Professor of Computer Science and head of the Computer Graphics Laboratory at ETH Zurich, Vice President of Research, The Walt Disney Studios and the director of DisneyResearch|Studios. His research interests include physically based modeling, computer animation, immersive displays, and video technology. He is a fellow of the ACM and of the EUROGRAPHICS Association and a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina as well as the Berlin- Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Gross cofounded Cyfex, Novodex, LiberoVision, Dybuster, Gimalon, Kapanu, Perceptiko, Propulsion Academy, Arbrea Labs, Nanocorp, Animatico, Percim, and Morgen.
Professor of Computer science at ETH Zurich, Director of Disney Research in Zurich