Daniel Vidal
Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago (USA) and the Grupo de Biología Evolutiva at the UNED (Spain), and recipient of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Action. During his doctoral research, he incorporated virtual palaeontology techniques into the study of sauropod dinosaurs. He has participated in excavation campaigns in the Iberian Peninsula and West Africa, including three expeditions to the Sahara Desert in which dozens of dinosaur skeletons were recovered.
Excavació del dinosaure sauròpode Spinophorosaurus nigerensis el 2007 a les proximitats d’Agadez (Níger).

Over the past 20 years, the study of fossils using 3D visualisation techniques, better known as virtual palaeontology, has revolutionised the study of organisms from the past