Ronald Azuma is an Augmented Reality Leader in Intel Labs, where he leads a group that designs and prototypes novel experiences that exploit upcoming technologies that will radically alter what people expect from media. Prior to joining Intel, he helped start the Nokia Research Center Hollywood and also worked at HRL Laboratories. He is known for being a
pioneer in AR and is generally credited with defining the term “Augmented Reality.” He built the world’s first working AR system and wrote a paper that is the single most referenced publication in the field of AR and was listed as one of “50 influential papers” from the entire history of MIT Press journal publications. He serves on the Steering Committee for the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). In 2013 he was invited to give a Gilbreth Lecture to the  National Academy of Engineering.

Ronald is also known as the author of “So Long, and Thanks for the Ph.D.,” a free online guide about surviving graduate school.

For more information, see his website http://ronaldazuma.com

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