Dr. Donna J. Cox, MFA, is the first Michael Aiken Chair, Director of the Advanced Visualization Laboratory, the Research & Education division, and the eDream Institute at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications; and Professor School of Art+Design, University of Illinois. She and her collaborators millions with cinematic presentations of science in international fulldome digital museum shows, IMAX movies, and feature films. She is co-editor and contributor to “New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts” (2018). She’s received numerous awards. ACM SIGGRAPH awarded her the distinguished lifetime achievement award for digital art, July 2019.