Keynote Speaker

Workshop Dates:
June 13- 14, 2018

Location
Co-Located at Purdue University and
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Call For Participation
October 16, 2017

Deadline for Application For Travel Support 
January 19, 2018

Extended Date
February 16, 2018

Notification
March 16, 2018

Registration Opens
TBA

Previous Workshops
2016 CRA-W/CADENS Broadening Participation in  Visualization ( BPViz'16 ) Workshop 
Purdue University/NCSA
August 3-4, 2016
BPViz'16 Newsletter

1st CRA-W/CDC Broadening Participation in Visualization (BPViz'14) Workshop
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina
February 10-11, 2014
BPViz'14 Newsletter

Director, Electronic Visualization Laboratory
University of Illinois at Chicago
Maxine D. Brown
 
Maxine Brown is the Director of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), responsible for fundraising, outreach, documentation, and promotion of its research activities. Her research interests include computer graphics, scientific visualization, collaboration, human-computer interfaces, high-performance computing, and international network infrastructure. Brown has been active in the ACM SIGGRAPH organization and in SIGGRAPH and ACM/IEEE Supercomputing conferences; she recently served as a General Co-Chair of IEEE Visualization 2015.

In recognition of her services to UIC and the community at large, Brown is a recipient of the 1990 UIC Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) award; the 2001 UIC Merit Award; and the 1998 ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Award. In 2009, Chicago’s award-winning multimedia public affairs series “Chicago Matters: Beyond Burnham” designated Brown as one of 15 Global Visionaries for her role in co-developing the StarLight national/international communications exchange, located in downtown Chicago.

Brown is co-principal investigator of the US National Science Foundation’s (NSF) International Research Network Connections program’s StarLight Softward Defined Networking Exchange (SDX) initiative, and was previously co-principal investigator of the NSF-funded TransLight / StarLight, EuroLink and STAR TAP / StarLight initiatives. Brown was also the project manager of the NSF-funded OptIPuter project. She is a founding member of the Pacific Rim Applications and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) and the Global Lambda Integrated Facility (GLIF). Brown is also the UIC representative and Past President of the Board of Directors of the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computing. She co-created and co-chaired the international grid (iGrid) Workshops in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2005.

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