Education
Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Human-Centered Computing
Atlanta, GA
2012
National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Computing (Honors), Computer Science
Singapore
2006
Employment
Adobe Research
Research Scientist, Creative Technologies Lab
San Francisco, CA
09/2013 – present
Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science
Stanford, CA
06/2012 – 09/2013
Georgia Institute of Technology
Graduate Research Assistant, School of Interactive Computing
Atlanta, GA
08/2006 – 05/2012
Microsoft Research
Research Intern, VIBE Group
Redmond, WA
05/2009 – 08/2009
PricewaterhouseCoopers
User Interface/Visualization Specialist, Center for Advanced Research
San Jose, CA
05/2008 – 08/2008
Teaching Experience
Information Visualization (CS7450 Georgia Tech)
Teaching Assistant and Guest Lecturer
Teaching evaluation: 4.6/5.0. Enrollment: 35 students.
Fall 2011
Information Visualization (CS4469 Georgia Tech)
Guest Lecturer
Spring 2011
Information Visualization (CS7450 Georgia Tech)
Guest Lecturer
Spring 2010
Prototyping Interactive Systems (CS6452 Georgia Tech)
Mentor
Fall 2008
Honors and Awards
10 Year Test of Time Award
IEEE VIS
2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention
ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
2015
Doctoral Dissertation Award Honorable Mention (2nd Place)
IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee Pioneer Group
2013
Doctoral Dissertation Award
College of Computing, Georgia Tech
2012
Foley Scholar
Highest academic honor awarded by GVU Center, Georgia Tech
2011
Best Paper Honorable Mention
IEEE Visual Analytics Conference
2011
Best Paper Honorable Mention
IEEE Information Visualization Conference
2009
Winning Team, IEEE VAST Contest
University Category
2007
Recent Invited Talks
Temporal Event Sequence Visualization and Analysis
Guest lecture, UC Davis
2017
Designing Human-Centered Tools for Data Analysis and Communication
Peking University
2016
imMens: Enabling Teal-time Visual Querying of Big Data
Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, IL
2016
Designing Human-Centered Tools for Data Analysis and Communication
Berkeley Institute of Design
2016
Professional Activities
Program Committee
ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
IEEE Information Visualization (InfoVis)
International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI)
KDD Workshop on Interactive Data Exploration and Analytics
China Visualization and Visual Analytics Conference (ChinaVis)
EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization (EuroVis) Short Papers

2016, 2018
2012 – 2014, 2016 – 2017
2014 – 2016
2013
2013 – 2016
2015 – 2017
2016
Reviewer
ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
IEEE Information Visualization (InfoVis)
IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
ACM Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH)
IEEE VAST Challenge
IEEE Pacific Visualization (PacificVis)
IEEE Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis)
International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE)
International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI)
National Science Foundation Panelist, Information & Intelligent Systems Division
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)
ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TIIS)
Health Informatics Journal
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)
Information Visualization Journal (IVS)
International Journal of HCI (IJHCI)
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW)

2010 – 2017
2009 – 2017
2009 – 2014, 2016 – 2017
2014 – 2016
2014
2009, 2012, 2013
2014
2011-2013,2015
2012
2010
2013
2014
2010
2012
2012
2011-2012
2011-2017
2011
2010, 2012-2014
2016
2017
Organizing Committee
IEEE VIS Fast Forward and Video Preview Chair
ChinaVis Poster Chair
IEEE VIS Compass Chair
SDM 2014 Workshop on Exploratory Data Analysis

2017
2017
2013
2014