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.
19 Feb 2020Carolina Nobre Successfully Defends Dissertation
Carolina Nobre successfully defended her dissertation “Visualizing Multivariate Networks”. Congratulations also to Alexander Lex for his mentorship. Carolina will join Harvard University as a “Harvard Data Science Postdoctoral Fellow”.
15 Feb 2020Two now pilot projects for VDL
Two new pilot projects with VDL participation have been funded out of the 1U4U initiative.
Miriah Meyer is collaborating with Janet Iwasa and Jason Shepherd on a project to capture and communicate diverse biomedical hypothesis through visualization.
Alexander Lex is working with Thomas Zangle and Robert Judson-Torres on visualizing cancer cell growth response data based on quantitative phase imaging.
19 Oct 2019VDL at IEEE VIS!
VDL members are contributing in various ways to VIS in Vancouver this year.
- Miriah Meyer will present her paper on criteria for rigor in visualization design study.
- Alex Bigelow will present his paper on network wrangling with Origraph.
- Carolina Nobre and Alex Lex will teach a tutorial on multivariate network visualization.
- Nina McCurdy will present her short paper on analyzing real and simulated galaxy observations.
- Dylan Wootton will present his poster on visualizing arctic sea ice, which also won an honorable mention.
- Alex Lex will give a short presentation on Kiran Ghadave’s set visualization poster in the SetVA workshop and also present that poster in the poster session.
- Haihan Lin will present her poster on clipped graphs.
- Ilkin Safarli will present his poster on visualizing multivariate networks with matrices and also give a short talk in the workshop on layered networks.
13 Sep 2019Nina McCurdy Successfully Defends Dissertation
Nina McCurdy successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Action Design Research for Applied Visualization Design”. Congratulations also to Miriah Meyer for her great mentorship. Nina will join NASA’s Ames Research Center as a staff scientist.