Kimberly Kowal Arcand - Visualisation Lead - NASA CHANDRA X-RAY OBSERVATORY
ASTROPHYSICS TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION:
Walking Among the Stars: Emerging Tech on How we Visualize and Understand Our Universe
Kimberly Kowal Arcand is the Visualization Lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has its headquarters at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Arcand is an award-winning producer and director. She is a leading expert in studying the perception and comprehension of high-energy data visualization across the novice-expert spectrum. As a science data “story teller” she combines her background in molecular biology and computer science with her current work in the fields of astronomy and physics.