WHo AM i
Matias Volonte is currently a PhD student in Human Centered computing at Clemson University. His area of study is Virtual Humans and his Academic Advisor is Dr. Sabarish Babu.
Matias's main research interests includes Virtual Humans and the impact of their appearance and animation in users. In his research, Matias focuses on understanding human users, their needs, preferences, interests and requirements. Also he investigates how technology can help users in their daily lives, supporting and improving everyday activities in the health care arena.Matias Volonte earned his Master in Fine Arts at Clemson University and his Bachelors in Audiovisual Communication at Universidad Blas Pascal, Argentina.
What I can bring to table
Virtual humans specialist
During my PhD I investigated the relationship betweens humans and virtual humans. I examined how appearance of virtual humans altered users emotions and visual attention.
VR simulations developer
I am trained for building simulations in Unity.
I am trained for designing, conducting statistical analysis and write technical investigations.
VFX ARTIST / 3Generalist
I am visually advanced since I am trained as a visual effect artist. I can convey ideas, concepts and emotions using 3D products.
I am trained for conducting simple and advanced statistical analysis such as ANOVA or Hierarchical Linear Models.
I can proficiently write C# and Python scripts.