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.