Prof. Gross has pursued basic and applied research in the fields of computer graphics, image generation, geometric modeling, computer animation, and scientific visualization for more than 20 years. He founded the Computer Graphics Laboratory at ETH in 1994, and he has established a strong research track since then. The lab's website can be found at graphics.ethz.ch. From 2004-2008 he has served as the head of the Institute of Computational Science. He was recently appointed director of the newly founded Disney Research Laboratory in Zurich, a position he holds on top of his faculty appointment at ETH. The spectrum of his technical achievements includes point-based computer graphics, virtual reality systems, 3D video, and physically based animation. A complete list of all actual and past research projects can be found at graphics.ethz.ch/research.