Contact Info
Phone
(773) 834-3066
Office
Crerar 249

Research

Focus Areas: Biomedical Image Analysis, Scientific Visualization, Systems

My research straddles (1) computation of imaging-based science and (2) fundamentals of data visualization.

(1) Science pairs measurement tools that produce experimental data with computational tools to process the data. Advances in scanned imaging modalities (CT, MRI, microscopy, etc) are constantly increasing in speed, resolution, and sensitivity. Research in collaboration with physical and biomedical researchers — who acquire image data to answer scientific questions — can advance how this data may be visually and quantitatively analyzed.

(2) It is an exciting time to try to develop the theoretical underpinnings of data visualization. As the discipline matures, we can develop increasingly detailed theoretical accounts of how effective data visualizations are designed, implemented, and perceived. Stretching visualization to new and fast-changing applications (particularly machine learning), however, challenges the coherence of vis theory.

Research

Scientific & High Performance Computing

Scientific discovery at the frontiers of computational performance, intelligence, and scale

Visual Computing

Creating and analyzing data from the visual world, and visually understanding complex data

Labs & Groups

Systems Group

A vibrant, collaborative research community with diverse, synergistic research interests spanning systems, programming languages and software engineering, software and hardware...

News & Events

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CS Alumni Spotlight: Former Student Andrew McNutt Talks Visualization Career, Lessons From UChicago, And The Road From PhD to Tenure Track at University of Utah

Oct 31, 2023
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UChicago CS Receives Several Awards, Presents Virtual Papers at CHI 2020

May 08, 2020
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CDAC Announces Autumn 2019 Discovery Grant Projects

Jan 06, 2020
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CompileHer Capstone Grants Girls Tech Superpowers

May 13, 2019
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Dominik Moritz (Washington) – Visualization for People + Systems

Apr 15, 2019
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EuroVis Best Paper Awarded to UChicago Diderot Team

Jun 19, 2018
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FEMMES sparks STEM interest in young girls at 2016 Capstone

Jun 17, 2016
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