Director of Software Development, FARO Technologies
Jafar Amiri Parian is Director of Software Development for FARO Technologies. He holds a bachelor's in surveying and geomatics engineering and a master's in photogrammetry, both from the University of Tehran, and a Ph.D. in photogrammetry from ETH Zurich.
He is the founder of PhotoCore AG, which was acquired by FARO in 2018, and is currently leading the photogrammetry group at FARO. During his career, he has collaborated closely with large organizations like the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) across different groups and disciplines. His core expertise is in modern photogrammetry — including computational imaging, system calibration, similarity, visual odometry, 3D reconstruction and future reality.