Julius Kammerl is a Point Cloud Library (PCL) maintainer and a Senior Scientist for the Open Perception foundation. Julius holds an appointment as a Research Engineer at Willow Garage, Inc. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), Germany in 2012. Prior to his PhD studies, he was working as a researcher at the Audio and Multimedia Group at Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen/Germany. Julius is a known expert in the field of visual-audio-haptic communications for telerobotics. His current research interests include communication and compression of point cloud data, nearest neighbor search and 3d point cloud processing.