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Dr. Deborah Silver

Project Investigator, Visualization and Graphics

Deborah Silver is a Professor I in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and the Executive Director of the Professional Science Master's Program. She received a B.S. from Columbia University School of Engineering i and an MS. and Ph.D. from Princeton University in Computer Science. Her area of research is Scientific Visualization and Computer Graphics and she has been a PI in the Vizlab at the CAIP Center, Rutgers University since joining the faculty in 1988. She has taught courses in Computer Graphics, Visualization, Data Structures, Software Engineering and Robotics. She is involved in different visualization projects including oceanographic visualization, bioeffects visualization, CFD visualization, medical visualization and volume graphics. She has been co-chair of the papers session and program co-chair of the yearly IEEE Visualization conference, she has been Vice Chair of operations for the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Graphics (1993-2000), and she has been on the editorial committee of the IEEE Transaction on Visualization and Computer Graphics (1995-2000).

For more information about me, please see my online CV.


Dr. Karen Bemis

Research Associate

71 Dudley Rd,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Room 204H
Personal Webpage

Karen Bemis is Research Associate at Rutgers University. Her research interests include exploring uses of scientific visualization in geologic problems and the psychology of understanding and using visualizations. She received her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences at Rutgers in 1995.


Current Students

Graduate Student

Weiping Hua


Undergraduate Student:

Benjamin Lee

Christine Mathews


Former Students

Li Liu (Ph.D., 2018)

Jay Takle (M.S., 2015)

Sedat Ozer (Ph.D., 2013)

Maria Velez (Ph.D., 2009)

Naveen Atmakuri (M.S., 2009)

Rohini Pangrikar (M.S., 2008)

Pinakin Dhume (M.S., 2007)

Nicu Cornea (Ph.D., 2007)

Carlos Correa (Ph.D., 2007)

Harvey Ray (Ph.D., 2002)

Nikhil Gagvani (Ph.D., 2001)



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