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Hong Qin received the BS and MS degrees in computer science from Peking University. He received the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Toronto. He is a professor of computer science in the Department of Computer Science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (Stony Brook University). He was a recipient of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, the Honda Initiation Award, and the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Currently, he is an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics ( TVCG), The Visual Computer, and the Journal of Computer Science & Technology. In 2008, he served as the conference chair for the ACM Solid and Physical Modeling Symposium and the IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications. His research interests include geometric and solid modeling, graphics, physics-based modeling and simulation, computer-aided geometric design, human-computer interaction, visualization, and scientific computing. For more details, please visit http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/~qin.