CS Women Lunch (Grad and Undergrad Combined) with CICS Alum Irene Ros

06 Dec
Wednesday, 12/06/2017 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Computer Science Building, Room 150
Speaker: Irene Ros

All CICS Women are invited to the CS Women lunch for a conversation with CICS alum Irene Ros ('06). Irene will discuss her research/engineering experiences working in both a large corporation and a start-up.  She looks forward to answering any of your questions.

Irene is an information visualization designer, researcher and engineer. She works to make engaging, informative and interactive data-driven stories, experiences and exploratory interfaces for the web. She was the founder of Bocoup's Data Visualization group where she led visualization projects with partners like Google, New America, The Guardian, The World Economic Forum, Harvard Medical School's Program in Therapeutic Science, MIT's Probabilistic Computing group, University of Washington's Interactive Data Lab and University of Chicago's Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics. Prior to Bocoup she was a Research Developer on IBM Research's Visual Communication Lab.

She and her team transformed raw data into visual experiences for the Open Web and contributed to the web ecosystem through open tools and educational materials about data visualization. Irene is also the Founder and Program Chair of OpenVis Conf, a 2-day single-track conference about data visualization on the Open Web, running yearly since 2012.

Please join us for lunch with Irene.