LucasFilm's ILM, and the New York Times, he was the executive producer of, for which he built the world's largest real-time motion capture volume. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley. Full publications list at

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