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To develop and promote the science of visual analytics and to advance interactive visualization as an integrative discipline that is indispensable for attacking key real world applications.

Visualization Courses

Visit the visualization course page for a list of current and future visualization courses!

Spring 2014

ITCS 4121/5121: Information Visualization - Dr. Jing Yang

ITCS 4122/5122: Visual Analytics - Dr. Zachary Wartell

ITCS 4123/5123: Visualization and Visual Communication - Dr. Aidong Lu



VisCenter Launches Search for New Director

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the College of Computing and Informatics invites applications or nominations for the Bank of America Endowed Chair in Information Technology. The Endowed Chair will reside in the Department of Computer Science and will also serve as Director of the Charlotte Visualization Center. The College seeks candidates who have outstanding research programs directed towards solving critical issues in visualization, analytics, and/or data science.

Dan Janies joins the VisCenter

Dan JaniesDan Janies, the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics,  has joined the VisCenter as a faculty member. His research areas are studies of organismal diversity and the spread of pathogens with respect to geography and hosts.

Xiaoyu Wang named VisCenter Associate Director

Xiaoyu WangXiaoyu Wang joins Zach Wartell as a VisCenter Associate Director

Wlodek Zadrozny joins the Viscenter

Wlodek ZadroznyWlodek Zadrozny has joined the VisCenter as a faculty member. His research areas are natural language understanding and deep question answering.

The VisCenter launches its YouTube channel.

NEW! See rich videos on many VisCenter projects here.





Next VisCenter Seminar on April 17 12:30 pm, 130 Woodward

Charlotte Visualization Center Distinguished Lecture
Dimensionality Reduction From Several Angles

-- Tamara Munzner, University of British Columbia



Visualization Highlight

NEW! See our new Tools & Data site (Tools and data were developed in coordination with the DHS DIEM Center of Excellence)

Mobile Emergency Response System: Mobile system excels in recent large emergency response exercise.