We are a team of visualization researchers at the University of Utah. Our interests include the process of designing and developing visualizations, visualization for biology, visualization frameworks, and, more generally, visualization of big, heterogeneous, and complex datasets.
4 Sep 2019Welcome to new PhD students and Software Engineers, Goodby to Others
We welcome three new PhD students and two software engineers to our Group.
- Derya Akbaba is a new PhD fellowship student joining us after spending a couple of years at Locus Analytics in New York City.
- Max Marno is a new PhD fellowship student who has spent his last two years as a GIS analyst in Breckenridge, CO..
- Cole Polychronis joins us as a PhD fellowship student after graduating from Westminster College.
- Kaleb Bickmore is a new full stack software engineer who will work on health-related projects.
- Jack Wilburn is a new full stack software engineer who will support the NSF MultiNet project.
We’re also saying goodbye to three members: Pascal Goffin has wrapped up his PostDoc. Dylan Wootton graduated this spring and spent the summer working with us on various projects. He will be starting a job with Microsoft in September. Jochen Görtler is returning to his home institution,...
31 May 2019VDL at EuroVis in Porto
Several VDL members will be at EuroVis in Porto. In addition to the PIs, Carolina Nobre and Samuel Quinan will be attending. Sam will present the full paper on implicit discretization in color maps (rainbows!), and Carolina will present the state of the art report on multivariate network visualization. Please join us for these talks or just say hi if you see us!
13 May 2019Alex Bigelow Successfully Defends Dissertation
Alex Bigelow successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Reflections, Models, and Software for Iterative Visualization Design”. Congratulations also to Miriah Meyer for her great mentorship. Alex has already moved on to a postdoctoral position with Kate Isaacs at the University of Arizona.
19 Oct 2018One Keynote, Four Papers, and Two Posters at VIS
VDL members are contributing in various ways to VIS in Berlin this year:
- Miriah Meyer will give a keynote in the Visualization for the Digital Humanities Workshop (Sunday, 9am).
- Carolina Nobre will present the Lineage paper on visualizing genealogical data, in the Tuesday 4:20pm InfoVis session.
- Carolina Nobre will also present the Juniper paper on multivariate network visualization in the Wednesday 11:00am InfoVis session.
- Jen Rogers will present the Composer poster, on patient cohort and outcome visualization, in the Wednesday 5:20pm poster session.
- Alex Bigelow will present a poster on Origraph, a graph wrangling tool, in the Wednesday 5:20pm poster session.
- Ethan Kerzner will present the Creative Visualization-Opportunities Workshops paper in the Thursday 11:00am InfoVis session.
- Nina McCurdy will present the paper on externalizing implicit error in the Friday 9:00am InfoVis session.
Together with other SCI and SoC members we’ll also host the Utah Party on Tuesday Night!