Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Sept 2008 VAST Challenge committee travel grant to Mike Farrugia

Mike Farrugia won an award for his submission to the IEEE VAST research contest. As part of this he will be presenting in the USA next month.

Animating Multivariate Dynamic Social Networks Node-Link Animation (Cell Phone mini challenge) - Michael Farrugia, Aaron Quigley

The VAST Challenge committee chairs have also awarded him a travel grant to support his attendance at the conference from the NSF SEMVAST (Scientific Evaluation Methods for Visual Analytics Science and Technology) grant. This is a great achievement for a graduate student holding down a full time job and working on his graduate studies part time. Kudos to Mike and his employers for supporting his time with this.

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