Marco Fratarcangeli is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. His main academic interests are in the area of large-scale nonlinear deformable simulation for time-critical applications like surgical simulation, physically-based animation, virtual characters, industrial prototyping and design, virtual/augmented reality, etc. He has been an Assistant Professor (2011-2014) at Sapienza University in Rome (Italy), and a visiting professor (2014) at Telecom Paristech in Paris (France). Marco obtained his PhD in Computer Engineering from Sapienza in 2009, jointly with Linköping University in Sweden. He has been awarded the Young Researcher grant from Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council) in 2015. He is CEO and Co-Founder of Deform Dynamics AB.