Research & Development Experience
information assurance, information warfare, adaptive interfaces, internet
security, consumer investment interfaces, financial market data, enterprise
data analysis, business-to-business interfaces.
Post of the Future
Collaborating with MAYA Viz, Ltd. Coordinating insights from domain experts,
visualization development, and experimental design. Participating in Command
and Control University (C2U),
a DARPA-sponsored program providing technologists with a basic understanding
of battle command. Liaison between the technology providers and the domain
experts. Application pending for Secret level clearance. Carnegie
Exploratory data analysis. Developing
theoretical framework for characterizing how people do exploratory data
analysis with visualization tools. Experimental design/implementation in
Doctoral research explored the cognitive role of visualization in modeling.
Developed theoretical framework for modeling with visualization. Designed
and built interactive groundwater modeling software with data collection
module. Designed and carried out 12-participant experiment to assess theoretical
framework using the groundwater modeling software. Videotaped experiments,
transcribed and coded verbal protocols. Performed content analysis on transcripts
and videotapes. Used statistical methods to analyze quantitative data. Rensselaer,
support system development.
Co-developed decision support system to help reduce maritime deaths and
injuries for U. S. Coast Guard. System analyzed and visualized varying
combinations of factors with regard to outcome. Rensselaer,
Emotion in disaster management. Analyzed videotaped interviews with local residents and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) response team members present during a wildfire-fighting incident in Alaska. Used word frequency analysis to compute emotion index of speech. Performed in-depth qualitative analysis to identify content themes. Rensselaer, 1993-1994.