Margaret Minsky is Visiting Professor of Interactive Media Arts at NYU-Shanghai. Her recent research areas are whole-body interaction, learning environments, and craft computing with research aimed at increasing cognitive, social, and physical wellbeing. Previous work includes the first technique for creating haptic textures (developed while at the MIT Media Lab and UNC), and Research Lead positions at Atari Cambridge Laboratory and Interval Research Corporation. She has published research in areas of computer graphics, computing learning environments, mechanical engineering, and served on numerous conference program committees including ACM Siggraph. She is also a recreational performer in Trapeze and Circus Arts.