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Luke Bornn
Luke is an assistant professor of statistics at Simon Fraser University whose research is focused on high dimensional spatio-temporal data, with applications to environmental and climate modeling, optical tracking in sports, and structural health monitoring amongst others. He also works on the corresponding computational problems, mainly in the form of Monte Carlo methods.

Alexander Lex
Alex is an assistant professor of computer science at the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute and the School of Computing at the University of Utah. He develops interactive data analysis methods for experts and scientists. His primary research interests are interactive data visualization and analysis especially applied to molecular biology and graph visualization.

Marc Streit
Marc is an assistant professor at the Institute of Computer Graphics at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. He finished his PhD at Graz University of Technology in early 2011. In 2014 he received a Fulbright scholarship for research and lecturing at the Harvard University. His areas of interest include visualization, visual analytics, and biological data visualization.

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