Filter by title:

VIXI-Student Founded Chapter Spotlighted in ACM News

Published on Dec 15, 2022
The University of Victoria’s Association for Computing Machinery Student Chapter is a UVic club that was founded and is currently led by a group of VIXI students. Their inaugural event, an interdisciplinary speaker panel hosted four professors from across the University of Victoria and was recently spotlighted in the December 2022 ACM Chapter Newsletter.

Welcome Hamid Mansoor!

Published on Sep 25, 2022
We are very happy to welcome Hamid Mansoor, who joined us this September from WPI as a post-doctoral fellow working with VIXI. Hamid brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the group.

VIXI prof Miguel Nacenta presents a paper on infographics at SIGGRAPH 2022

Published on Aug 9, 2022
Miguel Nacenta presents at ACM SIGGRAPH (the top conference in graphics and one of the most prestigious in Computer Science) the work that Johannes Lang and he have done in Infotypography. They looked at how people perceive typographic parameters. This could support the use of these parameters to represent information.

Talk by Adam Binks

Published on Jul 21, 2022
PhD student Adam Binks from the University of St Andrews visits the VIXI lab and gives a talk on "What are representational transformations, and how can our tools support them"? The talk is in ECS660 on Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 at 12:30.

Talk by Dr. Rhyd Lewis

Published on Jul 7, 2022
Dr. Rhyd Lewis visits the VIXI lab abd gives a talk on Graphs and Street Networks - Tools for Analysis and Visualisation on July 22nd, 2022.

Talk by Dr. Fiona Carroll

Published on Jul 7, 2022
Dr. Fiona Carroll visits the VIXI lab and gives a talk on Aesthetic Interaction - Understanding why we need to consider the aesthetic in the design of interactive user experiences.

Ph.D. Candidate Te-Yen from Dartmouth College Visited VIXI

Published on Jun 14, 2022
We were glad to host Te-Yen Wu, a Ph.D. candidate from Dartmouth College, where he presented his current thesis works on Human-Material Interactions. He also shared his knowledge with some of our research-minded students.

Mona successfully defended her MSc project

Published on Jun 7, 2022
Mona is the first VIXI student to complete a MSc project. She successfully completed her project report on Abstract and Metaphoric visualization of emotionally sensitive data.

The engine of complex thinking with externalizations

Published on May 25, 2022
New research and a new tool allowed us to investigate how people transform complex networks of ideas into linear textual structures. The results have been published at the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.

Sabrina Lakhdhir received the SIGCHI - Gary Marsden Travel Awards

Published on May 4, 2022
PhD student Sabrina Lakhdhir received the SIGCHI - Gary Marsden Travel Awards

VIXI Machines and Spaces!

Published on Apr 2, 2022
We are excited about our new research space and the endless possibilities for studying and designing new technology for the changeful nature of life and society!

Thomas Roy to receive an NSERC USRA award to research Complex Documents this Summer

Published on Apr 1, 2022
Undergraduate student Thomas Roy has been granted an Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to work on novel interfaces to generate complex documents.

Congratulations to Paul Henderson on successful completion of his JCURA award

Published on Apr 1, 2022
Undergraduate student Paul Henderson, working in collaboration with Miguel Nacenta just completed a Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award (JCURA) at the VIXI lab. His project has to do with memory in documents.

Xiyao Wang becomes the first VIXI postdoc

Published on Jan 10, 2022
Xiyao Wang joins VIXI as a Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow; he will be working on visualizing information in situ with 3D photorealistic environments together with LlamaZOO Inc.

VIXI in 2021

Published on Jan 1, 2022
A short recap of 2021 for VIXI