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David Ebert
David Ebert is a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, a University Faculty Scholar, Director of the Purdue University Rendering and Perceptualization Lab (PURPL), and Director of the Purdue University Regional Visualization and Analytics Center (PURVAC), which is part of the Department of Homeland Security's Regional Visualization and Analytics Center of Excellence. Dr. Ebert performs research in novel visualization techniques, visual analytics, volume rendering, mobile graphics, hardware-accelerated rendering, general-purpose gpu modeling and computational simulation, modeling natural phenomena, information visualization, perceptually-based visualization, illustrative visualization, and procedural abstraction of complex, massive data. Ebert has been very active in the visualization community, teaching courses, presenting papers, co-chairing many conference program committees, serving on the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee, serving as Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, serving as a member of the IEEE Computer Society's Publications Board, serving on the National Visualization and Analytics Center's National Research Agenda Panel, and successfully managing a large program in external funding to develop more effective methods for visually communicating information.

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