Aljosa Smolic is Professor of Creative Technologies at Trinity College Dublin. His research group V-SENSE focuses on immersive XR and deep learning for visual computing by combining computer vision, computer graphics, and media technology. He was Senior Research Scientist for Disney Research Zurich and Head of the Advanced Video Technology group. With Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI) Berlin, he headed a research group as Scientific Project Manager. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and filed over 40 patents.