I’m an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Arizona.
I’m a member of UA’s HDC Lab.

I work with an awesome research group: Jixian Li (PhD CS), Kairong Jiang (PhD CS), Brian Bollen (PhD AM), and Pasindu Tennakoon (PhD CS). Alumni of my group.

I used to profess at Clemson University. I am a postdoctoral alumnus of University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute having worked with Valerio Pascucci and Ross T. Whitaker. I did my PhD at the Ohio State University with Tamal K. Dey and my undergraduate and MS at Case Western Reserve University with Michael S. Branicky.

My short bio, google scholar, dblp, and cv.

I research visualization and geometric modeling.
Along the way, I use topological analysis, high-performance computing, and computer graphics.
I write code for my research, including contributions to TTK, Cleaver, DelPSC, and DelIso.

I am chair of the Department of CS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive (DEI) Committee.

My recent work has been funded by:
    NSF, on our collaborative award Neural Volume Visualization (IIS-2006710).
    DOE, on my Early Career Research Program award Analyzing Multifaceted Scientific Data with Topological Analytics (DE-SC-0019039).

Previous (now completed) funded projects by:
    NSF, on our collaborative award Coupled Simulation and Mesh Generation using Computational Topology (IIS-1654221, previously IIS-1314757).

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