Wesley Willett, PhDPhD in Computer Science University of California, Berkeley
B Sc in Computer Science University of Colorado at Boulder
Areas of Research
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.
Working with this supervisor
I have openings for funded Masters and PhD students starting in Fall 2021. 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.