Michael Reed is a Senior Research Associate at Blue Sky Studios, where he works on geometric issues in modeling and rendering. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University, his B.S. in Physics from the State University of New York at Albany, and has held appointments at the research laboratories of IBM, Philips, and Bell Atlantic corporations.
His research interests can be broadly categorized as "geometry + computing" and include the study of techniques for the sensing, modeling, and generation of physical objects and phenomena.