Maria "Masha" Shugrina was a graduate student in Computer Science, and joined the group in 2013. Masha is originally from Russia, but has spent most of her life (so far) in the United States. She received a Bachelor's from Boston University and spent 5 years working on Speech Recognition and Maps for Google before starting graduate school. Her research interests span Computer Graphics, HCI and applied Machine Learning. In particular, she is interested in tools to facilitate creativity and design of 3D-printable objects. For more information see Masha's personal website shumash.com.