Guest Editors' Introduction: Special Section on the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D 2012)
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Michael Garland received the BS and PhD degrees in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a senior manager at NVIDIA, where he leads the Programming Systems & Applications Research Group. His current research interests include graph and mesh processing, parallel algorithm design, and programming models and languages for massively parallel machines.
Rui Wang received the BS degree from Zhejiang University in 2001 and the PhD degree from the University of Virginia in 2006. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst. His research interests are in the field of computer graphics, with focuses on global illumination, interactive image synthesis, stochastic sampling, GPU-based rendering, and general-purpose computation. He received a US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2008, and cochaired ACM I3D in 2012.