The Northeastern University Visualization Consortium (NUVis) cordially invites you to join us for the next talk in our invited speakers series:
“DataViz and AI in Knowledge Worker’s Workflow”
Director, Cognitive Visualization Lab, IBM Research
Professor of the Practice, Northeastern University
Friday, February 17, 2017
Snell Library 90, Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave
Boston MA, 02115
Coffee and pastries will be served.
About the speaker: Mauro Martino is a scientist and artist who focuses on information technology related to exploration, dissemination and sharing of knowledge. He uses artificial intelligence to explore and enhance understanding of the world, transforming any type of information, whether it is visual, acoustic, or semantic, into interactive tools that are beautiful and simple to use. His projects have been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, TEDx Cambridge THRIVE, RIXC Art Science Festival, TEDx Riga. Martino’s award-winning software-based work has been exhibited in America, Europe, and Asia, including in The Serpentine Gallery (London), GAFTA (San Francisco), Lincoln Center (New York), “kim?” Contemporary Art Centre (Riga). He received the Innovation by Design Award 2016 by Fast Company, Kantar Information is Beautiful Award 2016, The 2016 Vizzies Visualization Challenge by National Science Foundation and Popular Science, Gold Medal in Data visualization at the Kantar Information is beautiful awards 2015, and finalist at The 2015 Vizzies Visualization Challenge, to name the most recent awards.
About NUVis: The Northeastern University Visualization Consortium (NUVis) is a new interdisciplinary cross-university initiative to support the university’s research efforts in visualization and to connect faculty, researchers, and students across campus to foster a visualization community. Northeastern University’s interdisciplinary focus and structure is an ideal environment for such an interdisciplinary field of study, and the goal of NUVis, funded through a collaboration between the College of Arts, Media and Design and the College of Computer and Information Science, is to continue to foster and grow this important area of research. NUVis sponsors talks and symposia including a bi-weekly seminar, connects faculty and students through its online portal, provides resources to support visualization related research at the university through avenues including workshops and library sponsored open office hours, and hosts and organizes community building events including hackathons and student research poster exhibitions.including workshops and library sponsored open office hours, and hosts and organizes community building events including hackathons and student research poster exhibitions.
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