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Niklas Elmqvist

Niklas Elmqvist

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Niklas Elmqvist received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He was a Microsoft Research postdoctoral researcher on the AVIZ team at the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control in Paris, France. Active in the research fields of information visualization and human-computer interaction, Dr. Elmqvist's long-term research focus is intelligence amplification using visualization. He is currently working on interaction for multidimensional visual exploration, optimization of colorscales for quantitative data, and large-scale graph visualization.