Andrew Witkin is a Professor of Computer
Science, Robotics, and Art at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to
joining the Carnegie Mellon faculty, he was director of the Perception and
Graphics groups at Schlumberger's Palo Alto Research Lab. He received
his BA from Columbia College in 1975 and his PhD from MIT in 1980.
Dr. Witkin has published extensively in the areas of Computer Vision
and Computer Graphics. He serves as an associate editor for ACM
Transactions on Graphics, has served on numerous conference program
committees, and is a fellow of the American Association for Artifical
Intellgience. His awards include Best Paper prizes at the National
Conference on Artifical Intellegence and the International Joint
conference on Artifical Intellgence, the Grand Prix for Animation at
the 1987 Parigraph competition in Paris, France, and the Grand Prix
for Computer Graphics, Prix Ars Electronica 1992, Linz, Austria.