Campus Visualization Partnership Seminar Series - Lecture 1

This lecture will describe how the university is expanding its leadership in the rapidly growing fields of scientific, information, medical, and other visualizations. Fran LoPresti will describe the campus efforts in providing IT abundance under the university’s IT strategic plan, which includes initiatives on visualization, high-performance computing, and more. She will also announce the Campus Visualization Partnership Seed Grant Program to support broader use of visualization across disciplines. Amitabh Varshney will cover scientific visualization projects on campus, ongoing activity within UMIACS, and work being performed within his own Graphics and Visual Informatics Lab. Ben Shneiderman will cover information visualization projects on campus and demonstrate Human-Computer Interaction Lab efforts, especially in medical informatics.