Alex Godwin


PhD Candidate: Human-Centered Computing
Member: Information Interfaces Lab
Georgia Institute of Technology

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85 5th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Georgia Institute of Technology

CS4001: Computing, Society, and Professionalism

Examines the role and impact of information and communication technology in society, with emphasis on ethical, professional, and public policy issues.

Instructor: Fall 2017 (site)

CS4460: Introduction to Information Visualization

Introduction to principles and techniques of information visualization, the presentation of primarily abstract data to help people understand, analyze and make sense of data.

Instructor: Summer 2015, 2017 (site)

CS7450: Information Visualization

Study of computer visualization principles, techniques, and tools used for explaining and understanding symbolic, structured, and/or hierarchical information. Includes data and software visualization.

TA: Fall 2014 (site)

Central Piedmont Community College

SGD113: Simulation and Game Programming

Introduction to programming concepts through topics in game design. A first-year introductory computer science course at the undergraduate level.

Instructor: Spring 2007

SGD213: Simulation and Game Programming II

Introduction to programming concepts through topics in game design. A first-year advanced introductory computer science course at the undergraduate level.

Instructor: Spring 2007

SGD125: Artificial Intelligence for Simulation and Games

Introduction to artificial intelligence concepts through topics in game design. A second-year elective undergraduate course.

Instructor: Spring 2007

SGD126: Engine Design for Simulation and Games

Introduction to linear algebra and graphics concepts necessary for 3D rendering. A second-year elective undergraduate course.

Instructor: Spring 2007

News

8-17 CS 4001 I will be teaching a course on Computing, Society, and Professionalism this Fall. Looking forward to a semester of rousing debate on issues of ethics in computing!

7-17 VIS Poster Our poster on health equity has been accepted to IEEE VIS 2017. Great work by Ellie Zhang!

7-17 DSSG Showcase The final showcase for the awesome projects from this year's Data Science for Social Good program was a success! Check out the pictures here.

6-17 EuroVIS I presented two papers at EuroVis; our visualization work on Mental Maps and Typographic Tweet Maps. Barcelona is an amazing town, but hot!

5-17 CS 4460 I will be teaching a course on Information Visualization this Summer. We're going to spend a lot of time balancing a crash course in web programming with design fundamentals.

3-17 EuroVIS Papers Our papers on Mental Maps and Typographic Tweet Maps were accepted! Great work by Yongxin Wang. See you soon, Barcelona!

3-17 NSF Grant Award Our NSF grant to create an REU site for Civic Data Science has been accepted! We will be adding a group of amazing undergrads to our teams of DSSG graduate fellows.

1-17 What a Day Within 24 hours of my amazing son arriving, I successfully propose my dissertation topic. Phew.

1-17 Best Paper Nomination Our paper on sketch-based interaction for police officers was nominated for best paper at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences!