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Government

Management team

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Carles Sora Domenjó Director
Co-ordinator of Research and Transfer
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Beatriz Martínez Navarro Head of Studies
Head of Cooperation and Sustainability
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Josep Torelló Oliver Coordinator of the bachelor's degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art
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Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa Coordinator of the bachelor's degree in Multimedia
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Marta Fernández Ruiz Coordinator of the bachelor's degree in Video Game Design and Development
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Gerard Campanera Mercè Head of Administration and Services
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Academic coordinators

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David Sánchez Carreras Enterprise and Business Coordinator
International Coordinator
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Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas Teaching Quality and Innovation Coordination
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Carolina López Caballero Community and Development Coordinator
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Committees

Permanent teaching committee

Name Position
Carles Sora Domenjó Director
Research and Transfer Coordinator
Beatriz Martínez Navarro Director of Studies
Responsible for Cooperation and Sustainability
Academic Secretary
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa Teaching coordinator of the degree in Multimedia
Marta Fernández Ruiz Teaching coordinator of the degrees in Video Game Desing and Development
Josep Torelló Oliver Teaching coordinator of the degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art
David Sánchez Carreras Entrepreneurship and Business Coordinator
Internacional Coordinator
Gabriela Zúñiga Zárate Coordinator of Final Degree Projects
Business Intership Coordinator
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas Coordination of Quality and Teaching Innovation
Carolina López Caballero Communication and Trajectory Coordinator

CITM quality assurance system committee

Name Position
Carles Sora Domenjó Director
Research and Transfer Coordinator
Beatriz Martínez Navarro Director of Studies
Responsible for Cooperation and Sustainability
Academic Secretary
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas Coordination of Quality and Teaching Innovation
Maria Costa Muñoz Coordinator of the Academic Secretariat
Francesc Tarrés Ruiz Teacher UPC
Bernat Casañas Masip Student of the degree in Video Game Desing and Development

Teaching staff

  • Degree in Animation
  • Degree in Multimedia
  • Degree in Videogames
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Bachelor's degree in Design, Animation an Digital Arts

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Abel Delgado García abel.delgado.garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Carreras Sales anna.carreras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo arantzazu.del.castillo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (University of La Laguna)
  • Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (University of Granada)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Works in the clinical field as a psychologist, and writes health content for online publications.

Has worked on research projects related to the application of technologies in the same field (e.g. using virtual reality to treat specific phobias, panic disorders and agoraphobia).

Currently focused on the study of human behaviour in interaction with video games and computer applications in general.

Arthur Lassance arthur.lassance@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Carles Sora Domenjó carles.sora@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carles Sora Domenjó

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director del Centro de la Imagen y la Tecnología Multimedia de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Investigador colaborador del Grupo de investigación DIGIDOC de la UPF.

Ha sido profesor del Departamento de Comunicación de la UPF hasta 2019 y también ha impartido docencia en la UB, ELISAVA y BAU. Fue, de 2017 a 2019, Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow en el Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Estados Unidos de América.

Ha participado en 9 proyectos competitivos de investigación. Publicó su tesis doctoral en UOC Press Comunicación (Temporalidades Digitales, 2016). Ha publicado artículos en revistas indexadas y ha sido revisor de varias revistas académicas nacionales e internacionales, así como de agencias de evaluación de investigación europeas.

Ha presentado su trabajo académico y artístico en diversos foros internacionales como Ciudad de Quebec, París, Buenos Aires (VE), México DF, Bristol (i-Docs), Lisbone, Lugano (ECREA), Boston (MIT) o CCCB (Barcelona).

Ha trabajado en más de 25 proyectos profesionales de artes visuales, teatro y difusión científica. Fue miembro fundador del estudio de proyectos expositivos Touché (2009-2012) y director del programa de posgrado Escena Digital (2010). Fue fundador del programa de incubación Starting Lab y coordinador del Grado en Comunicación Audiovisual de la UPF. Su actividad académica la ha llevado a hacer más de 40 conferencias en varias universidades, congresos y centros culturales, destacando Emerson College (Boston), MIT (Boston) y UPV (Valencia).

Areas of training:

  • Visual Culture
  • Digital Culture
  • Interactive Design
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Narratives
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
David Pueyo Sobrevia david.pueyo.sobrevia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Pueyo Sobrevia

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Advertising and Public Relations (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Postgraduate degree in Strategic Planning in Business Communication (Ramon Llull University)
  • Postgraduate degree in Internet Marketing (Polytechnic University of Madrid)
  • Postgraduate degree in Sponsorship (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Client Transformation & Strategy Director at Arena Media. Leads strategic and transformation projects and coordinates transmedia actions and campaigns.

Has worked on strategic projects and for major brands in all sectors, including Gas Natural Fenosa, Mediamarkt, Clickair, La Rioja Turismo, Sanex, Grupo Planeta, H&M, Grupo Damm, Fundació FC Barcelona, Gallina Blanca, Affinity, Granini, TMB, Mitsubishi Motors, Camper and Durex, among others.

The projects in which he has participated have received more than 40 awards at Spanish advertising and marketing festivals. These include Synergy for Gas Natural Fenosa, HomelessCommons for Arrels, the Seville Samurai for Yatekomo, La Resopa for Gallina Blanca, A Sabbatical Year of Tourism for La Rioja and the Stolen Manifesto for Arena Media.

Some of his most outstanding projects are:

Cinergía: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z0k4fAN35w&t=11s

HomelessCommons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLj2LKTAPVI

Año Sabático: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwtqXz-Ntmg

Stolen Manifesto: http://arenainsxsw.com/

Areas of training:

  • Transmedia production
Elías Borrás Borrell elias.borras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elías Xan Borrás Borrell

Projects and Professional Experience:

Digital creator, artist and 3D illustrator linked to the video games sector, advertising, multimedia art and developing user experiences in interactive applications.

An expert in drawing, 3D modelling, illustration, photography, post-production, video editing, multimedia application development, art direction for graphic projects and scripts.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Concept Art
  • Foundations of Design
  • Illustration and Concept Art
  • Character Design
Elisabet Fonts Gonzalez elisabet.fonts@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elisabet Fonts González

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Audiovisual Communication (UVIC)
  • Doctoral student PhD in the field of science and new technologies

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer at ENTI-UB, UVIC, Teknós and UPC.

CEO at Applicamos

Designer of characters and application environments for: Nació Digital, Play Creatividad, Clipouneds, UVIC, Gotika group and Play Attitude.

3D animator for a short film directed by Anthony Wong for Pixar/Disney.

Areas of training:

  • 3D Animation
Eulalia Febrer Coll eulalia.febrer@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Jose Pinel Cabello fran.pinel@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ignacio Pablo Díaz Acedo inaki.diaz@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Iñaki Díaz Acedo

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Advertising and Public Relations (UAB)
  • Graduate in Digital and Virtual Design (Istituto Europeo di Design)

Projects and Professional Experience:

More than 10 years of experience in the field of multimedia design, working for clients including Oxfam, Editorial Planeta, FC Barcelona, Lacoste, Estrella Damm, PSC and Barcelona Provincial Council.

For the past five years, he has been working in the world of mobile gaming, creating and developing games for the indie studio Appnormals Team (including PixelWorld games and Super Barista) and as a freelance game artist/animator for other developers and studios such as Jesse Freeman (Long Island, NY), CS54 (Brooklyn, NY) and iSquared Games (London, UK).

Currently involved in the Game BCN incubation/acceleration programme, a selection of the city's 8 best video game startups.

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • History of Art
  • Digital Art Industry
Isam Alegre Rodríguez isam.alegre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jaume Duran Castells jaume.duran.castells@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jose Antonio Salazar Garcia jose.antonio.salazar@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu UPC professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Torelló Oliver josep.torello@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Josep Torelló Oliver

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Audiovisual Communication

Projects and Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Research at St. Petersburg State University (Russian Federation).

Member of the Interactive Media Laboratory consolidated inter-university Research Group recognised by the Government of Catalonia (2014 SGR 604).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • History of Art
  • Audiovisual Narrative
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas juan.jose.fabregas@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (UB)
  • Doctor of Multimedia Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction and the coordinator of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the CITM.

Director of the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center at the UPC.

Research Lines: Psychology of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI): The Human Factor in accessibility and usability.

Co-Coordinator of CITM Degree Final Project and HCI Laboratory Coordinator.

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Projects
  • Business
  • Games Industry
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Juan José Pons López juan.jose.pons@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Llogari Casas Torres llogari.casas.torres@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Llogari Casas Torres

Degree:

  • Doctor of Fine Arts (UB)
  • Master’s Degree in Artistic Production

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of the Pau Gargallo Higher School of Art and Design.

Co-founder and director of KALEIDOSCOPI Cartoons.

Co-author and author of several books and manuals on 2D and 3D Modelling and Animation.

Areas of training:

  • Character Design
  • 3D Modeling
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Marc Virgili Torrent marc.virgili.torrent@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Virgili

Degree:

  • Degree in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Photojournalism
  • Postgraduate degree in Postproduction, Motion Graphics and Visual Effects

Projects and Professional Experience:

Team Manager in the Digital Content /CGI area at EGM Laboratorios Color S.A.

A specialist in Photography for Industry and Advertising.

Drone Skills Pilot and Operator for AESA.

Areas of training:

  • Photographic production
  • Image Structure and Lighting
Maria Gonzalez Otero maria.gonzalez.otero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
María González Otero

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree Master in Cinematographic Direction (ESCAC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of photography

Expert in advertising and audiovisual communication

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
María Leonor Balbuena Palacios maria.leonor.balbuena@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Marta Gracia Valladares marta.gracia.valladares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Miquel Bigas Tañá miquel.bigas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Miquel Bigas Tañà

Degree:

  • Graphic Advertising Specialist (Vic School of Art )
  • Graduate in Photography (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Projects manager at La Farinera Visual Arts Centre in Vic.

More than 10 years of experience working in image post-production and CGI.

Works with the CGI Laboratory at the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center (CITM).

Areas of training:

  • Lighting
  • Projects
Noemí de Trastamara-Fernández Grau noemi.de.trastamara@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Noemí de Trastamara - Fernández Grau

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Visual Arts (UB)
  • Master's degree in Multimedia Design (New York University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Founder of Coloresdelaire, a multidisciplinary image company.

Expert in communication and graphic design.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Graphic Design
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart oriol.boira@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Virtual Reality (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A game designer, and the producer and developer of more than 200 published video games. Co-director of R+D+I projects on multimedia topics.

Technological broadcaster at RAC1 and Catalunya Ràdio. Member of the Catalan Media Corporation.

Author of books on video games and gamification.

Areas of training:

  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
  • Video Game Design I
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Salvador Bolarin Molina salvador.bolarin@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Salvador Bolarin Molina

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of Leonard Blum, a post-production studio specialising in advanced retouching, CGI and special effects.

Areas of training:

  • Postproduction and visual effects
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire silvia.rodriguez-donaire@upc.edu UPC professor
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire

Degree: Doctor of Management (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Participates in various Spanish research and technology transfer projects and in European H2020 projects supporting the Business Models field, and supervising bachelor's degree and master's degree theses. Professional, teaching and research experience in the area of Business Models and Digital Marketing, among others, applied to teaching institutions, space sector companies and various private companies. Has published various books and articles in Spain and internationally.

Sofia Seinfeld Tarafa sofia.seinfeld@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa

Projects and Professional Experience:

Experta en aplicaciones de realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador, psicología y neurociencia.

Doctorada en el Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) i Event Lab (UB), investiga el uso de la realidad virtual para disminuir actitudes racistas, mejorar la empatía en maltratadores y también para mejorar el tratamiento de fobias.

Durante sus estudios de doctorado, realiza una estancia pre-doctoral en la Universidad de Maastricht (Holanda) con el fin de utilizar técnicas de neuroimagen para comprender mejor el impacto de la realidad virtual en el cerebro. Posteriormente, lleva a cabo una estancia postdoctoral de casi 3 años en la Universidad de Bayreuth (Baviera, Alemania), donde se centra en aplicar conocimientos de las ciencias cognitivas para mejorar el diseño de interfaces como la realidad virtual o también para el desarrollo de nuevas interfaces basadas en levitación por ultrasonidos para crear contenidos digitales que se pueden ver, escuchar y tocar. Ha trabajado en diversos proyectos de investigación financiados por la Unión Europea como Levitate y VERE.

Ha publicado varios artículos científicos en revistas internacionales de alto impacto, centrados en la realidad virtual y en el campo de la interacción humano-ordenador. Ver resumen de estas publicaciones.

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo de aplicaciones interactivas, realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador y diseño de aplicaciones que utilizan la tecnología para mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas (salud y educación).

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
Vanessa del Campo Gatell vanessa.del.campo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Víctor Daniel García Mena victor.daniel.garcia-mena@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Victor Daniel García Mena

Degree: Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Certified by Human Factor International as an HFI-Certified Usability Analyst.

Senior Art Director & UX Designer at King-eClient.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • 2D Animation
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor

Degree in Multimedia Studies

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Abel Delgado García abel.delgado.garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ana Gabriela Zuñiga Zarate gabriela.zuniga@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Ana Gabriela Zúñiga Zárate

Degree:

  • Doctor of Computer Science (UPC)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Internet Applications Development (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in collaborative web technologies.

Expert in fundamentals of computer science, Internet-oriented programming, interactive video, projects, web technology and database. Coordinator of the Cross-disciplinary Activities Area at the CITM.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Computing
  • Projects
  • Internet-focused Programming
  • Dynamic web programming and Databases
  • Programming II
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Anna Carreras Sales anna.carreras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Arturo Fuentes Calle arturo.fuentes@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Carles Sora Domenjó carles.sora@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carles Sora Domenjó

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director del Centro de la Imagen y la Tecnología Multimedia de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Investigador colaborador del Grupo de investigación DIGIDOC de la UPF.

Ha sido profesor del Departamento de Comunicación de la UPF hasta 2019 y también ha impartido docencia en la UB, ELISAVA y BAU. Fue, de 2017 a 2019, Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow en el Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Estados Unidos de América.

Ha participado en 9 proyectos competitivos de investigación. Publicó su tesis doctoral en UOC Press Comunicación (Temporalidades Digitales, 2016). Ha publicado artículos en revistas indexadas y ha sido revisor de varias revistas académicas nacionales e internacionales, así como de agencias de evaluación de investigación europeas.

Ha presentado su trabajo académico y artístico en diversos foros internacionales como Ciudad de Quebec, París, Buenos Aires (VE), México DF, Bristol (i-Docs), Lisbone, Lugano (ECREA), Boston (MIT) o CCCB (Barcelona).

Ha trabajado en más de 25 proyectos profesionales de artes visuales, teatro y difusión científica. Fue miembro fundador del estudio de proyectos expositivos Touché (2009-2012) y director del programa de posgrado Escena Digital (2010). Fue fundador del programa de incubación Starting Lab y coordinador del Grado en Comunicación Audiovisual de la UPF. Su actividad académica la ha llevado a hacer más de 40 conferencias en varias universidades, congresos y centros culturales, destacando Emerson College (Boston), MIT (Boston) y UPV (Valencia).

Areas of training:

  • Visual Culture
  • Digital Culture
  • Interactive Design
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Narratives
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
Daniel Castaño Estrella daniel.castano.estrella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Daniel Castaño

Degree: Graduate Degree in Video Game Design and Development (University Camilo José Cela)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Game designer, level designer and programmer at Lince Works: Aragami, Aragami VR, Unnanounced project. (2018).

UI/UX designer and VR programmer at Gravient: projects for SEAT, Volkswagen, etc. (2016-2018).

Level designer BIG: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days. (2016)

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Video Game Design I
David Pueyo Sobrevia david.pueyo.sobrevia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Pueyo Sobrevia

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Advertising and Public Relations (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Postgraduate degree in Strategic Planning in Business Communication (Ramon Llull University)
  • Postgraduate degree in Internet Marketing (Polytechnic University of Madrid)
  • Postgraduate degree in Sponsorship (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Client Transformation & Strategy Director at Arena Media. Leads strategic and transformation projects and coordinates transmedia actions and campaigns.

Has worked on strategic projects and for major brands in all sectors, including Gas Natural Fenosa, Mediamarkt, Clickair, La Rioja Turismo, Sanex, Grupo Planeta, H&M, Grupo Damm, Fundació FC Barcelona, Gallina Blanca, Affinity, Granini, TMB, Mitsubishi Motors, Camper and Durex, among others.

The projects in which he has participated have received more than 40 awards at Spanish advertising and marketing festivals. These include Synergy for Gas Natural Fenosa, HomelessCommons for Arrels, the Seville Samurai for Yatekomo, La Resopa for Gallina Blanca, A Sabbatical Year of Tourism for La Rioja and the Stolen Manifesto for Arena Media.

Some of his most outstanding projects are:

Cinergía: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z0k4fAN35w&t=11s

HomelessCommons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLj2LKTAPVI

Año Sabático: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwtqXz-Ntmg

Stolen Manifesto: http://arenainsxsw.com/

Areas of training:

  • Transmedia production
David Sánchez Carreras david.sanchez-carreras@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
David Sánchez Carreras

Degree: Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer specialising in dynamic web programming, databases and web applications.

International Mobility Area Coordinator.

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Projects
  • Dynamic web programming and Databases
  • Latest Generation Web Applications
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Davide Careglio careglio@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Davide Careglio

Degree:

  • Graduate in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Doctor of Telecommunications (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Senior Researcher at CCABA (Advanced Broadband Communications Center).

Research Lines: algorithms and protocols for computer networks, focusing particularly on interoperability, control and management, planning and routing.

He has been involved in several EU industrial research projects. Computer Architecture Department.

Areas of training:

  • Computer Architecture and Configurations
  • Computer Networks Architecture and Safety
  • Latest Generation Web Applications
Edoardo Fano edorardo.fano@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Edoardo Fano

Projects and Professional Experience:

An Italian lawyer specialising in intellectual and industrial property.

Member of the Barcelona College of Lawyers.

Legal consultant on issues relating to: trademarks, design, patents, copyrights, internet domain names, protection of intellectual and industrial property, in Barcelona and Milan (Italy).

Director of the Master's degree in 'Intellectual and Industrial Property' and 'International Company Law' at the OBS Business School, University of Barcelona.

Consultant on intellectual and industrial property in European Union projects in developing countries (Kazakhstan, Chile, India, Croatia, Republic of Moldova).

Areas of training:

  • Business
Elías Borrás Borrell elias.borras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elías Xan Borrás Borrell

Projects and Professional Experience:

Digital creator, artist and 3D illustrator linked to the video games sector, advertising, multimedia art and developing user experiences in interactive applications.

An expert in drawing, 3D modelling, illustration, photography, post-production, video editing, multimedia application development, art direction for graphic projects and scripts.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Concept Art
  • Foundations of Design
  • Illustration and Concept Art
  • Character Design
Eulalia Febrer Coll eulalia.febrer@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Felipe Calvo Herrero felipe.calvo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Felipe Calvo Herrero

Degree:

  • Senior Telecommunications Engineer (UPC)
  • Master's degree in Management and Business Management (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Partner at SVI Consultors.

Certified as a Coach by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

NLP Licensed Practitioner.

Areas of training:

  • Computer Architecture and Configurations
  • Computer Networks Architecture and Safety
Francisco de Matthaeis francisco.de.matthaeis@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Gabriel Díaz Salamanca francisco.gabriel.diaz@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Hernández Abad francisco.hernandez@upc.edu UPC professor
Francisco Hernández Abad

Degree: Doctor of Industrial Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Member of the Board and Council of the Department of Graphic Expression, UPC. University Professor at the UPC.

Expert in computer graphics, technical drawing, projects, descriptive geometry, graphic expression, computer graphics production and processing (3D graphics).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
Francisco Jose Pinel Cabello fran.pinel@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Tarrés Ruiz francesc.tarres@upc.edu UPC professor
Francesc Tarrés Ruíz

Degree: Doctor of Telecommunications (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO of Ugiat Technologies.

Researcher: Distributed Multimedia Applications Group. Signal Theory and Communication Dept., UPC.

Expert in digital signal processing, digital image and audio processing and systems, computer vision.

Áreas de expertise:

Audio Digital

Areas of training:

  • Audio Systems
  • Video Systems
Frederic Terrades Roma frederic.terrades@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Frederic Terrades Roma

Degree:

  • Graduate in Business Sciences and Actuarial and Financial Sciences (UB)
  • Master's degree in Auditing (UPF)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Business consultant economist and insurance actuary. Accounts auditor. Expert on business plan advice.

Areas of training:

  • Business
Jaume Nualart Vilaplana jaume.nualart.vilaplana@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Javier Jiménez Prat javier.jimenez.prat@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Javier Jiménez Prat

Degree:

  • Degree in Business Administration and Management
  • Higher Diploma in Design

Projects and Professional Experience:

Javier Jiménez works under the pseudonym of Jouk Inthesky. He is an independent graphic designer, illustrator, street artist and documentary photographer. He has been involved in projects related to art direction, corporate identity, illustration, screen printing, marketing and shows, and exhibition production (Cirque du Soleil, IMC Toys, Ferran Adrià, The New York Times Magazine, etc.). His works of art have received prizes and been published in several books and magazines.

Areas of training:

  • Graphic Design
Jordi Voltas i Aguilar jordi.voltas@upc.edu UPC professor
Jordi Voltas Aguilar

Degree:

  • Technical Engineer in Industrial Electronics (UPC)
  • Doctor of Multimedia Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Expert Engineer in 3D Animation, Modelling, Rapid Prototyping, Industrial Design.

Assistant Director of bachelor's degree courses in the Industrial and Audiovisual Area at ESEIAAT UPC - Member of the Board of the Department of Graphic Expression in Engineering.

Areas of training:

  • 3D Animation
José Francisco González Giménez jose.gonzalez.gimenez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu UPC professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Solé Pareta josep.sole@upc.edu UPC professor
Josep Solé Pareta

Projects and Professional Experience:

Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones UPC. Investigador Advanced Broadband Communications - Talaia networks (spinoff UPC).

Dept. Arquitectura y Tecnología de Computadores - Especialidad: Redes de computadores e Internet.

Areas of training:

  • Latest Generation Web Applications
Josep Torelló Oliver josep.torello@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Josep Torelló Oliver

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Audiovisual Communication

Projects and Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Research at St. Petersburg State University (Russian Federation).

Member of the Interactive Media Laboratory consolidated inter-university Research Group recognised by the Government of Catalonia (2014 SGR 604).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • History of Art
  • Audiovisual Narrative
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas juan.jose.fabregas@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (UB)
  • Doctor of Multimedia Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction and the coordinator of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the CITM.

Director of the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center at the UPC.

Research Lines: Psychology of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI): The Human Factor in accessibility and usability.

Co-Coordinator of CITM Degree Final Project and HCI Laboratory Coordinator.

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Projects
  • Business
  • Games Industry
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Julian Pfeifle julian.pfeifle@upc.edu UPC professor
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Maria Dolores Lapaz Castillo ma.dolores.lapaz@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lola Lapaz

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Hispanic Philology (UAB)
  • Master’s Degree in Screenplay Writing for Film and Television (UAB)
  • Master’s Degree in Community Management and Social Media Management (University of Alicante)
  • DEA in Comparative Literature and Master's Degree in Editing (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Community manager and expert in narrative and audiovisual script. She has published books on literary and cinematographic analysis on video clips. Director of the documentary ‘Champán para todos’ ['Champagne for everyone'] (2018). CEO of Círculo Polar Films. Member of Dones Visuals (Visual Women).

Works with the scriptwriting team of El Terrat Produccions.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
Maria Gonzalez Otero maria.gonzalez.otero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
María González Otero

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree Master in Cinematographic Direction (ESCAC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of photography

Expert in advertising and audiovisual communication

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
María Leonor Balbuena Palacios maria.leonor.balbuena@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Miquel Bigas Tañá miquel.bigas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Miquel Bigas Tañà

Degree:

  • Graphic Advertising Specialist (Vic School of Art )
  • Graduate in Photography (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Projects manager at La Farinera Visual Arts Centre in Vic.

More than 10 years of experience working in image post-production and CGI.

Works with the CGI Laboratory at the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center (CITM).

Areas of training:

  • Lighting
  • Projects
Miquel Sureda Anfres miquel.sureda@upc.edu UPC professor
Miquel Sureda Anfres

Degree:

  • Aeronautical Engineering (UPM)
  • Doctor of Mechanical Engineering, Fluids and Aeronautics (UPC)
  • Master of Science - MSc (Imperial College London)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at the ESEIAAT (UPC).

Co-ordinator of the master's degree in Space and Aeronautical Engineering.

Research in space technology applied to low orbits.

Areas of training:

  • Physics
Noemí de Trastamara-Fernández Grau noemi.de.trastamara@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Noemí de Trastamara - Fernández Grau

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Visual Arts (UB)
  • Master's degree in Multimedia Design (New York University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Founder of Coloresdelaire, a multidisciplinary image company.

Expert in communication and graphic design.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Graphic Design
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart oriol.boira@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Virtual Reality (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A game designer, and the producer and developer of more than 200 published video games. Co-director of R+D+I projects on multimedia topics.

Technological broadcaster at RAC1 and Catalunya Ràdio. Member of the Catalan Media Corporation.

Author of books on video games and gamification.

Areas of training:

  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
  • Video Game Design I
Pablo Fernández Duran pau.fernandez@upc.edu UPC professor
Pau Fernández Duran

Degree: Telecommunications Engineer (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Creator of Minidosis.org.

Researcher in Artificial Intelligence.

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Joaquim Mindan Seuba pedro.joaquin.mindan@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Joaquim Mindan Seuba

Projects and Professional Experience:

Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones UPC. Ingeniero Técnico de Soporte y Documentador. Intesis Software.

Investigador en sistemas de comunicación y reconocimiento.

Experto en: procesamiento de la señal, procesamiento de la imagen, ingeniería de software, programación.

Areas of training:

  • Latest Generation Web Applications
  • Colour management and printing systems
Pol Escalé Cabré pol.escale@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ramón José Hernández Moscoso ramon.jose.hernandez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ramón José Hernández Moscoso

Projects and Professional Experience:

Especialista en edición y producción de audio digital.

Técnico de sonido (CFGS) especializado en producción, grabación, mezcla y mastering.

Músico de sesión multi-instrumentista (guitarra, bajo, batería, piano).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
Raúl Quijada Ferrero raul.quijada@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Salvador Bolarin Molina salvador.bolarin@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Salvador Bolarin Molina

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of Leonard Blum, a post-production studio specialising in advanced retouching, CGI and special effects.

Areas of training:

  • Postproduction and visual effects
Sofia Seinfeld Tarafa sofia.seinfeld@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa

Projects and Professional Experience:

Experta en aplicaciones de realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador, psicología y neurociencia.

Doctorada en el Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) i Event Lab (UB), investiga el uso de la realidad virtual para disminuir actitudes racistas, mejorar la empatía en maltratadores y también para mejorar el tratamiento de fobias.

Durante sus estudios de doctorado, realiza una estancia pre-doctoral en la Universidad de Maastricht (Holanda) con el fin de utilizar técnicas de neuroimagen para comprender mejor el impacto de la realidad virtual en el cerebro. Posteriormente, lleva a cabo una estancia postdoctoral de casi 3 años en la Universidad de Bayreuth (Baviera, Alemania), donde se centra en aplicar conocimientos de las ciencias cognitivas para mejorar el diseño de interfaces como la realidad virtual o también para el desarrollo de nuevas interfaces basadas en levitación por ultrasonidos para crear contenidos digitales que se pueden ver, escuchar y tocar. Ha trabajado en diversos proyectos de investigación financiados por la Unión Europea como Levitate y VERE.

Ha publicado varios artículos científicos en revistas internacionales de alto impacto, centrados en la realidad virtual y en el campo de la interacción humano-ordenador. Ver resumen de estas publicaciones.

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo de aplicaciones interactivas, realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador y diseño de aplicaciones que utilizan la tecnología para mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas (salud y educación).

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
Vicente Hernández Abad vhdez@ege.upc.edu UPC professor
Vicente Hernández Abad

Degree: Technical Industrial Engineer, specialising in machinery construction (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Expert in industrial design, engineering projects, multimedia application generation, flat, descriptive and spatial geometry, and 3D modelling.

Member of the Board and Council of the Department of Graphic Expression, UPC.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of 3D Representation and Modelling
Víctor Daniel García Mena victor.daniel.garcia-mena@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Victor Daniel García Mena

Degree: Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Certified by Human Factor International as an HFI-Certified Usability Analyst.

Senior Art Director & UX Designer at King-eClient.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • 2D Animation
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor

Bachelor's degree in Video Game Design and Development (Terrassa)

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Abel Delgado García abel.delgado.garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ana Gabriela Zuñiga Zarate gabriela.zuniga@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Ana Gabriela Zúñiga Zárate

Degree:

  • Doctor of Computer Science (UPC)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Internet Applications Development (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in collaborative web technologies.

Expert in fundamentals of computer science, Internet-oriented programming, interactive video, projects, web technology and database. Coordinator of the Cross-disciplinary Activities Area at the CITM.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Computing
  • Projects
  • Internet-focused Programming
  • Dynamic web programming and Databases
  • Programming II
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Anna Carreras Sales anna.carreras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo arantzazu.del.castillo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (University of La Laguna)
  • Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (University of Granada)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Works in the clinical field as a psychologist, and writes health content for online publications.

Has worked on research projects related to the application of technologies in the same field (e.g. using virtual reality to treat specific phobias, panic disorders and agoraphobia).

Currently focused on the study of human behaviour in interaction with video games and computer applications in general.

Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Borja Meléndez Barrero borja.melendez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
Cecilio Angulo Bahón cecilio.angulo@upc.edu UPC professor
Cecilio Angulo Bahón

Projects and Professional Experience:

Subdirector de Investigación. Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas.

Investigación centrada en el desarrollo de sistemas de aprendizaje y cognitivos que permitan ser aplicados en situaciones donde la información es poco estructurada, imprecisa o subjetiva.

Director del GREC Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería del Conocimiento desde el 2014. Director del Máster en Automatic Control and Robotics de la UPC.

Areas of training:

  • Mathematics
Daniel Castaño Estrella daniel.castano.estrella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Daniel Castaño

Degree: Graduate Degree in Video Game Design and Development (University Camilo José Cela)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Game designer, level designer and programmer at Lince Works: Aragami, Aragami VR, Unnanounced project. (2018).

UI/UX designer and VR programmer at Gravient: projects for SEAT, Volkswagen, etc. (2016-2018).

Level designer BIG: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days. (2016)

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Video Game Design I
David de la Torre Sangrà david.de.la.torre.sangra@upc.edu UPC professor
David del Campo Sud david.del.campo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Font Moragas david.font.moragas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Font Moragas

Projects and Professional Experience:

Video game programmer, audio specialist. Development of sound systems for GameBoy Advance, Super Fighter Team. Composer and developer for Freak Frog: Yume and The Legend of the Dragon.

Founder of Synchrnzr A.M. & A.R. Sound systems: Digital Legends - One Sequel (International Mobile Gaming Award for best technology), Dance Fabulous, Kroll.

Effects and dialogue specialist at Kukoo Kitchen (ArtFutura award). Composer for MMA ProFighter and Millionaire City.

David Masana Lafuente david.masana@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Pueyo Sobrevia david.pueyo.sobrevia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Pueyo Sobrevia

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Advertising and Public Relations (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Postgraduate degree in Strategic Planning in Business Communication (Ramon Llull University)
  • Postgraduate degree in Internet Marketing (Polytechnic University of Madrid)
  • Postgraduate degree in Sponsorship (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Client Transformation & Strategy Director at Arena Media. Leads strategic and transformation projects and coordinates transmedia actions and campaigns.

Has worked on strategic projects and for major brands in all sectors, including Gas Natural Fenosa, Mediamarkt, Clickair, La Rioja Turismo, Sanex, Grupo Planeta, H&M, Grupo Damm, Fundació FC Barcelona, Gallina Blanca, Affinity, Granini, TMB, Mitsubishi Motors, Camper and Durex, among others.

The projects in which he has participated have received more than 40 awards at Spanish advertising and marketing festivals. These include Synergy for Gas Natural Fenosa, HomelessCommons for Arrels, the Seville Samurai for Yatekomo, La Resopa for Gallina Blanca, A Sabbatical Year of Tourism for La Rioja and the Stolen Manifesto for Arena Media.

Some of his most outstanding projects are:

Cinergía: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z0k4fAN35w&t=11s

HomelessCommons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLj2LKTAPVI

Año Sabático: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwtqXz-Ntmg

Stolen Manifesto: http://arenainsxsw.com/

Areas of training:

  • Transmedia production
Elías Borrás Borrell elias.borras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elías Xan Borrás Borrell

Projects and Professional Experience:

Digital creator, artist and 3D illustrator linked to the video games sector, advertising, multimedia art and developing user experiences in interactive applications.

An expert in drawing, 3D modelling, illustration, photography, post-production, video editing, multimedia application development, art direction for graphic projects and scripts.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Concept Art
  • Foundations of Design
  • Illustration and Concept Art
  • Character Design
Elisabet Fonts Gonzalez elisabet.fonts@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elisabet Fonts González

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Audiovisual Communication (UVIC)
  • Doctoral student PhD in the field of science and new technologies

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer at ENTI-UB, UVIC, Teknós and UPC.

CEO at Applicamos

Designer of characters and application environments for: Nació Digital, Play Creatividad, Clipouneds, UVIC, Gotika group and Play Attitude.

3D animator for a short film directed by Anthony Wong for Pixar/Disney.

Areas of training:

  • 3D Animation
Eulalia Febrer Coll eulalia.febrer@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Tarrés Ruiz francesc.tarres@upc.edu UPC professor
Francesc Tarrés Ruíz

Degree: Doctor of Telecommunications (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO of Ugiat Technologies.

Researcher: Distributed Multimedia Applications Group. Signal Theory and Communication Dept., UPC.

Expert in digital signal processing, digital image and audio processing and systems, computer vision.

Áreas de expertise:

Audio Digital

Areas of training:

  • Audio Systems
  • Video Systems
Gerard Escudero Bakx escudero@cs.upc.edu UPC professor
Jaume Duran Castells jaume.duran.castells@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jaume Nualart Vilaplana jaume.nualart.vilaplana@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Javier Gutiérrez González javier.gutierrez.gonzalez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jesús Alonso Alonso jalonso@lsi.upc.edu UPC professor
Jesús Alonso Alonso

Projects and Professional Experience:

Responsable del Área de Videojuegos, UPC. Director del Máster en Diseño y Creación de Videojuegos y del Máster en Mobile Business & Apps Design, UPC School.

Más de 20 años de experiencia como desarrollador de videojuegos y 12 años de experiencia docente universitaria en el área de videojuegos.

Áreas de expertise:

Industria y Desarrollo de Videojuegos. Computación Gráfica. Innovación Tecnológica y Emprendimiento.

Areas of training:

  • Games Industry
  • Projects I, II, and III
Jesús Díaz García jesus.diaz-garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jesús Díaz García

Degree:

  • Graduate in Computer Engineering (UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science (UPC)
  • Doctor of Computer Science (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

He has worked at several companies as an interactive graphic applications developer. The projects he has been involved with include the development of graphic engines for modern gaming machines, casual games and other applications for the iPhone and iPod touch, and visual content editors for desktop platforms.

He has been part of the CRV team (Virtual Reality Center of Barcelona) where he has developed VR systems for a CAVE environment (including an automatic calibration application for the entire system, a 3D graphics engine distributed by clusters and some demo applications).

Areas of training:

  • Physics
  • Programming II
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu UPC professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Torelló Oliver josep.torello@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Josep Torelló Oliver

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Audiovisual Communication

Projects and Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Research at St. Petersburg State University (Russian Federation).

Member of the Interactive Media Laboratory consolidated inter-university Research Group recognised by the Government of Catalonia (2014 SGR 604).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • History of Art
  • Audiovisual Narrative
Juan Carlos García Pascual juan.carlos.garcia-pascual@upc.edu UPC professor
Juan Carlos García Pascual

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Political Science and Sociology (UAB)
  • Doctor of Business Organisation (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A lecturer at the Computer Architecture Department of the UPC-BarcelonaTech since 2002.

He has worked with the most important digital post-production companies of Barcelona in distributed rendering projects and custom applications.

Areas of training:

  • Business
Juan José Costa Prats jcosta@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Juan Jose Costa Prats

Degree:

  • Technical Systems Engineer (UPC)
  • Doctor of Computer Architecture (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer in the Computer Architecture Department.

Lecturer and Researcher on Operating Systems. His research focuses on distributed shared memories (DSM) using software and the optimisation of application performance in this environment. He has published several articles in JCR-indexed journals and at prestigious conferences.

Areas of training:

  • Architecture and operating systems
Juan José Pons López juan.jose.pons@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Julian Francisco Cayero Becerra julen.cayero@upc.edu UPC professor
Julen Cayero Becerra

Degree: Advanced Aeronautical Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Specialisation in aircraft design and automatic control in the aerospace sector.

Areas of training:

  • Mathematics
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Liam Winston Patton Ripoll liam.winston.patton@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Liam Winston Patton Ripoll

Degree:

  • Technical Engineer in Telecommunications, specialising in Electronic Equipment (UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in ICT Telematics
  • Postgraduate degree in Management and Strategy

Projects and Professional Experience:

A specialist in financing and business models, entrepreneurship, video games and introduction to finance. Worked from 1996 to 2008 for multinationals including Ford (Germany), Nokia (Germany and Finland) and Nike, as Product Manager and Marketing Manager. Subsequently, in technological start-ups, founding the Apps to Win consultancy, the production company Big Imagination Games, and undertaking projects in sport, e-commerce and the IoT.

Areas of training:

  • Financiation and Business Models
Llogari Casas Torres llogari.casas.torres@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Llogari Casas Torres

Degree:

  • Doctor of Fine Arts (UB)
  • Master’s Degree in Artistic Production

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of the Pau Gargallo Higher School of Art and Design.

Co-founder and director of KALEIDOSCOPI Cartoons.

Co-author and author of several books and manuals on 2D and 3D Modelling and Animation.

Areas of training:

  • Character Design
  • 3D Modeling
Marc Boulesteix Servent marc.boulesteix@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Garrigó Invers marc.garrigo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Miquel Sureda Anfres miquel.sureda@upc.edu UPC professor
Miquel Sureda Anfres

Degree:

  • Aeronautical Engineering (UPM)
  • Doctor of Mechanical Engineering, Fluids and Aeronautics (UPC)
  • Master of Science - MSc (Imperial College London)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at the ESEIAAT (UPC).

Co-ordinator of the master's degree in Space and Aeronautical Engineering.

Research in space technology applied to low orbits.

Areas of training:

  • Physics
Neus Soler Labajos neus.soler@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pablo Fernández Duran pau.fernandez@upc.edu UPC professor
Pau Fernández Duran

Degree: Telecommunications Engineer (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Creator of Minidosis.org.

Researcher in Artificial Intelligence.

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Torrents Poblador pere.torrents@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Torrents Poblador

Degree: Degree Holder in Economics (UB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Extensive experience in the online and mobile video games industry.

Marketing executive in projects and innovative companies including Zonejeux, Gaelco Mobiles, PlayerX and Softonic.

Currently heads Gamebcn, a project by Incubio, the Government of Catalonia and Caixa Capital Risc.

Áreas de expertise:

Marketing

Project Finance

Business Development

Areas of training:

  • Business
Ramon Sangüesa Sole ramon.sanguesa.i@upc.edu UPC professor
Ramon Santamaria Pena ramon.santamaria@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ramón Santamaría Pena

Projects and Professional Experience:

Games Developer, desarrollador de videojuegos y de herramientas educativas para Programación.

Experiencia como Technical Designer, Plunge Interactive; Ingeniero de Software, Electronic Arts (EA) en títulos como FIFA, Harry Potter, Spore, Los Simpsons y Dante's Inferno, entre otros.

Áreas de expertise:

Programación de Videojuegos, Metodologías y Planificación de Proyectos, Tecnologías de Desarrollo (Engines)

Rodrigo Pizarro Lozano rodrigo.pizarro@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Roger Montserrat Ribes roger.montserrat1@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Roger Montserrat

Degree: Higher Diploma in Electronic Art and Digital Design (ESDI - Ramón Llull University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Founder of Codiwans, an applications studio focusing on digital entertainment for mobiles.

Extensive experience as an interactive application designer, interface interaction designer and creative application programmer. He has worked in highly renowned agencies and consultancies including Barcelona Virtual, the Catalan Institute of Technology, PutPut Comunicacions and Doubleyou.

Areas of training:

  • Gamification
Romà Patricio Castillo roma.patricio@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Samir Kanaan Izquierdo samir.kanaan@upc.edu UPC professor
Sergi Abadal Cavallé abadal@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire silvia.rodriguez-donaire@upc.edu UPC professor
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire

Degree: Doctor of Management (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Participates in various Spanish research and technology transfer projects and in European H2020 projects supporting the Business Models field, and supervising bachelor's degree and master's degree theses. Professional, teaching and research experience in the area of Business Models and Digital Marketing, among others, applied to teaching institutions, space sector companies and various private companies. Has published various books and articles in Spain and internationally.

Sofia Seinfeld Tarafa sofia.seinfeld@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa

Projects and Professional Experience:

Experta en aplicaciones de realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador, psicología y neurociencia.

Doctorada en el Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) i Event Lab (UB), investiga el uso de la realidad virtual para disminuir actitudes racistas, mejorar la empatía en maltratadores y también para mejorar el tratamiento de fobias.

Durante sus estudios de doctorado, realiza una estancia pre-doctoral en la Universidad de Maastricht (Holanda) con el fin de utilizar técnicas de neuroimagen para comprender mejor el impacto de la realidad virtual en el cerebro. Posteriormente, lleva a cabo una estancia postdoctoral de casi 3 años en la Universidad de Bayreuth (Baviera, Alemania), donde se centra en aplicar conocimientos de las ciencias cognitivas para mejorar el diseño de interfaces como la realidad virtual o también para el desarrollo de nuevas interfaces basadas en levitación por ultrasonidos para crear contenidos digitales que se pueden ver, escuchar y tocar. Ha trabajado en diversos proyectos de investigación financiados por la Unión Europea como Levitate y VERE.

Ha publicado varios artículos científicos en revistas internacionales de alto impacto, centrados en la realidad virtual y en el campo de la interacción humano-ordenador. Ver resumen de estas publicaciones.

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo de aplicaciones interactivas, realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador y diseño de aplicaciones que utilizan la tecnología para mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas (salud y educación).

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor

Degree in Videogames Design and Development (Barcelona)

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Ana Gabriela Zuñiga Zarate gabriela.zuniga@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Ana Gabriela Zúñiga Zárate

Degree:

  • Doctor of Computer Science (UPC)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Internet Applications Development (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in collaborative web technologies.

Expert in fundamentals of computer science, Internet-oriented programming, interactive video, projects, web technology and database. Coordinator of the Cross-disciplinary Activities Area at the CITM.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Computing
  • Projects
  • Internet-focused Programming
  • Dynamic web programming and Databases
  • Programming II
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Anna Carreras Sales anna.carreras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo arantzazu.del.castillo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Aranzazu del Castillo Figueruelo

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (University of La Laguna)
  • Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (University of Granada)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Works in the clinical field as a psychologist, and writes health content for online publications.

Has worked on research projects related to the application of technologies in the same field (e.g. using virtual reality to treat specific phobias, panic disorders and agoraphobia).

Currently focused on the study of human behaviour in interaction with video games and computer applications in general.

Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Borja Meléndez Barrero borja.melendez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
Cecilio Angulo Bahón cecilio.angulo@upc.edu UPC professor
Cecilio Angulo Bahón

Projects and Professional Experience:

Subdirector de Investigación. Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas.

Investigación centrada en el desarrollo de sistemas de aprendizaje y cognitivos que permitan ser aplicados en situaciones donde la información es poco estructurada, imprecisa o subjetiva.

Director del GREC Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería del Conocimiento desde el 2014. Director del Máster en Automatic Control and Robotics de la UPC.

Areas of training:

  • Mathematics
Daniel Castaño Estrella daniel.castano.estrella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Daniel Castaño

Degree: Graduate Degree in Video Game Design and Development (University Camilo José Cela)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Game designer, level designer and programmer at Lince Works: Aragami, Aragami VR, Unnanounced project. (2018).

UI/UX designer and VR programmer at Gravient: projects for SEAT, Volkswagen, etc. (2016-2018).

Level designer BIG: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days. (2016)

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Video Game Design I
David de la Torre Sangrà david.de.la.torre.sangra@upc.edu UPC professor
David del Campo Sud david.del.campo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Font Moragas david.font.moragas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
David Font Moragas

Projects and Professional Experience:

Video game programmer, audio specialist. Development of sound systems for GameBoy Advance, Super Fighter Team. Composer and developer for Freak Frog: Yume and The Legend of the Dragon.

Founder of Synchrnzr A.M. & A.R. Sound systems: Digital Legends - One Sequel (International Mobile Gaming Award for best technology), Dance Fabulous, Kroll.

Effects and dialogue specialist at Kukoo Kitchen (ArtFutura award). Composer for MMA ProFighter and Millionaire City.

David Masana Lafuente david.masana@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elías Borrás Borrell elias.borras@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elías Xan Borrás Borrell

Projects and Professional Experience:

Digital creator, artist and 3D illustrator linked to the video games sector, advertising, multimedia art and developing user experiences in interactive applications.

An expert in drawing, 3D modelling, illustration, photography, post-production, video editing, multimedia application development, art direction for graphic projects and scripts.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Concept Art
  • Foundations of Design
  • Illustration and Concept Art
  • Character Design
Elisabet Fonts Gonzalez elisabet.fonts@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elisabet Fonts González

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Audiovisual Communication (UVIC)
  • Doctoral student PhD in the field of science and new technologies

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer at ENTI-UB, UVIC, Teknós and UPC.

CEO at Applicamos

Designer of characters and application environments for: Nació Digital, Play Creatividad, Clipouneds, UVIC, Gotika group and Play Attitude.

3D animator for a short film directed by Anthony Wong for Pixar/Disney.

Areas of training:

  • 3D Animation
Eulalia Febrer Coll eulalia.febrer@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Tarrés Ruiz francesc.tarres@upc.edu UPC professor
Francesc Tarrés Ruíz

Degree: Doctor of Telecommunications (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO of Ugiat Technologies.

Researcher: Distributed Multimedia Applications Group. Signal Theory and Communication Dept., UPC.

Expert in digital signal processing, digital image and audio processing and systems, computer vision.

Áreas de expertise:

Audio Digital

Areas of training:

  • Audio Systems
  • Video Systems
Gerard Escudero Bakx escudero@cs.upc.edu UPC professor
Iñaki Gonzalez Garcia inaki.gonzalez.garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Iñaki González

Degree: Diploma in Virtual Design (IED)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Creative director and founding partner of Leonard Blum.

An expert in advanced post-production techniques and visual effects, and the development of visual concepts, using cutting-edge technology and software, with more than 10 years of professional experience in the audiovisual industry.

Áreas de expertise:

Postproduction and Visual Effects

Jaume Nualart Vilaplana jaume.nualart.vilaplana@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Javier Gutiérrez González javier.gutierrez.gonzalez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jesús Alonso Alonso jalonso@lsi.upc.edu UPC professor
Jesús Alonso Alonso

Projects and Professional Experience:

Responsable del Área de Videojuegos, UPC. Director del Máster en Diseño y Creación de Videojuegos y del Máster en Mobile Business & Apps Design, UPC School.

Más de 20 años de experiencia como desarrollador de videojuegos y 12 años de experiencia docente universitaria en el área de videojuegos.

Áreas de expertise:

Industria y Desarrollo de Videojuegos. Computación Gráfica. Innovación Tecnológica y Emprendimiento.

Areas of training:

  • Games Industry
  • Projects I, II, and III
Jesús Díaz García jesus.diaz-garcia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jesús Díaz García

Degree:

  • Graduate in Computer Engineering (UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science (UPC)
  • Doctor of Computer Science (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

He has worked at several companies as an interactive graphic applications developer. The projects he has been involved with include the development of graphic engines for modern gaming machines, casual games and other applications for the iPhone and iPod touch, and visual content editors for desktop platforms.

He has been part of the CRV team (Virtual Reality Center of Barcelona) where he has developed VR systems for a CAVE environment (including an automatic calibration application for the entire system, a 3D graphics engine distributed by clusters and some demo applications).

Areas of training:

  • Physics
  • Programming II
Jordi García Almiñana jordig@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Jordi García Almiñana

Projects and Professional Experience:

Profesor en el Departamento de Arquitectura de Computadores y director académico del Centro de Cooperación para el Desarrollo, UPC.

Docente e Investigador en Sistemas operativos, Sistemas operativos internos.

Profesor Consultor en UOC. Colaborador en másters en sistemas operativos y programación de la red de la Universidad de Reading, Reino Unido.

Áreas de expertise:

Proyectos de sistemas operativos, Fundamentos de informática, Sostenibilidad tecnológica, y Tecnología para el desarrollo.

Areas of training:

  • Programming II
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu UPC professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Torelló Oliver josep.torello@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Josep Torelló Oliver

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Audiovisual Communication

Projects and Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Research at St. Petersburg State University (Russian Federation).

Member of the Interactive Media Laboratory consolidated inter-university Research Group recognised by the Government of Catalonia (2014 SGR 604).

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • History of Art
  • Audiovisual Narrative
Juan Carlos García Pascual juan.carlos.garcia-pascual@upc.edu UPC professor
Juan Carlos García Pascual

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Political Science and Sociology (UAB)
  • Doctor of Business Organisation (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A lecturer at the Computer Architecture Department of the UPC-BarcelonaTech since 2002.

He has worked with the most important digital post-production companies of Barcelona in distributed rendering projects and custom applications.

Areas of training:

  • Business
Juan José Costa Prats jcosta@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Juan Jose Costa Prats

Degree:

  • Technical Systems Engineer (UPC)
  • Doctor of Computer Architecture (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer in the Computer Architecture Department.

Lecturer and Researcher on Operating Systems. His research focuses on distributed shared memories (DSM) using software and the optimisation of application performance in this environment. He has published several articles in JCR-indexed journals and at prestigious conferences.

Areas of training:

  • Architecture and operating systems
Juan José Pons López juan.jose.pons@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Liam Winston Patton Ripoll liam.winston.patton@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Liam Winston Patton Ripoll

Degree:

  • Technical Engineer in Telecommunications, specialising in Electronic Equipment (UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in ICT Telematics
  • Postgraduate degree in Management and Strategy

Projects and Professional Experience:

A specialist in financing and business models, entrepreneurship, video games and introduction to finance. Worked from 1996 to 2008 for multinationals including Ford (Germany), Nokia (Germany and Finland) and Nike, as Product Manager and Marketing Manager. Subsequently, in technological start-ups, founding the Apps to Win consultancy, the production company Big Imagination Games, and undertaking projects in sport, e-commerce and the IoT.

Areas of training:

  • Financiation and Business Models
Llogari Casas Torres llogari.casas.torres@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Llogari Casas Torres

Degree:

  • Doctor of Fine Arts (UB)
  • Master’s Degree in Artistic Production

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of the Pau Gargallo Higher School of Art and Design.

Co-founder and director of KALEIDOSCOPI Cartoons.

Co-author and author of several books and manuals on 2D and 3D Modelling and Animation.

Areas of training:

  • Character Design
  • 3D Modeling
Marc Boulesteix Servent marc.boulesteix@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Garrigó Invers marc.garrigo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Maria Oliver Montroig maria.oliver.montroi@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Miquel Sureda Anfres miquel.sureda@upc.edu UPC professor
Miquel Sureda Anfres

Degree:

  • Aeronautical Engineering (UPM)
  • Doctor of Mechanical Engineering, Fluids and Aeronautics (UPC)
  • Master of Science - MSc (Imperial College London)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at the ESEIAAT (UPC).

Co-ordinator of the master's degree in Space and Aeronautical Engineering.

Research in space technology applied to low orbits.

Areas of training:

  • Physics
Neus Soler Labajos neus.soler@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pablo Fernández Duran pau.fernandez@upc.edu UPC professor
Pau Fernández Duran

Degree: Telecommunications Engineer (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Creator of Minidosis.org.

Researcher in Artificial Intelligence.

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
Pau Sánchez Penella pau.sanchez.penella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Torrents Poblador pere.torrents@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Torrents Poblador

Degree: Degree Holder in Economics (UB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Extensive experience in the online and mobile video games industry.

Marketing executive in projects and innovative companies including Zonejeux, Gaelco Mobiles, PlayerX and Softonic.

Currently heads Gamebcn, a project by Incubio, the Government of Catalonia and Caixa Capital Risc.

Áreas de expertise:

Marketing

Project Finance

Business Development

Areas of training:

  • Business
Ramon Sangüesa Sole ramon.sanguesa.i@upc.edu UPC professor
Ramon Santamaria Pena ramon.santamaria@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Ramón Santamaría Pena

Projects and Professional Experience:

Games Developer, desarrollador de videojuegos y de herramientas educativas para Programación.

Experiencia como Technical Designer, Plunge Interactive; Ingeniero de Software, Electronic Arts (EA) en títulos como FIFA, Harry Potter, Spore, Los Simpsons y Dante's Inferno, entre otros.

Áreas de expertise:

Programación de Videojuegos, Metodologías y Planificación de Proyectos, Tecnologías de Desarrollo (Engines)

Raúl Quijada Ferrero raul.quijada@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Roger Montserrat Ribes roger.montserrat1@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Roger Montserrat

Degree: Higher Diploma in Electronic Art and Digital Design (ESDI - Ramón Llull University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Founder of Codiwans, an applications studio focusing on digital entertainment for mobiles.

Extensive experience as an interactive application designer, interface interaction designer and creative application programmer. He has worked in highly renowned agencies and consultancies including Barcelona Virtual, the Catalan Institute of Technology, PutPut Comunicacions and Doubleyou.

Areas of training:

  • Gamification
Romà Patricio Castillo roma.patricio@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Samir Kanaan Izquierdo samir.kanaan@upc.edu UPC professor
Sergi Abadal Cavallé abadal@ac.upc.edu UPC professor
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire silvia.rodriguez-donaire@upc.edu UPC professor
Silvia Rodríguez Donaire

Degree: Doctor of Management (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Participates in various Spanish research and technology transfer projects and in European H2020 projects supporting the Business Models field, and supervising bachelor's degree and master's degree theses. Professional, teaching and research experience in the area of Business Models and Digital Marketing, among others, applied to teaching institutions, space sector companies and various private companies. Has published various books and articles in Spain and internationally.

Sofia Seinfeld Tarafa sofia.seinfeld@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa

Projects and Professional Experience:

Experta en aplicaciones de realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador, psicología y neurociencia.

Doctorada en el Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) i Event Lab (UB), investiga el uso de la realidad virtual para disminuir actitudes racistas, mejorar la empatía en maltratadores y también para mejorar el tratamiento de fobias.

Durante sus estudios de doctorado, realiza una estancia pre-doctoral en la Universidad de Maastricht (Holanda) con el fin de utilizar técnicas de neuroimagen para comprender mejor el impacto de la realidad virtual en el cerebro. Posteriormente, lleva a cabo una estancia postdoctoral de casi 3 años en la Universidad de Bayreuth (Baviera, Alemania), donde se centra en aplicar conocimientos de las ciencias cognitivas para mejorar el diseño de interfaces como la realidad virtual o también para el desarrollo de nuevas interfaces basadas en levitación por ultrasonidos para crear contenidos digitales que se pueden ver, escuchar y tocar. Ha trabajado en diversos proyectos de investigación financiados por la Unión Europea como Levitate y VERE.

Ha publicado varios artículos científicos en revistas internacionales de alto impacto, centrados en la realidad virtual y en el campo de la interacción humano-ordenador. Ver resumen de estas publicaciones.

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo de aplicaciones interactivas, realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador y diseño de aplicaciones que utilizan la tecnología para mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas (salud y educación).

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor

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