Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science
Cornell University, 1987, BArch/BS, Architecture and Architectural History and 1990, MS, Computer Science, and 1993, PhD, Computer Science
Computer science, with particular expertise in computer graphics; Interactive techniques; Human-computer interaction; Creative applications of machine learning
For groundbreaking contributions to the field of computer graphics, including algorithms for lighting and acoustical design, methods for modeling and simulating material appearance, and interactive conceptual design tools. Her work has found real-world application in the fields of architecture, product design, visual journalism, and concept development for movies.