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Fabio Pellacini is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Dartmouth. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell in 2002, specializing in computer graphics, after completing an MS in computer science there, and a Laurea Degree in Physics from the University of Parma, Italy. His primary research interest concerns the development of computational tools for digital artists. Prior to joining the Dartmouth faculty, he spent two years at Pixar Animation Studios, followed by a year at Cornell as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Pellacini's work is well published in the computer graphics literature, including several papers at SIGGRAPH and book chapters on cinematic lighting. Pellacini has received screen credits for "Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles" and "Cars" to reflect his research and development contributions at Pixar.