Jesús Pérez is a PhD. Student at the Rey Juan Carlos University (URCJ) as part of the Multimodal Simulation Lab, Modelling and Virtual Reality Group (GMRV). His PhD. mentor is Miguel Ángel Otaduy. His research focuses on physics-based animation and related application fields, mainly data-driven materials, computational design and digital fabrication.
Jesús received his BSc in Computer Engineering (2010) from Universidad de Oviedo. Then, he obtained the MSc on Artificial Intelligence (2012) from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. During this period, he worked as a researcher at the Computational Intelligence Group, as a part of the Blue Brain Project. Later, he got the MSc on Computer Graphics, Games and Virtual Reality (2013) from URJC, where he currently pursues a PhD. From June to October 2013, and March to July 2015, he was intern at Disney Research Zurich.