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June 20–24, 2022 – Berlin, Germany

Rufael Mekuria

Lead Research Engineer, Unified Streaming

Talk: Workshop Track 2 Session 2, Day 1, 15:00 - 16:00

Rufael Mekuria received the Msc/ir. Diploma from Delft University of Technology in 2011, and the PhD from VU University/CWI in 2017. Rufael worked as a researcher

At CWI in Amsterdam between 2011 and 2016. Since 2013 Rufael Mekuria was involved in standardisation activities of MPEG. Between 2014 and 2017 he chaired the MPEG AhG on 3D Graphics to which companies like Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Sony and Nokia contributed intensively. He joined Unified Streaming in 2016 as a research and development engineer. In this role, he is a contributor to DASH-IF/CTA-Wave, DVB, MPEG and SCTE. Since 2020 Rufael has been editor of DVB-DASH bluebook specification and chair of TM-Stream group in DVB. Rufael Mekuria has over 25 peer reviewed papers/articles and 10+ patents pending. Rufael received the IEEE TCSVT best paper award in 2020 and the ACM MMSys best paper award in 2013.