Raphaël Grasset is a technical fellow at PTC.
He is a recognized AR/MR/XR expert, both in term of research and development. He has has been working on 50+ multidisciplinary industrial and academics projects (development/research/leadership), supervised a significant number of R&D teams (developer, research staff and 50+ students), author of more than 50 international publications and hold patents in the AR field.
He is currently leading and overseeing API design, software architecture & integration, rendering capabilities of the Vuforia Engine technology and continuously providing expertise, technical guidance for current and future Vuforia products.
He was previously principal engineer at PTC (Nov 2015-June 2018), staff engineer at Qualcomm Research Austria (Nov 2013- Nov 2015).
Before that, he was a senior researcher (2011-2014) at the Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision (TU-Graz, Austria) and affiliated researcher at the Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (University of Canterbury, New Zealand). Between 2004 to 2010, he was a senior researcher (2007-2010) and postdoctorate at the HIT Lab NZ (2004-2007).
He completed his PhD in Computer Science at ARTIS (ex-iMAGIS Lab, INRIA, Université Joseph Fourier, France) in 2004.
His main R&D interests and expertise include: augmented reality, mixed reality, 3D interaction, computer-human interaction (CH/HCI), visualization and CSCW.