Dr Sameer holds a PhD from the University of Barcelona (Spain), an MSc in Computer Graphics (Vision and Imaging) from University College London (UK), and a BEng in Computer Science Engineering from BITS Pilani University (Dubai, UAE).
His teaching and learning interests cover Humanoid Robots, Applications of Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Real-time Computer Graphics, Telepresence, Embodiment and Body-Ownership Illusions.
He was previously the Head of Medical Rehabilitation & Virtual Reality Innovation at Virtual Bodyworkds (Barcelona, Spain) and was a Postdoctoral Research at the University of Barcelona (Spain).
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Dr Sameer’s research interests include full-body ownership illusions with humanoid robots, ethical and technological implications of teleoperated humanoid robots, and applications with virtual reality for healthcare and psychology.