Holly Rushmeier is the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science at Yale University. She received the BS, MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1977, 1986 and 1988 respectively. Prior to Yale she was an assistant professor at Georgia Tech, a computer scientist at the US National Institute of Science and Technology, and a research staff member at IBM Watson Research. Her principal area of research is computer graphics. She received the ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement award in 2013, and is an ACM fellow.