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Ming C. Lin received the PhD degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Her research interests include physically-based modeling, haptics, real-time 3D graphics for virtual environments, robotics, and geometric computing. She's the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. She has received the US National Science Foundation (NSF) Young Faculty Career Award, the Honda Research Initiation Award, the UNC/IBM Junior Faculty Development Award, and the UNC Hettleman Award for Scholarly Achievements.
Anthony Steed received the PhD degree from the University of London in 1996 for work on languages for specifying interaction in 3D environments. He is a reader (associate professor) in the Department of Computer Science, University College London. His current research interests include networked virtual environments, virtual environment system design, immersion and presence, and 3D interaction. He is on the editorial boards of Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments and the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.
Carolina Cruz-Neira received the PhD degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1995. She is the Chief Scientist of LITE and the W. Hansen Hall and Mary Officer Hall/BORSF Endowed Super Chair in Telecommunications at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her research interests include software architectures for virtual environments, practical applications of virtual reality, and collaborative immersive environments. She is known for being the cocreator of the CAVE and also known for being the lead of the VRJuggler Open Source project. Among many awards, she has received the IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award, the A.D. Welliver Award from The Boeing Company, and has been inducted as Eminent Engineer by the Tau Beta Pi Honors Society.