Portrait of Eyal Ofek

Eyal Ofek

Principal Researcher

Personal website


I am a principal researcher at the EPIC (Extended Perception Interaction and Cognition) team at Microsoft Research lab in Redmond, WA. My research interests include Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR), Haptics, interactive projection mapping and computer vision for human-computer interaction.

Prior to joining Microsoft Research I obtained my Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has founded a couple of companies in the area of computer graphics, including a successful drawing and photo editing application (Photon-Paint) and developing the world first time-of-flight video cameras (ZCam).

For more up-to-date information, please see Eyal’s external homepage at: http://eyalofek.org/


Professional activities

  • ACM Senior Member
  • Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Virtual Reality, for the area of Haptics.
  • Assoc. Editor of Frontiers in Virtual Reality.
  • Assoc. Editor of IEEE Computer Graphics and Application (CG&A), co-chaired the 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011, and on program committee for several leading conferences.
  • Paper Chair: ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011, Chicago
  • PC: CHI, CVPR, SIGSPATIAL, ISMAR, ISS, Pacific Graphics.