Recent News

April 2017

I'm teaching ECS 163 (Information Interfaces) for the Spring 2017 quarter. Class site here.

Also, UC Davis was the #2 ranked institution for visualization research for last year (link). Pretty cool!

February 2017

My entry for PacificVis's storytelling contest was accepted. It's a TSI that tells the "story" of the 2016 presidential election night, i.e, how many news outlets (and social media discussion) went from strongly predicting an easy Clinton win to surprise at seeing Trump's upset.

January 2017

I'm second author on a paper at this year's PacificVis conference called Privacy Preserving Visualization for Social Network Data with Ontology Information.

August 2016

My InfoVis and SciVis submissions to IEEE Vis 2016 were accepted! Temporal Summary Images gives a framework for summarizing a multivariate dataset with an emphasis on auto-generated, data-driven annotations, and Synteny Explorer is an application for showing chromosome rearrangements and evolutions between species for the purpose of education.

June 2016

I'm spending the summer doing an internship at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, with the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) group. My work has to do with visualizing machine learning techniques for improving simulation parameters.

October 2015

Finally got the new site up.

August 2015

My submission titled Integrating Predictive Analytics into a Spatiotemporal Epidemic Simulation to was accepted to this year's IEEE VIS conference in the VAST tract! Here's a link to the project page for it. Come say hi in Chicago!

I've spent this summer out with the DSSS group in Los Alamos, NM (3rd time out there), working on setting up an web interface for using the Coyote Universe emulator.

June 2014

Hey I got married! That's big news, right?