Holly Rushmeier

John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Professor Holly Rushmeier is the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science at Yale University. Her research interests include shape and appearance capture, applications of perception in computer graphics, modelling material appearance, and developing computational tools for cultural heritage. Prof Rushmeier received the BS, MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1977, 1986 and 1988 respectively. Between receiving the BS and returning to graduate school in 1983, she worked as an engineer at Boeing and at the Washington Natural Gas Company in Seattle. After receiving the PhD, she worked at Georgia Tech, the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology, and IBM Watson Research before joining Yale in 2004. Prof Rushmeier is a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and the Eurographics Association, and the recipient of the 2013 ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award.