Ken Perlin is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at NYU,
where he directs the Future Reality Lab.
Research interests include
graphics and animation,
user interfaces and education.
He is chief scientist at Tactonic Technologies and
and is an advisor for High Fidelity.
Awards include an Academy Award for Technical Achievement
the 2008 ACM/SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award.
He was general chair of the
UIST 2010 conference,
and a featured
at the Whitney
Museum of American Art.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from NYU;
B.A. in theoretical mathematics from Harvard.