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Stephen North received the PhD degree in computer science from Princeton University. He is director of Information Visualization Research at AT&T Labs Research in Florham Park, New Jersey, and has been an AT&T fellow since 2008. He has served as the technical program chair or cochair of IEEE InfoVis, IEEE Pacific Visualization, IEEE VizSEC, and the International Graph Drawing Symposium. He is interested in applied algorithms for information visualization, scalable visualization systems, and applications. He is one of the authors of Graphviz, an open source network visualization system that won two Apple Design Awards. He was an early contributor to the field of personal computing. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society.
Han-Wei Shen received the BS degree from the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Taiwan University in 1988, the MS degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1992, and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Utah in 1998. He is an associate professor at The Ohio State University. From 1996 to 1999, he was a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. His primary research interests are scientific visualization and computer graphics. Professor Shen is a winner of the US National Science Foundation's (NSF) CAREER award and the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Early Career Principal Investigator Award. He also won the Outstanding Teaching award twice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Ohio State University. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society.
Jarke J. van Wijk received the PhD degree in computer science from the Delft University of Technology. He is a full professor of visualization at the Eindhoven University of Technology. His main research interests are information visualization, visual analytics, and mathematical visualization. He received the 2007 IEEE Visualization Technical Achievement award and has been technical program cochair for IEEE Visualization, IEEE InfoVis, IEEE VAST, IEEE PacificVis, and EG/IEEE EuroVis. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society.