Bernhard Spanlang, holds a Diplom Ingenieur degree (MSc) from Johannes Kepler University, Austria in Computer Science and an Engineering Doctorate degree from University College London in Computer Vision, Imaging and Virtual Environments.
His research interest is in body perception, neuroscience and psychology using immersive virtual reality and the associated applications in training and rehabilitation. Bernhard has published c.60 papers in journals like Frontiers, Scientific Reports and SIGGRAPH.
Prior to his role as Chief Technology Officer at Virtual Bodyworks, he was working in research at the University of Barcelona, designing experiments to evaluate the effects of virtual embodiment on the mind.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 836707.
EIT Health is supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union.