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Brown Bag Lunch: Basic Tips and Tricks for Data Visualization

June 06, 2017

Whether you are writing a paper, designing a poster, giving a talk, or writing a report, effective data visualizing is key. It is easy to be distracted by the large amounts of data and statistical results, leading one to overlook the importance of the figures that represent your data. This talk will help you communicate your message more accurately and effectively.

Attendees will learn Dr. Elgendi's tips and tricks that he has harnessed over the years, leaving you with a new perspective on visualizations in this upbeat and engaging workshop. This workshop will include:

  • What is Data Visualization?
  • Essential Attributes to Data Visualization
  • Case Studies ... What Not To Do
  • Perspectives of Data Visualization

Date/Time: Thursday, June 22, from 12pm-1pm 
Location: Bennett Library 7010 (Research Commons)
Register: Register using myInvolvement


Dr. Mohamed Elgendi is a senior IEEE member and currently a Mining for Miracles Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. In addition to his 10+ years of experience in the field of data analysis, he received training on Big Data Analysis and Leadership in Education from MIT. Elgendi's experience in the area of data analysis and visualization includes his work in Global Health with the PRE-EMPT Initiative (funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), and at the Institute for Media Innovation at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Elgendi specializes in bridging the areas of engineering, computer science, psychology, neuroscience and medicine for knowledge translation.

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