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Nina McCurdy

Nina McCurdy - Graduate Student Research Assistant

WEB Lab 3720
phone (801) 585-1874
fax (801) 585-6513
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advisor Dr. Miriah Meyer


  • B.S. in applied physics from the University of California Santa Cruz, 2009
  • Astronomy Visualization and Public Outreach specialist, The University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC), 2009-2013

Current Responsibilities

  • Pursuing a PhD in Computing: Graphics and Visualization
  • Conducting visualization research under the guidance of Dr. Miriah Meyer with a current focus on developing visualization tools for the humanities

Research Interests

  • Science visualization
  • Visualization of multivariate, spatial + abstract data
  • Visualization for research vs. outreach purposes