Hrvoje Benko is a researcher at Microsoft Research. He explores novel interactive computing technologies and their impact on human-computer interaction. In particular, he is interested in augmented reality, sensing approaches for interactions, surface computing, multi-touch freehand gestural input, as well as 3D interactions.
Dr. Benko is the author of more than 30 scientific conference papers and journal articles. For his publications he received best paper awards and nominations at both ACM UIST and ACM SIGCHI. His work has been featured in the mainstream media (e.g., New York Times, Seattle Times, and Popular Science) and on popular technology blogs (e.g., Gizmodo, Engadget, CNET, and Ars Technica). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2007 working with prof. Steven Feiner.
More detail can be found on his website: http://research.microsoft.com/~benko/.