"Anselmo Lastra is Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Duke University. He has chaired a number of conferences, including I3D and Graphics Hardware, and has served as associate editor of several
journals. His research interests are in the areas of image-based modeling and rendering, graphics hardware architectures, and cultural heritage applications."