SHEILA B. BANKS is the president of Calculated Insight. Dr. Banks received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL in 1984 and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC in 1986. Also from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, she received a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1987 and her Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering (Artificial Intelligence) from Clemson University, Clemson, SC in 1995. Her research interests include artificial intelligence, human behavior and cognitive modeling, intelligent computer generated forces, associate and collaborative systems, distributed virtual environments, intelligent human computer interaction, and man-machine interfaces.