Holly Rushmeier, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Major: Mechanical Engineering BS 1977, MS 1986, Ph.D. 1988. Joined Yale Faculty 2004.
Holly Rushmeier is the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science at Yale University. She received the BS (1977), MS (1986), and PhD (1988) in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. Since receiving the PhD she has held positions at Georgia Tech, NIST and IBM TJ Watson Research. Her area of interest is computer graphics. Her current research focuses on material appearance modeling, applications of perception to computer graphics, and applications of computer graphics to cultural heritage preservation. Dr. Rushmeier has served as the co-chair of the ACM Publications Board, the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Graphics and as co-Editor-in-Chief of Computer Graphics Forum. She is an ACM Fellow, a Fellow of the Eurographics Association, a member of the ACM SIGGRAPH Academy, and recipient of the 2013 ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award.