John StaskoJob Title: Professor Primary Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: Phone: Work: (404) 894-5617 Address:
A widely published and internationally recognized researcher in the areas of information visualization and visual analytics, John Stasko is a professor for the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is affiliated with the GVU Center and Institute for People and Technology at Georgia Tech. He approaches each area of his research from a human-computer interaction perspective. His Information Interfaces Research Group develops ways to help people and organizations explore, analyze, and make sense of data in order to solve problems. Frequently, the group employs data visualization to help uncover insights about data in diverse domains such as public safety, science, intelligence analysis and sports analytics.
Stasko has been Papers/Program co-chair for the IEEE Information Visualization (InfoVis) and the IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) conferences, and has served on numerous journal editorial boards including ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and Information Visualization. Stasko received the IEEE VGTC Visualization Technical Achievement Award in 2012, and he was named an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2011 and an IEEE Fellow in 2014. In 2013, he also became an honorary professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He earned his bachelor’s in mathematics from Bucknell University, and his master’s and doctorate degrees in computer science from Brown University.