Ming C. Lin is currently a Distinguished University Professor, Barry Mersky and Capital One E-Nnovate Endowed Professor, and former Elizabeth Stevinson Iribe Chair of Computer Science at the University of Maryland College Park. She is also John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor Emerita of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill. She was previously an Honorary Visiting Chair Professor at Tsinghua University and at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia. 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, Honda Research Initiation Award, UNC/IBM Junior Faculty Development Award, UNC Hettleman Award for Scholarly Achievements, Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professorship, UNC WOWS Scholar, 2010 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award, and many best paper awards at international conferences. She is a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, ACM, IEEE, Eurographics, ACM SIGGRAPH Academy, and IEEE VR Academy.