Contributing Members

Department of Homeland Security Image

DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate Command, Control and Interoperability Division established NVAC at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2004 to provide strategic leadership and coordination for visual analytics technology and tools.

Joe Kielman, joseph.kielman at dhs.gov

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Battelle is the world’s largest, independent research and development organization, working to advance scientific discovery and application. We’re accelerating innovation by bringing people, science and technology together. From Education and Laboratory Management to National Security and Energy Technology to Health and Life Sciences, we provide innovative solutions to address the world’s most pressing needs. We partner with government, industry, and communities to enhance quality of life for people everywhere. Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Katy Delaney, delaneyk at battelle.org
T.R. Massey, masseytr at battelle.org

The Boeing Company Image

Boeing is partnering with NVAC and international universities to develop and apply visual analytics tools to tackle high-complexity aerospace problems across the entire product life cycle. Collaboration between Boeing domain experts and visual analytics researchers is required to build the reconfigurable, flexible visual analytics tools that Boeing needs.

David Kasik, david.j.kasik at boeing.com
Anne Kao, anne.kao at boeing.com

Centrifuge® Systems Image

Centrifuge® Systems delivers a unique approach to interactive data visualization. Using advanced link analysis - complemented by charts, timelines and geospatial views - investigative analysts can discover non-obvious relationships and significant insights within their data more quickly than with other data visualization or data analysis technology. Centrifuge allows analysts to easily combine disparate data sources and explore multiple data visualizations in a single integrated workspace—all through a standard web browser.

Russ Holmes, rholmes at centrifugesystems.com

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DTRA is the U.S. Department of Defense’s official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. DTRA engages in the full range of nonproliferation, counterproliferation and consequence management activities identified in the National Security Strategy of the United States as essential to combating WMD threats. As both a defense agency and a combat support agency, DTRA creates solutions and delivers the products, training and services to the warfighter.

Dan Fortney, dan.fortney at dtra.mil

Future Point Systems Image

Future Point Systems was founded in 2006 in partnership with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. As a private commercial enterprise, Future Point Systems has been granted exclusive rights to build on over 10 years of successful information visualization research, development, and deployments through PNNL. Future Point’s award-winning Starlight™ software is a comprehensive visual analytics platform that enables all phases of the intelligence analysis process, including data ingestion, processing, and integration; visual analysis; and reporting.

Christian Blanding, cblanding at futurepointsystems.com

Intel Image

Intel’s Information Technology Innovation group enables new technologies that benefit both Intel’s many customers and Intel’s internal operations. The Visual Analytics and Cognitive Computing lab in Hillsboro, Oregon is developing new visual analytics tools for everyday knowledge work, including collaborative, 3D information workspaces and novel visualizations, to help both individuals and teams understand more, forget less, and always see the big picture, as they find, keep, build, and share information.

John David Miller, john.david.miller at intel.com

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Image

The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator – a dynamic public post-secondary institution. Established in 1978 with a provincial mandate under the College & Institute Act, JIBC now delivers leading edge public safety and justice education and training in BC, Canada and internationally. More than 29,000 students from over 20 countries take their programs and courses annually.

Jack McGee, jmcgee at jibc.ca

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Image

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), located in Richland, Washington, is one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 10 national laboratories managed by DOE’s Office of Science. PNNL scientists conduct basic and applied research and development to strengthen U.S. scientific foundations for fundamental research and innovation; prevent and counter acts of terrorism through applied research in information analysis, cyber security, and the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction; increase U.S. energy capacity and reduce dependence on imported oil; and reduce the effects of human activity on the environment.

Deborah Gracio, debbie.gracio at pnl.gov

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Tableau incorporates the latest breakthroughs in visualization research to make business intelligence more accessible. Their software lets users create charts, graphs, performance dashboards, and other visualizations with a few clicks of the mouse.

Elissa Fink, efink at tableausoftware.com

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