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Michael Gleicher is a professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prof. Gleicher is founder of the department's Visual Computing Group. His research interests span the range of visual computing, including data visualization, robotics, image and video processing tools, virtual reality and character animation. His current foci are human data interaction and human robot interaction. Prior to joining the university, Prof. Gleicher was a researcher at The Autodesk Vision Technology Center and in Apple Computer's Advanced Technology Group. He earned his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University and holds a B.S.E. in electrical engineering from Duke University. In 2013-2014, he was a visiting researcher at INRIA Rhone-Alpes. Prof. Gleicher is an ACM Distinguished Scientist.