2016.10.20 The @USFCS department is now hiring for a tenure-track and renewable full-time Assistant Professor positions!
2016.09.26 Our poster Interactive Exploration of Multidimensional YouTube Data Using the GPLOM Technique won the Best Poster Award at VINCI 2016!
2016.08.11 Our paper Unboxing Cluster Heatmaps has been accepted to BioVis 2016!
2016.06.23 Our short paper (with 2 undergraduate CS students) and poster (with 2 graduate CS students) have been accepted to VINCI 2016!
2016.06.01 Our workshop on Innovations in Pedagogy of Data Visualization was accepted to IEEE VIS 2016.
2016.05.06 I received the Innovation in Teaching and Technology Award from the Center for Instruction and Technology (CIT).

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I graduated with my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis under the guidance of Matt Bishop, Sean Peisert, and many others at the SecLab. I received my B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, studying networking and computer security with Ken Dick and Blaine Burnham at the Peter Kiewit Institute. I have many research interests, including data visualization, computer security, and computer science education.