Professor Ming Lin
Miroslav Krstic

Barry Mersky and Capital One Endowed Professor and Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland at College Park, USA.




Prof Ming C. Lin is currently Distinguished University Professor and Elizabeth Stevinson Iribe Chair of Computer Science at the University of Maryland College Park and John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor Emerita of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill. She was also an Honorary Visiting Chair Professor at Tsinghua University. She obtained her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. She received several honors and awards, including the NSF Young Faculty Career Award, UNC Hettleman Award for Scholarly Achievements, Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professorship, IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award, Washington Academy Distinguished Career Award, and many best paper awards at international conferences. She is a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, ACM, IEEE, and Eurographics, ACM SIGGRAPH Academy and IEEE VR Academy.


Her research interests include computational robotics, haptics, physically-based modeling, virtual reality, sound rendering, and geometric computing. She has (co-)authored more than 300 refereed publications in these areas and co-edited/authored four books. She has served on hundreds of program committees of leading conferences and co-chaired dozens of international conferences and workshops. She is currently a member of Computing Research Association-Women (CRA-W) Board of Directors, and was Chair of IEEE Computer Society (CS) Fellows Selection Committee, Chair of IEEE CS Computer Pioneer Award, and Founding Chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. She is a former member of IEEE CS Board of Governors, a former Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2011-2014), a former Chair of IEEE CS Transactions Operations Committee, and a member of several editorial boards.