Simon Gunkel

R&D Scientist| TNO

Simon Gunkel is a R&D Scientist at TNO, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research in The Hague. Simon received a master’s degree in computer science in 2012 (from TU Berlin, Germany, and KAIST, South Korea). His ongoing efforts in applied research cover a wide range of topics in multimedia with a focus on web-based photo-realistic Social VR communication. Computer mediated communication is also part of Simon’s ongoing PhD research in collaboration with the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), in Amsterdam (Netherlands). Part of his work includes leading the technical work package in the Horizon 2020 project VRTogether (

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