EVL Student Recognized in 2014 UIC Image of Research Competition

Participants: Arthur Nishimoto

URL: http://grad.uic.edu/image-research-exhibit

This year, UIC Computer Science PhD student and Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) research assistant Arthur Nishimoto received an Honorable Mention in the campus’ 2014 Image of Research competition. Nishimoto’s work, “Getting in Touch with the Data,” explores a user interface design that enables users to easily access a menu anywhere on a tiled display wall and open a thumbnail browser in order to select files for display.

Winning entries are to be displayed in the lobby of the Daley Library from November 6 through Jan. 31. After the Daley Library exhibit, winning entries will be displayed at the Library of Health Sciences and on banners around campus.

It should be noted that when the judges reviewed all the Image of Research submissions this past summer, they used EVL’s largest tiled display system, the CAVE2 hybrid reality environment, to display all the entries at once in high resolution for easy comparison and grouping.

Information on the 2014 awards as well as a list of all exhibition winners and finalists from the competition’s inception.

EVL students have participated in and received recognition in all previous annual Image of Research competitions. Here is a summary of all EVL accomplishments to date:

2014: Honorable Mention - “Getting in Touch with the Data,” Arthur Nishimoto

2013: 1st Place - “Threshold,” Joshua Albers; 2nd place - “A Nanoscale Forest Seen Through a Big Lens,” Khairi Reda; Finalist - “SpiderSense,” Victor Mateevitsi, Brad Haggadone, Brian Kunzer

2012: 1st Place - “Artificially created cortical functional blood unit,” Thomas Marrinan, Ian Gould

2011: Honorable Mention - “20 Foot Canvas”, JD Pirtle, Arthur Nishimoto, Karan Chakrapani, Todd Silvia, and Philip Pilosi; Finalist - “Cli-Mate,” Ed Kahler

2010: 1st Place - “Avatar - A Virtual Human,” Sangyoon Lee

2009: Honorable Mention - “The Viewer,” Julio Obelleiro; Finalist - “The Tight Room,” Heejoo Kim

2008: 1st Place - “Infinity Gliders,” AnnMarie Cernoch; 3rd Place - “Rain on Mars,” Dmitri Svistula

Email: maxine@uic.edu

Date: November 6, 2014
“Getting in Touch with the Data” by Arthur Nishimoto, UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory - L. Long, EVL

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