Yotam Gingold is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at George Mason University (GMU). He directs the Creativity and Graphics Lab (CraGL), whose mission is to solve challenging visual, geometry, and design problems and pursue foundational research into human creativity. His research spans computer graphics, computer vision, and perceptual psychology. His peer-reviewed papers are published regularly in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) and presented at SIGGRAPH. His research has been incorporated into Adobe Creative Cloud as Illustrator's Puppet Warp tool. He serves on the program committees of ACM SIGGRAPH/SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, and many other international conferences. His work is funded by the National Science Foundation (including a CAREER award), Google, and Adobe. He received his Ph.D. from New York University (2009), where it was awarded the Janet Fabri prize for most outstanding dissertation. He has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses, primarily in game design and computer graphics, since 2012. In 2017, he was awarded GMU's Teaching Excellence Award.