Vetria L. Byrd, PhD

Agent of Insight

   Current Position
   Assistant Professor
   Computer Graphics Technology
   Polytechnic Institute

   Previous Position
   Director of Advanced Visualization
   Research Associate
   Clemson University
   Clemson, South Carolina

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Visualization Initiatives: 2014/2015 VisREU Site | BPViz Workshop


PhD, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010
MS, Computer and Information Sciences, Univertsity of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
MSBME, Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1995
BS, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992

Visualization Initiatives

Dr. Byrd is the founder and organizer of the biennial Broadening Participation in Visualization (BPViz) Workshop co-funded by CRA-W/CDC and the National Science Foundation (Award No. 1419415). The workshop is designed to broaden participation of women and members of underrepresented groups in the field of visualization. For more information visit BPViz" website.

Dr. Byrd was the principal investigator for the highly competitive NSF REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Collaborative Data Visualization Applications (NSF Award No. 1359223). The site was the first of it's kind to be awarded to Clemson Computing and Information Technology Division. The program set a standard of excellence for undergraduate research in the Cyberinfrastrctgure Technology Integration Department. To view highlights from the program under Dr. Byrd's leadership visit the 2014/2015 VisREU Site.

Prospective Students

I am looking for prespectitve "Agents of Insight." If you are intersted in data visualization, uncertainity visualization, big data visualization, high performance visualization, collaborative visualization, or perhaps you have an interesting visualization project in mind contact me.