Stories of Solidarity
President of the Los Angeles local SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and veteran character actor, Clyde Kusatsu, poses with the Stories of Solidarity team at the national AFL-CIO 2013 Convention. The UC Davis undergraduate students were invited by the AFL-CIO to exhibit their social media prototype, a collaboration of the California Center for Media Arts and Democracy and the UC Davis Center for Visualization.
Interactive Visualization Exhibit
Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsome, played with the Plankton Table, an interactive exhibit using multi-touch visualization developed through a collaboration between the Exploratorium, the VIDI team of the UC Davis Center for Visualization, and the Darwin Project at MIT.
Visual Research Archives
Christine Tao, a student of Design, has completed her MFA thesis under the supervision of Professor Susan Verba through a collaborative interdisciplinary research facilitated by the Center of Visualization.
Visualizing Contact Dairy
Chris Bryan, a PhD student of VIDI, has been working on a project in collaboration with sociologists at the Academia Sinica in Taiwan.
A paper reporting his work so far has been accepted by ASONAM 2013.
Visualizing Collaboration and Dispute Networks
Yelena Wu, a MS student of VIDI, has worked on a project in collaboration with Professor Robert Faris of Sociology at UC Davis for her thesis.
A paper reporting her work has been accepted by ASONAM 2013.
Carmen Sigovan and Jinrong Xie, PhD students of VIDI Research Group, will present their research works at EuroVis 2013. Carmen's work was done in collaboration with scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory to visualize supercomputing while Jinrong's was with climate scientists to visualize geodesic grid volume data from simulations using global circulation models.
New Large Display Facility
A new tiled display is installed at the Center for Visualization. The display at a resolution of 7680x4320 pixels is excellent for a variety of research studies, collaborative work, and training.