Kelly Gaither, PhD

Associate Professor; Senior Research Scientist, Data Visualization and Analytics;

19952019
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Bio

Kelly Gaither joined Dell Medical School from the Texas Advanced Computing Center, where she is a senior research scientist, the director of visualization and the interim director of education and outreach. Gaither obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas A&M University in computer sciences and completed her Ph.D. in computational engineering at Mississippi State University. She has received a number of honors and awards including the IEEE Service Award for Chairing IEEE Visualization and the Outstanding Staff Researcher award.

Gaither’s research focuses on visual analytics of large, heterogeneous health-related data. Her work has been supported by several grants funded by entities such as the Department of Homeland Security, Microsoft Corp. and the National Science Foundation. Her work has been published in journals such as IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics and Computing in Science & Engineering, and she has co-authored textbook chapters.

Gaither lives in Austin with her husband Adam. When not working, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Kelly Gaither is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 1 Similar Profiles
Visualization Engineering & Materials Science
Data visualization Engineering & Materials Science
Supercomputers Engineering & Materials Science
Volume rendering Engineering & Materials Science
Data storage equipment Engineering & Materials Science
Computational fluid dynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Virtual reality Engineering & Materials Science
Distributed Memory Mathematics

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 1995 2019

An Information-Theoretic Approach to the Cost-benefit Analysis of Visualization in Virtual Environments

Chen, M., Gaither, K., John, N. W. & McCann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 25, 1, p. 32-42 11 p., 8440821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost benefit analysis
Virtual reality
Visualization
Theaters

Return on investment for three cyberinfrastructure facilities: A local campus supercomputer; the NSF-funded Jetstream cloud system; and XSEDE (the eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment)

Stewart, C. A., Hancock, D. Y., Wernert, J., Link, M. R., Wilkins-Diehr, N., Miller, T., Gaither, K. & Snapp-Childs, W., Jan 4 2019, Proceedings - 11th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, UCC 2018. Spillner, J. & Sill, A. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 223-236 14 p. 8603169. (Proceedings - 11th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, UCC 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supercomputers
Resources
Return on investment
Education
Economics

The role cultural competency plays in teaching data science

Gaither, K., DeStefano, L., Gomez, R., Rivera, L., Turner, H. & Bland, M., Jul 22 2018, Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2018: Seamless Creativity, PEARC 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, a73. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Teaching
Visualization
Students
Virtual reality
Big data

Advanced computing for social change - Educating and engaging our students to compete in a changing workforce∗

Gaither, K., Gomez, R., Akli, L., Mendenhall, R., Bland, M., Fratkin, S., Rivera, L. & DeStefano, L., Jul 9 2017, PEARC 2017 - Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017: Sustainability, Success and Impact. Association for Computing Machinery, a50. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. Part F128771).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Brain
Teaching
Visualization
Students

How visualization can foster diversity and inclusion in next-generation science

Gaither, K., Jan 1 2017, In : IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 37, 5, p. 106-112 7 p., 8047430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization