Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Mechanisms that underlie cell division and using scientific art to engage the public

Weipeng Zhou

Weipeng Zhou

  • Graduate Student

Focus on the development and application of statistical tools for high-dimensional "omics" data

Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry

Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art, Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Schloss Visual Perception and Cognition Lab

Investigating how observers make predictions about objects and entities based on their cognitive and emotional responses to perceptual information; focusing on how people’s associations with colors influence cognitive processing in aesthetic response, judgment and decision making, and interpretation of information visualizations.

Image Lab

WID’s Image Lab, led by cartoonist and Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry, is a flexible classroom space dedicated to real-time creative activity to help encourage a different take on problem-solving.

LEL Videos

A day in the life of WID – check out our systems programmer, Ross Tredinnick, navigating a real home environment in the CAVE around 0:28 minutes. Note: the video above does not have any sound.  

Alex Peer

Alex Peer

  • Graduate Student

Perception of space in virtual and augmented reality

Adam Christensen

Adam Christensen

Assistant Scientist

  • Research Staff

Building optimization models that help untangle issues of environmental sustainability.

Karen Schloss

Karen Schloss

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

Visual perception and cognition in information visualization and virtual reality.

Brady Boettcher

Brady Boettcher

  • Undergraduate Student

Virtual reality applications and plugins; creating display system rendering techniques.

Lauren Michael

Lauren Michael

Research Computing Facilitator

  • Discovery Fellow
  • Research Staff

Facilitating compute-driven transformations to research projects via personalized consulting.

Ross Tredinnick

Ross Tredinnick

Systems Programmer

  • Research Staff

Immersive visualization, 3D environment scanning, virtual reality research and development

Kevin Ponto

Kevin Ponto

Assistant Professor, Discovery Dialogue Hub Leader

  • WID Faculty

Use virtual reality to simulate the experience of real-life spaces for real-world outcomes.

Steven Wangen

Steven Wangen

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Develop software solutions to facilitate modeling and analysis of a diverse set of complex problems.

Inspiring Innovations in Moving Pictures

Systems Biology Theme Leader, John Yin, Optimization Fellow, Rebecca Willett, LEL alumna, Carrie Roy, and new LEL Principal Investigator, Karen Schloss explain their innovative research. Sit back, relax and massage your brain with WID science.