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 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event
Matt Gallegos

Matt Gallegos

Principal member of the technical staff in R&D, S&E Computer Science, Sandia National Laboratories
Matthew V. Gallegos is a principal member of the technical staff in R&D, S&E Computer Science at Sandia National Laboratories. His career and relationship with Sandia spans more than 20 years, in various roles, from software development of mobile, web, and desktop applications, to software architecture and database development, as well as machine learning and integration with micro controllers. He currently works for the Advanced Field Operations and Robotics Organization, under the Autonomy and Unmanned Systems Group. He is the principal investigator and lead for several high visibility virtual reality projects at Sandia, including CAD2VR™. He was the chair of Sandia's Annual XR Conference in 2021 and 2022, highlighting his commitment and excitement for the broad field of Extended Reality (XR). He has worked with the UK in the field XR and made significant contributions to an ongoing secure collaborative VR effort.