Alvitta Ottley

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Alvitta Ottley

I'm an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington Univerity in St. Louis. I also hold a courtesy appointment in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tufts University while working with Remco Chang in the VALT (Visual Analytics Lab @ Tufts). My broader research interests include information visualization, human-computer interaction, visual analytics, individual differences, personality, user modeling, machine learning, eye-tracking, adaptive interfaces, and health risk communication.

We are hiring!

The Data Visualization group at Washington University is looking for motivated Ph.D. students. Areas of interest include:

  • Visualization design and evaluation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Visualization analytics for non-experts
  • Health-risk commuication
  • Application of Machine Learning and AI techniques