Hans Kellner is a Senior Principal Engineer in the Research Engineering team within Autodesk Research. With 30+ years of experience architecting and implementing software, Hans has worked on a variety of core products and projects at Autodesk including AutoCAD, Map3D, and InfraWorks. His expertise with application frameworks led to his start at Autodesk and the task of rearchitecting AutoCAD’s core from using a bespoke message queue to a modern event driven messaging system.
He has also researched and developed various alternative input devices. His natural user interface (NUI) research has been prominently featured in the Autodesk Gallery, Autodesk University, Autodesk Technical Summit, Microsoft Professional Developers Conference, and other venues. In his current role, he is researching the use of emerging technologies and how they intersect with our customers and our products. His XR research has been widely viewed and demonstrated in-house, at Autodesk University, TechX, and through customer engagements.
When not focused on work, Hans may be found riding his mountain bike, hiking, or backcountry skiing.
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