Guest Editor's Introduction: Special Section on the IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
• J.J. van Wijk is with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, PO Box 513, 5600 MB EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands. E-mail: email@example.com.
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Jarke J. van Wijk received the MSc degree in industrial design engineering in 1982 and the PhD degree in computer science in 1986, both from Delft University of Technology, both with honors. He joined Eindhoven University of Technology in 1998, where he became a full professor of visualization in 2001. His main research interests are information visualization, visual analytics, mathematical visualization, and flow visualizion. He is cofounder and VP of Scientific Affairs of MagnaView. He has been paper cochair for IEEE Visualization (2003 and 2004), IEEE InfoVis (2006 and 2007), IEEE VAST 2009, IEEE Pacific Vis 2010, and EG/IEEE EuroVis 2011. He received the IEEE Visualization Technical Achievement Award in 2007 for his work on flow visualization, Best Paper awards at IEEE InfoVis 2003 and IEEE Visualization 2005, and the 2009 Henry Johns Award.