Wesley Willett, PhD

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

Wesley Willett

Areas of Research

Information Visualization
Dr. Wesley Willett is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Visual Analytics 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 have openings for funded Masters and PhD students starting in Fall 2022. I will consider exceptional candidates with strong design skills as well as prior undergraduate- or graduate-level research experience in information visualization, human-computer interaction, and/or mixed reality. For more information see the Data Experience Lab.