Wesley Willett, PhD

PhD in Computer Science University of California, Berkeley
B Sc in Computer Science University of Colorado at Boulder

Wesley Willett

Areas of Research

Information Visualization
Wesley Willett is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Calgary. His interests span information visualization, social computing, new media, and human computer interaction, and his research focuses on pairing data and interactivity to support collaboration, learning, and discovery. At the UofC, he leads the Data Experience Lab, and is a faculty member in the department of Computer Science and the Computational Media Design program. Previously, he was a post-doctoral researcher in the Aviz visualization group at Inria in Paris, France. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2012, under the supervision of Dr. Maneesh Agrawala.

Supervising degrees

Computer Science Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Computer Science Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Computational Media Design Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Computational Media Design Masters: Accepting Inquiries

Working with this supervisor

I am not actively seeking students at this time. However, I will consider exceptional candidates with strong design skills as well as prior undergraduate- or graduate-level research experience in information visualization, citizen science, or personal informatics.