Bedrich Benes is George W. McNelly Professor of Technology in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology and Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana and director of High Performance Computer Graphics Laboratory at Purdue. He is also editor in chief of Computer Graphics Forum journal. He studied Computer Science and received his Master of Science from Czech Technical University in Prague. In 1998 he received his doctorate in Computer Science from the same institution. Prior to joining Purdue, Dr. Benes worked as Assistant Professor of Computer Science and has taught courses in the fields of 3D computer graphics and real-time rendering in ITESM CCM in Mexico City. In 1995-1998 he worked as Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Czech Technical University of Prague. Bedrich's research areas include Geometric Modeling, Procedural Modeling, Real-Time Rendering, and High Performance Computer Graphics.