Eileen McGinnis





Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Hewlett-Packard, Director

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Sun Microsystems

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  • Mountain View, California, United States of America

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 1992

    Eileen McGinnis is a Director in Engineering Business Development at Sun Microsystems. Over the last 13 years, she has been involved in many efforts to produce graphics API/systems, including real-time motion, video, realistic rendering, imaging and color-support systems. She has been active in the development of many vendor-defined immediate mode graphics interfaces, and in the public definitions of Core, GKS, GKS-3D, PHIGS, PHIGS+, PEX and Renderman. Eileen is the head of the US delegation to ISO in the area of Graphics APIs.

    SIGGRAPH 1991

    Eileen has been actively involved in the development of graphics interfaces since 1978, and currently serves as the head of the US delegation developing PHIGS PLUS within ISO. She has been with Sun Microsystems for 4 years where she has been in charge of the development of the Graphics API’s. At Sun she is currently developing an architectural framework for the integration of graphics and other media. Eileen holds an MS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Stanford.  

    SIGGRAPH 1990

    Eileen McGinnis is Engineering Department Manager at Sun Microsystems, responsible for Sun’s Graphics Standards Software, Performance and Verification. Her responsibilities include Sun’s development of the public implementation of PEX, the 3D graphics extension to the X protocol, under contract to MIT. Eileen has been active in graphics standardization efforts for over 11 years, and has worked on the definitions of Core, GKS, GKS-3D, PHlGS, and PHIGS PLUS. She currently heads the US delegation to ISO in the area of Graphics Application Programmer’s Interfaces (API’s), including PHlGS, PHlGS PLUS, and GKS. Eileen holds an MS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Stanford.  

     

     


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