Merwan Achibet is a research engineer at Technicolor in the Real-time VFX technical area. He received his Ph.D. thesis in 2015 from INSA Rennes, supervised at Inria by Anatole Lécuyer and Maud Marchal. There, he proposed new interaction techniques and metaphors for multi-finger manipulation with haptic feedback in virtual environments. After his Ph.D. he worked for 18 months as a video game developer at Insane Unity (Rennes) on the architecture, the user interface, and the procedural music of an upcoming multiplayer strategy game. His main interests include 3D interaction, game development and virtual worlds.