Envision Center celebrates its tenth anniversary
April 15, 2014
The Envision Center’s anniversary event will include remarks by Gerry McCartney, Purdue's system chief information officer, vice president for information technology and Olga Oesterle England Professor of Information Technology; Gary Bertoline, dean of the College of Technology, who led the creation of the Envision Center and served as the center’s director; and Brad Duerstock, associate professor of engineering practice in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and School of Industrial Engineering, and a nationally recognized accessibility design researcher with a particular interest in making science careers accessible. There also will be tours of the Envision Center and demonstrations of the technology it makes available and some of the projects it has worked on with Purdue faculty.
The Envision Center, part of ITaP Research Computing (RCAC), uses a blend of technology and art to help enhance research and teaching by graphically representing data and information. It specializes in technology and techniques such as data visualization and analysis; virtual simulation; human-computer interaction; and media creation, including publication-quality still visualizations, video and animations.