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I am an associate professor in the department of Computer Graphics Technology within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. My research is in the area of human-computer interaction, with a focus on the design and use of interactive visualization interfaces. My research lab is the Design, Visualization, & Cognition (DVC) Lab. I work with the Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) and the Resilient Extra Terrestrial Habitats Institute (RETHi). I am also a member of the Purdue Cyberlearning Consortium.


PhD, Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, 2013

BS, Computing & Cognitive Science, Queen’s University, 2007

Research Areas

Human-Compter Interaction

Data Visualization

Cognitive Psychology