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  • 2010-05-27
    ​At the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) 27th Annual Symposium and Open House, co-PI Shneiderman (collaborating with PI Wang, co-PI Qu, and doctoral student Cody Dunne) gave a presentation, entitled “Analyzing Trends in Science and Technology Innovation,” summarizing the initial findings from our research. Approximately 200 attendees from universities, companies, government agencies, and the media were in the audience.
  • 2010-05-28
    At the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) 27th Annual Symposium and Open House, PI Wang and co-PI Qu organized a half-day workshop, “Visual Analytic Tools for Managing Technological Innovations.” The workshop drew about 20 attendees, mostly students and faculty from universities in the greater Washington DC area.
  • 2010-08-07
    At the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada, PI Wang co-organized (with Professor Emmanuelle Vaast from Long Island University then and McGill University now) a Professional Development Workshop “Making the Most of Digital Text Data Opportunities, Challenges, and Best Practices.” PI Wang shared with the audience the STICK team’s data collection and analysis experience.
  • 2010-10-19
    PI Wang presented the STICK project at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) headquarters in Washington DC to NSF’s Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program grantees and policy-makers in Congress and federal agencies.
  • 2011-02-18
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research as a discussant for the panel “The Crowd and the Cloud The Future of Online Collaboration” at the AAAS Annual Conference in Washington DC.
  • 2011-02-28
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research when delivering the Miles Conrad Award Lecture ” Social Discovery in an Information Abundant World” at the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) Annual Conference in Philadelphia.
  • 2011-03-03
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at the Visualization & Usability Brown Bag Lunch Seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
  • 2011-03-04
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at the Goizueta Business School, Emory University in Atlanta.
  • 2011-04-01
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at the Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina in Charlotte NC
  • 2011-04-07
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at the Department of Computer Science, Yale University in New Haven, CT.
  • 2011-04-25
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization A Transformative Technology for the ACS” at American Chemical Society in Washington, DC.
  • 2011-04-28
    Doctoral student Cody Dunne discussed our research in his talk “Action Science Explorer Interactive Data Visualization for Rapid Understanding of Scientific Literature” at the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) Annual Spring Conference in Washington DC.
  • 2011-05-17
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research in his talk “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at the National Academies Board on Global Sciences & Technologies in Washington, DC.
  • 2011-05-25
    Doctoral student Cody Dunne led the research team’s presentation “Analyzing Trends in Science & Technology Innovation” at the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) 28th Annual Symposium.
  • 2011-08-04
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research at the Aspen Institute Forum on Communications and Society at Aspen, CO.
  • 2011-10-14
    Co-PI Shneiderman discussed our research at the IBM Research Almaden Seminar on “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” in Almaden, CA.
  • 2011-10-14
    PI Wang presented “Diffusion of information technology innovations via social media Studying a Chinese micro-blog community” in the Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • 2011-11-14
    Doctoral student Cody Dunne presented our project in a talk entitled “Visual Analytic Tools for Monitoring and Understanding the Emergence and Evolution of Innovations in Science & Technology” at the workshop “Measuring the Use and Impact of Knowledge Exchange Mechanisms” organized by OECD and KNOWINNO (Intellectual Property Rights in the Era of Knowledge Networks and Markets), funded by EU 7th Framework Programme.
  • 2012-02-06
    PI Wang presented “Two Automatic Methods for Classifying Information Technology Concepts” in the Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) Seminar, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
  • 2012-02-10
    PI Wang presented “Diffusion of information technology innovations via social media Studying a Chinese micro-blog community” in the Shidler Seminar Series, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
  • 2012-02-21
    Co-PI Shneiderman presented our research in a talk at Virginia Tech, Northern Virginia Campus Leaders in Science & Technology Lecture Series “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at Arlington, VA.
  • 2012-02-28
    Co-PI Shneiderman presented our research in a talk at Seoul National University, Computer Science Dept. Distinguished Lecture Series “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at Seoul, Korea.
  • 2012-03-09
    PI Wang presented “Diffusion of information technology innovations via social media Studying a Chinese micro-blog community” in the Decision, Operations & Information Technologies Seminar Series, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • 2012-05-04
    Undergraduate student William Monahan presented his work on the STICK project at the University of Maryland College Park Scholar Showcase.
  • 2012-06-04
    Co-PI Shneiderman presented our research in a talk at ICWSM Social Media Visualization Workshop, Keynote Hubble Telescope for Community Activity Focusing on Social Media Visual Analytics in Dublin, Ireland.
  • 2012-06-04
    Co-PI Shneiderman presented our research in a talk at Swansea University, Department of Computer Science, Learned Society of Wales Frontiers Lecture, “Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery” at Swansea, Wales, UK.
  • 2012-09-20
    PI Wang presented a study on the factors that explained the emergency and evolution of the cloud computing innovation with doctoral student Jia Sun at the Science of Science and Innovation Policy Principal Investigators’ Workshop in the newly renovated historic National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, DC.
  • 2013-10-10
    Co-PI Shneiderman will give a keynote speech at the 7th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement in Baltimore, MD.