Chris Bregler

Chris Bregler

Chris Bregler is a Professor of Computer Science at NYU’s Courant Institute, director of the NYU Movement Lab, and C.E.O. of ManhattanMocap, LLC. He has been on the faculty at Stanford University and worked for several companies including Hewlett Packard, Interval, Disney Feature Animation, and LucasFilm’s ILM. He was the executive producer of Squidball.net that is holding several world records in The Motion Capture Society and is the lead developer of ILM’s Multitrack system that has been used in many feature film productions. He has been named Stanford Joyce Faculty Fellow, Terman Fellow, and Sloan Research Fellow. He received the Olympus Prize for achievements in computer vision and pattern recognition and was awarded the IEEE Longuet-Higgins Prize for “Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision that have withstood the test of time”.